Monster Beer: Sambrook’s No. 5 Barley Wine

Sambrook’s released their No. 5 Barley Wine at last year’s excellent (if slightly damp) Beer By The River and I loved it. It had that rich, sticky sweetness and warming alcohol of a good barley wine and yet managed to remain light and drinkable enough for me to declare it “the perfect session barley wine“…. Read more »

Monster Beer: Harbour Double IPA No. 6

When we headed down to St Austell for their Celtic Beer Festival last year, it was an all too rare opportunity to catch up with Eddie, from Harbour Brewing. Like every brewer I’ve been lucky enough to meet, he’s a thoroughly nice chap, and I took the opportunity to give him a couple of bottles… Read more »