Kavey Eats, Chocolate and Whisky

Our first opportunity to attend a blogger review event together came in the form of an invitation from The Macallan to attend a special chocolate and whisky tasting featuring their whiskies paired with Artisan du Chocolat chocolate. But we couldn’t go! I was quite disappointed, let me tell you and Pete had a few choice… Read more »

Thwaites Flying Shuttle

Name: Thwaites Flying Shuttle ABV: 4.9% Bottled/ Draft: Bottled, not conditioned Colour: Deep, deep brown Head: Short lived, not over fizzed. Mouthfeel: Light, but not watery. Taste: Nutty maltiness, sweet with not much in the way of hops. Lighter tasting than you might expect such a dark beer to be. Comment: This is clearly my… Read more »

Thwaites Very Nutty Black

Name: Thwaites Very Nutty Black ABV: 3.9 Bottled/ Draft: Bottled, bottle conditioned. Colour: Black, coke-like. Head: Almost none; positively flat-looking. Mouthfeel: Quite watery. Taste: A strangely light, roasted malt with a slight bitterness at the end. Comment: This is a confusing beer; in appearance it almost likes like a porter but even in this “export… Read more »

Finchley’s Ales India Pale Ale

Name: Finchley’s Ales India Pale Ale ABV: 4.5 Price £1.19 from Aldi Bottled/ Draft: Bottled, not bottle conditioned. Colour: Deep amber. Head: Good lingering head. Mouthfeel: Nice bubble feel, although a little fizzy. Taste: Some maltiness, with a long and quite strong hoppy finish. Comment: I only really bought this because I came across it… Read more »