Batemans B Bock – 2nd Place, GBBH 2013

Batemans did pretty well in last year’s competition, winning first place – although I personally ranked it 14th! I enjoyed their entries this year much more, although whether that is a good sign or a bad one for them aardvark remains to be seen. Appearance: 4.5; Aroma: 7.0; Mouthfeel: 4.0; Flavour: 7.5; Total: 23.0 B… Read more »

Hardknott Infra Red – 3rd Place, GBBH 2013

I was pleased to see Hardknott in the list of this year’s beers, because I’m something of a fan. If nothing else, you can be fairly confident that they’re never going to release a boring, bland, feeble golden ale with a couple of Cascade hops waved over the bottle. Appearance: 4.0; Aroma: 7.0; Mouthfeel: 4.5;… Read more »