Brick Brewery, Cucumber and Strawberry Sour: crushable

Brick Brewery, Cucumber and Strawberry Sour

I like South-East London’s Brick Brewery, and I like their sour beers too. This is another totally crushable example: crisp, bursting with flavour, refreshing – everything I want from this type of beer. This is not a mouth-puckering sour. It’s more restrained and balanced, with the cucumber doing the heavy lifting while strawberries dance over the top to keep things …

Dual Runnings

Dual Runnings 

I tried two beers made from the same wort: Dual Runnings by the Kernel and Partizan. The quadrupel (Partizan) won it for me. It had marzipan and dates on the nose, and was boozy and fruity with caramel and big malt notes. I wonder whether I had mistreated the Kernel saison somehow as it was pretty lifeless. Too many temperature …