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1001 beers to try: Dark Forces from Norway

One of the problems with Norway is the fact that the beer industry is heavily controlled by the government which means that breweries not publicly owned often have to pay through the nose to get their product to the market. Haand Bryggeriet is one of those breweries that have taken up the challenge and for […]

Summer means beers

The Christmas season has delivered again and so to have a number of Australian made Christmas beers which seem to have become a thing despite the climate being highly inappropriate for dark beers seasoned with all spice and ginger. Still they are enjoyable beers but I think if the beers were rebadged Winter¬†Solstice¬†beers I would […]

Barley with a Bigfoot: Sierra Nevada’s Bigfoot Barleywine style Ale.

Sierra Nevada is one of the original American craft beer revolutionaries, from the original hoppy American Pale Ale to today’s offering of Bigfoot Barleywine they are one of the originals. The rapid speed at which the craft beer industry has moved onto the next big thing has created a gap between the extreme boundary pushers […]