Wander Beyond Brewing - Entice

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Wander Beyond Brewing's Entice

February 28, 2020

First smell is vibrant tangerine in a thick rich scent...very nice indeed! First swig does everything it advertises, a tangerine milkshake with that hoppy beery hit. The light IPA background is there, but the overarching vanilla creamy taste is just too drinkable with that tangerine kick. Delicious and does more than it says on the tin!

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Siren Craft Brew - Big Red Machine

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Siren Craft Brew's Big Red Machine

February 28, 2020

Really deep malty smell comes out upon the can opening with a rich rye background. The taste test then comes into play with some lovely hoppy IPA bounce that is a surprisingly good combo with those malts. I'm not an ale fan on the whole, but the IPA flavours along with this red ale offers a fantastic balance. This drink is a surprising winner that brings together a varied set of beers and even manages to add a drop of caramel to seal the deal.

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Arbor Ales - Rocketman

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Arbor Ales' Rocketman

February 28, 2020

Thick smell to start off as I open the can with mango and bright citrus going up the snout. Following taste had a nice rush of hops with a fresh flavour that wasn't too sticky for me. As the swigs went along those light zesty and more citrus type ingredients offered a really pleasurable drink with no bitter edge....a solid and enjoyable pint of drink in a can!

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Polly's Brew Co - 'The Feels Vol. 2'

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Polly's Brew Co's 'The Feels Vol. 2'

February 20, 2020

Fresh and citrusy smells fire out after the can opening, just what I needed. First swig doesn't have that hoppy punch you may expect from an IPA, but a creaminess contains those flavours and delivers them in a different way. The punchyness is there with that lactose mouthfeel that coats the tongue really nicely, which gives a smooth delivery of those beautifully balanced ingredients.

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Overtone Brew Co - Big Joe

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Overtone Brew Co's Big Joe

February 20, 2020

First smell is a solid stout one of coffee with a sweet background. The following swig delivers that beautiful sweetness that is certainly reminiscent of smooth syrup over pancakes, before that coffee taste comes in. Have to say that the more I hit it back, the more I liked it, as the balance of coffee and sugary syrup came into play.

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Neon Raptor - Ocean In The Way

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Neon Raptor's Ocean In The Way

February 19, 2020

First smell just tells you I'm an IPA with full fruity flavours bulking under the snout. The following swig just gives you an electric shock of powerful hops that are a real eye opener, then straight behind is that thick mouthfeel giving you tropical flavour. Each swig after packs a punch, but a more subtle peachy tone starts coming through to end the taste.

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Brouwerij Kees - Anniversary #05

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Brouwerij Kees's Anniversary #05

February 18, 2020

First smell is a solid coffee one, very thick and almost treacley. The following one is more of the same, with almost chewable coffee flavours coming into the mouth with a chocolate tint. Just a pure stout is this one, bit too strong personally for me, but I know I wouldn't be the prime audience. I can tell the full mouthfeel is just chocked full of fantastic ingredients, so any connoisseur should nab these while they're around...

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Electric Bear Brewing - A Ripple In Time

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Electric Bear Brewing's A Ripple In Time

February 18, 2020

First smell is strong raspberry that surges up your nose and offers that potential tartness. The following swig gives a nice load of raspberry on those hops that certainly made you realise it was a sour. Then, there was a really soft vanilla almost custard ending that finished the drink off in that 'ripple' dessert style.

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Overtone Brewing - New England IPA Vic Secret

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Overtone Brewing's New England IPA Vic Secret

February 18, 2020

Thick and full creamy smell to start, popping with a tropical burst to start off. The following swig is an invigorating rush of hops that delivers heavy pineapple, mango and citrusy tastes. Definite amount of mouthfeel which shows some rich ingredients that are well balanced.

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Gloucester Brewery - Session IPA

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Gloucester Brewery's Session IPA

February 18, 2020

First smell is a very pineappley one with a bit of oomph behind it. The next swig is a short hoppy one that gives a strong lemon hit, but disappears quick sharp. The tropical IPA taste is quite nice actually, but it's pretty damn thin and just seems to be over very fast.

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Moor Beer Company - History Repeats

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Moor Beer Company's History Repeats

February 17, 2020

First smell is a nice malty chocolatey one with just a hint of coffee behind. Then the taste came in with a slightly more coffee hint, but definitely a full mouthfeel that clearly contained quality ingredients.

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Wander Beyond Brewing - Cassiopeia

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Wander Beyond Brewing's Cassiopeia

February 16, 2020

As weird as it sounds Cassiopeia is my favourite constellation, so this cracking can showing a starry night with beer related constellations over a vista scene that really appealed... First smell is a thick one that seems to be bubbling in the can with a coffee flavour edging out. The following swig really gives you that caramel hit on a rush of creamy boozy flavour that is just packed to the rafters.

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