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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Burning Sky - Arise

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Burning Sky's Arise

February 16, 2020

Very vibrant smell to open the can, nice and refreshing! The next taste offers a nice floral hoppy hit that really glided off the tongue nicely. Each swig after was a light and breezy fruity flavour that didn't subside and kept that upbeat experience. A surprise one to be honest, loads of energy and we'll balanced with flavour and hops.

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Siren Craft Brew - Going Out Stout

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Siren Craft Brew's Going Out Stout

February 15, 2020

First smell is a very strong malty coffee one, with a sweet berry finish to it. The following really delivers that strong coffee malt taste, but not as full as I expected. Not going to lie, the drop off is big after the first hit as it goes very thin and watery before that raspberry touch of sweetness.

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Pomona Island - Do Not Seek The Treasure

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Pomona Island's Do Not Seek The Treasure

February 15, 2020

First smell was a lovely sour and tart blackberry hit, got the senses going! The next swig was just fantastic with a berry rush that had a tartness that really opens the eyes. After that the sour blackberry flavours gave a mouthfeel that was almost chewable and kept delivering different levels of perfectly balanced taste. One of the best sours I've had...full stop.

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Left Handed Giant - New Normal

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Left Handed Giant's New Normal

February 14, 2020

A light and thick fruity floral smell comes out of the can and into the nose, very nice indeed. The following swig certainly has a hoppy push to it, but it's controlled and allows the ingredients to really be appreciated.

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Pomona Island - Pla-Ket Ket Ket-Ket

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Pomona Island's Pla-Ket Ket Ket-Ket

February 14, 2020

First smell as I opened the can was just a powerful gose one as those raspberries, blackberries and sloes combine for a fantastic rush up the ol'conk. The following taste was beautiful as some gentle hops transport a perfectly balanced combination of tart, bitter and full fruity flavours that line up in your mouth perfectly.

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Electric Bear & Beatnikz Republic - Udder Option

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Electric Bear & Beatnikz Republic's Udder Option

February 14, 2020

First smell as I cracked open the can was a malted roast one with a light coffee push. The next sip gave more of those smells onto the tastebuds with a definite chocolate backing that gave a bit more thickness to it. It's not a full mouthfeel, but the balance is nice and the flavours don't overpower eachother.

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Siren Craft Brew - The Bonnie Situation

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Siren Craft Brew's The Bonnie Situation

February 13, 2020

First smell is a really delicious creamy tropical one, very full. The following swig backs it up with some great lactose mouthfeel and a strong mango taste. There's loads of tropical flavours riding some heavy hops that doesn't disappoint with an oomph every time.

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Electric Bear - Serendipity

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Electric Bear's Serendipity

February 13, 2020

First smell is just a deep, malty one straight up the nose. After that the taste, it's more of those full malts with that lovely port barrel aged flavour definitely coming through. Not going to lie, I don't love the taste, but it's a really interesting beer with those roasted rye malts coating the tongue so richly.

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Electric Bear - Mortis Vitis

The Tipsy-Train Beer Blog with Electric Bear's Mortis Vitis

February 12, 2020

First smell is definitely a thick and sticky coffee one with some malt bubbling underneath. Have to say the first taste didn't have the body that I was expecting, although that sweet pop from the raisins was there.

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