It’s no secret we’re big fans of Indie Ale House. From events at their barrel house to doing dinner at their brew pub on a very regular basis (try the chicken!) On one of our recent trips we picked up a bottle of Zombie Apocalypse and in the spirit of ‘beer goes in your mouth’… Read More


I absolutely love Bolshevik Bastard. It’s a beautifully made imperial stout. So when the boys from Nickel Brook Brewing went ahead and aged it in Kentucky bourbon barrels you can imagine how excited I got. Sadly I only purchased one bottle, I might have to go get another to try and cellar it. Or maybe… Read More


Today we are reviewing one of my favourite winter beers: Bolshevik Bastard, the well named brain beauty of a beer by Nickel Brook Brewery. This beer is a Russian Imperial Stout, which is a style of beer you’ll start seeing more and more as the temperature drops. They are generally malty and dark with flavours… Read More


Finally! Spring has arrived! The sun is out and beer sales are about to jump through the roof! Spring is the time of the Bock, which is one of my all-time favourite beer styles. Bock’s are filled to the brim with flavour from caramel to cinnamon but because they are lagered (cold fermented using bottom… Read More