beer review
Christmas Day beer, Barney’s Red Rye
December 25, 2012

And so to what is possibly the Campbell Beer of 2012, certainly December. Barney’s Beer Red Rye was a Hippo Beers recommends, and a Christmas present from my daughter. Maybe it was the spirit of Christmas, maybe it was the joy of fresh pine needles sticking into my socks, but I loved the colour, the fulfilling […]

beer review
Beer, the first. Alechemy Cairnapple IPA.
December 7, 2012

Bought from the top left corner of the Scottish bay of shelves at Hippo Beers on Queen Margaret Drive. It’s a beautiful shop. A wonderful shop. A happy shop. This IPA from Alechemy is a full flavoured, hoppy and delicious beer. Robust and fruity, I guess that’s where the Cairn and the Apple in the name […]