11 Pipers Piping

11 Pipers Piping

2020 re-release. This is an odd one for me. The idea of coriander being added to cut the sweetness of a typical Scotch Ale I suppose makes sense (if indeed that’s its purpose), but at the same time it seems to work against what the beer might be trying to achieve. I...
Gordon Xmas

Gordon Xmas

33 cl bottle, Finest Belgian Beers. 28.08.22 It’s a beautiful, deep chestnut red pour with a ton of great lace left by the rich, billowing white head. The initial nose offers wave after wave of deep, alcoholic malts, and the tastes reflects that somewhat, bu the...

Pipers Scotch-Style Ale

12 oz, single stubbie in the usual, Sprecher presentation. Beer courtesy of Kevin – many thanks. Pour provides a reddish, brown hue with some really nice head and lace. The head is pretty thick and produces a lot of sticky residue. Nose and tastes deliver a LOT...

Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer

11.2 oz single from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. recently in four packs in Atlanta. Clear bottle presentation with the blue accents makes a very attractive proposition. The color of this beer is truly a sight to behold. Beautiful clarity on the pour and a...

Terrapin Reunion Beer 2010

As per the SP series, a 22 oz bottle with gold foil. A dark copper body with a really disappointing lack of head a lace. Almost seems “flat” and this seriously detracts from the whole experience in terms of appearance and mouthfeel. Nose is a malty,...