Extra Special Bitter (ESB)

You probably already suspected that the beer style “English bitter” originated in England. However, some people are surprised to discover that Bitters aren’t particularly … bitter. Certainly not when compared to the West Coast IPAs we tasted last time. This style is all about balance and drinkability. And the ESB – or Extra Special BitterContinue reading “Extra Special Bitter (ESB)”

Flights of Fancy

Jim is a lover of beer, especially anything that is “interesting”. He is always on the lookout for something unusual or different. New flavours, beer styles, or hop varietals will always get his attention. He isn’t a purist, and will happily try a brew that with extra ingredients, whether it be lime, blueberry, rhubarb orContinue reading “Flights of Fancy”