BASQUELAND 8TH BIRTHDAY TAP TAKEOVER!
On the night of 10th November we will be having a tap takeover to celebrate
Basqueland's 8th Anniversary!
There will also be a free third of Carmelo Joe 10% Imperial Stout available to the first purchasing customers until it runs out, so come and join us in drinking this beautiful keg selection...
BASQUE LIFE - DDH DIPA
FRESH CATCH - German Pilsner
SUCKER PUNCH - Fruited Sour
FRONTOIA - DDH IPA
ROW ROW ROW YOUR BOAT - DDH West Coast IPA
CHOP CHOP - New Zealand DIPA
FUDGE FANTASY - Imperial Stout
AKELARRE - Pedro Ximénez, French oak and maple syrup Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
TRACK 9TH BIRTHDAY BEERS!
9 years. 9 rotations around the sun.
A lot has happened in craft beer over these 9 years than we ever could have imagined. Styles have been brewed that would have been unthinkable, boundaries have well and truly been pushed, and craft beer is now more accessible than ever.
Track also moved from their small railway arch setup over 2 years ago, to a much bigger space - almost tripling their output, with a beautiful taproom on-site welcoming anyone and everyone to the freshest Track beer available.
There’s only one way they can think to celebrate surviving this long, and that’s by brewing beers which they truly believe you will love, and Track love planning and dialing in to perfection.
They are sure it’s of no surprise that they decided on three big hop-forward offerings in the form of;
TOUCH - Birthday 2023 DDH IPA w/ Citra Incognito, Citra T90, Citra Cryo & Peacharine, 7%
WAVE - Birthday 2023 DDH DIPA w/ Citra Cryo, Citra Spectrum, Citra T90, Nelson Sauvin T90 & Moutere, 8%
TRANSITION - Birthday 2023 DDH Gold Top DIPA w/ Citra T90, Citra Cryo, Nectaron, Nelson Sauvin Sub Zero Hop Kief & Nelson Sauvin CGX, 8.4%
LEFT HANDED GIANT
Blender is LHG's barrel program, blending styles, fruits and barrels in the City of Bristol. A blend of five mixed fermentation barrel aged Saisons, aged in ex-red wine French oak ranging from 12-18th months in wood. Conditioned on Valencia Orange and Apricot with a late Motueka Hop Kief dry hop addition. (230g/l).
EXPAND THE CLOUDS
Hazy DIPA with Citra, Nelson Sauvin and Nectaron Layers and layers of white grape, passion fruit, pineapple and grapefruit combine to help LHG push their interpretation of this style to it's limit. With their heaviest addition of oats and wheat yet, this provides a huge creamy texture and base for the structured sweetness to follow.
WHAT A LIFE
Hazy IPA with Simcoe, Superdelic & Motueka This is an exciting time for us as LHG showcase the incredible new hop, Superdelic for the very first time! Known for delivering red fruit, citrus and tropical notes, it's easy to pick up on fresh lychee and key lime pie, alongside warming peach. With a candied sweet nuance, and with white pepper softly shifting towards a balanced finish with a lovely bitterness, they're very happy to share this beer with you!
THE HUNT IS ON x Siren
Red IPA brewed in collaboration with the seamen at Siren. Dry hopped with Simcoe Cryo, Citra BBC, New Zealand Cascade & HBC 630. A ruby malt bill adds distinctive spice to the hoppy aromas. Quack!
YOUR VERSION OF THE TRUTH
Double dry hopped IPA brewed in collaboration with villains Verdant. Dry hopped with Superdelic, HBC 586, Mosaic Cryo, HBC 630 & Rakau. Citrus slashes through a tropical body. AAAHH! (in Italian)
Two fresh cans from Nothing Bound this week...
A pale ale packed with Nelson Sauvin and Citra.
An IPA hopped with Citra and Cashmere.
They’ve teamed up with the ever talented Chris Dainty Art who has delivered once more with this superb can artwork!
This India Pale Ale was brewed with some of the most vibrant and expressive Galaxy and Ella hops Beak have ever laid their hands on. Popping with flavours of peach, lavender, mango, marmalade, passionfruit and pot.
KRAMPUS 2022 (12.2% ABV)
Tartarus' yearly return of their Christmas Cake Porter, spiced with everything you would expect in a Christmas Cake.
KRAMPUS 2023 (14.2% ABV
Christmas Cake Imperial Porter with Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Ginger, Orange, Almond and Allspice.
BARREL AGED KRAMPUS 2022
Spiced Christmas Cake Porter aged in Brandy barrels for 1 year.
A vibrantly hoppy red ale, packed full of Citra and Simcoe hops. Deep red in colour with huge citrus fruit flavours at the fore and a subtle sweet malt backbone.
SEEK THE BONEYARDS
A bold and hoppy black IPA brewed with Citra & Amarillo hops. Punchy citrus flavours and fruity marmalade notes sing over the top of light roasty malt notes, with notes of pine. Moderate bitterness on the finish.
NO OTHER WAY
A super hoppy pale ale brewed exclusively with Citra. This hazy pale is teeming with juicy citrus and tropical flavours with a light bitterness on the finish.
Ken Leeeeeeeee tulibadiba dry hopped pale with Citra and Simcoe.
CAN YOU GIVE ME A THRILL x Elmeleven
Can you give me a Raspberry, Blackberry & Lingonberry Gose?
MOVING LIKE A TORTOISE x Black Iris
It’s crazy to see, West Coast IPA’s be what society wants them to be, but not me. An old school expression with Magnum, Crystal, Riwaka & Nelson Sauvin.
"The beluga, or white whale, is one of the friendliest species of whale. Their distinctive colour and prominent foreheads make them easily identifiable. Brew York have used this gentle giant as inspiration, their extra pale ale uses a large amount of pale malt, giving this beer a paler, brighter colour and crisper flavour. This is balanced with a bitterness from an eclectic mix of Cascade and Nelson Sauvin hops."
Pale ale with Citra, Idaho 7 and Simcoe hops.
You all know Glasshouse are absolute fiends for Nectaron here, so they love finding new hop combinations for it. This time around they've used it in a big juicy IPA with Citra and Motueka.
I WISH IT COULD BE CITRUS EVERYDAY
Cloudwater have taken their years of expertise in sessionable hoppy pale ales and plied them all into this 4.3% pale. A big dose of Citra with their trademark soft pillowy body means this is a perfect winter sipper for folks not willing to sacrifice flavour around the holidays.
Allow a little indulgence this Christmas as Cloudwater take the base of chocolate, and roast malt and add a little zest of orange in. The result is a supremely drinkable stout, with a little added brightness from the orange. These beers are designed to be a comfortable accompaniment to any Christmas merriment! So treat yourself, it is Christmas after all.
Zwickl is a traditionally unfiltered, unpasteurized, German classic that finishes as a smooth-drinking, naturally cloudy beer.
An exciting new Meadery is being added to our webshop this week!
Dune Bloom is the perfect expression of the Arizonan deserts that provide Superstition with an endless source of beauty and inspiration. This canned session mead is made with prickly pear juice and is an easy 6% ABV.
The tropical cousin of Beelini, Crystal Sail, is a super crushable carbonated session mead featuring a balanced blend of sweetness and tartness from the marriage of Alphonso Mango and Kent-Atkins Mango.
A juicy white peach session mead!
Huge restock on Brewski this week!
COGNAS ITCHY PASSIONS
Lychee & Passionfruit Smoothie Sour.
A Pastry sour with LOADS of real strawberries, raspberry, lemon, vanilla & biscuits.
TRIPLE BERRY PIE
Liquid Pie. Smoothie Sour w/ Blueberry, raspberry, blackcurrant & vanilla.
Session IPA with American Hops & a touch of Mango.
OTHER HANS x Other Half
A full on Juice Bomb NEIPA.
Collab with crooked Moon - American IPA w/ Cascade, Phantasm & a shit ton of mosaic.
Thick Imperial Stout aged on buffalo trace barrels for 20 months
¡BUENA PARA EL PAPA! ¿SI, NO?
Imperial Stout With Coffee & Chocolate.
An oak aged imperial stout with real Madagascan vanilla.
XMAS OVERRIDE 2023
A decadent Imperial stout This magnetic brew is finely crafted by the skillful artisans at Nerdbrewing, a small brewery nestled in the heart of Malmö, Sweden. Drawing its unique character from the 2023 edition of Nerdbrewing's Imperial Chocolate Orange Milkshake Stout, the Xmas Override 2023 is a festive infusion of rich chocolate and vibrant orange flavors, whipped together in a creamy milkshake stout. Be prepared to be transported to a Scandinavian Christmas with every sip of this bold, yet delightfully smooth beer.
Elmeleven's latest sour maxed with blackcurrant and a really nice bright note of zesty orange! Full bodied and fluffy with balanced sweetness and acidity.
ALIEN BY CHOICE
The fluffy dark blackcurrant base is balanced with tropical guava and passionfruit. Carefully finished with a nice dose of biscuit crumble!
A cherry glüh sour made with Coolhead brew from Finland.
Pastore hosted Jamie from Coolhead last month to make a mixed culture pastry sour made using a similar method to their nordic sours. Both breweries co-ferment with Lactobacillus leading to a vibrant acidity across their sour beers.
Glüh Sour was made with a vast amount of cherries and spiced with cardamom, cinnamon and vanilla. Based on mulled wine and glüh kriek. A lovely spiced winter beer.
The next in their winter series is a blueberry cobbler pastry sour made with blueberries, ginger, cinnamon and vanilla.
Tangy, spiced, juicy blueberry goodness.
The final beer in Pastore's winter sour trio is a spiced apple margarita sour!
Using one of their favourite base sour beers for the margarita with sea salt in the boil and lime juice in the fermentation, they then added a vast amount of apples & cinnamon.
This one is as technicoloured as it's name suggests. Bright, vibrant yellow in the glass. It explodes across the senses like a passionfruit flavoured creme brulee. After the initial assault of tangy, tropical caramel comes soft white peach and cantaloupe. It's beautifully soft and pillowy; full of the taste of ripe peaches and cream. It's a cloud on your tongue, beautifully full and and so creamy that you could almost believe there's lactose in there, almost...WOW.
Pours crisp and clean with a beautiful pale yellow glow. It hides it's ABV behind a brilliant, bright wall of lemon-y, citrus-y, chicory bitterness. Clean aromas of lemon, red berries and sticky raspberry jelly are in abundance. It's oily, it's resinous with an extremely long and refreshingly bitter finish.
This super thick, super juicy DIPA was brewed in collaboration with Vitamin Sea Brewing in Massachusetts. It's thick like fresh mango custard with a beautiful creamy foam on top. It smells like a bouquet of soft, pink roses with honey, mint, and sticky sweet oranges. A zingy lemon sorbet sprinkled with lychee and fresh basil. An ocean of fantastic flavour.
The smell of sweet, fresh strawberries explodes out of the glass. It's bursting with the giddy scents of summer; fresh cut grass, lillies, cherry blossom and fresh stone fruits. It pulls hard at your salivary glands with bright notes of grapefruit, pomelo and lime; rounded out with a hint of vanilla and some classic IPA hop bitterness.
This Collab with Tripping Animals in sunny Miami is perfect for that Florida heat. It's smell is sticky with the heavy, sweet aroma of juicy ripe mangos and dried apricot. Pleasant earthy notes come through next giving the whole thing weight and complexity. Flavour wise it's fresh pineapple and lemon with some bubblegum sweetness. It's a whole mouthful, lovely and thick and juicy with an incredibly long and zesty lime finish.
We'll try to update everyone with anything that's exciting or new. Give us some feedback!