Beer Reflections

GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers 2021 – Predictions

GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers 2021 – Predictions

It’s here again. Voting has closed and on Saturday the 22nd of January the results of the GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers for 2021 will be announced. Here are some of my predictions for the poll generally, as well as some specific beers and breweries. It hasn’t been the...
Don’t cry for me

Don’t cry for me

Stone & Wood, one of the stalwarts of the indie beer movement, is now owned by a multinational brewery. The acquisition raises questions about the impact on consumer sentiment, the erosion of the integrity of ‘indie’ and the flow-on effects to...
Mayday Hills – Wild Red

Mayday Hills – Wild Red

Bridge Road Brewers Wild Red ale is the latest addition to the brewery’s Mayday Hills series. It’s an enjoyable beer that continues the brewery’s recent refresh of the brand. The changes to the beer style and its packaging, say a lot about current trends in the craft...