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K’vik, Before They’re Gone

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Ajo3e0dYgXeYQGRDU2Y6t The Norwegian yeast called kveik (pronounced k’vike) has become more familiar over the past couple of years in our local beer scene but what’s all the fuss about, how does it differ and what does it bring to the party? Simply put, a lot of kveik strains are resilient and ferment beer faster and…… Continue reading K’vik, Before They’re Gone

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Beers for ‘Ard Times

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5DXHgR6s9sf6x3R8QB5C1s To my shame I’ve realised that I’ve never reviewed any Ards Brewing pale ales on this blog. Sure, I’ve cast my thoughts on the Greyabbey brewery’s stouts but the pales seem to have been overlooked. Not today my friend as we’re pale heavy. Most of the beers in Ards’ portfolio are pales so if…… Continue reading Beers for ‘Ard Times

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Hush and Resist

https://open.spotify.com/episode/60AjbF6sqLPpGBN65oEG4C A first for the blog today as I believe this post could be the inaugural “single beer” review. I haven’t been bothered to look past a couple of years’ blog posts and I certainly can’t remember any other beer holding such a privileged position. The Drinkers for Ukraine project created a Solidarity Brew recipe…… Continue reading Hush and Resist