London Beers @ North
Posted by leighgoodstuff
Ok, so just a quick note to highlight some excellent beer currently awaiting you at North. Logistical problems meant that the proposed London beer festival didn’t quite happen, but rest assured, there are loads of gems lurking in North’s cellar. Currently, Redemption’s Big Chief (5.5%) is gracing the bar, and what a beer it is. An IPA in the modern sense, it’s full and fruity, with tonnes of Mango, Pineapple and Lychee on the nose. There’s a touch of drying biscuit-maltiness in the body, but the finish is massively drying and risingly bitter. A lush, drinkable-despite-the-strength IPA, I’d make sure I don’t miss this if I were you.
North have got a cellar full of Brodie’s beers, Pretty Things’ Jack D’or on Keg, and a Flying Dog single-hopped gem in Cask waiting for you too. And finally – but by no means least – Zak Avery’s collaboration brew with Great Heck – a Brown Ale – will be popping up shortly too. So keep an eye out.
One last thing – If you’re planning to visit Ilkley Brewery tomorrow night for their excellent Beer Society, it’ll be starting at the earlier time of 17.30 – simply because many of you were showing up then anyway! Yay! Enjoy your weekend, whatever you’re drinking.
About leighgoodstuffBlog: https://goodfoodgoodbeer.wordpress.com/ I'm Leigh Linley; born and bred in Leeds, and writing about it since 2005. TGS exists solely to highlight the great beers that are out there; brewed with passion by Craft Brewers around the World. I also edit the 'Tavern Tales' section of Culture Vulture, which looks at Pubs and Pub Life rather than the beer in the glass. If you'd like to submit a piece for Tavern Tales, or contact me about any Freelance writing you think I would be suited to, then don't hesitate to contact me via email here.
Posted on 18/08/2011, in Uncategorized and tagged Beer Festivals, Beer Reviews, Brodies Brewery, Flying Dog, Great Heck, Ilkley Brewery, IPA, London Beer, North Bar, Pretty Things, Redemption Brewery, Yorkshire Ale. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.