The Armaeggdon of Bar Food

I was on a work trip in Chicago-- beat, jet-lagged and foaming at the tits from a 3-hour long meeting that lasted 3 hours longer than it should have. They dropped us back at the hotel where I gave my colleagues some half-assed excuse before sneaking away for a solo dinner. I didn't know where … Continue reading The Armaeggdon of Bar Food

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Review 15: Philips Electric Unicorn

Well well well, so festival season is finally upon us and like any miserable sod who has to endure the sudden and violent diarrhoea of #festiewithbestie posts on social media, I headed to my favourite American taproom to find some sense in it all. 3 pints in, and desperately trying to remember why I was … Continue reading Review 15: Philips Electric Unicorn

Review 13: Menabrea 1846

Name: Menabrea 1846 / Birra Bionda Style: Pale Lager Price: $12 sgd or 22.52 georgian lari Aroma: Dusty cereals, light malts, hint of sweet honey Taste: Clean, crisp, malty, undernotes of bread Will I look cool drinking this? I drank this in a 1 Michelin star restaurant, perhaps because I still wanted to feel real-as and "street" while being served … Continue reading Review 13: Menabrea 1846

Review 12: Delirium Tremens

Name: Delirium Tremens by Huyghe Breweries Style: Belgium Strong Ale Price: $9 sgd or 2518.39 bef Aroma: Apricot, freshly-showered pits Taste: Light apricot, floral, lightly sweet and hoppy sour. Will I look cool drinking this? Possibly. It's a highly awarded beer whose street cred could be attributed from the fact that over a decade after its creation its abv had … Continue reading Review 12: Delirium Tremens

Review 10: St. Peter’s Cream Stout

Name: St. Peter's Cream Stout  Style: Stout Price: $6 sgd or $247.42 rub Aroma: Coffee, dark chocolate, liquorice, toffee, hint of caramel. Taste: Like ice-cream soda's caffeinated, alcoholic step-brother - light bitter notes, full-bodied coffee-creaminess, chocolatey, smoky and roasty all the same. It's basically stout for people in argyle sweaters. Will I look cool drinking this? Sucking … Continue reading Review 10: St. Peter’s Cream Stout

Review 8: Tuatara Mot Eureka

Name: Tuatara Mot Eureka Style: Czech Pilsner Price: $7.99 nzd or $565.662 npr Aroma: Fresh tropical hops Taste: Crisp clear hops, Sour citrus,  Medium bodied, Lingering. Will I look cool drinking this? Yes, the bottle looks like some sort of alien artifact that could be a stunt double for edward james olmos face.  American Me, Battlestar Galactica, Blade … Continue reading Review 8: Tuatara Mot Eureka

Review 7: Funk Estate Super Afro-Disiac

Name: Funk Estate Super Afro-Disiac Style: Imperial Stout Price: $7 nzd or $9.12839 byn Aroma: Arabica coffee, Mild vanilla, Roasted malt Taste: Hints of vanilla, slight bitterness, one dimensional cocoa that doesn't linger unlike the sambal udang petai turd you dropped at your friend's house. Will I look cool drinking this? If style over substance is your … Continue reading Review 7: Funk Estate Super Afro-Disiac

Review 6: 8 Wired Tropidelic

Name: 8 Wired Tropidelic Style: American Pale Ale Price: $16 sgd or $11.40 usd Aroma: Tropical fruit, light pineapple, notes of grapefruit Taste: Like an even more basic bitch version of a Kronenbourg Blanc. Lightly hoppy start, moderately bitter finish. Fuck, that really does sound like a basic bitch. Almost nothing else lingers on the palate. Forget the … Continue reading Review 6: 8 Wired Tropidelic