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 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 11: Sheppy’s Vintage Reserve

Name: Sheppy's Vintage Reserve Style: Cider Price: $6 sgd or $7416.60 itl Aroma: Apples, hints of wet wood. Taste: Apples, tartiness, hints of oaky umami and lightly acidic. Will I look cool drinking this? Maybe? Only if your idea of 'being cool' is actually keeping warm under the canopy of a great apple tree. The label harkens to a … Continue reading Review 11: Sheppy’s Vintage Reserve

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 9: Sheppy’s Raspberry Cider

Name: Sheppy's Cider with Raspberry  Style: Cider Price: $6 sgd or $3.38 st. helena pounds Aroma: Apples, berries Taste: Hints of tangy apple, underscored with fresh raspberry juice, carbonated and mildly heady - as refreshingly fruity as a church with a gay congregation. Will I look cool drinking this? Most definitely, particularly if you were a gainfully … Continue reading Review 9: Sheppy’s Raspberry Cider

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

Review 5: Fierce Beer’s Cafe Racer

Name: Cafe Racer Style: Porter Price: $16 sgd or $10,263.72 kpw Aroma: Toffee, chocolatey, coffee, vanilla Taste: Possibly best described as a beer version of a Kahlua cocktail or a White Russian. Chocolatey, hint of vanilla and dark roasted coffee. Kinda tastes like a cigarette after ice-cream, or ice-cream soda after a smoke. Both after sex. Mmmm Will … Continue reading Review 5: Fierce Beer’s Cafe Racer

Review 4: Fierce Beer’s Cranachan Killer

Name: Cranachan Killer Raspberry Oat Pale Style: 5.5% Fruit Beer Price: $16 sgd or $8.77 gbp Aroma: Raspberry/berries, hint of oats Taste: Raspberries, hints of blackcurrant, citrus, honey, light toasty oats. A kid's version of the Scottish Cranachan dessert it was named after, even with the alcohol. I'd feed a 5 year old this. Will I look cool drinking … Continue reading Review 4: Fierce Beer’s Cranachan Killer

Pilsner vs Lager. What’s the difference?

All pilsner's are lager's but not all lager's are pilsner's, just like all Australians are c*nts but not all c*nts are Australian. Make sense? To clarify the difference lets do a little beer 101. Modern beer consists of barley, hops, yeast and water. Although there are a multitude of styles such as pilsner, stout, ipa, porter, lambic … Continue reading Pilsner vs Lager. What’s the difference?