Iron Horse

500 mL bottle, Hop City, Atlanta, GA $3.99. Good value I thought. Light colored, amber body with plenty of airy bubbles and head. Good retention and some nice, sticky white lace that leaves an attractive pattern. Nose is a light, floral note. Hops upfront, but in a...

Pullman

Delighted and surprised to get hold of this from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. Obviously a new entrant to the American market, let alone the Atlanta one. 500 mL bottle that I bought along with the Old Ale and the Iron Horse Pale. Obviously a railway theme, both from the...

Ruddles County

500 mL bottle from Peace Street Market, Raleigh, NC, USA. $4.99. I’ve been drinking Ruddles County (and Ruddles Best with the blue logo) for about 25 years, but not so much in the last ten since I’ve been marooned in the USA. My past experience has largely...

Newcastle Summer Ale

Good GOD, Geordies across the globe will be horrified I’d imagine, and as for the old-timers, well they must be mortified. I’m really not at ALL sure what style of this beer is supposed to be and S&N’s web site (including the Heineken USA site)...

Hooky Bitter

$5.00 for the 500 mL bottle from Bruisin’ Ales, Asheville, NC, USA. The pour is WAY TOO light for my liking. I’m alarmed by the golden color that competes with the word “Bitter” on the label. NOT my idea of the look of an English Bitter at all,...