Once Upon a Time 1955 Double Brown (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Style: English Brown Ale 5.1% ABV From: Somerville, MA Brewer’s Note: “Welcome to the 1950s! Whitbread brewery in London was once the biggest brewery in the world. However by the 1950s its decline had begun. Their Double Brown is a true post-war British beer: dark, with some roasted malt character, but low body due to the use of completely fermentable brewing caramels, a practice that … Continue reading Once Upon a Time 1955 Double Brown (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Meadowlark IPA (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Style: American IPA 7.0% ABV 85 IBU’s Hops: Galaxy, Bravo, Citra Malts: Pale, Crystal, Munich, Flaked Brewer’s Note: “Meadowlark IPA is a new juicy and floral hoppy, hoppy ale we brewed to celebrate the flavor and spirit of American craft brewing.  This 7% alcohol beer has a sunny orange-yellow colour, 85 International Bittering Units, a smooth mouthfeel and layer upon layer of soft flowery hops.  We wove … Continue reading Meadowlark IPA (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

St. Botolph’s Town (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Style: English Yorkshire Dark Brown Ale 5.9% ABV 38 IBU’s Brewer’s Notes: Hop Variety: if you can taste any let us know Malt Variety: all of the primary malts for this beer come from Thomas Fawcett & Son, Yorkshire Color: deep reddish brown in the light, brown to black on the bar   I love everything that Pretty Things does, so naturally I love this bottle.  The red and blue … Continue reading St. Botolph’s Town (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Collaboration No. 3 (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project and Boulevard Brewing Company)

Style: Stingo English Style Sour Ale 8.5% ABV 35 IBU’s Color (EBC): 76   The bottle has old classy vibe emanating from it, which I love.  It reeks of the classic Kansas City style found on auction posters and handles of whiskey, and which Boulevard has wonderfully and appropriately adopted as their style.  I always love a good corked beer and the labeling on the … Continue reading Collaboration No. 3 (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project and Boulevard Brewing Company)