Thursday, 10 January 2019 17:05

“Gin is the New IPA” – Malthouse is Ginhouse

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Wow - “Gin is the New IPA” – my word, what a bold prediction to begin the Malthouse Blog in 2019.   Except that this phrase was actually written by Luke Nicholas of Epic Brewing Company in July 2014. Seriously. He was absolutely right about this - albeit way ahead of the rest of us who have only recently jumped onto the hot power couple bandwagon of craft beer and…
Thursday, 10 January 2019 14:17

Theoretical Refreshment

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Welcome Back Yes, returning to regular work patterns can be a challenge, especially when the sun is shining (and the road outside is being dug up). To ease the pain we’re making a rare and very special offer with nearby workers in mind. Those discounts that we offer from Sunday until Wednesday to certain categories of valued customer, such as SOBA members, will be extended until 6pm tomorrow (Friday the…
Friday, 21 December 2018 20:05

2018 – The Year that Was (Beer Edition)

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This time of year is called “the silly season” for the media and politicians. This is because most people’s minds, whether they are still working or not, have already turned to presents, parties and hospitality. As a result, papers get thinner with even less hard news than usual. Equally, politicians often announce big but potentially controversial polices in an (often successful) attempt to minimise public scrutiny.   The media is…
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 16:00

Nitro - Session IPA 4.1%

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With the hoppiness of an IPA and the lower alcohol content of a session beer this is a perfect beer for the summer months.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 15:57

Belgium Saison 5.8%

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This is a beer that use to be traditionally brewed for the summer months. Also referred to as a Farmhouse Ale, farmers would brew this style for Christmas. It is a complex style with fruity, spicy and earthy notes.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 15:51

Dry Hopped Pilsner 4.9%

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Having a combination of German Mandarina Bavaria and Australian Galaxy hops gives this classic style a bold citrus and passionfruit taste sensation with a true Pilsner crisp finish.