Review: Food & Wine Magazine – Hopsfume Brett IPA

Jan 4 2019: Food & Wine Magazine: So it goes… Ernie Whalley’s monthly balance sheet of liquid assets “After promising Eight Degrees’ Caroline Hennessy that I would “bloody hate this beer,” I found I didn’t. Brett presence is more a forest walk on dead leaves than a sniff of Ruby Walsh’s breeches; on the palate, there’s nectarine, kumquat and a slight figgy essence with distinct hop bitterness-over-fudge on the back palate. Tasty. What doesn’t work for wine certainly made a contribution to a beer of class and character, one I’d buy again.”

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