Ok, ok, I know. “crafted up” is such a wanky turn of phrase, but on a pub-less Friday lunchtime I couldn’t help myself.
Anyway; It seems Adnams are producing some very exciting beers, either in partnership with other brewers or all by themselves. Folks, this is precisely the sort of thing that all brewers should be doing: keep a good solid range that’ll always get drunk and give yourself license to experiment..and when you do, shout it from the rooftops.
Look at these last couple of press releases from the Adnams site:
A double IPA in collabortaion with Mitch Steele from Stone Brewing: http://adnams.co.uk/about/news/beer-news/new-wetherspoon-beer-stone-brewing-double-ipa/
Jack Brand Mosaic Pale Ale: http://adnams.co.uk/about/news/beer-news/jack-brand-mosaic-pale-ale-coming-soon/ (I’m first in line for this when I go to visit the in-laws in Suffolk)
A red Ale with Camden Town Brewery: http://adnams.co.uk/about/news/beer-news/adnams-collaborates-with-camden-town-brewery/ (Red ale doesn’t sound that exciting, but look at the hop bill: Topaz, Summer, Ella and Galaxy – it’ll be a fruit salad of a beer!)
Well done, Adnams, I look forward to trying these beers and putting my thoughts into print.