Beer: Camden Pale Ale Clone
Brewery: Wolf of the Wood
This is a bit of an unusual one for me. A friend dropped a couple of bottles around, brewed by a mate of his, who seems to sit somewhere between home brewing and microbrewing.
As a supporter of both entrepreneurial spirit and brewing, I decided to give them a try and last night I thoroughly enjoyed a bottle of Wolf of the Wood’s Camden Pale Ale Clone.
It was also my first time with a clone beer, so it was interesting to see how this tasted.
Happily, it was a very enjoyable drink. Having dabbled in some home brewing myself, there was a familiarity there, but not to say that it lacked any quality – you could enjoy a pint of this in the pub.
Smooth, but with enough flavour and texture to keep it interesting, it went down a treat.
With a bit of luck, things will take off for Wolf of the Wood and we might start seeing their beer around commercially.
I’m 44, I don’t (always) have a beard (partly because when I try it is patchy, has gaps, with ginger and grey bits) and don’t take a clipboard to the pub. So, I’m not the stereotypical real ale fan of old, in the style that I was always told to look out for...read more