by Vicky Lewis UK Content Specialist
New year, new beer!Discover what's new in the Beerwulf store
From our Customer Contact Rockstar Mark, whose phone manner is as smooth as his taste in porters, to Darren, our IPA and Lambic-guzzling Sourcing Manager, we’re all out here working round the clock to get the freshest new beers in stock and out to you as fast as possible.
It's a tough job keeping our shop overflowing with the latest brews and hottest news, but someone's got to do it. So in case you missed anything, here’s a list of what’s new in the Beerwulf shop!
We kicked off 2019 with a bang by adding North Brewing to our assortment! This award-winning Leeds-based brewery was founded by the owners of the iconic North Bar in Leeds, known widely to be ‘the first craft beer bar in Britain’.
Naturally, they know their beer and brew damn good stuff: try Herzog, a Kolsch-style mix between a lager and an ale, or Pinata, a softer, more tropical pale ale. We’ve also got Transmission, a hazy orange IPA; Sputnik, an American pale; and Cobra & Phases, an IPA brewed with lychee and raspberry then dry hopped.
2. Tynt Meadow
Launched onto the market last year, Tynt Meadow is a very exciting addition: it's the UK’s first and only Trappist beer. The beer is brewed by monks in Leicester who had once funded their monastery by dairy farming, but started brewing as a new line of business to make up for today’s low price of milk. The mahogany-coloured beer is full-bodied, with a gentle balance of dark chocolate, fig and pepper aromas. It has a warm red hue and a lasting beige head. When tasting, be sure to whisper a quick thanks to the humble men who brewed it.
Thornbridge is a brewer we all know and love, but now we’ve added a couple of new beers to our shelves: Green Mountain is a juicy, hazy Vermont Session IPA dry-hopped with with Galaxy, Mosaic, Citra and Amarillo hops, and Florida Weisse is a bracingly tart sour beer which has a powerful fresh raspberry flavour and a pinkish hue.
Our friends at Fourpure are an ambitious, adventurous bunch, and that’ll certainly be apparent when you taste these new beers. Treeline is an India Pale Lager - its light, refreshing malt base gives way to big bursts of American and German hops that create flavours of passionfruit, gooseberry, grapefruit and lemongrass. Snowblind is an exciting seasonal stout, packed with flavour owing to its lactose and flaked oats alongside roasted coffee, cocoa nibs and fresh vanilla pods. This beer was taken from from a standout 100 litre trial brew the team undertook in 2017.
We’ve got a bunch of new beers from this Notting Hill brewery which prides itself on beers made by hand and brewed to taste. Big Ole Beer is an indulgent 9% ABV porter brewed in collaboration with HaandBryggeriet from Norway, while Impy Custard is an even heavier one at 10.4%, but it’s dangerously drinkable like a liquid dessert. They have lighter beers, too: try Verano, a fruity session IPA with aromas of grapefruit, peach and orange zest, or Mallet Man, an easy drinking pale ale.
6. Five Points
If bold, modern, colourful beer is your thing, then boy are you in luck! New in from East London’s finest brewery are a few new collaborations: there’s the Belgian Wit, brewed with lemon zest, coriander and black pepper, in collab with Burning Sky; the IPL, an India Pale Lager with floral notes and a crisp and refreshing finish and punchy hop character from five different hops, brewed with Magic Rock; and finally, the Table Beer - a sessionable 2.2% Amber Ale packed with hops and bursting with flavour, brewed with Wiper & True. That’s not to mention the addition of Jupa, the newest of Five Points’ core range of beers, which is a juicy, bold pale ale.
Beavertown Brewery needs no introduction, but we’re thrilled to be adding two new beers to our Beavertown stock: Lupuloid and Spresso. Lupuloid is a hoppy IPA with aromas of stone fruits and grassy notes and a pleasant bitter finish. Spresso, as you might guess from the name, is a stout brewed with over 160kg of roasted beans, in collaboration with Caravan coffee roasters. Coffee lovers will love its roasty, bittersweet coffee flavour with hickory and treacle richness.
New to Beerwulf altogether is Unity Brewing, a Southampton brewery that launched late 2016. Inspired the the brewing traditions of Belgium and the North East USA, Unity’s brewing methods combine traditional and modern techniques. Their beers are always unfiltered, unfined and unpasteurised; they’re natural, flavourful and vegan-friendly, too.
Get to know this newcomer in our shop by sampling the Annum, their Belgian Double Export Stout, which is brewed once a year to celebrate the brewery’s anniversary; Drift, their special winter Belgian Witbier; or Congregate, an everyday beer inspired by modern hoppy Belgian session beers.
After all that, if you’re looking for a non-alcoholic alternative, head straight for Pistonhead’s Flat Tire - it’s aromatic, balanced, bitter, and 0.5% ABV. If not, however, we’ve also got Amber, a lager that’s dark and full-bodied, but with a spicy citrus edge.
Thirsty for something new? Remember, fill up a pack of 16 beers and the delivery fee is on us. Cheers, and happy tasting!