All posts by David Harris

David Harris is a freelance writer who lives in England. He is a member of the British Guild of Beer Writers and has written for various British and US beer publications. He also writes about radio, music and local news and is a music presenter for a community radio station.

Perro Tonto Barrel Aged Premium Amber Ale – BEER REVIEW

Perro Tonto Barrel Aged Premium Amber Ale – Beer Review Perro Tonto Barrel Aged Premium Amber Ale – brewed by Purity Brewing, Warwickshire, England Barrel aged beers are not that common in the UK so I was very pleased to receive this fine specimen just before Christmas.  Perro Tonto is Spanish for silly dog and the beer was brewed in memory of the brewery owner’s dog, who died some time ago.  Perro Tonto is a single brew beer which was aged in sherry casks for…

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Owd Rodger Country Ale – Beer Review

Owd Rodger Country Ale made by Marstons Brewery located in Wolverhapton, United Kingdom Owd Rodger, made by English brewers, Marston’s, caught my eye as it is both a strong beer and a dark, sweet brown ale. It is styled as a “Country Ale” but this is an appellation which does not appear in any of my beer reference books. To me this is a strong or Imperial Brown Ale and the brewers should be justly proud of it. Owd Rodger pours a dark brown colour and…

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Legless Jester from Cerne Abbas Brewery – Beer Review

Cerne Abbas Brewery – Legless Jester Golden Ale 4.7% abv.   Hi, my name is David and I am a beer writer living in England. We have a great range of beer in England and I will be posting regularly to tell you about some of our different styles of beer. We have over 1500 craft breweries in the UK , almost all of which brew real cask conditioned ales which can be found in most pubs. Many small breweries also bottle their beers and…

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