The early days of the Tipples was a bit of a shambles. I has been well documented that even now, after two hundred and something reviews I don’t actually know much about beer. Imagine how little I knew about beer when I (actually we back then, as MB was still involved) did only our seventh ever review.
Looking back Jamieson’s Beast IPA was an ambitious choice, we were really captured by the awesome label, and didn’t think about the beer. A big bodied hop monster was always going to be a struggle for craft beer newbies like us, hence we gave it a pot rating.
Fast forward three and bit years and many many beers later and I’m sitting in the beer garden at Grumpy Greens in Fitzroy and trying this again…..
Read the updated review here……