There’s a “Fierce” new arrival at the Asylum

Fierce Beer started life as a home-brew hobby in March 2013 on Great Western Road, Aberdeen. After a couple of years of playing around, they first tested results on the public on 1st May 2015 at a beer pairing dinner at a local restaurant. The reviews were so good that a few months later Fierce Beer Ltd was born. They started to sell kegs to … Read More

Wiper & True… now available at the Asylum!

Until recently, Wiper & True operated as a nomadic brewery, its lack of permanence affording it a sense of mystery. Whilst Michael Wiper lends his name to one half of the brewery, the identity of ‘True’ remains unknown. Rather than promoting itself through tiresome rhetoric or self-important characters, the brewery focuses on a finely honed output which demonstrates their tireless … Read More

Anatomy of… Lambic

Want to give your tongue a beery jolt like never before? Pick up the sour beer that is lambic, both one of the most complex and most brutally simple beers in the world. It can be challenging no doubt, but once tried it sits in the mind like a distant love to be lusted after or brooded for. The cooling … Read More

Founders KBS, one of the world’s most sought-after beers!

One of the world’s most sought-after beers, Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout (or more commonly referred to as KBS), has just been released in the UK. It is often voted as the best beer in the world on Rate Beer. KBS is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for … Read More

It’s the season for SAISON

Saisons are a sturdy farmhouse ale that was traditionally brewed in the winter, to be consumed throughout the summer months. These seasonal farmhouse beers were then served to farm workers who would be entitled to up to five litres each working day. Not so long ago it was close to being an endangered style, but over recent years there’s been … Read More