Beer 52 is a craft beer box subscription service which ships 8 different craft beers to your door directly each month. Misteright & I have been testing it out. Misteright loves ale & beers, it’s the thing he drinks the most of so we were delighted to try some of the lesser known beers featured in this brilliant service. The idea itself is fabulous, it’s a monthly subscription box which has hand picked craft beers & ales from all over the world from craft breweries & microbreweries you probably haven’t heard of before. Beer 52 deliver unusual, small batch and unique beers to your door. This allows small breweries to develop exciting new beers which are tried first by Beer 52 subscribers. A Beer 52 box subscription costs £24 and is billed once a month. Beer 52 is only available to UK customers who are aged 18 and over.
Thanks to the guys at Beer52 you can grab yourself £10 off your first box using my exclusive discount code MISSMAMO10 at the checkout!
The box arrived containing 8 different bottles of beer, some PopChips and a copy of Ferment magazine were very well packaged. I was glad there had been no spillages. The parcel man can be a bit heavy handed sometimes! We decided that we were going to spread the taste testing out over the course of a week so we perused through the names on the bottles and read the descriptions before we made any kind of decision about them. Our box contained a bottle of each of the following:
Killer Cat by Manga
Cobby Fox Brown Ale
Coiulls by Black Wolf
Groznet Gooseberry & Wheat Beer
Citra by Orkham Ales
The selection of different types of ale & beer were great. There was light lagers, fruity beers, brown ale & IPA. I was really impressed with the variation and the differences between them all were huge. There were some I would not drink again but on the whole we were intrigued and it was nice to try some new things that we wouldn’t usually buy ourselves. I really enjoyed the Citra & Steph Weiss and Misteright preferred the brown ales & IPA. The gooseberry & wheat beer really wasn’t to either of our tastes but I do know a few people who would have really enjoyed it. It was unusual but gooseberry really isn’t a flavour that I get along with. That’s the joy of a box subscription service though, next time the contents will be entirely different so just because this box contained something we didn’t love doesn’t mean the next box will contain the same again. A Beer 52 subscription would make an amazing gift for anyone who is into beer. I’m going to get one for Our Kid (Misteright’s little brother) at Christmas this year. – If you’re reading this Our Kid, shut the page and pretend you did’t see!
Disclaimer – I received a complimentary box from Beer 52 for the purpose of this review