FOCUS ON… PRESSURE DROP BREWING CO
Founded 9 years ago in a Hackney garden shed Pressure Drop have firmly established themselves as one of London’s finest craft breweries. Over the years we’ve journeyed with them as they expanded to railway arches and to their current home in Tottenham.
Known for producing some of the best juicy, hazy pales, fruited sours and big, delicious stouts they are a regular feature in our fridges here at Fuggles. If you haven’t had a chance to check out some of their beers now is the perfect time – we’ve something for all tastes in the fridges right now and here are some of my
Pale Fire – This was the first beer the team produced and perfected all those years ago in their shed in Hackney. It’s a classic American Pale Ale, hopped with Mosaic and Amarillo hops giving it a lovely dose of tropical fruit whilst retaining a balanced bitterness on the finish and at 4.8% you can happily have a couple!
FØDJ – One of their latest releases, Fødj is a collaboration brew with Norwegian brewers Amundsen, a brewery well known for their big, dessert inspired stouts. This is also Pressure Drops’ biggest stout to date (it’s 10%) and is brewed with cacao nibs, chocolate fudge and toffee. It’s rich and decadent and utterly
moreish. Liquid dessert!
Do It For Her – This is a ‘table beer’ – or low abv pale, this is 3.2% – brewed with Cryo hops (essentially supercharged hops where the lupulin oils from the hops are extracted and pelletised, really ramping up the juicy, fruity character of the hops). This means this beer, whilst light in abv really pulls out the stops in terms
of flavour. Galaxy, Eclipse and Mosaic hops add lovely tropical & stone fruit notes to the beer.
Two Weeks In Florida – Another collaboration brew here, this time with Cheltenham based DEYA. And when you put two breweries together who have a massive love for hop forward beers you get something pretty delicious – and big in terms of flavour and abv. At 8.5% this Double IPA isn’t a session beer but it also doesn’t drink it’s strength. Brewed again with those magical Cryo hops and featuring Simcoe, Mosaic and Citra this packs loads of upfront citrus and juicy tropical fruits.
Catamaran – A 5.5% New England Pale (this style focuses on a lower level of bitterness and loads of fruity, juicy notes with a soft and smooth body). Hopped with El Dorado hops this beer shows off loads of juicy pineapple notes, some melon and tropical stone fruits.
Internet Friends – Finally, a bit of fun in the form of their latest fruited sour. This style of beer really flies out here at Fuggles – think of it as a fruit smoothie beer! This 5.5% beer is based around Pina Colada, brewed with the addition of pineapple, coconut and vanilla.
VIEW THE WHOLE COLLECTION FROM PRESSURE DROP HERE