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Drawing A Line Under Boring Beer!

Alex Andrews

Not just our tagline but the definition and purpose of what we do. Something the team here at Craftline feel passionate about and work to deliver consistently to you time and again.Beer, quite simply put should never be boring! Beer is a treat, something looked forward to after a hard days work or enjoyed along with friends and family. You shouldn’t compromise in these areas and the beer you drink should echo this.Sat chatting at the birth of Craftline in early 2021 about the beers we had drunk that evening, packed full of flavour and complexity - we collectively questioned...

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What is IBU Rating?

Alex Andrews

You're here because you love beer so let’s talk about something almost every brew has, but isn’t always widely spoken about - IBUs. I’m sure most of you beer enthusiasts know all about them, but for those of you who don’t, IBU stands for International Bitterness (or “Bittering”) Unit. What is it and what’s it used for? In short IBU was a term invented to calculate just how bitter a beer is.It’s mostly used on a scale of 5-120 (5 being low in bitterness and 120 being high).To get the desired bitterness - compounds, various acids and polyphenols are added...

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The End of the Beginning

Alex Andrews

The discovery of Craft Beer is a lightbulb moment for many - when you realise that you’ve been settling your entire adult life. What happens after that? Some of us are content to have a few cans now and again, some of us need the sweet nectar on subscription, and a few of us are stupid clever enough to turn our collective passion into a business! Craftline is the exact definition of a passion project. Forged together in January 2021 after (probably) a drunken conversation between Sam and his Brother-In-Law Chris. Lord knows what was said that day, but it didn’t...

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