Thursday, 17 November 2011

Panda & Frog becomes Panda Frog

Well not exactly. What the title is acually implying is that where my home brew kit is called the Panda & Frog brewery, the commercial version (which is actually Mordue Brewery) is to be called Panda Frog. The beers are all my own (but thanks go to Matt Fawson for intitiating the thought process for one of them), but the concepts, ideology and pumpclips were all kind of a collaboration between myself, Matt, wingman Dave Kerr and a local artist.



Pandazilla, the first beer of the series, is to be released in April. Compared to the home brew/Panda & Frog tried on the twissup, the debut beer will cut back from 7% to 6.3%. other than that it will be kept mostly the same. Lots of Carafa and dark crystal malts with no fewer than 8 hop additons using five different hops (mostly Galina and Summit). IBUs push on about 70, so my craving for adding hops will be surely satisfied.  Basically Im just been given permission to go crazy.


The other three beers, to be released June, September and December, I will keep a secret for now. Mainly because the names and pump clip designs aren't finalised but I can tell you they won't all be on the hop forward side. Besides, Panda Frog isn't just about pushing boundaries, extremism or trying to copy whatever's trendy. It's a mix of unorthodox beers, some bold, some subtle, some a bit wierd. All are product of an overactive, slightly deranged imagination.


To tell the truth I've probably never been more excited (OK, my wedding day and Christmas at 8 years old compete strongly). All the beers are on paper waiting for me to brew and present Panda Frog to the world. Four single batch reserves, that's all it is so it will definitely be about quality not quantity. Basically I know what this bad-ass project is all about and at the end of the day I could feed you a load of ideologies about being rebels or re-inventing beer style,s but whatever you make of it,  is what you make of it. For now I'm going to have to wait until about March for brewing to begin, until then the unstoppable force that is the mighty Pandazilla will sit waiting for its resurrection. Long live Panda Frog.

Don't diss, I got a C in art man

9 comments:

arn said...

that Pandazilla is a top pump clip no mistake.

Ed said...

How cool is that? I still have a bottle of Panda and Frog vintage ale in my cupboard. I may have to get it framed!

Rob said...

Just think Ed it could be worth a fair bit a few years down the line.

BeerReviewsAndy said...

the pumpclip is up there with the best, it will certainly be featuring in my writeup on twissup!

Ian Beer said...

Remember who first showed you how to make home brew when you are famous

ninest123 said...

nike air max, kate spade outlet, nike roshe run, louis vuitton, sac longchamp, oakley sunglasses, nike air max, prada handbags, tiffany and co, ugg boots, ralph lauren pas cher, louis vuitton outlet, jordan shoes, polo ralph lauren outlet, gucci outlet, louboutin outlet, burberry, ray ban sunglasses, longchamp outlet, air max, louis vuitton outlet, oakley sunglasses, louis vuitton, michael kors, tory burch outlet, louboutin, louboutin pas cher, longchamp pas cher, prada outlet, air jordan pas cher, ugg boots, replica watches, oakley sunglasses, louboutin shoes, nike outlet, louis vuitton, christian louboutin outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, cheap oakley sunglasses, ray ban sunglasses, nike free, uggs on sale, longchamp outlet, nike free, replica watches, oakley sunglasses, tiffany jewelry, longchamp, ray ban sunglasses, chanel handbags

ninest123 said...

kate spade handbags, ralph lauren uk, abercrombie and fitch, hollister pas cher, michael kors outlet, nike blazer, hogan, burberry outlet online, nike free run uk, coach purses, burberry, true religion jeans, oakley pas cher, north face, nike air max, ugg boots, north face, michael kors outlet, hermes, michael kors, michael kors outlet, nike roshe, nike air max, michael kors, michael kors, converse pas cher, new balance pas cher, tn pas cher, true religion jeans, lululemon, coach outlet, mulberry, nike air max, true religion jeans, ray ban uk, sac guess, lacoste pas cher, air force, michael kors outlet, michael kors, coach outlet, ray ban pas cher, true religion outlet, ugg boots, vanessa bruno, vans pas cher, replica handbags, timberland, michael kors outlet, hollister

ninest123 said...

insanity workout, ferragamo shoes, babyliss, mcm handbags, chi flat iron, p90x workout, converse, hollister, nike huarache, baseball bats, nike trainers, ray ban, soccer jerseys, nfl jerseys, vans, instyler, asics running shoes, louboutin, north face outlet, mac cosmetics, beats by dre, timberland boots, converse outlet, herve leger, nike air max, wedding dresses, new balance, nike roshe, jimmy choo shoes, iphone cases, vans shoes, ghd, soccer shoes, celine handbags, longchamp, north face outlet, mont blanc, reebok shoes, lancel, hollister, abercrombie and fitch, hollister, lululemon, ralph lauren, nike air max, gucci, valentino shoes, birkin bag, oakley, bottega veneta

ninest123 said...

moncler, canada goose, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, louis vuitton, louis vuitton, louis vuitton, louis vuitton, toms shoes, links of london, juicy couture outlet, pandora charms, wedding dresses, pandora charms, canada goose, swarovski crystal, montre pas cher, supra shoes, moncler, bottes ugg, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, sac louis vuitton pas cher, doudoune canada goose, moncler, ugg pas cher, hollister, canada goose outlet, canada goose, canada goose uk, replica watches, moncler outlet, moncler, canada goose, moncler, thomas sabo, ugg boots uk, swarovski, marc jacobs, karen millen, moncler, juicy couture outlet, pandora jewelry, moncler, pandora jewelry, coach outlet, canada goose outlet