In collaboration with Craft Metropolis, Chris Bilko reviews DEYA’s first ever Triple IPA – sign up to their newsletter for the latest craft beer news, reviews and releases from the London based indie craft beer specialists.
Routine Bites Hard is the first ever Triple IPA from the independent Cheltenham-based craft brewery DEYA. The brewery itself, of course, has long been considered a craft juggernaut: DEYA stormed to the very top of Untappd’s independent brewery ratings chart all the way back in 2016… less than a year after moving to its own dedicated brewhouse.
It’s kinda surprising, then, that (a collab with North Brewing aside) it’s taken DEYA so long to board the TIPA train. Surprising – but not inexplicable. After all, DEYA has hardly been a brewery hellbent on following the crowd historically. And even if it was, the Triple IPA only really rose to prominence mid last year as a relatively new phenomenon.
Either way, TIPAs are, in many ways, the best of the best. They’re the ‘biggest’ beers made by the ‘best’ breweries out there. Polly’s are all over them. Wylam are in. Pomona. Howling Hops. Brew York. Neon Raptor. Pentrich. And now DEYA, too. READ MORE