Elbow and Robinsons Build a Rocket Boys


Designed by the English band, Elbow and brewed by Robinsons.

Good looking labelling, pours amber with a bit of fizz.

Has the standard malty fruity smells and a very slight sweety/nutty flavour with a bitter undertone.

Wasn’t the best brew of the night, but certainly would buy “if on offer”

I can’t remember any of Elbow’s songs and this beer is equally unremarkable. But like the band, I wouldn’t be adversed to drinking it if it was on offer. A good fit then! But the title of the beer would suggest a ‘ROCKET’ of flavour. Bit of a let down.




Robinsons Dizzy Blonde


Part of my local shop 2 for £3. Not seen it before so always willing to try! Plus, I like the name.

Pours a fairly cloudy off amber with a large head. Quite lacy with simple hoppy smells.

Tastes quite country like, grass/straw flavours. Pretty refreshing, however quite dry with a toffee or caramaly aftertaste.

I don’t like blonde lagers so was a little worried it might be a bit like that but pleasantly proved wrong. I would drink again. Very drinkable.


Robinsons Unicorn


My local shop stocked these as part of their 2 for £3 promotion. Well worth a flutter.

Nice dark pour and a frothy head but generally a standard pint of bitter. No great tastes, just the usual hoppiness and bitterness.

Not massively amazing bit no nasty tastes and could quite happily drink more of these. At £1.50 a bottle. Probably wouldn’t be first choice on draught though.