Amundsen – Double Apocalypse

Brewery: Amundsen in Oslo, Norway Style: DDH DIPA (double dry hopped double IPA) ABV: 8.5% Rate Beer: 95/100 Pour:  Wheat yellow in colour with a small white head. This looks and tastes like a Milkshake IPA. Fruit juice like with smooth milky creaminess. This is a beer that hides it’s ABV too well. I could easily drink three or four of these and not bat an … Continue reading Amundsen – Double Apocalypse

Capital Brewing Co – Big Drop Double IPA

Brewery: Capital Brewing Co in Canberra, ACT Style: Double IPA ABV: 8.2% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Orange sherbet colour with a thin white head. Rockmelon and mandarin hits you in the face before the warming booziness follows behind with a comforting hug. Clean, surprisingly easy drinking DIPA. This screams summer nights out on my deck watching the lights of the cars cascade down over … Continue reading Capital Brewing Co – Big Drop Double IPA

Five Barrel Brewing – 2017 Imperial Stout

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 9.6% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour:  Deep black with a dark tan head that fades out quickly. Creamy texture with a smooth finish of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. The lighter of the series of imperial stouts from Five Barrel but holds its flavour and body two years after being bottled. Best … Continue reading Five Barrel Brewing – 2017 Imperial Stout

Nomad Brewing Co – Powder Day Double Milk Stout

Brewery: Nomad Brewing Co in Manly, NSW Style: Milk Stout ABV: 8% Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour:  Thick black with a small tan head. “There’s no friends on powder day” it says on the can. I’ve never been one who got into skiing or snowboarding. I’m more the kind of guy who sits by the fire in the bar drinking this delicious milk stout. Big … Continue reading Nomad Brewing Co – Powder Day Double Milk Stout

The Coastal Brewing Co – Booti Kneipa

Brewery: The Coastal Brewing Co in Forster NSW Style: NEIPA ABV: 5.3% Rate Beer: Not Listed On Rate Beer Pour:  Hazy pale yellow colour with a thick white head. When you’re a little under the weather (potentially from the day before a drinking) and need to ease back in with the old “hair of the dog”, this beer is doing the trick. Tropical citrus flavours and … Continue reading The Coastal Brewing Co – Booti Kneipa

Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout 2018

Brewery: Goose Island in Chicago, Illinois USA Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout ABV: 15.1% IBUs: 60 Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour:  Deep, thick black in colour with minimal head on pour. Cracking this with two good mates on my 40th birthday as a night cap after a day of solid beer drinking. This big, bad boozy bastard is a huge beer. It’s thick and warming. It’s … Continue reading Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout 2018