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From Ben. – Tino Pai

Brewery From Ben in Sydney, Australia Style NZ Hazy Pale Ale ABV & IBU 5.5% Tasting Notes Hazy pale yellow colour with a big white head. Strong fruit aromas and tropical flavours of pineapple and lime. I know I’ve said this before about hazies reminding me of a tropical cocktail or getaway, but this has all […]

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Bridge Road Brewers – Outsider Lager

Brewery Bridge Road in Beechworth, Victoria Style Lager ABV & IBU 4.5% Tasting Notes Light golden yellow with a big bubbly white head. A crisp, clean lager with subtle fruit hop flavours. This is a good, easy drinking lager that you could pack into a esky for a camping trip or weekend away down the coast […]

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4 Pines – Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Inspired Nitro Beer

Brewery 4 Pines in Manly, NSW Style American Brown Ale ABV & IBU 5.1% & 15 IBU Tasting Notes Rustic brown hue with a creamy white head after nitro pour. Not much on the nose but big chocolate flavours and a smooth body. It’s quite nice and good little desert beer. I wouldn’t say it tastes […]

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Glossary of Brew Terms

Welcome to the wonderful world of brewing! We have compiled this glossary to help you get a better understanding of common brewing terms Acetaldehyde This volatile compound has the taste and aroma of fresh-cut green apples. It is normally reduced to ethanol by yeast during the secondary fermentation, but oxidation of the finished beer may reverse […]

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Pirate Life – Ruby Bitter

Brewery Pirate Life in Port Adelaide, South Australia  Style Imperial Red Ale ABV & IBU 10% Tasting Notes Copper red colour with a good white head. Has that familiar IPA aroma with notes of pine, floral and citrus. The beer has a drying flavour similar to traditional Irish red ales. I’m bot sure if this is […]

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Pirate Life – Belgian Black IPA

Brewery Pirate Life in Port Adelaide, South Australia  Style Belgian Black IPA ABV & IBU 6.6% Tasting Notes Deep dark brown to black in colour with a small white head. There’s a distinct roast notes on the nose. It’s quite a hoppy flavour with some toasted malt bitterness. Quite a clean and crisp beer which defies […]

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Pirate Life – Mole Negro

Brewery Pirate Life in Port Adelaide, South Australia  Style Imperial Chilli Stout ABV & IBU 11.2% Tasting Notes Deep black colour with a big off white head. Wasn’t expecting the slickness on first sip. Good healthy chilli bite and smokiness. This is a beer made for sipping on while eating corn chips, pico de Gallo and […]

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Moon Dog – Groundhog Hazy

Brewery Moon Dog in Abbotsford, Victoria  Style Hazy IPA ABV & IBU 6.2% Tasting Notes Golden yellow in colour with a big bold white head. Tropical fruit aromas and a tropical juice flavour on the palette. This reminds me of the classic Orchy Tropical Juice. The drink was great but the bottle was more valuable and […]