Pig N Whistle Traditional British Pub in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

First stop on a brief tour of Brisbane. Walls are decorated with traditional British ales yet there is none on tap. All standard CUB brews across 14 taps including a couple of wine taps. Menu looks like classic English fair with pies and sausages and modern Aussie pub classics. On my trip I had a pint of Stone & Wood. Website: http://pignwhistle.com.au/ Now Tapped: https://nowtapped.com/pignwhistleriverside Menu: http://pignwhistle.com.au/all-menus Opening … Continue reading Pig N Whistle Traditional British Pub in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Brouwerij Van Steenberge – Piraat 

Brewery: Brouwerij Van Steenberge in Ertvelde, Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium  Style: Belgian Strong Golden Ale ABV: 10.5% IBUs: 23 Rate Beer: 93/100 Pour: Tangerine gold in colour with a big fluffy head.  Straight up, that typical Belgian smell of sugar bananas. Big bold flavours on first sip dominated by sweetness and smooth alcohol. I seriously look forward to the day I go spend a few days in Belgium. … Continue reading Brouwerij Van Steenberge – Piraat 

New Hampton Hotel in Kings Cross

Quaint little pub with a cozy and friendly atmosphere for after work drinks. Over 20 taps across the different sides of the centre bar but all serving the same 6 beers. No real craft option and closest being 150 Lashes or what I grabbed while there, Furphy Refreshing Ale. Standard pub menu, a TAB and pokies room. Out back looks like would have a DJ … Continue reading New Hampton Hotel in Kings Cross

Brooklyn Brewery – Summer Ale

Brewery: Brooklyn Brewery in Brooklyn, New York Style: Summer Ale ABV: 5% Rate Beer: 33/100 Pour: Pale yellow in colour. Head doesn’t hold well Crisp, light, fruit driven summer ale. Some Pilsner and wheat malt flavours come in at the tail end. Definitely a beer I can see getting smashed during those hot summer days in New York on a rooftop in Brooklyn looking out across … Continue reading Brooklyn Brewery – Summer Ale

Basement Brewhouse @ Bankstown Sports Club in Bankstown

A brewery inside a sports club with 25 taps. Half their own brews made onsite and half rotating taps. It’s a very cozy and comfortable atmosphere for catching up with friends and enjoying a few good brews. Food is found throughout the rest of the club with a multitude of bistros and restaurants. You can also watch sports, have a punt or play the pokies … Continue reading Basement Brewhouse @ Bankstown Sports Club in Bankstown

Black Font Brewhouse – Cirrus IPA

Brewery: Black Font Brewhouse in Marrickville, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 5.8% Rate Beer: Not listed on Rate Beer Pour: Hazy yellow colour with a small slither of head If it looks like a NEIPA, smells like a NEIPA and tastes like NEIPA, you’d swear it’s a NEIPA. However Black Font just call it a IPA. And nice, easy drinking, juicy beer that makes you wish these … Continue reading Black Font Brewhouse – Cirrus IPA