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Slipstream Brewing Co – Hop Shadow

Brewery: Slipstream Brewing in Yeerongpilly, QLD Style: Dark Ale ABV: 6.8% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Toffee amber colour with no real head on pour. Quite a smooth, hoppy little beer. Colour wise is closer to a brown ale than a dark ale. Some roasted notes and hints of chocolate with spicy bitterness. A really […]

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Six Strings Brewing Co – Gothic Imperial Stout

Brewery: Six Strings Brewing Co in Gosford, NSW Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 9.8% Rate Beer: 43/100 Pour:  Black in colour with a small, thin tan brown head. A rich tapestry of sweet and Smokey flavours. Coffee, toffee, brown sugar and booze all combine to make this a great imperial stout. After flavours of bitterness and warming […]

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Blackman’s – Milk Choc Dark Lager

Brewery: Blackman’s Brewing in Torquay, Victoria Style: Dark Lager ABV:  4.8% Rate Beer: not listed on Rate Beer Pour:  Dark chocolate brown with a slight tan head Roasted malt flavours and hints of chocolate in this one. Quite a light, easy to drink beer. I was expecting something along the lines of a Dunkel or German […]

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Bridge Road Brewers – Beechy XPA

Brewery: Bridge Road Brewers in Beechworth, Victoria Style: XPA ABV: 4.4% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Cloudy golden sand colour with a thin white head. Little bit tropical hop bitterness in this one. Little more sticky in mouthfeel. The kind of beer you could knock back on a day down by the dam with those […]

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Hawkes Brewing Co – Underdog

Brewery: Hawkes Brewing in Coogee, NSW Style: Session Ale ABV: 3.5% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Light straw colour with a good white head that fades off. Easy to smash, mid strength Pilsner style beer. Lightly hopped to add a bit of volume to the flavour. Otherwise a great knock off work beer, where you […]

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Dainton – Red Velvet

Brewery: Dainton Family Brewery in Carrum Downs, Victoria Style: Choc Cherry NEIPA ABV: 6.6% IBUs: 14 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Reddish toffee colour with no head and a lot of debris in the body. Slight smell of  chocolate on the nose. Quite light to drink. An odd little beer. Cherry flavours on the aftertaste. […]

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Edge Brewing – Mountain DDH Hazy IPA

Brewery: Edge Brewing Project in Fitzroy, Victoria Style: Hazy IPA ABV: 6.1% Rate Beer: not listed in Rate Beer Pour:  Dirty yellow in colour with a big bubbly, white head. Quite a clean and hoppy beer made with pure water from altitude and fermented with wild honey. Then it was double dry hopped with Amarillo. It’s […]

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Holgate – Beezelbub’s Jewels

Brewery: Holgate Brewhouse in Woodend, Victoria Style: Belgian Quad ABV: 12% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Copper, rustic red with a small off white head. A deliciously boozy Belgian Quad with complex flavours of dark fruits, spirits and toffee. A sweet tasting beer that warms the soul. I’ve been holding onto this since 2017 when […]