Five Barrel Brewing – Milkshake IPA

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW   Style: IPA/NEIPA  ABV: 6%  IBUs: 20  RateBeer: No rating yet  Pour: Creamy yellow colour with a milky white head  My milkshake brings all the boys to the bar/you’re damn right/it’s better than yours.   I really didn’t want to do that as much as I had to do that. This is a delicious hazy IPA. Heaps of fruity hop flavours. Subtle carbonation and very, very … Continue reading Five Barrel Brewing – Milkshake IPA

Deep Creek Brewing – Dusty Gringo

Brewery: Deep Creek Brewing in Auckland NZ  Style: India Brown Ale  ABV: 6.8%  IBUs: 60  RateBeer: 93/100  Pour: Deep liquorice colour with a slight tan head on pour.  This looks and tastes more like a black IPA than a IBA. Roasted grain flavours with piney hops. It’s is quite sharp and forceful on the tongue with a sticky residue aftertaste. I can’t imagine too many Gringos drinking this one but IPA … Continue reading Deep Creek Brewing – Dusty Gringo

Ahornberger Landbrauerei Strößner-Bräu – Ahornberger Landbier Wurzig

Brewery: Ahornberger Landbrauerei Strößner-Bräu in Bavaria, Germany  Style: Landbier/Keller  ABV: 4.8%  RateBeer: 24/100  Pour: Light golden colour with a thin head.   Heavy malt driven beer adhering to Reinhold Law of beer brewing in Germany. 4 ingredients. Malt. Yeast. Hops and water. Not much hop flavour but that’s the intention. Quite heavy for the 4.8%. I’m not sure what a landbier is but I’m sure you can google that shit.   Continue reading Ahornberger Landbrauerei Strößner-Bräu – Ahornberger Landbier Wurzig

Erdinger Weissbrau – Weissbier

Brewery: Erdinger Weissbrau in Bayern, Germany   Style: Weissbier/Hefeweizen   ABV: 5.3%  RateBeer: 43/100  Pour: Crystal yellow colour with a big fluffy head.   Oktoberfest is on and it would be remiss of me to not have a few German ales to celebrate. Crisp and clean wheat beer that’s perfect to have with a giant pork schnitzel and that weird boiled cabbage crap the Germans eat.   Continue reading Erdinger Weissbrau – Weissbier

Lion Brewing Ceylon

Lion Brewery Ceylon – Lion Strong Beer

Brewery: Lion Brewery Ceylon in Biyagama, Sri Lanka Style: Imperial Pilsner ABV: 8.8% RateBeer: 5/100 Pour: Good healthy yellow with a big head Sweet, strong and a slight bitter after taste. It has elements of a Belgian Strong Ale mixed with elements of an Asian Rice Lager. Would be a good beer to sip on by a resort pool in the middle of the Sri Lankan jungle. Little known fact: … Continue reading Lion Brewery Ceylon – Lion Strong Beer

Hawkesbury Brewing Co

Hawkesbury Brewing – Pale Ale

Brewery: Hawkesbury Brewing in Brooklyn, NSW Style: Pale Ale ABV: 4.2% IBU: 26 RateBeer: No rating yet  Pour: Bright yellow hue with a small white head on pour I think this is more closer to a pacific ale than the one I had the other day. Very clean with subtle stone fruit in the hop profile. I only bought this one because the label had my name on it. Continue reading Hawkesbury Brewing – Pale Ale