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Cavalier Brewing – Double IPA

Brewery: Cavalier Brewing Co, Melbourne VIC Style: Double IPA ABV: 7.5% Rate Beer: unlisted on Rate Beer Pour: Thick caramel colour with minimal head This limited edition brew is all but extinct now if you want to try it, but take my word for it, really good IPA. Like drinking in the woods, In front of a fire with the stars […]

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Sierra Nevada – Kolsch

Brewery: Sierra Nevada in Chico, California, US Style: Kolsch ABV: 4.5% Rate Beer: 64/100 Pour: Yellowish colour, head fades on pour You can taste the grains and wheat in this one. Light in the mouth. Crisp when ice cold. This is Sierra Nevada’s take on a German style Kolsch that has summertime easy drinking all over it. This is to be consumed […]

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Clown Shoes – Hoppy Feet Black India Pale Ale

Brewery: Clown Shoes in Massachusetts, USA Style: Black IPA ABV: 7% IBUS: 80 Rate Beer: 94/100 Pour: Deep chocolate black with a good head on pour that settles and dissipates. For a black IPA this has stout/porter qualities. Chocolate flavours and roasted smokiness. Delicious with a hint of Amarillo and Columbus hops.  This is the beer you have when it’s a […]

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Bach Brewing Co – All Day Session Ale

Brewery: Bach Brewing Company, NZ Style: Session Ale ABV: 3.7% Rate Beer: no rating Pour: Golden toffee colour with a slight head. Big malty aroma and flavour. Chocolate caramel undertones to this light session ale. Thick and creamy mouthfeel.  Kind of like a cheap homebrand copy of a popular candy bar in beer form. You know what […]

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Bridge Road Brewers – Vic Secret IPA

Brewery: Bridge Road Brewers, Beechworth VIC Style: IPA ABV: 4.8% Rate Beer: no rating at this time Pour: Orange colour, slight head Real citrus sweetness to this beer. A part of the Bridge Road IPA single hop series, this is the best in the pack. Pine flavours linger in the tongue. I however, did not drink these in the order they recommend […]

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Pirate Life – IIPA

Brewery: Pirate Life, South Australia Style: Imperial IPA ABV: 8.8% IBUs: 120 Rate Beer: 98/100 Pour: Light orange golden colour, minimal head   There is a reason why this is so fucking good.  That opening smell of pine and the sweet citrus flavour with subtle grapefruit undertones. This is a great imperial IPA. Hoppy enough for hop heads. Sweet and […]

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4 Pines Brewing – Indian Summer Pale Ale

Brewery: 4 Pines Brewing Company from Manly, NSW Style: Summer Pale Ale/Session IPA ABV: 4.2% IBUs: 15 Rate Beer: 30/100 Pour: Light yellow colour with minimal head Is it a IPA, a summer ale, a session IPA? Probably all of them in fact. Light, easy drinker with a minimal hop kick but sweet citrus flavours. This is designed to be smashed in […]

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Panhead – Hardtail Henry Oak Stout

Brewery: Panhead from Wellington, New Zealand Style: Oak barrel aged Stout ABV: 8% Rate Beer: 98/100 Pour: Rich dark chocolate in colour. No head. Smooth port infused flavour. Rich and silky. Goes well the triple chocolate muffins my missus just made. This is how a night should end. This beer and a freshly made muffin.