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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.

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Garage Project – Dirty Boots

Brewery: Garage Project from Wellington, New Zealand Style: American Pale Ale ABV: 6.8% Rate Beer: 89/100 Pour: Orange in colour. No head Strong American pale ale with a serious bitterness and hop flavour. This is like licking the floor of a dirty rock pub. It should be all kinds of wrong but it taste like dirty boots, sweat and […]