Brewery: 4 Pines in Manly, NSW Style: Nitro Stout ABV: 5.1% IBUs: 40 Rate Beer: 76/100 Pour: Solid black with a big creamy light tan head. A beautiful looking beer. Slight roasted notes on the nose. Smooth, burnt malt flavours with faint hints of coffee and chocolate. I love a good nitro beer and stouts make […]
A hop driven, malt forward amber ale. Full flavoured and slight bitterness on the tongue
Brewery: 4 Pines in Manly, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 6% Rate Beer: 47/100 Pour: That orange colour that signifies a glorious IPA. Also a decent white head. Citra will always be my favourite hop, but lately I’m digging the flavours and of El Dorado. Tropical fruits along with pear, mango, melon and candy. It’s a great […]
Brewery: 4 Pines in Manly, NSW Style: Pale Ale ABV: 5.1% IBUs: 35 Rate Beer: 56/100 Pour: Nice golden orange colour with a big frothy head A staple pale ale in the Australian market, this one has always reminded me of Sierra Nevada’s Pale Ale. Sure it has a different hop profile, but the malt profile […]
Brewery: 4 Pines in Manly, NSW Style: Gose ABV: 5.2% Rate Beer: not listed on Rate Beer Pour: Light golden yellow with no real head on pour. Combining my two favourite beverages – beers and margarita’s. This has all the elements of a margarita, flavour wise. Agave, zesty lime and and a hint of salt. Quite […]
Not quite as juicy as I was hoping it would be but still a decent drop
The Great Australasian Beer SpecTapular is literally craft beer Christmas. A day dedicated to the wonderful industry that is beer and craft beer. Over 170 beers brewed specifically for the event, over 60 brewery exhibitors and that’s just a part of the festivities that goes on at GABS.
Brewery: 4 Pines in Manly, NSW Style: English Special Bitter ABV: 5.6% IBUs: 45 Rate Beer: 64/100 Pour: Deep toffee Amber with small white head. Sweet caramel toffeeflavours with a mild bitterness left on the palette. Not a style I think to goto but perfect for a cool, rainy mid autumn day.