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4 Pines – El Dorado IPA

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 […]

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4 Pines – Pale Ale

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 […]

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4 Pines – Margarita Gose

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 […]

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4 Pines – Keller Door Release: Mango Pineapple NEIPA

Not quite as juicy as I was hoping it would be but still a decent drop

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GABS 2019 Sydney Session 1

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.

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4 Pines – ESB

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.

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4 Pines Brewing Co – Big Brekky Porter

Brewery: 4 Pines Brewing Co in Manly, NSW Style: Porter ABV: 7.0% IBUs: 32 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Black colour with a white head. Starts off with a milk stout flavour with a hint of a cup of latte in the mix. As it settles, a malt, biscuity flavour comes into play. Would I […]

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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 […]