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Five Barrel Brewing – New England IPA

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: NEIPA ABV: 5.3% IBUs: 20 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Slight hazy bright yellow colour with a bubbly, lasting head. Light but hoppy beer. Gorgeous colour. Reminds me of that crayola yellow that you would use as a kid to colour the sun in. Good beer to […]

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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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Moon Dog – Barrel Normal Activity

Brewery: Moon Dog Craft Brewery in Abbotsford, Victoria Style: Porter ABV: 6.3% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Nice dark colour with a thin white head. They are calling this a Ghost Barrel Porter. Not sure what that means but it’s made with an experimental hop that is meant to replicate barrel aged flavours. It is […]

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Old Wives Ales – West Coast IPA

Brewery: Old Wives Ales in Thornbury, Victoria Style: IPA ABV: 6.5% Rate Beer: not listed yet Pour: Tangerine orange with a creamy white head. The can art is a nod to NWA record sleeve and just like NWA, this beer is Straight Outta Compton! Smooth, easy drink IPA. Hoppy and slightly piney. Not very gangsta but […]

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Deeds Brewing – Draught

Brewery: Deeds Brewing in Glen Iris, Victoria Style: Draught ABV: 4.2% Rate Beer: not listed yet Pour: Washed out water colour yellow with a thin white head. Clean and crisp beer that’s made for drinking on a Friday afternoon after work the week leading into Xmas break. Outside in the beer garden. Smashing schooners and talking […]

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Ballistic Beer Co – Hawaiian Haze

Brewery: Ballistic Beer in Salisbury, QLD Style: DDH Pale Ale ABV: 4.8% IBUs:  30 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Bright sunshine yellow with a thin white head. The thing I (and everyone else it seems) love about hazy beers is the delicious fruit juice like flavours. Tropical and summery. And given that it’s the first […]

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Mornington Peninsula Brewing – The Continuous Daryl

Brewery: Mornington Peninsula Brewing in Mornington Peninsula Victoria Style: Double IPA ABV: 8.4% IBUs: 90 Rate Beer: 87/100 Pour: Golden orange colour with solid white head. A continuously hopped double IPA. It smells big and dank. It tastes like an IPA – bold, piney and plenty of flavour and bitterness. This makes me smile. A really […]

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Slipstream Brewing Co – Hop Shadow

Brewery: Slipstream Brewing in Yeerongpilly, QLD Style: Dark Ale ABV: 6.8% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Toffee amber colour with no real head on pour. Quite a smooth, hoppy little beer. Colour wise is closer to a brown ale than a dark ale. Some roasted notes and hints of chocolate with spicy bitterness. A really […]