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Akasha Brewing Co – Hopsmith

Brewery: Akasha Brewing Co in Five Dock, Sydney NSW Style: IPA ABV: 7.2% Rate Beer: 91/100 Pour: Pale golden orange colour with small head on pour Another fine example of a West Coast IPA by a great inner west brewery. Strong citrus flavours and big hop bitterness with a subtle malt backbone. This is a perfect […]

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Mornington Peninsula Brewing – Mimas

Brewery: Mornington Peninsula Brewing in Mornington, Victoria Style: Red IPA ABV: 7% Rate Beer: 86/100 Pour: Red on colour with tinges of brown or orange depending on the light. Good head that thins out over time. Crisp, hoppy beer with subtle rye and caramel flavours. A delicious beer that you could easily drink repeatedly. Good beer […]

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Bridge Road Brewers – Single Hop Series 2017: Ella

Brewery: Bridge Road Brewers  in Beechworth, Victoria Style: IPA ABV: 4.8% Rate Beer: 88/100 Pour: Deep orange colour with minimal head.   Crisp, light malt base. The Ella hops are a bit more subtle than previous year editions. This is a great beer to have after cutting the grass, that freshly mown lawn smell and this […]

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3 Ravens – Extra Juicy NEIPA

Brewery: 3 Ravens in Thornbury, Victoria Style: NEIPA ABV: 7.5% IBUs: 30 Rate Beer: No rating yet Pour: Cloudy mustard yellow. Not much of a head on pour Big brother of the Juicy and it smacks of juicy goodness with heavy grapefruit and citrus flavours. Cracking beer in a hot spring day. Goddamn summer will be […]

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Nomad Brewing Co – Freshie Moka

Brewery: Nomad Brewing Co in Brookvale NSW Style: Coffee Gose ABV: 4.5% Rate Beer: 44/100 Pour: Espresso black colour with no head I was hesitant on this beer. Gose with coffee didn’t sound that appealing but on first sip it really tastes like cold brew black coffee with a slight salty Gose aftertaste. It’s surprisingly refreshing […]

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Hop Nation – Jedi Juice

Brewery: Hop Nation in Footscray, Victoria Style: NEIPA ABV: 7.1% Rate Beer: 90/100 Pour: Cloudy murky yellow colour. No head.  The fad style of 2017 is the New England IPA and this juicy bastard is a good example of it. Strong grapefruit but insanely moorish, you could easily drink this all damn day and night. Really […]

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Kaiju! – Peregrination IPA

Kaiju! – Peregrination IPA Brewery: Kaiju! Beer in Dandenong, Victoria Style: IPA ABV: 6.2% Rate Beer: not listed on Rate Beer Pour: Creamy yellow colour with no real head on pour.  Strong malt flavours with a subtle bitterness from the hops. Smooth to drink. This would pair nicely with the your local RSL’s $10 steak special […]

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Old Wives Ales – Horn Swatter

Brewery: Old Wives Ales in Victoria Style: Stout ABV: 6% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Black pour with a small off white head On first sip it’s delicious. Roasted malts heavy in flavour. Little carbonation which is ok for this. As a final beer for the night this is perfect. All the big full roasted […]