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Balter – Bunker Buster

Brewery: Balter in Currumbin, QLD Style:  Session Hazy IPA ABV:  4.5% IBUs:   28 Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Yellow/white haze with a small white head. Tropical aromas of mango, orange and Passionfruit. A little creamy smoothness with a carbonation bite and dry finish. They say it’s part American pale, part Hazy and part Brut IPA […]

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Balter – Lager

Brewery: Balter in Currumbin, QLD Style:  Lager ABV:  4.6% IBUs:   22 Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Light golden colour with a small white head on pour. Crisp and clean, simple lager. I feel like I describe every lager as that but it’s the truth. Balter have swapped out their Pilsner for this lager. Slight noble […]

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Balter – Strong Pale Ale

Brewery: Balter in Currumbin, QLD Style: Pale Ale ABV: 5.9% Rate Beer: 55/100 Pour:  Gorgeous yellow colour with a healthy white head.  What is a strong pale ale? Is it a XPA? Is it a IPA? Well it’s neither. Using the base of all of Balters good hop driven beers, this adds an extra kick in […]

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Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival

Canberra’s craft beer festival is now into its 12th year and it’s great to see that its expanded from the small gardens of the Mercure Hotel to closing off the back laneway behind the hotel.

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Balter – Hazy IPA

Tropical flavours in an easy drinking IPA. This is another great Balter beer.

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Balter – Captain Sensible

Session ales have made a little bit of resurgence

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Balter – XPA

Brewery: Balter in Currumbin, QLD  Style: XPA  ABV: 5%  RateBeer: 83/100  Pour: Deep yellow with a thin white head  This XPA has beautiful tropical notes, a warmer and thicker body and mouthfeel and is perfect example of a good XPA. So good, it was rated Australia’s best beer in 2018 in the GABS Hottest 100 beer poll. This goes well with […]

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Balter – Pilsner

Brewery: Balter in Currumbin, QLD Style: Pilsner ABV: 5.2% Rate Beer: 46/100 Pour: Pale yellow with not much head on pour.  Balter continue to make good, crisp, clean drinking beers. This Pilsner is a cracker to have in the fridge for those hot afternoons where you need a thirst quencher. Or even better, a cold pint […]