Brewery Balter in Currumbin, QLD Style West Coast IPA ABV & IBU 7% Rate Beer No rating yet Tasting Notes Deep yellow/light golden colour with a big, foamy white head. Initially wasn’t picking up hop aroma but it certainly hits you on the tongue. Light, crisp malt backbone with a tropical hop flavour. Nice bite and bitterness from […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Tropical flavours in an easy drinking IPA. This is another great Balter beer.
Session ales have made a little bit of resurgence
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 […]