Mountain Goat – Rare Breed: Legend Of Goat

Brewery: Mountain Goat in Richmond, Victoria Style: Double IPA ABV: 7.6% IBUs: 63 RateBeer: No rating yet   Pour: Orange colour on pour with minimal head Smooth beer with hints of orange and pepper. Easy to drink for a DIPA. As it sits in the glass the hops shine through a bit more with this one. For a 21st birthday beer for the team at Mountain Goat, it’s a decent drop. Continue reading Mountain Goat – Rare Breed: Legend Of Goat

Sierra Nevada – Hop Bullet

Brewery: Sierra Nevada in Chico, California USA Style: DIPA ABV: 8.0% IBUs: 60 Rate Beer: 93/100 Pour: Beautiful golden colour and strong biscuit nose  Sometimes you don’t have to go over the top with hops for DIPA. This just takes their Torpedo and increases the hop and grain bill to give a lighter colour and crisper drinking beer. I’m sure regular readers know my love for … Continue reading Sierra Nevada – Hop Bullet

Alesmith – Double Red India Pale Ale

Brewery: Alesmith Brewing in San Diego, California Style: Red DIPA ABV: 8.5% IBUs: 80 Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Rustic, Cooper red colour with a big head on pour that settles after a few minutes.  Big sweet caramel flavours as this one hits the tongue. Malt flavours drive it on the back end with a hop bitterness to give this a complex taste. Great beer for cool, … Continue reading Alesmith – Double Red India Pale Ale

Bacchus Brewing – Bacchus n Buckets

Brewery: Bacchus Brewing in Capalaba QLD Style: DIPA ABV: 9.5% Rate Beer: no listing on Rate Beer Pour:  Deep Amber golden colour. Big head that sits for a few minutes. Sweet scent straight on pour Resin sweetness on first taste. Almost a raisin flavour in this one.  It certainly tastes like a double IPA. With Bacchus’ knack of sweet style beers this is an excellent collaboration with Bucket Boys bottleshop/microbrewery. This … Continue reading Bacchus Brewing – Bacchus n Buckets

Cavalier Brewing – Double IPA

Brewery: Cavalier Brewing Co, Melbourne VIC Style: Double IPA ABV: 7.5% Rate Beer: unlisted on Rate Beer Pour: Thick caramel colour with minimal head This limited edition brew is all but extinct now if you want to try it, but take my word for it, really good IPA. Like drinking in the woods, In front of a fire with the stars and nature as company. Nice bitterness on the tongue. Piney, … Continue reading Cavalier Brewing – Double IPA