Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: Red IPA ABV: 5.5% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: not listed on Rate Beer Pour: Copper red colour with a big foamy head that holds A beautiful hoppy, beer that holds back the ABV which makes it a good drinking beer. Not as malt driven as some Red IPAs […]
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 […]
Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 9.6% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour: Deep black with a dark tan head that fades out quickly. Creamy texture with a smooth finish of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. The lighter of the series of imperial stouts from Five Barrel but holds […]
Smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel. Not a strong Shiraz flavour unlike the whiskey barrel aged version but still chocolate and vanilla flavours that’s been present in each years batch.
Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: Sour ABV: 4% IBUs: 5 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour: Light orange juice in colour with no head on pour Like a sour cordial, this is a mouth watering beer. Fruity, tart, yet easy drinking and refreshing. This is next level lawnmower beer material.
Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 7% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour: Nice clear golden colour with small head. Nice example of an American IPA. West Coast hop profile with a strong malt base. Little piney and stone fruit in flavour. Could easily knock back a couple of schooners […]
Small hoppy pale that is thin on body but nonetheless enjoyable.
Nothing like a beer, food and wine fair being held at your local on a perfect summer Sunday afternoon. With a great line up of local breweries, wineries and distilleries filling the car park of the TBH, it was a good day to sample some quality ales from my new home region.