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Five Barrel Brewing – Red IPA

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 […]

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Five Barrel Brewing – New England IPA

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 […]

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Five Barrel Brewing – 2017 Imperial Stout

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 […]

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Five Barrels – Imperial Stout 2019 Shiraz Barrel Aged

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.

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Five Barrel Brewing – Tropical Sour

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.

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Five Barrel Brewing – American IPA

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 […]

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Five Barrel Brewing – Pale Ale

Small hoppy pale that is thin on body but nonetheless enjoyable.

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Towradgi Beach Hotel Beer Food and Wine Fair

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.