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Five Barrels – Pacific Peak

Brewery Five Barrels in Wollongong, NSW Style XPA ABV & IBU 4.5% Tasting Notes Straw in colour with a big white head. Strong fruit aromas from what I suspect is kiwi hops. That mix of citrus and stonefruit. A light body for drinkability. At just 4.5% ABV you could almost say this is a session XPA […]

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Five Barrel Brewing- Always Greener

Brewery: Five Barrel in Wollongong, NSW Style:  Hazy Double IPA ABV:  8% Rate Beer:  No rating yet Pour: A hazy, creamy yellow colour with a bold white head.  Delicious citrus aromas of lime, kiwi and pine. This one doesn’t mess with you. It’s a fruit cocktail with a smooth mouthfeel and a slight bitterness on the back end. This one is soft […]

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Five Barrel Brewing – Flipside Australian Hazy IPA

Brewery: Five Barrel in Wollongong, NSW Style:  Hazy IPA ABV:  6.5% Rate Beer:  Not listed at this time Pour: Milky yellow haze with a creamy white head.  The nose is hit with a mix of pineapple, mango, coconut, citrus and cream. It’s quite overwhelming but gets the taste buds watering for that first sip. There’s an unusual element that almost seems smoky […]

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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.