Brewery Five Barrel in Wollongong, NSW Style American Brown Ale ABV & IBU 5.8% & 32 Tasting Notes Rich, coffee brown in colour. Notes of chocolate come in under a big hop profile. A combination of noble bittering hops and new world aromatic hops to bring a real delight to the senses. I’ve been craving a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.