My first trip to Australia’s most southern state as apart of my birthday celebration meant a chance to visit some of Hobart’s growing brewery scene. Given the trip I knew of two I had to visit and given basically a day to be driven around, quickly found a couple more to drop in on as well. Continue reading Tasmanian Trip 2017
Interesting golden ale. Little peppery kick in this one. Continue reading Birrifico Repubblica – Chiara
Quite clean and easy to drink for strong ale. No boozy flavours. Continue reading Rugener Insel-Brauerei – Baltic Ale
Warm winters day. Sun shining. Perfect conditions to go down to old Henson Park and watch the mighty Bluebaggers, the Newtown Jets run around and drink some craft beers! Continue reading Beer, Footy & Food Festival at Henson Park, Marrickville.
They have a large core range of beers and rotating seasonal brews, and like what I’ve found in most breweries in America, well priced for beers. These guys don’t mess around with their flights either. 8 come in the flight! Continue reading Phoenix, Arizona
Brewery: Valhalla Brewing in Torquay, Victoria Style: Golden Ale ABV: 4.6% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Yellow colour with no real head on pour Crisp and smooth flavour. Quite carbonated and slight peppery hop profile behind it. Good beer to pair with a Cajun chicken salad for lunch on a Sunday. Continue reading Valhalla Brewing – El Dorado
Brewery: Yeastie Boys in Wellington, New Zealand Style: Peat Smoked Golden Strong Ale ABV: 7% IBUs: 35 Rate Beer: 49/100 Pour: Deep urine yellow colour with no head First smell is a smoky scent reminiscent of a barrel aged whisky. That burnt wood also comes in the flavour of the beer pushing the usual thought of golden ales right out. Allow it some time to breathe … Continue reading Yeastie Boys – Rex Attitude
Brewery: Southern Bay Brewing Co in Moolap, VIC Style: Strong Golden Ale ABV: 8.0% Rate Beer: No rating yet on Rate Beer Pour: Golden colour with little head on pour Slight banana and fruit flavours and almost drinks like a Belgian Tripel. Surprising easy drinker for 8%. This is the beer you’re drinking while sitting at the crossroad waiting for the devil to show up so … Continue reading Southern Bay Brewing Co – Lucifers Gold