Brewery: Hope Estate in Polkobin, NSW Style: IIIPA ABV: 11.1% IBUs: 111 Rate Beer: 65/100 Pour: Jet black with a white head. Citrus hop aromas with a hint of malty roastiness. A beautiful jet black colour. First sip is surprisingly smooth and almost silky for a IPA that hits over 11%. Perfectly balanced with a sense of […]
Brewery: Hope Estate in Polkobin, NSW Style: Sour ABV: 9% Rate Beer: No rating yet Pour: Deep orange colour with a big white head. A big, citrus orange aroma. It initially tastes like a orange cordial where the ratio is more cordial than water and then add the mouth puckering sourness on top. It’s almost thick to drink like an imperial stout […]
Brewery: Hope Estate Brewery in Hunter Valley, NSW Style: Red Rye Imperial IPA ABV: 9% Rate Beer: not listed on Rate Beer Pour: Toffee amber in colour with a fast fading slightly off white head. The rye malt really dominates early on with this beer. It masks any hop bitterness or sweeter malts that you’d associate with a red IPA. This beer certainly […]
Brewery: Hope Estate in Hunter Valley, NSW Style: NEIPA ABV: 6% IBUs: 35 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Cloudy, golden yellow colour with a big creamy white head Doesn’t have that immediate grapefruit hit like I was expecting. Soft on the palette. Smooth and easy to drink. This is one of those IPAs that, while […]
Brewery: Hope Estate Brewhouse in Pokolbin, NSW Style: XPA ABV: 4.7% Rate Beer: 73/100 Pour: ***lost review from 2016*** That typical golden beer colour on pour. Not really any head to speak of. Nice little easy drinker this one. Crisp and fresh on the palette. Hint of pepper. Would pair well with a nice pub lunch […]
The Great Australasian Beer SpecTapular is literally craft beer Christmas. A day dedicated to the wonderful industry that is beer and craft beer. Over 170 beers brewed specifically for the event, over 60 brewery exhibitors and that’s just a part of the festivities that goes on at GABS.
Brewery: Hope Estate in Pokolbin, NSW Style: Sour/Wild Ale ABV: 3.5% IBUs: 10 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Rose colour with a bubbly fluffy head on pour Crisp and clean taste with subtle tartness and raspberry flavours. Very easy to drink. This is good beer to drink out of a champagne glass sitting on a […]