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Illawarra Brewing Co in North Wollongong NSW

When I moved away from Marrickville, the one thing I knew I would miss would be living to close proximity to the breweries that were popping up in the area. But a sea change was required (and we couldn’t afford to buy a house in Marrickville) and we moved down to the ‘Gong. As luck […]

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Illawarra Brewing Co – Black IPA

Brewery: Illawarra Brewing Co in Wollongong NSW Style:  Black IPA ABV:  7% Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Dark in colour with a deep ruby red shine. Big cream head. Roasted flavour with hints of caramel in the body. Little hop bitterness but mostly stone fruit flavours give it that nice mix of a west coast […]

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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.

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Illawarra Brewing Co – Rust Amber Ale

Brewery: Illawarra Brewing Company in North Wollongong NSW Style: Amber Ale ABV: 5.5% Rate Beer: No rating yet on Rate Beer Pour: Dark Amber brown in colour with minimal head It feels like a cross between Amber and brown ales. Strong sweet sticky flavours like molasses and toffee caramel. Good after dinner beer while awaiting a sticky date pudding desert to […]