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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]