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Liberty – Citra Double IPA

Brewery: Liberty Brewing in Helensvale, New Zealand Style:  DIPA ABV:  8% IBUs:   100 Rate Beer:  99/100 Pour:  Light golden or age colour with a good white head.  Ahhh citra, my first hop love. I was a big fan of the citrus aromas and flavours this hop would bring to IPAs. Nowadays, there’s so many great hops that Citra has taken a back seat. […]

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Monteith’s Brewing Co – West Coast IPA

Brewery: Monteith’s in Greymouth, New Zealand Style:  IPA ABV:  6.5% Rate Beer:  No Rating Yet Pour:  Golden orange in colour. With a small white head. Big piney, hoppy, citrus aromas. Nicely balanced with sweeter maltier backbone with hoppy bitterness. I’m getting orange and grapefruit and little bit of pine flavour. A nod to old school West Coast IPAs and a good reminder […]

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Dainton – Lupulin Haze III

Brewery: Dainton in Carrum Downs, Victoria Style:  DDH Hazy IPA ABV:  8% IBUs:   75 Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Golden hazy colour with a small white head Super hazy, super juicy. Soft orange citrus bitterness and a delicious creamy light body. Each mouthful is jammed pack with flavour. It’s a flavour explosion. A beautifully crafted beer. If you can’t find this one, […]

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Zytho Brewing – IPA

Brewery: Zytho Brewing in Sydney, NSW Style:  IPA ABV:  5.4% Rate Beer:  39/100 Pour:  Light golden colour with a big fluffy white head. Little bit of hop bitterness on this one. A slightly maltier flavour and one of the more enjoyable beers in their range. Elements of old school west coast IPA along with hints of […]

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Badlands Brewing – Jaxon

Brewery: Badlands Brewing in Orange, NSW Style:  Red IPA ABV:  5.8% IBUs:   50 Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Light amber red colour with a big white head. Light tropical hop notes on a solid malt backbone with a touch of toffee and biscuit. Pretty solid little red IPA from my old (old) home town. Good […]

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Black Hops – Hornet

Brewery: Black Hops in Gold Coast, QLD Style:  IPA ABV:  6 Rate Beer:  80/100 Pour:  Light golden colour with a small, lasting white head. Nice, fruity flavour with not much bitterness. Fairly clean and crisp taste. An IPA that drinks more like a session ale but at 6%. This makes me think of summer on the […]

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Black Hops – G.O.A.T

Brewery: Black Hops in Gold Coast, QLD Style:  Hazy IPA ABV:  6% Rate Beer:  85/100 Pour:  Opaque yellow straw colour with a good white head on pour. A beautiful bouquet of sweet fruit aromas followed by a delicious flavour that balances the malt and fruit hop bitterness. This a beer that has all the elements for […]

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Sierra Nevada – 40th Anniversary Hoppy Ale

Brewery: Sierra Nevada in Chico, California Style:  IPA ABV:  6% IBUs:   65 Rate Beer:  90/100 Pour:  Golden orange colour with a small white head. Immediately get a big hit of citrus aromas. Candied Orange and melon with hints of mango which is backed up on first sip. A little bitterness that I come to expect with […]