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Philter – Troppo

Brewery: Philter in Marrickville NSW Style:  Tropical IPA ABV:  6% Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Dark golden colour with a firm, white head. A lovely array of juicy citrus flavours in this one. It’s quite sweet and has a little lingering bitterness and a drying finish.  Notes of mandarin and grapefruit. This is a great […]

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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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Capital Brewing – Rock Hopper IPA

Brewery: Capital Brewing in Canberra, ACT Style:  IPA ABV:  5.8% IBUs:   50 Rate Beer:  80/100 Pour:  Golden colour with a big white head. For National IPA day I gave this a crack. A big, smooth, juicy IPA that has plenty of tropical fruit flavours. Easy to drink and fine toast to celebrate a great day dedicated […]

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Grassy Knoll – Pacific IPA

Brewery: Grassy Knoll in Bondi, NSW Style:  IPA ABV:  6% IBUs:   32 Rate Beer:  No Rating Yet Pour:  Golden colour with small white head. Tropical aromas and sweet citrus flavours on the tongue. A light bodied, easy drinking, tropical IPA. This beer is designed to be had on that last day of work before the Christmas […]

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Coopers – Masters Of The Brewniverse Fruit Of The Woods IPA

Brewery: Coopers  in Adelaide, SA Style:  IPA ABV:  5.5% Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Golden yellow colour with a big creamy white head. Brewed from the recipe of a homebrew competition winner. I entered this same comp, but knew either a fruit forward IPA or NEIPA would win. So I brewed an Old Ale. Because […]

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Mountain Goat – P.O.G IPA

Take a solid, classic IPA and add orange, passionfruit and guava juice and you’ve got this beer.

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Bell’s – Two Hearted Ale

I often think back to what first drew me to IPAs. Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA and Ballast Point Big Eye. Both malty, hoppy goodness. Stone Brewing and Brew Dog bringing hops to the forefront.

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Ska Brewing – Moral Panic

Melon and grape flavours backed by a drying finish. Despite that it’s a soft, easy drinking beer.