Hawkes Brewing Co – Hawkes Lager

Brewery: Hawkes Brewing Co in Coogee, NSW Style: Lager ABV: 4.5% IBUs: 18 Rate Beer: 11/100 Pour: Watercolour yellow with a small head on pour Inspired by and named after Australia’s beer skolling ex Prime Minister, Bob Hawke. Hawkey (as he is lovingly known as) is infamous to going to the cricket every year and skolling a schooner in front of a drunk, rabid crowd. He’s … Continue reading Hawkes Brewing Co – Hawkes Lager

Young Henry’s – Foo Town

Brewery: Young Henry’s in Newtown, NSW Style: Lager ABV: 5% Rate Beer: No rating yet Pour: Pale yellow colour with fluffy head on pour Brewed for when the Foo Fighters toured Australia, the national release of this crisp lager is a good smashable beer. Slight hop flavours and thin malt makes this easy drinking. Coming in a can, you can smash a six pack of these … Continue reading Young Henry’s – Foo Town

Coors Brewing Company – Coors Light

Brewery: Coors Brewing Company in Golden, Colorado Style: North American Adjunct Lager ABV: 4.2% IBUs: 10 Rate Beer: 0/100 Pour: Pale yellow colour with no real head.  Thin, light, slight taste of grain. Served ice cold it’s a easy beer to smash. I remember going to Coachella music festival back in 2014. I bought into the campgrounds a 30 pack of Coors cans to smash down … Continue reading Coors Brewing Company – Coors Light

Anheuser Busch – Budweiser

Brewery: AB InBev in St Louis, Missouri Style: North American Adjunct Lager ABV: 5% IBUs: 12 Rate Beer: 0/100 (not a typo) Pour:  Pale yellow colour with no real head. The biggest of the megaswill is America’s “King Of Beers”, Budweiser. I remember when I was 18 this was classed as boutique imported beers and a six pack was $20 and bought on special occasions. It’s … Continue reading Anheuser Busch – Budweiser

Lucky Beer (aka Lucky Buddha)

Brewery: Cheerday Hangzhou Qiandaohu Beer Co. in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China Style: Lager ABV: 4.8% Rate Beer: 2/100 Pour: Pale yellow colour with good head on pour Another Asian lager that when served ice cold on a hot day, worth having. Not one you’d say is a favourite or regular beer. I suspect this would be the beer you drink at a Chinese restaurant when the VB … Continue reading Lucky Beer (aka Lucky Buddha)