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Mountain Goat – Pale Ale

Brewery Mountain Goat in Melbourne, Victoria  Style Pale Ale ABV & IBU 5.2% Tasting Notes A lovely golden yellow colour with a lasting white head. Subtle hop aromas. Nothing stands out. Nicely balanced beer with malt flavour and hop bitterness pairing nicely. A good example of how pale ales should be. I suspect Australian hops are […]

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Tinnies – Hazy Pale Ale

Brewery Tinnies (liquorland) in Melbourne Victoria  Style Hazy Pale Ale ABV & IBU 4.8% Tasting Notes Light straw colour. Slightly opaque with a big, fluffy white head. Little citrus aroma comes through. Body is quite thin and almost watery. Not a lot of bitterness. Mandarin and orange on the backend but nothing you would expect from […]

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Tinnies – Hot Craft Bun Ale

Brewery Tinnies (Liquorland) in Melbourne, Victoria Style Spiced Beer ABV & IBU 4.6% Tasting Notes Golden ginger colour with a creamy white head on pour. Aromas with of cinnamon and spice. Sharp spicy flavour with hints of cookie dough and ground cinnamon. When this lobbed into the shop I couldn’t help myself. A few years back […]

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Boatrocker – Local Lager

Brewery: Boatrocker in Melbourne, Victoria Style:  Lager ABV:  4.6% Rate Beer:  not listed on rate beer Pour:  Light straw colour with a nice white head that fades out.  Nice light, easy drinking lager. A little earthy notes and peppery tones in a crisp drinking beer. A great beer for Thursday evening as your cooking up a good, hearty Italian meal. 

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Bad Shepherd – Temptation IIPA

Brewery: Bad Shepherd in Melbourne, Victoria Style:  IIPA ABV:  8% Rate Beer:  not listed on rate beer Pour:  Golden colour with a big white head.  Stone and sweet tropical fruits on the nose. A delicious candied fruit flavour sits on top of a sweet malty backbone.  A coating mouthfeel and enough bitterness to balance out the sweetness. A good beer to crack to celebrate […]

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Brick Lane – One Love

Brewery: Brick Lane in Melbourne, VIC Style:  Pale Ale ABV:  4.4% Rate Beer:  40/100 Pour:  Straw yellow in colour with a fading white head. Strong citrus aromas and flavours. Quite a clean drinking beer. Little thin on body but full of flavour. Very easy to drink while listening to the classic Beatles ‘Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts […]

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Tinnies – Ultra Low Alcohol Hoppy Ale

Brewery: Tinnies in Melbourne, Victoria Style:  Low Alcohol Beer ABV:  0.5% Rate Beer:  No Listing On Rate Beer Pour:  Golden straw colour with a fast fading head. Well it’s the last week of Dry July and I think this is my pick of the few low/no alcohol beers I’ve been able to find around my area. […]

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West City Brewing – XPA

Brewery: West City Brewing in Melbourne, Victoria Style:  XPA ABV:  4.2% Rate Beer:  60/100 Pour:  Golden orange colour with a small white head on pour Big orange and tangerine aromas and citrus peel bite in flavour. A little resiny and dank for what is a XPA. I could see a limited run of this as an […]