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.
Canberra’s craft beer festival is now into its 12th year and it’s great to see that its expanded from the small gardens of the Mercure Hotel to closing off the back laneway behind the hotel.
Brewery: Mountain Goat in Richmond, Victoria Style: Double IPA ABV: 7.6% IBUs: 63 RateBeer: No rating yet Pour: Orange colour on pour with minimal head Smooth beer with hints of orange and pepper. Easy to drink for a DIPA. As it sits in the glass the hops shine through a bit more with this one. For a 21st birthday beer for […]
Brewery: Mountain Goat in Richmond, Victoria Style: Summer Ale ABV: 4.2% IBU: 20 Rate Beer: 45/100 Pour: Pale light yellow pour with a good head that fades fast Pretty inoffensive light pale ale. Very smashable and as the name suggests, good for summer. Quite thin and watery in flavour it’s a good beer to have as […]
Brewery: Mountain Goat Brewery in Richmond, VIC Style: IPA ABV: 7.7% Rate Beer: 97/100 Pour: Deep golden colour with a good head on pour. Juicy hop bomb with Chinook, Citra, Amarillo and Calypso hops. Sweet piney flavours and smooth drinking. This is a celebration beer as my girlfriend was given the all clear from her cancer […]