Warm winters day. Sun shining. Perfect conditions to go down to old Henson Park and watch the mighty Bluebaggers, the Newtown Jets run around and drink some craft beers! Continue reading Beer, Footy & Food Festival at Henson Park, Marrickville.
Brewery: Young Henry’s in Newtown, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 6.0% Rate Beer: 72/100 Pour: Light golden colour with a big fluffy head that sits for a while Improving their standard Hop Ale with seasonal flavours. I really liked their winter Red IPA and their previous summer IPA was a fruity punch and nice bitterness. This one has less fruitiness but does marry the modern west coast … Continue reading Young Henry’s – Summer Hop Ale
Long time local watering hole, Cooper’s is a good old fashion pub in the heart of Newtown. There’s a small beer garden, small TAB for betting on the ponies. TVs with sport. A small stare for a cover band on a Friday night and standard beer, cocktail, pub food range. 14 taps of mostly macro brewery beers but I did manage to have Willie The … Continue reading Cooper’s Hotel in Newtown
Renovated in 2017, this watering hole has new life as a all purpose pub. With a poker room, sports bar and 14 taps of beer, this is a good spot to jump off the train and stop in for a few beers after work, on the way home. Standard pub menu with modern takes and a few of the taps are rotating craft beer taps … Continue reading Sydney Park Hotel in Newtown
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
Multi levelled Irish styled pub. 17 beers on tap from all the major players plus a couple of local Young Henry taps. Traditional pub grub including burgers, pasta and seafood dishes. Small pokies room and small TAB for the punters. A rooftop for those summer Sunday sessions and a pool table room upstairs. Occasional live music and karaoke as well. On my visit I had … Continue reading Kelly’s On King in Newtown
Refurbished and reopened a few years back, this pub has plenty of room with a large bar area, upstairs with balcony and courtyard. The bar holds 40 taps but mostly carry the same beers so no matter what side of the centre bear you’re in you can order the same beer. When I went they had Colonial Brewing beers on tap so hooked into their … Continue reading Newtown Hotel in Newtown
Just down from RPA hospital is a quaint little pub with a open fireplace, kitchen with decent pub fair, pool tables, TAB and pokies. They also do limited takeaways of six packs. Not a lot of variety on tap with mostly CUB bigger beers. On this day I had White Rabbits Dark Ale. If planning a Newtown pub crawl this could be a good kick … Continue reading The Alfred Hotel in Camperdown