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Young Henry’s – Brewers B-Side Series: From Where You’d Guava Be

Brewery: Young Henry’s in Newtown, NSW Style:  Passionfruit and Guava Sour ABV:  4.2% Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Light, opaque straw colour.  Light, easy to drink sour. Not much in the way of tartness. Delicious favour combination of Passionfruit and guava. This could easy be a base for a summer cocktail. A good beer to make you forget about the absolute […]

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Hope Estate Brewery – Red Rye Imperial IPA

Brewery: Hope Estate Brewery in Hunter Valley, NSW Style:  Red Rye Imperial IPA ABV:  9% Rate Beer:  not listed on Rate Beer Pour:  Toffee amber in colour with a fast fading slightly off white head.  The rye malt really dominates early on with this beer. It masks any hop bitterness or sweeter malts that you’d associate with a red IPA. This beer certainly […]

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Culture House – Raspberry Berliner Weisse

Brewery: Pinnacle Drinks in Surry Hills, NSW Style:  Berliner Weisse ABV:  3.5% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Rosè pink colour with a bubbly white head.  Raspberries on the nose, the colour and on the tongue. Quite carbonated but not much tartness like you’d expect for a beer of this style. I think this beer could be at home in a champagne […]

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Pinnacle Drinks – Stubbie

Brewery: Pinnacle Drinks in Surry Hills, NSW Style:  Kolsch ABV:  4.4% Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  That typical golden beer colour with a good white head. Had little expectations coming into this beer. It was cheap and the novelty of the little bottle suckered me in. However, its better than I thought. A little lemon zest and a bright, clean taste. […]

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Grassy Knoll – Coastal Haze

Brewery: Grassy Knoll in Unanderra, NSW Style:  Hazy Pale Ale ABV:  5.1% IBUs:   25 Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Hazy golden yellow with a bubbly white head Tropical citrus fruit aromas. Smooth, refreshing mouthfeel. An enjoyable beer to have with fish and chips down by the beach on a lazy Sunday. A cool sea breeze to take the heat out of the […]

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Wayward Brewing – Berry Big Birthday Beer

Brewery: Wayward Brewing in Annandale NSW Style:  Raspberry Berliner Weiss ABV:  7.2% IBUs:   12 Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Golden light with a red hue and small white head on pour Wayward’s 5th birthday beer is a imperial version of their raspberry Berliner Weiss. This beer comes in at over 7% which is insane for a Berliner Weiss but it doesn’t taste […]

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Mountain Culture – Double Red IPA

Brewery: Mountain Culture in Katoomba, NSW Style:  Red IPA ABV:  8% Rate Beer: 95/100 Pour:  Golden red in colour with a good cream colour head.  Strong malt aromas, sweet piney flavour. Balanced bitterness in a surprisingly easy drinking beer for its ABV. Tropical stone fruit flavours underlines by a caramel maltiness. A delicious beer to celebrate resigning from a job and embarking […]

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Mountain Culture – Pale Ale

Brewery: Mountain Culture in Katoomba, NSW Style:  Pale Ale ABV:  4.8% Rate Beer:  no rating yet Pour:  Clear golden yellow with a thin white head.  Sweet malt aroma along with lemon citrus zest. A crisp and clean pale ale with a little zing from the hops but otherwise a very well balanced beer. This is a perfect beer for a crisp, autumn […]