Five Barrel Brewing – Milkshake IPA

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW   Style: IPA/NEIPA  ABV: 6%  IBUs: 20  RateBeer: No rating yet  Pour: Creamy yellow colour with a milky white head  My milkshake brings all the boys to the bar/you’re damn right/it’s better than yours.   I really didn’t want to do that as much as I had to do that. This is a delicious hazy IPA. Heaps of fruity hop flavours. Subtle carbonation and very, very … Continue reading Five Barrel Brewing – Milkshake IPA

Hawkesbury Brewing Co

Hawkesbury Brewing – Pale Ale

Brewery: Hawkesbury Brewing in Brooklyn, NSW Style: Pale Ale ABV: 4.2% IBU: 26 RateBeer: No rating yet  Pour: Bright yellow hue with a small white head on pour I think this is more closer to a pacific ale than the one I had the other day. Very clean with subtle stone fruit in the hop profile. I only bought this one because the label had my name on it. Continue reading Hawkesbury Brewing – Pale Ale

Young Henry’s – Summer Hop Ale

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

4 Pines Brewing Co – Big Brekky Porter

Brewery: 4 Pines Brewing Co in Manly, NSW Style: Porter ABV: 7.0% IBUs: 32 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Black colour with a white head. Starts off with a milk stout flavour with a hint of a cup of latte in the mix. As it settles, a malt, biscuity flavour comes into play. Would I drink this on a Monday morning for breakfast before work? … Continue reading 4 Pines Brewing Co – Big Brekky Porter

Modus Operandi – Gainz unfiltered IPA

Brewery: Modus Operandi in Mona Vale, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 7.5% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Light golden colour on pour The can says #shredded (along with other hashtags) and I’m not sure what they mean by that. Solid IPA that’s been double dry hopped but hasn’t made much impact on flavour to be honest. Hoppy bitterness mostly comes through and the two hours of … Continue reading Modus Operandi – Gainz unfiltered IPA

Modus Operandi – Majestic Leopard: A Lurid Session

Brewery: Modus Operandi in Mona Vale, NSW Style: Session NEIPA ABV: 5% Rate Beer: 71/100 Pour: Sunshine yellow with a thin, bubbly head Modus are really nailing juicy little hop bombs with no bitterness but plenty of flavour. Like summer cocktail with pine, passion fruit and citrus fruit flavours, this is a perfect beer to have during a glorious weekend away on the South Coast making … Continue reading Modus Operandi – Majestic Leopard: A Lurid Session