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Beer, Footy & Food Festival at Henson Park, Marrickville.

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!

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Stone Brewing/Arrogant Bastard – Enter Night

Band and brewery collabs are coming thick and fast these days. Only a matter of time before the merchandise juggernaut Metallica cashed in

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Bad Shepherd – Vic Ash Pilsner

Brewed with wood and ash added throughout the brewing process gives it this a smoky flavour behind the crisp lager

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Los Angeles, California

What I love about brewery taprooms in America compared to Australia, is they are full on brewpubs with plenty of sitting, a sports bar or music club feel and huge kitchens with a great variety of share plates or main meals.

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Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival

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.

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Lion Brewery Ceylon – Lion Strong Beer

Brewery: Lion Brewery Ceylon in Biyagama, Sri Lanka Style: Imperial Pilsner ABV: 8.8% RateBeer: 5/100 Pour: Good healthy yellow with a big head Sweet, strong and a slight bitter after taste. It has elements of a Belgian Strong Ale mixed with elements of an Asian Rice Lager. Would be a good beer to sip on by a resort pool in […]

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Balter – Pilsner

Brewery: Balter in Currumbin, QLD Style: Pilsner ABV: 5.2% Rate Beer: 46/100 Pour: Pale yellow with not much head on pour.  Balter continue to make good, crisp, clean drinking beers. This Pilsner is a cracker to have in the fridge for those hot afternoons where you need a thirst quencher. Or even better, a cold pint […]

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San Miguel Brewery – Pale Pilsen

Brewery: San Miguel Brewery in Manilla, Philippines  Style: Pilsner ABV: 5% IBUs: 4 Rate Beer: 3/100 Pour: Pale washed out yellow colour with no real head.  When it’s a hot as fuck day in Bali and your wanting a change up from Bintang, this actually goes alright. Crisp Pilsner style lager that served ice cold will […]