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Ballistic Beer Co – Hawaiian Haze

Brewery: Ballistic Beer in Salisbury, QLD Style: DDH Pale Ale ABV: 4.8% IBUs:  30 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Bright sunshine yellow with a thin white head. The thing I (and everyone else it seems) love about hazy beers is the delicious fruit juice like flavours. Tropical and summery. And given that it’s the first […]

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Slipstream Brewing Co – Hop Shadow

Brewery: Slipstream Brewing in Yeerongpilly, QLD Style: Dark Ale ABV: 6.8% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Toffee amber colour with no real head on pour. Quite a smooth, hoppy little beer. Colour wise is closer to a brown ale than a dark ale. Some roasted notes and hints of chocolate with spicy bitterness. A really […]

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Balter – Captain Sensible

Session ales have made a little bit of resurgence

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The Charming Squire (James Squires bar) in Southport, Brisbane

Good meeting spot for after work beers. All the standard range on tap plus exclusive beers. On my trip I had the Capt’n Steamo, a Californian Common Ale. Decent menu of share plate, burgers, pizza, salads and cuts of beef. Little live music stage and a casual atmosphere on the shores of the Brisbane River. […]

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Saccharomyces in Southbank, Brisbane

Cool little craft beer bar in Southbank.

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Bacchus Brewing – Bacchus n Buckets

Brewery: Bacchus Brewing in Capalaba QLD Style: DIPA ABV: 9.5% Rate Beer: no listing on Rate Beer Pour:  Deep Amber golden colour. Big head that sits for a few minutes. Sweet scent straight on pour Resin sweetness on first taste. Almost a raisin flavour in this one.  It certainly tastes like a double IPA. With Bacchus’ knack of sweet style beers […]

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Green Beacon – Wayfarer USA

Brewery: Green Beacon, in Brisbane QLD Style: American Wheat ABV: 4.9% IBUs: 21 Rate Beer: no ratings yet on Rate Beer Pour: Cloudy yellow pour with light bubbly head that disappears quickly. American wheat beer with a slight citrus flavour. Like a cross between a white ale and a American pale ale. Refreshing flavour on the palette. This is a beer you […]

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Bacchus Brewing – Red Bellied Black Imperial Red IPA

Brewery: Bacchus Brewing Company, in Capalaba QLD Style: Imperial Red IPA ABV: 10.8% Rate Beer: no rating on Rate Beer Pour: Deep dark red with thin, decent head on pour Beautiful aroma and quite sweet on first taste for a red IPA. The flavours are almost candy like with slight IPA piney tones. A beer this big in ABV should not […]