Brewery: Stone & Wood in Byron Bay, NSW Style: Sour ABV: 2.7% IBUs: 6 Rate Beer: No rating yet Pour: Light straw colour with a small to medium sized white head. I immediately get the smell of the ocean from this beer. That light sea mist saltiness. I initially thought this was just a run of the mill mid strength craft beer but […]
Brewery: Grassy Knoll Brewing in Bondi, NSW Style: Session Ale ABV: 4.2% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Light straw colour with a small white head. Nice, light body with a lovely citrus flavour. Clean and crisp beer that’s designed to be smashed. A great session beer, sitting around with mates watching footy on TV while […]
Brewery: Hawkes Brewing in Coogee, NSW Style: Session Ale ABV: 3.5% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Light straw colour with a good white head that fades off. Easy to smash, mid strength Pilsner style beer. Lightly hopped to add a bit of volume to the flavour. Otherwise a great knock off work beer, where you […]
So the idea of a XPA (extra pale ale) is that it’s more than a pale ale but not quite an IPA. So why is this a XPA but comes in at a session ale ABV?
A tropical fruit driven session pale ale designed to have all the flavours of a craft pale ale but low ABV so you can have a dozen of them
Session ales have made a little bit of resurgence
Brewery: Bach Brewing Company, NZ Style: Session Ale ABV: 3.7% Rate Beer: no rating Pour: Golden toffee colour with a slight head. Big malty aroma and flavour. Chocolate caramel undertones to this light session ale. Thick and creamy mouthfeel. Kind of like a cheap homebrand copy of a popular candy bar in beer form. You know what […]