Coopers – Vintage Ale 2018

Brewery: Coopers Brewery in Adelaide, SA  Style: Vintage Ale/English Strong Ale  ABV: 7%  RateBeer: 77/100  Pour: Murky brown colour with a small head   Quite sharp with flavour. Very malty and peppery in finish. Would be interesting to see how this beer settles flavour wise if left cellared for a few years. I’d suspect it will be smoother and more rich. But I’m not one to let a beer sit that long … Continue reading Coopers – Vintage Ale 2018

Vale – IPA

Brewery: Vale Brewing in Willunga SA Style: IPA ABV: 5.5% IBUs: 41 Rate Beer: 56/100 Pour: Golden orange colour with minimal head Quite a sweet IPA and a little malt driven. Nothing really spectacular about this beer. There’s better XPA that are a better option. Not really a strong IPA. The four pack was dirt cheap and I’m not one to pass a bargain up but … Continue reading Vale – IPA

Barossa Valley Brewing – Chan Van Damme

Brewery: Barossa Valley Brewing in Barossa Valley SA Style: Belgian Witbier ABV: 4.4% Rate Beer: No Rating Yet on Rate Beer Pour: Cloudy yellow with a small head that fades quick Asian fused Belgian witbier. Slightly lemongrass flavour with a hint of spice and pepper in it. Crisp banana sneaks in there too. It’s no jump up/leg split/kick in the face but maybe I need the long ponytail to appreciate this more. Continue reading Barossa Valley Brewing – Chan Van Damme

Pirate Life – Throwback IPA

Brewery: Pirate Life from Adelaide SA Style: Session IPA ABV: 3.5% IBUs: 35 Rate Beer: 74/100 Pour: Dark yellow with a big frothy head on pour that settles quickly Good little hop bite to this low alcohol session IPA. Full of flavour without tasting watered down. A smashable beer great for parties, BBQ, camping, watching sport, going to the beach, hiking or just doing nothing but drink beer. In fact fuck all … Continue reading Pirate Life – Throwback IPA