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Illawarra Brewing Co in North Wollongong NSW

When I moved away from Marrickville, the one thing I knew I would miss would be living to close proximity to the breweries that were popping up in the area. But a sea change was required (and we couldn’t afford to buy a house in Marrickville) and we moved down to the ‘Gong. As luck […]

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Bulli Brewing – Darkside

Brewery: Bulli Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style:  Dark Lager ABV:  5.6% IBUs:   40 Rate Beer:  no listing in Rate Beer Pour:  Dark with a ruby hue and thin white head. Strong roasted malt on the nose. Hints of coffee and chocolate and a light dry bitterness. This a pretty easy drinking beer. A little thin in […]

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Flamin’ Galah Brewing Co – XPA

Brewery: Flamin’ Galah in Huskisson, NSW Style:  XPA ABV:  4.8% Rate Beer:  no listing in Rate Beer Pour:  Crystal gold colour with a big, fast fading head. Aromas of citrus zest and a sweet, fruity, full of flavour on the tongue. A balance of bitterness and malt profile. A delicious drinking beer for early Spring where […]

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Grassy Knoll Brewing – Session Ale

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 […]

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Grassy Knoll – Sabro Sunset

Brewery: Grassy Knoll in Unanderra, NSW Style:  NEIPA ABV:  7% Rate Beer:  not listed yet Pour:  Warm golden colour with a big, fluffy, white head. Big tangerine aromas and delicious array of coconut and citrus. Sabro hop driven beer with a nice creamy, light body. Such an easy drinking beer. It’s like a beachside cocktail at […]

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Coal Coast Brewing Co – Ode To Amy

Brewery: Coal Coast Brewing Co from Thirroul, NSW Style: Common Ale ABV: 4.2% Rate Beer: No listing on Rate Beer Pour: Bright yellow colour on pour with a small white head. Clean and fresh taste. Quite smooth and coating on the tongue. Earthy flavour with no real hop bitterness. When you’re one week done in quarantine […]

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Stoic Brewing – Pale Ale

Brewery: Stoic Brewing in Gerringong, NSW Style: Pale Ale ABV: 5% Rate Beer: not listed on Rate Beer Pour: Light golden orange in colour with a small, think white head. I visited this brewery about a year ago and since then they’ve finally gone into production for can releases of their core range. This is a […]

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Five Barrels – Imperial Stout 2019 Shiraz Barrel Aged

Smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel. Not a strong Shiraz flavour unlike the whiskey barrel aged version but still chocolate and vanilla flavours that’s been present in each years batch.