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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.

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Pepe’s On The Beach in Wollongong

Tucked in behind the Marriott and across the road from the beach, Pepe’s is that coastal bar vibe perfect for vacationers and hip locals wanting a few cocktails on a Saturday afternoon before hitting the clubs. 16 beers on tap with stock standard range and a few craft options, on my visit I had a Byron Bay […]

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Bellambi Hotel in Bellambi

Sometimes you find treasure in the most unlikely place. The old Bellambi Hotel has been long a local institution. Since 1889 it has kept the beers flowing for their faithful locals.

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Five Barrel Brewing – Tropical Sour

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: Sour ABV: 4% IBUs: 5 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour:  Light orange juice in colour with no head on pour Like a sour cordial, this is a mouth watering beer. Fruity, tart, yet easy drinking and refreshing. This is next level lawnmower beer material.

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Five Barrel Brewing – American IPA

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing  in Wollongong, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 7% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour:  Nice clear golden colour with small head. Nice example of an American IPA. West Coast hop profile with a strong malt base. Little piney and stone fruit in flavour. Could easily knock back a couple of schooners […]

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Beaches Hotel in Thirroul

Good old social pub in the heart of the South Coast. Big beer garden out the front for social get together, decent bistro with all the pub classics and then some and over 25 taps of beer, craft beer, premix spirits and wine. Inside is the room to cater to live music on the weekends, […]