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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.