Keg & Brew

The Keg & Brew in Surry Hills

Great neighbourhood craft beer bar with 31 speciality taps of craft beer. Cosy inside with tables for groups or seating at the bar. There’s few TVs for sport and giant taxidermy animal heads adorn the walls. There is a small pokies room and seating outside on the footpath for the filthy smokers. The food is supplied by the burger place Ze Pickle that is across … Continue reading The Keg & Brew in Surry Hills

Black Font Brewhouse – Cirrus IPA

Brewery: Black Font Brewhouse in Marrickville, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 5.8% Rate Beer: Not listed on Rate Beer Pour: Hazy yellow colour with a small slither of head If it looks like a NEIPA, smells like a NEIPA and tastes like NEIPA, you’d swear it’s a NEIPA. However Black Font just call it a IPA. And nice, easy drinking, juicy beer that makes you wish these … Continue reading Black Font Brewhouse – Cirrus IPA

Kelly’s On King in Newtown

Multi levelled Irish styled pub. 17 beers on tap from all the major players plus a couple of local Young Henry taps. Traditional pub grub including burgers, pasta and seafood dishes. Small pokies room and small TAB for the punters. A rooftop for those summer Sunday sessions and a pool table room upstairs. Occasional live music and karaoke as well. On my visit I had … Continue reading Kelly’s On King in Newtown

The Royal Albert in Surry Hills

Great little craft beer pub that pioneered craft beer in Surry Hills in my humble opinion. Dozen roaring taps including hand pumps with regular tap takeovers and a canning machine for 1L canimal takeaways. Food is supplied by the adjacent Asian dumpling eatery. Small in capacity but a great spot to have post work beers or kick off a pub crawl around Surry Hills. When … Continue reading The Royal Albert in Surry Hills

Surry Hills Craft Beer crawl: 3.2km (41 min walk)

Crawls are generally walkable. Kept to a maximum of 7 locations. Where the distance to the next location is greater than 15min, I’d suggest taking a roadie or uber/cab. This run through Surry Hills allows you to cover a lot of really good craft beer bars in no time. Kicking off at Trinity Bar you work your way through the heart of Sydney’s inner city … Continue reading Surry Hills Craft Beer crawl: 3.2km (41 min walk)

Erskinville-St.Peters-Marrickville Craft Beer crawl: 3.1km (38 min walk)

Crawls are generally walkable. Kept to a maximum of 7 locations. Where the distance to the next location is greater than 15min, I’d suggest taking a roadie or uber/cab.   Starting off at the small bar Hive Bar, just down the road from Erskinville Station, this crawl takes you through the heartland of Sydney’s Inner West before ending at The Henson in Marrickville. 6 watering … Continue reading Erskinville-St.Peters-Marrickville Craft Beer crawl: 3.1km (38 min walk)

Akasha Brewing Co – Hopsmith

Brewery: Akasha Brewing Co in Five Dock, Sydney NSW Style: IPA ABV: 7.2% Rate Beer: 91/100 Pour: Pale golden orange colour with small head on pour Another fine example of a West Coast IPA by a great inner west brewery. Strong citrus flavours and big hop bitterness with a subtle malt backbone. This is a perfect beer to be drinking while sitting in a park having … Continue reading Akasha Brewing Co – Hopsmith