Two Birds – Passion Victim

Brewery: Two Birds in Spotswood, VIC  Style: Pale Ale  ABV: 5%  IBUs: 24  RateBeer: 35/100  Pour: Light mandarin in colour with a decent head on pour that fades quickly.  As the name suggest, this has a big hit of passionfruit and higher carbonation. This can easily pass off as the Passiona (passionfruit soft drink) of beer. Passiona is what school holidays over summer was about as a kid. All day in pools or at friends’ houses … Continue reading Two Birds – Passion Victim

Mornington Peninsula Brewing – Tingleberry

Brewery: Mornington Peninsula Brewing in Mornington Victoria  Style: Gose  ABV: 4.5%  RateBeer: Not listed on Rate Beer  Pour:  Mandarin colour with a small white head  This Gose is dry hopped to allow more tart citrus flavours come through such as grapefruit and guava. Slight sour in the aftertaste and definitely leaves your mouth watering for more. Great little beer to pair with a fruit salad or pavlova on Boxing Day … Continue reading Mornington Peninsula Brewing – Tingleberry

Tinnies – Pale Ale

Brewery: Brewed by Brick Lane Brewing in Dandenong, Victoria  Style: Pale Ale  ABV: 4.9%  RateBeer: No Rating Yet  Pour: Pale mandarin colour with a small white head  Strong sweet citrus flavours in this easy drinking pale ale. A little thin in body which is masked by the sweetness of citrus fruits. This is made exclusively for a chain bottle shop and will do no good in enticing big megaswill beer drinkers to … Continue reading Tinnies – Pale Ale

Moon Dog – Brutus Beefcake’s Tropical Vacation

Brewery: Moon Dog Brewing in Abbotsford, Victoria Style: Brut IPA  ABV: 9.5%  IBUs: 4  RateBeer: No rating yet on Rate Beer  Pour: Mango orange in colour with a good white head  Smells of freshly cut mango and has a smooth, silky mouthful filled with tropical fruits and a dry, bitter aftertaste. As a wrestling fan, I get the reference. I liked Brutus ‘The Barber’ Beefcake as a kid. Despite how ridiculous that … Continue reading Moon Dog – Brutus Beefcake’s Tropical Vacation