Colonial Brewing – I.P.A

Brewery: Colonial Brewing in Melbourne, VIC  Style: IPA  ABV: 6.5%  RateBeer:  65/100  Pour: Orange sunset in colour with a white foamy head that decreases.   This is all the things an IPA should be. Little bitter, hint of zest and pine. Easy enough to drink and lingers on the palate well after it’s travelled down the throat. Well crafted and very enjoyable. This is a beer to enjoy at a Christmas party … Continue reading Colonial Brewing – I.P.A

Mountain Goat – Rare Breed: Legend Of Goat

Brewery: Mountain Goat in Richmond, Victoria Style: Double IPA ABV: 7.6% IBUs: 63 RateBeer: No rating yet   Pour: Orange colour on pour with minimal head Smooth beer with hints of orange and pepper. Easy to drink for a DIPA. As it sits in the glass the hops shine through a bit more with this one. For a 21st birthday beer for the team at Mountain Goat, it’s a decent drop. Continue reading Mountain Goat – Rare Breed: Legend Of Goat

Old Wives Ales – Old Man Yells At Clouds

Brewery: Old Wives Ales in Victoria Style: NEIPA ABV: 6.5% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Murky, dirty yellow colour. Thin head on pour.  Not as juicy as you’ve come to think from NEIPAs but does have a fruitiness and bitterness to it more akin to a West Coast IPA. Having said that, you wouldn’t pass up this one if it was on tap at your … Continue reading Old Wives Ales – Old Man Yells At Clouds

Napoleone Brewers – Saison Duval

Brewery: Napoleone Brewers in Coldstream, Victoria Style: Saison ABV: 5.7% IBUs: 25 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Creamy yellow colour with a big frothy head on pour.  There’s a more of a creamy mouthfeel to this saison with hints of banana and lemon fruit. Quite smooth to drink and going down well on NYE 2017 at 4pm. There’s no chance of me seeing it to … Continue reading Napoleone Brewers – Saison Duval

Mornington/Bucket Boys – X

Brewery: Mornington/Bucket Boys in Mornington, Victoria and Marrickville, NSW Style: XPA ABV: 5% Rate Beer: 55/100 Pour: Slight hazy yellow in colour with slither of bubbly head A forward XPA with the right balance of malt, hops and flavour. It’s easy to drink but has enough bite to it that you can appreciate this beer more than just another summer smasher. As I crack this celebrating … Continue reading Mornington/Bucket Boys – X