Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino) – Hitachino Nest White Ale

Brewery:  Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino) in Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan Style: White Ale ABV: 5.5% IBUs: 13 Rate Beer: 77/100 Pour:  Cloudy yellow colour. Not much head on pour and dissipates quickly Slight taste of nutmeg and orange peel. Feels more like a hefeweizen with wheaty flavours. First time trying Japanese craft beer. Not too bad and is obviously well received on Rate Beer. Good beer to drink at a dojo watching Japanese … Continue reading Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino) – Hitachino Nest White Ale

Stark Brewing – Wheat Beer

Brewery: Stark Brewing Company, in Bali Indonesia Style: Wheat beer ABV: 5% Rate Beer: 21/100 Pour: Light straw colour with almost zero head This is Bali’s attempt at craft beer and like most things here, a poor knock off of what it could be. It smells like a German witbier. Has some banana tones but more like those sugary banana lollies and not real banana. It’s way too sweet and … Continue reading Stark Brewing – Wheat Beer

Garage Project – White Trash

Brewery:  Garage Project, in Wellington, NZ Style: American Wheat Beer ABV: 4.2% Rate Beer: no rating yet on Rate Beer Pour:  Bubbly pale yellow with no real head to speak of. This obviously Garage Projects take on that mass megaswill produced beer that emanates from the US with a blue label and rhymes with ‘dud flight’. But they have managed to add their unique style to it so it’s half decent. Good … Continue reading Garage Project – White Trash

Green Beacon – Wayfarer USA

Brewery: Green Beacon, in Brisbane QLD Style: American Wheat ABV: 4.9% IBUs: 21 Rate Beer: no ratings yet on Rate Beer Pour: Cloudy yellow pour with light bubbly head that disappears quickly. American wheat beer with a slight citrus flavour. Like a cross between a white ale and a American pale ale. Refreshing flavour on the palette. This is a beer you drink while riding in a ’67 Cadillac convertible with top … Continue reading Green Beacon – Wayfarer USA

Two Birds – Taco

Brewery: Two Birds, in Spotswood, VIC Style: Wheat beer ABV: 5.2% Rate Beer: 49/100 Pour: Golden yellow colour with no head. Mexican flavour inspired pale wheat beer. There’s subtle hints of corn and coriander. Crisp finish and definitely a beer you could sit on in a session. This is a beer you have with a bowl of corn chips and salsa spending a lazy Saturday (or Sunday) afternoon watching back … Continue reading Two Birds – Taco

Garage Project – Orange Sunshine

Brewery: Garage Project, in Wellington, NZ Style: Wheat Beer ABV: 4.6% Rate Beer: 31/100 Pour: Golden orange colour with no head on pour A smooth wheat beer with little carbonation and slight sour citrus flavours. It’s a summer beer for when sunbaking by the pool in a resort on tropical island. You feel guilty for drinking at 10am but you’re on vacation and this is like an orange juice if … Continue reading Garage Project – Orange Sunshine