Five Barrel Brewing – 2017 Imperial Stout

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 9.6% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour:  Deep black with a dark tan head that fades out quickly. Creamy texture with a smooth finish of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. The lighter of the series of imperial stouts from Five Barrel but holds its flavour and body two years after being bottled. Best … Continue reading Five Barrel Brewing – 2017 Imperial Stout

Pepe’s On The Beach in Wollongong

Tucked in behind the Marriott and across the road from the beach, Pepe’s is that coastal bar vibe perfect for vacationers and hip locals wanting a few cocktails on a Saturday afternoon before hitting the clubs. 16 beers on tap with stock standard range and a few craft options, on my visit I had a Byron Bay Brewing Hazy Lager. Cool vibe and a menu that caters … Continue reading Pepe’s On The Beach in Wollongong

Five Barrel Brewing – American IPA

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing  in Wollongong, NSW Style: IPA ABV: 7% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour:  Nice clear golden colour with small head. Nice example of an American IPA. West Coast hop profile with a strong malt base. Little piney and stone fruit in flavour. Could easily knock back a couple of schooners of this beer on a Sunday arvo watching the footy. Continue reading Five Barrel Brewing – American IPA