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Magic Rock Brewing – Cannonball (IPA) – Huddersfield, West Yorkshire (UK)

By | April 5th, 2017|

I picked up this little number from the 'tinny fridge' at Camperdown Cellars in Stanmore. I'm always on the look for something different and this was a damn good find. Out of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Magic Rock Brewing have served up a traditional IPA, high in alcohol at 7.4%ABV. The [...]

Pirate Life Brewing – Golden Era Records (Golden Ale) – Hindmarsh, South Australia

By | April 1st, 2017|

I'll be honest from the get-go...Aussie Hip-Hop is not really my scene. I grew up on a steady guitar diet of You Am I, Jebediah and my hometown heroes, Silverchair (and to a lesser extent, The Screaming Jets). 'Golden Era Records' is a collaboration between Adelaide's Pirate Life Brewing, local [...]

Beavertown – Neck Oil (IPA) – Tottenham Hale, London (UK)

By | March 14th, 2017|

    Originally beginning life out of a BBQ restaurant in Hackney, East London in 2011, Beavertown have since rapidly expanded their operation to become one of the leading breweries on the city's craft beer scene. Known for the unique artwork on their cans, they produce a solid core range [...]

BrewDog – Punk IPA – Ellon, Aberdeenshire (UK)

By | March 12th, 2017|

Here it is then, the flagship brew of two Scottish mates who founded a craft beer empire. From humble beginnings, BrewDog's 'Punk IPA' launched as a symbol of the rebellion against the "mass-produced, lowest common denominator beer" marketed for football hooligans and likely lads. From its embossed-labeled bottle, it pours [...]

Oskar Blues Brewery – Mama’s Little Yella Pils – Brevard, North Carolina (USA)

By | March 4th, 2017|

  In 1842, a Bavarian man living in a small city in what is now the Czech Republic, developed the Pilsner, a pale beer brewed using lagering techniques. Since then, it had been replicated by countless breweries the world over. Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, North Carolina, USA give us [...]

Sauce Brewing Co – Extra-Hop Sauce (IPA) – Marrickville, NSW

By | February 28th, 2017|

Marrickville's Sauce Brewing Co. are back with their latest offering, 'Extra-Hop Sauce.' Having launched on February 1 at Uncle Hops in Newtown and hitting the shelves only just last week, this West Coast-style IPA delivers the goods. At 6.2% ABV, it is light in body, yet well-balanced, with a generous [...]