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Boatrocker Brewing Co ‘Jungle Jive’ (Sour IPA) – Braeside, Victoria

By | November 23rd, 2017|

Boatrocker shouldn't need any introduction since they have two beers in the top 10 for all Australian beers on, including the first placed Ramjet Whisky Barrel Aged Imperial Stout. Their beers often look towards Europe and involve time consuming methods such as barrel ageing. This makes for small batches [...]

Balter Brewing ‘IPA’ (IPA – American) – Currumbin, Queensland

By | November 17th, 2017|

The newest beer in the Balter core range sees them continue their dominance in the Australian scene, offering the laid back, Gold Coast surfing lifestyle in a (minimally designed) can. Can. Pours a golden colour with an off white head. Aromas of passionfruit, mandarin and orange with a solid bread [...]

Modus Operandi New England IPA challenge – Mona Vale, NSW

By | November 5th, 2017|

Modus Operandi is leading the way in Australi in terms of brewing a varied cast of wonderful IPA’s in both their core and seasonal ranges. ‘Gadzooks! IPA’ and ‘Tropical Contact High IPA’ are both New England IPA’s, released at the same time. They were hard to find (I bought mine [...]

Philter Brewing ‘Red Session Ale’ (Red Ale) – Marrickville, NSW

By | November 5th, 2017|

Relative new comer Philter Brewing adds to the feeling that inner west Sydney is the centre of the city’s craft brewing scene. The former Young Henry’s head brewer is behind Philter, and she’s made sure that with a small, two beer range of well made and simply packaged beers that [...]

Ballast Point ‘Grunion Pale Ale’ (American Pale Ale) – San Diego, California, USA

By | October 28th, 2017|

Old stagers Ballast Point have served up a classic pale ale in the ‘Grunion’, full of punchy hops, a perfect amount of bitterness (50 IBU’s) and enough malt to balance it all out. A result of an employee only home brew competition, it’s widely available in Australia now and will [...]

Two Birds Brewing ‘Pale’ (American Pale Ale) – Spotswood, Melbourne, Victoria

By | October 8th, 2017|

Two Birds Brewing, established in 2011, was the first brewery owned by women in Australia. I’ve had quite a few of their brews over the years and they’ve always impressed. I love the core range Sunset Ale and ‘Slayer’, their GABS 2017 Berliner Weisse just missed out on my top [...]

Stone Brewing ‘Xocoveza’ Mocha Stout (Imperial Milk Stout) – California, USA

By | October 7th, 2017|

This was a no brainer for me. See a Stone stout on the shelf. Grab the said Stone stout. It wasn’t until I got home and read the very lengthy label when catastrophe hit – ‘chile peppers’. I love beer. I love chilli. I hate chilli in my beer. Beer [...]