Beers


Akasha Hopsmith
Dave Padden, head brewer at Akasha Brewing, loves his hops. So obviously the IPA in Akasha’s line-up is high quality. Hopsmith is in the American West Coast style, showcasing an impressive clarity along with forceful pine and citrus aromas. There’s […]

Akasha Hopsmith


4 Pines In Season IPA #4
This full-flavoured yet balanced beer is the fourth iteration of 4 Pines’ Fresh In Season IPA but the first in cans. 4 Pines have been making their Fresh In Season IPA for a while now. At each hop harvest (both northern […]

4 Pines In Season IPA #4


Wayward Oatis
Wayward Oatis was original a GABS beer but such was its popularity, particularly among the brewery’s locals, that it pops up again from time to time. Wayward originally brewed this beer for GABS in 2015. It’s since made its way […]

Wayward Oatis



Wildflower Amber Blend 1
Wildflower Amber is an Australian wild ale that evokes a sense of place. It possesses a solid malt bill and a complex yeast-forward character. Wildflower Amber was released at the same time as Gold. Together these are Wildflower’s commercially available […]

Wildflower Amber Blend #1


Wildflower Gold Blend 1
Wildflower Brewing & Blending feels like something of a turning point for beer in Sydney. This Gold is just the start. It pours a beautiful golden colour as befits the name. The bottle conditioning has worked perfectly for the carbonation. […]

Wildflower Gold Blend #1


4 Pines Keller Door Cherry Coconut Brown Ale
Keller Door releases from 4 Pines are an exciting marker of the changing seasons. This Cherry Coconut Brown Ale does exactly what it says on the beautifully illustrated label. The aroma on this beer pulls no punches. It’s clear in […]

4 Pines Keller Door: Cherry Coconut Brown Ale



Modus Operandi Zoo Feeder IPA Autumn 2017
The old favourite, Zoo Feeder, is back as MO’s second limited release of 2017. But it is just that, limited. Zoo Feeder was once part of the Modus Operandi core range but was replaced by Sonic Prayer. It’s a beer with […]

Modus Operandi Zoo Feeder


Doctor's Orders Electrolyte Serum
Doc continues to change his seasonal releases. Autumn 2017 sees the launch of Electrolyte Serum a gose-style tart rhubarb wheat. Doctor’s Orders Brewing has a track record with rhubarb. Doc’s use of rhubarb stretches way back to 2009 with one of […]

Doctor’s Orders Electrolyte Serum


Shenanigans Hoppy Gonzales
Hoppy Gonzales from Shenanigans Brewing was originally released for Sydney Craft Beer Week 2015. It’s an American style amber ale, liberally dosed with jalapeños. The beer made a return as the 2017 Autumn release in Shenanigans’ seasonal range. For those who tried […]

Shenanigans Hoppy Gonzales



Shenanigans Grisette Supérieur
To celebrate their third birthday, Shenanigans brewed and released Grisette Supérieur. It’s a grown up version of their very first release, Grisette. Drinking it on tap is one thing but for a real celebratory experience, a bottle is the way […]

Shenanigans Grisette Supérieur


Batch Elsie The Milk Stout
Elsie The Milk Stout from Batch Brewing Co. is a stout brewed with lactose to make it sweet and creamy. Firstly, whether served on draft or pouring from a bomber or a can, watch the tiny bubbles rush up the glass […]

Batch Elsie The Milk Stout


Yulli's Brews Gretchen Organic Honey Kolsch
Gretchen from Yulli’s Brews is an Organic Honey Kölsch which is both unique and on style. Kölsch is another of those underrated styles in the Australian market. The 4 Pines Kolsch is probably the most widely available example, while the South […]

Yulli’s Brews Gretchen Organic Honey Kölsch



Modus Operandi Lost Key XPA
Lost Key XPA is Modus Operandi’s first limited release of 2017. Lost Key XPA is an American style pale ale, dry hopped with Simcoe, Rakau and Columbus. The story behind the beer is that it’s a collaboration with Black Bunny Kitchen […]

Modus Operandi Lost Key XPA


Grifter Serpents Kiss
Beer is intended to be refreshing. And there aren’t many beers as refreshing on a hot summer’s day as Serpents Kiss from The Grifter Brewing Co. Serpents Kiss is a watermelon pilsner. It was first released for Sydney Craft Beer […]

Grifter Serpents Kiss


4 Pines Keller Door Grapefruit IPL
4 Pines’ seasonal Keller Door releases are something to look forward to in the Aussie craft beer calendar. 2017’s first bottled release is a Grapefruit IPL. While the recent trend of fruited beers has mostly been in pale ales and […]

4 Pines Keller Door: Grapefruit IPL



Nomad Rosie's Summer Punch
One of Nomad’s special releases for summer 2016/17, Rosie’s Summer Punch is a Berliner Weisse with hibiscus rosella. Last summer Nomad released an easy drinking beer for summer. That was Myrtle’s Summer Fling, an easy drinking golden ale. This year, […]

Nomad Rosie’s Summer Punch


Grifter Big Sur
Big Sur is a West Coast style IPA from The Grifter Brewing Co. It’s piney, resinous and very smashable. Grifter Big Sur has been around for a while but it’s tasting better than ever from the Grifter taproom in Marrickville. […]

Grifter Big Sur


Shenanigans Gone Troppo
Shenanigans Gone Troppo is the 2016 summer release from the Inner West gypsy brewing duo. Gone Troppo is a fruited IPA. It’s a style that’s been something of a trend in 2016, particularly in the US with the likes of Ballast […]

Shenanigans Gone Troppo