This is what it’s all about. The best craft beer in Sydney.
The aim here is to provide you with decent beer writing, reflecting on local beers. It’s also to advocate for craft breweries and spread the word about what they’re producing.
Please, seek out these beers, try them for yourself and tell others. Find what you like and then tell me.
Craft beer is about more than just the liquid in the bottle – it’s about the culture and the community. It’s about appreciating quality ingredients. It’s about helping the little guy and celebrating the passion that goes into each beer.
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
Tonic from Doctor's Orders replaces the much loved Zephyr for 2016/2017 but it's a fantastic choice for summer. In 2016 Doc started mixing up his seasonal releases because of Sydney's fickle craft beer market. Tonic was originally released as a collaboration between ...Read More
Bright Eye is a pilsner from The Grifter Brewing Co. in Marrickville. At the end of 2016 it was released in cans. Formerly a Kolsch, this beer has vastly changed and improved since Grifter started making it as a pilsner ...Read More