Craft beer


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.

Lord Nelson Backburner IPA

Lord Nelson Backburner IPA

As Lord Nelson continue to move with the times, they released this special Belgian-inspired Backburner IPA in beautifully designed cans. The body of the liquid is a dark ruby. It’s rich and opulent and sits below a toasted meringue coloured ...
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Lord Nelson Quayle Ale

Lord Nelson Quayle Ale

Lord Nelson’s Quayle Ale has been around for ages but in 2016 it was released in snazzy new cans. Quayle Ale is a light and sessionable wheat-based beer. It’s pale gold and incredibly clear, so much so that it looks ...
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Wayward FUSAMI Victory

Wayward FUSAMI Victory

Wayward FUSAMI Victory is a cold-fermented lager with a bucket-load of hops thrown at it. When this beer first came out, long before Wayward put down roots in Camperdown, there were rumours that the name was a nod to the trademark dispute that ...
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Nomad Freshie Salt & Pepper Gose

Nomad Freshie Salt & Pepper Gose

While still technically a seasonal, Nomad's Freshie has received such a great reception and is so readily available, it's almost a core beer for the Brookvale brewery. In Spring 2016, Freshie was released in 330ml cans alongside Long Reef Pale ...
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Nomad Saltpan Desert Gose

Nomad Saltpan Desert Gose

Nomad Saltpan Desert Gose is a salty-sour beer featuring Murray River salt and desert limes. This limited release beer from Nomad Brewing pours a light and hazy pale yellow colour. It froths up with some white bubbles which soon subside on ...
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Nomad Long Reef Pale Ale

Nomad Long Reef Pale Ale

Nomad Long Reef Pale Ale is released in cans just in time for summer 16/17. Nomad are known for releasing a lot of limited edition beers. Mostly these hit bottle shops in 500ml bottles. For spring/summer 2016 though, they’ve released ...
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Doctor's Orders Fleshwound

Doctor’s Orders Fleshwound

Doc’s spring seasonal for 2016, Fleshwound, is something of a new style, an Imperial Irish Red Steinbeer. Fleshwound by Doctor's Orders is a stone beer or steinbeer. Following a traditional process, most recently brought to the masses by Stone & ...
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Wayward Keller Instinct

Wayward Keller Instinct

Keller Instinct is a classic core range Wayward beer, an unfiltered Bavarian style lager. The body is light with a subtle haziness and a beautiful straw gold colour. A pure white head gradually fizzles away to leave some soft lacing around the ...
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Wayward Charmer India Red Ale bottle

Wayward Charmer India Red Ale

Wayward Charmer has been around for quite a while in one form or another. In September 2016, it finally received a bottle release and aren’t we thankful for it? Starting simply with what Charmer is, it’s a hoppy red ale ...
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Modus Operandi Modus Session IPA

Modus Operandi Modus Session IPA

Modus Session IPA is released just in time for summer 2016 as the third beer in the Modus core can range. At 4.1% ABV it’s designed as a summer session beer. This beer (which shares a remarkable number of similarities to Modus ...
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