Monthly Archives: May 2015

ANCHOR CALIFORNIA LAGER AND ANCHOR STEAM BEER

CALFORNIA LAGER 4.9% This is a very nice beer with an almost creamy mouth feel not excessively hopped  or bitter though does leave a lager after taste which is not as extreme as is found in most lagers. Its pale … Continue reading

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SCHOFFERHOFER;WEIHENSTEPHANER & YOUNGS

EUROVISION AND THE NEAREST THING TO AUSTRIAN BEERS I COULD FIND SCOFFERHOFER HEFEWEIZEN; A cloudy wheat pours with a big head and had only a very small amount of yeast in the bottom of the glass, with a little of fruity … Continue reading

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STARWARD AND BRUICHLADDICH ; WORLD WHISKY DAY@LEURACELLARS

 STARWARD AND BRUICHLADDICH The whisky featured was from the Starward Distillery and the Bruichladdich Distillery The first two expressions, which seems to be the word to use when discussing the varieties of whisky highlighted at the event, where from the … Continue reading

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BEERS AND A BRUICHLADDICH

   A COUPLE OF BEERS AT THE STATION BAR YOUNG HENRYS WINGED VICTORY ANZAC BISCUIT 4.75% Spiced Ale ; Australian Pale Ale. I didn’t think it tasted like an Anzac Biscuit  I thought it was a bit light on really, with small taste of … Continue reading

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ALMOST A BEER ?

LINDEMANNS PECHE LAMBIC   I had a very unusual beer, a Lindemanns Peche Lambic; Percheresse  2.5% I actually liked this drink, though I am not sure how beery you could call it, It is very sweet, fizzy and has a definite pear like … Continue reading

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GREAT NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK

   GREAT NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK SESSION TWO We started  to stroll in a Crows Nesterly direction and pulled up at the:- UNION HOTEL I thought that this seemed like quite a nice pub, though, being a mid Thursday afternoon it … Continue reading

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GREAT NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK

NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK STAGE ONE RAG AND FAMISH HOTEL Going for a stroll around North Sydney Crows Nest and Cammeray, We first went to the Rag And Famish Pub in Miller Street, and as it was Thursday lunch time … Continue reading

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IPA; SAISON and A SMOKEY PORTER

CAVALIER BELGIAN IPA 6% LIMITED RELEASE; A nice clear darkly golden beer, initially a big nose on opening the bottle with  a small head that didn’t last long, slightly bitter. Malty and not overly hoppy which does leave a lingering sensation … Continue reading

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ONE RYE IPA and ONE BROWN ALE

  ONE LOCAL BEER ONE NOT SO LOCAL TEMPLE BREWING “YIPPEE RYE AY” RYE HARD I.P.A  6.3%; A darkish beer with a red tinge , not a particularly big aroma, a little bitter. I thought that this was quite a big beer and not … Continue reading

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