Monthly Archives: July 2015

MOUNGAIN GOAT AND ZEST

MOUNTAIN GOAT BEER AND FOOD MATCH I am on my way to Zest, a restaurant in Leura  for a beer event, this is the first time I have been to this place. The beers are from the Mountain Goat brewery, … Continue reading

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SWELL GOLDEN AND SIX STRINGS RED IPA

 A COUPLE OF BEERS FROM MY MICRO BEER CLUB STASH SWELL BREWING GOLDEN ALE 4.5% A nice enough beer , not as caramely or cloying as some golden’s , some bitters in evidence with a short but fairly strong aftertaste, this one … Continue reading

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MUDGEE WHEAT AT THE ALEXNDER, LEURA

NOT DOING ME A FAVOUR On the way to the Tequila event the other the day we had a bit of time in hand so we dropped in to the Alexander Pub at Leura for a quick Mudgee Wheat. Well … Continue reading

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TEQUILA AND MAASCAL TASTING NIGHT

I went to a Tequila and Mescal tasting last week hosted by Leura Cellars Three Tequilas and three Mescals where from the Don Amado distilleries, I am not sure exactly but I think that while from different distilleries and from … Continue reading

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TWO BITTERS

HAPPY GOBLIN BITTER 4.4% I thought this a very nice beer , maybe one of the best beers I have had for a while because this is the style I prefer.  I think it is more in line with a … Continue reading

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ESB AND A STOUT

ESB AND A STOUT AT THE STATION BAR KATOOMBA ROCKS BREWING CONVICTION SERIES ESB Extra Special/Strong Bitter 5.1%, At the beginning the bitters was definitely noticeable but after a while the bitters seemed to be overtaken by the malts which … Continue reading

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FOURTH OF JULY #2

  SUNDAY THE SECOND FOURTH OF JULY Seeing the American fourth of July is a day later than ours I have split the beers into two posts I modified yesterday’s post nine times and still the labels of the last … Continue reading

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FOURTH OF JULY

SATURDAY THE FOURTH OF JULY  THE ALEXANDRIA HOTEL, MUDGEE WHEAT 4.7% Quite a refreshing wheat beer pretty typical of the style with all the aromas and taste you might expect with a wheat, It is good to see a true … Continue reading

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THE BANK,COOPERS AND UNION HOTELS & YOUNG HENRYS BREWERY

We had to spend the day in Newtown yesterday so took the opportunity to call in to a couple of pubs and Young Henry’s Brewery. First called in to the BANK HOTEL and had a CASCADE FIRST HARVEST  ALE 5.5%  not cheap at $12.80 for two … Continue reading

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