Monthly Archives: March 2016

CHIMNEY SWEEP V. SILENT NIGHT

Called in to the OLD CITY BANK KATOOMBA to  try KATOOMBA BREWINGS latest beer CHIMNEY SWEEP PORTER 4.4 %. The beer had very little head indeed seemed almost flat and also lacked body so went along to the STATION BAR … Continue reading

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FLEMISH FLAVOURS; LEURA

BELGIAN BIRTHDAY BASH I went to Flemish Flavours restaurant last night for a bit of a birthday dinner. This is a very nice place and the owners\staff are very friendly and helpful.  as this is a beer blog and not … Continue reading

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TOOL AND A GARAGE PROJECT

GARAGE PROJECTS DIRTY BOOTS AMERICAN IPA 6.6% A very big aroma hot on opening the can the expression hoppy resinous came up recently and I think it must apply very well to this beer.to me it had the suggestion of … Continue reading

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BEER AND WHISKEY ; UPDATE #1

BEER AND WHISKEY EVENT AT FLAT ROCK BEER CAFE I  went to this event on Wednesday night. I have been to beer events before and to a couple of whiskey tasting events but never to a combined one. I was … Continue reading

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4 PINES SUMMER PALE ALE

4 PINES BREWING PALE ALE IN A TIN 4 Pines India Summer Pale Ale 4.2 An Australian style Pale and light and easy to drink, the hops being well under control. Not a challenging beer. (Taken from their notes; “Crisp … Continue reading

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3 FROM UK. 1 U.S &1 AU,

BEERS, IN ORDER SIERRA NEVADA. KELLERWEIS 4.8%; Bavarian Style Wheat. Very sweet aroma on opening, poured with a bit of a soap sudsy head yellow and very cloudy. Pleasingly, has a very restrained hop profile, a little lemon sharpness. I usually … Continue reading

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BREWERY LISTS

RE; UP TODATE MAP OF BREWERIES I am considering making a bit of a trip to Bendigo for a couple of days and while there possibly look in on a brewery or two. To see which breweries are in that area I … Continue reading

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BIT OF A MIXED BAG

Stopped off at the Pioneer Tavern in Penrith for a quick middy before driving home. Had a Great Northern Lager 4.2% which is a Cairns brewery (“From the internet-In a move that Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) believes will capture growing … Continue reading

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M.OPERANDI;VICTORY;BORENORE & DAINTON

I had a couple of MODUS OPERANDI ZOOFINDER IPA’S 7.2% at the STATION BAR KATOOMBA. IPA’s are not usually my choice as I find them somewhat over hopped, though this one is not too bad and anyway I was on … Continue reading

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A FIN; BRETT AND A LONG TRIP- CORRECTION

A SINGLE FIN SUMMER ALE 4.5% FROM GAGE ROADS A malty slightly sweet aroma with light to medium hop and a slight dry and bitter finish. A session-able easy going beer, Notes from their site :- “Big tropical fruit bowl aroma is balanced … Continue reading

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