Monthly Archives: April 2016

ROYAL ALBERT HOTEL

FROM the Dove and Olive we wandered off to the Royal Albert to see what they had on tap. Our selection was;  LA SIRENE BELLE FRENCH ALE 5%; Fruity;floral with a sour note. A very nice easy to drink beer. HAND … Continue reading

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DOVE AND OLIVE

A  STOP OVER AT THE DOVE AND OLIVE LA SIRENE FLORETTE 4% WITBIER A nice refreshing easy drinking either not a big nose or it loses it quickly. A little tart (Lemon) Develops a touch of sour at the end … Continue reading

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PRICKLY MOSES-TWO BIRDS

Called in to the Station Bar again for a couple of short ones. Had to be count the beers very closely because it is public holiday weekend and I suppose double demerits on the road even though I haven’t heard … Continue reading

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KATOOMBA BREWING COMPANY

OPENING DAY Today (yesterday) was the official opening day for the Katoomba Brewing Company And as I had been nagging the Carrington since they first started  this project I felt that I should go along for a look. Met Steve … Continue reading

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CHURCH BAR BATHURST

  Went to the Church Bar in Bathurst the other day for a couple.There is no doubt that this is a great spot for pause in your day for a beer. And I suppose the beers on tap suit the … Continue reading

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44%

MISSING THE BOAT???? According to the Internet. 44% of the population of Sydney is in the”Greater West and that number will increase to over 50% by 2030. So it seems to me that the Craft Beer movement in the west … Continue reading

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STONE & WOOD, TWO BIRDS & PIRATE LIFE

ROAD BLOCK CAUSES TRIP TO STATION BAR Got held up in Katoomba this afternoon because of road works and broken down trucks so called in to the STATION BAR to see if there had been any change since  the last … Continue reading

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RED COW: GARDENERS: IVANHOE

LAZY YAK; TOOHEYS OLD; KENT OLD, & ZIG ZAG MOUNTAIN BITTER Having to wait for a train at Penrith stopped off at the RED COW for a pre-trip beer and had a LAZY YAK which is a pretty mainstream beer and … Continue reading

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HOEGAARDEN and GAGE ROADS

I am having a bottle of HOEGAARDEN,WHIT, BELGIAN WHEAT 4.9% I haven’t had one of these for a long time, For no other reason than there always seemed to be something else to try. This came from Dan Murphy’s monthly member … Continue reading

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BRREWBACCA & HEMEL & AARDE

BADLANDS AND DE MOLENS BREWRIES BADLANDS BREWBACCA KOLSCH.4.5% A very nice beer with a fairly big fruity/floral/hoppy aroma and a first taste that takes you straight back to Cologne, the traditional home of the Kolsch. It is a very light coloured … Continue reading

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