Monthly Archives: July 2016

NOT SO DRY JULY

“FIXATION IPA 6,4%” Quite a citrusy nose when the bottle was opened, a mid range honey colour, slight head. Pretty big herbaceous flavour and a dry finish with the bitters picking up as the level in the glass drops. While not … Continue reading

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STOCKADE AND BELHAVEN

“THE SESH” GOLDEN SESSION ALE 4.1% STOCKADE BREWERY. I don’t know much about this brewery except that it is located in Smeaton Grange NSW. As near as I could tell from the internet Stockade puts out five beres, the Sesh … Continue reading

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MIXED PACK

A couple of beers at the STATION BAR. a  MACK DADDY DARK ALE % MOON DOG BREWERY which didn’t   have much of a nose going for it and I found it a bit dry and bitter. So I switched to BADLANDS MALEKULA DARK … Continue reading

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FROM LOCAL TO BITTER PHEW THEN BIG POPPA’S

STAGE TWO BITTER PHEW to the Local Taphouse is well worth the wander, Came across a very nice beer from BREWERITJ DE HOORN an ARTHURS LEGACY #1 WHITE WIDOW WITBIER;7.1% creamy with a hint of sourness, Also a SOUTHERN BAY HOP … Continue reading

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FROM UNICORN TO THE LOCAL

FIRST STEPS UNICORN HOTEL  Had a bit of a run to the city yesterday and started off at the Unicorn to have a go at the lunch time menu. My daughter had the Mary’s burger  and I had what they … Continue reading

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SMOKED, BEER-PORTER & 2 IPA’S

STATION BAR I think it is about time someone opened up a new place in Katoomba to go to, people will be getting tired of reading about the same old place. Dropped in for t usual mid week brew, there … Continue reading

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BELHAVEN AND SHEPHERDS NEAME

BELHAVEN TWISTED THISTLE I.P.A 5.6% : As far as I am concerned this is what an IPA should taste like. Creamy with dark tasting malts, nice noise, with just a hint of bitters . Notes from the Belhaven brewery.Modern, balanced, hop-forward IPA Late … Continue reading

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MUDDY SMOOTH SAILOR

MERCHANTS PORTER SMOOTH SAILOR 5.6%. Absolutely no carbonation, no head, no initial aroma, though both the beer and the outside temperature was very cold. A slight chocolate nose did begin to develop towards the end of the glass but you … Continue reading

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BEER AND HOT CHOCOLATE

STATION BAR KATOOMBA Back in the hte old haunt to see what was on offer. First beer was a YOUNG HENRY’S DR. ROT FIFER a lager , Vienna Amber at 5.3%,  some nice malts with hop bitters, A pretty heavy … Continue reading

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LOBO BAR

RUM RUN I called in to LOBO PLANTAION BAR In Sydney the other day in my latest endevour of trying to find my perfect rum. I have a lot of work to do in trying to find out exactly how … Continue reading

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