Monthly Archives: October 2016

SYDNEY CRAFT BEER DAY TWO

Notes on my second day taking some of the sights and flavours of SCBW2016. Please be patient with spelling and layout, as I am doing this on the run SYDNEY CRAFT BEER WEEK DAY TWO Starting the drinking day at … Continue reading

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SYDNEY CRAFT BEER

SYDNEY CRAFT BEER WEEK 2016MY DAY ONE This a copy of my notes for my first of two days that I can do at this years SCBW. I took the notes as I went so There will probably some typos … Continue reading

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STOCKADE: TWO OUT OF THREE

The second of the three STOCKADE BEERS a”RARE INK”SESSION STOUT 4.4%.  Pours nice and black and has a zingy taste, a toasty twang. I still can only get a slight aroma but maybe others would get more, still struggling with … Continue reading

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STOCKADE, THE FIRST OF THREE

I picked up three STOCKADE BREWERY beers today from LEURA CELLARS. The first one I tried was MYSTERIOUS IIPA a 9% beer. This seemed to me to be a very complex beer. I didn’t get a great aroma from it … Continue reading

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GOVETTS CAFE AND WINE BAR

Looked in at the Govetts Cafe and Wine Bar in Blackheath last weekend. First time in since the wine bar has been added. It was empty when we got there but it seemed that our presence attracted others pretty soon … Continue reading

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YOUNG HENRYS AT BLACKHEATH

For the first time a craft beer has gone on tap at the GARDNERS INN  BLACKHEATH. Young Henry’s NEWTOWNER was tapped yesterday. We had the first two schooners of the keg, actually we had the next four as well, then … Continue reading

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THE STURM

I have just opened the stupidest beer bottle I have encountered, it had a waxed seal over the crown cap that was virtually impregnable, by the time I got it open I was beginning to lose interest. While being a … Continue reading

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LONDON GLORY

LONDON GLORY FROM GREEN KING BREWERY 4.1% Called a British Pub Ale, no other information on the bottle, a fair amount of vanilla on the nose at first, can’t pick out much of anything from the glass, a bit watery … Continue reading

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STAINLESS STEEL TORPEDO

The KATOOMBA BREWING COMPANY had a tasting of their latest beer , a LAGER, brewed to be ready for the Octoberfest event  later this month. This beer like their golden Ale and I.P.A come in at 4.9%. The lager is … Continue reading

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