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 to say the least. The beers are between two and not a one man binge.
BROADWAY CROWN HOTEL
Started off here which is just about the nearest pub to the hotel. Having schooners as they don’t do middies. Cricketers Arms Keepers Lager And Matilda bay Ruby Tuesday Amber ALE. Was going to STAVES BREWERY but it is closed today Monday. Who Knew?
KEG AND BREW
PEACHES AND CREAM COLLAB BREW KEG AND BREW AND ?..WAYWARD 4.6% A bit thin and watery. Cream comes in after a while . FOUR PINES HAIR OF THE DOG, XPA5.7%Founders nitro oatmeal stout 4.5 a it thin and watery .Golden Road Wolf Among THE Weeds imp ipa 8%.nice beer .Dirty Bastard Scotch ALE 8.5% this is a nice easy to drink bette than the bottle .Blackboard Elderflower Berliner Weiss 5.2% nice with a bit of pucker up sourness
DOVE AND OLIVE
SIERRA NEVADA SOURTHERN PEPPERS AND LEMON GRASS BAND IMP BLONDE Lucy 8.3% A big candy like mouthfeel with a bit of lemon citrus twang and aroma.STONE CITRUSSY WIT BIER 5.3% lighter , no aroma.Nine of the Twenty four taps not on line apparently because of a later event scheduled.
BOATROCKER SAISON du bataue 6.4 % VERY EASY SAISON .BOATROCKER IPA hop bomb IPA 6.5% NOT AS. HOPPY AS THE NAME SUGGESTS which could be a good thing. Both these beers are pretty easy drinking BOATROCKER Belgian trippel (2016). Nice and creamy but quite mild for a triple BOATROCKER beer garden pilsner. Perfect name a nice summer beer
COOPERS celebration ale.
I might edit this or repost with more detail later in the week, but just want to get off this an early draft