Category Archives: BEER

BLACK BEER

TWO BLACK BEERS AT STATION BAR and a pox on double demerits Pulled into the Station Bar, Katoomba for a couple of beers to get me home, had to stick to middies as double demerits this weekend. The first beer … Continue reading

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SCHOFFERHOFER;WEIHENSTEPHANER & YOUNGS

EUROVISION AND THE NEAREST THING TO AUSTRIAN BEERS I COULD FIND SCOFFERHOFER HEFEWEIZEN; A cloudy wheat pours with a big head and had only a very small amount of yeast in the bottom of the glass, with a little of fruity … Continue reading

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BEERS AND A BRUICHLADDICH

   A COUPLE OF BEERS AT THE STATION BAR YOUNG HENRYS WINGED VICTORY ANZAC BISCUIT 4.75% Spiced Ale ; Australian Pale Ale. I didn’t think it tasted like an Anzac Biscuit  I thought it was a bit light on really, with small taste of … Continue reading

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GREAT NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK

   GREAT NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK SESSION TWO We started  to stroll in a Crows Nesterly direction and pulled up at the:- UNION HOTEL I thought that this seemed like quite a nice pub, though, being a mid Thursday afternoon it … Continue reading

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GREAT NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK

NORTH SYDNEY PUB WALK STAGE ONE RAG AND FAMISH HOTEL Going for a stroll around North Sydney Crows Nest and Cammeray, We first went to the Rag And Famish Pub in Miller Street, and as it was Thursday lunch time … Continue reading

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IPA; SAISON and A SMOKEY PORTER

CAVALIER BELGIAN IPA 6% LIMITED RELEASE; A nice clear darkly golden beer, initially a big nose on opening the bottle with  a small head that didn’t last long, slightly bitter. Malty and not overly hoppy which does leave a lingering sensation … Continue reading

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ONE RYE IPA and ONE BROWN ALE

  ONE LOCAL BEER ONE NOT SO LOCAL TEMPLE BREWING “YIPPEE RYE AY” RYE HARD I.P.A  6.3%; A darkish beer with a red tinge , not a particularly big aroma, a little bitter. I thought that this was quite a big beer and not … Continue reading

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FERAL BREWING iWIT

FERAL BREWING BREWPUB SERIES iwit The iWIT wheat beer from Feral Brewing,s Brewpub series of beers is a very nice beer. At 7,2$*% is pale golden slightly cloudy and it pours with quite a big frothy white head that lasted most of … Continue reading

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A PALE ALE FROM NEW ENGLAND

NEW ENGLANDER PALE ALE; 4.8%  I had one of these pale ale’s this evening , as some people might have gathered by now I am not the biggest champion of pale ales however this one is pretty good, perhaps because it doesn’t … Continue reading

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CHEEKY MONKEY and TO OL

“CHEEKY MONKEY TRAVELLING MONK. Mid strength red ale 3.5% Quite a big hoppy aroma on opening the bottle, slightly copper coin taste, not a bad beer but I was looking for something else after the first one. TO OL BY  … Continue reading

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