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Dreading

Dreading

You know that time when you restart something there is always a little bit of dread about it. You probably won’t be able to run as fast, finish a task as quickly as you used to or in my case colour inside the lines as well I used to. Well this dread applies to starting […]

Red Hill’s Scotch Ale

Red Hill’s Scotch Ale

Red Hill is a brewery that grows it’s own hops on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. It produces a core range of European style beers that are all about sessionability and accessibility. Don’t go looking for some 100+ IBU IPA’s. What you will find are Belgium strongs, Christmas beers, Pils, a stout and wheat beers. […]

New Belgium, a new way, and a Fat Tire.

New Belgium is the third largest craft brewery in the United States, which considering the craft beer boom is a high accomplishment. What makes this even more impressive is the structure of New Belgium and it’s origin story.  Named by former husband and wife team, Jeff Lebesch and Kim Jordan after a cycling tour of Belgium. […]

The To Try 5

So Sunday night my girlfriend and I were out to dinner. I was having an Echigo Koshihikari Rice Lager with my sushi (Find the review here) and we were chatting away about the food and I mentioned the match with the beer. Now my partner is not a big craft beer drinking or beer drinking in […]

Riverside Brewing & Beer Cartel Online Tasting

Riverside Brewing & Beer Cartel Online Tasting

Beer tasting without leaving your home, count me in. See the review of the world first online beer tasting with Riverside Brewing Company and Beer Cartel.

Echigo Pilsner

Japan is not really considered craft beer heaven for many people but there is one brewery that has been trying for quite a period now, Echigo. Echigo was Japanese first Brew pub, established in 1995 and had difficulty gaining notice from a Japanese public used to crisp super dry style lagers. Today’s offering, Echigo Pilsner was […]

Dogfish Head Review

This is the second of two Dogfish Head beers I have tor review, here is a hint! Yup there you go, Dogfish Head’s Midas Touch. Midas is named after a real dude who ruled over current day Turkey about 2,700 years ago. When his tomb was discovered in the 1950’s a large selection of drinking vessels, […]