Tag Archive | South Australia

A new all South Australian affair

I know I don’t write as much about South Australian beer as much as I should, mostly because I am pretty focused on the 1001 beer challenge. Watch for a unboxing video later this week but something came through my email this week which was pretty exciting. Coopers, Lobethal Bierhaus and the Adelaide Botanic Gardens […]

Lobethal Bierhaus

This epicenter of craft brewing in the hills definitely resides in the Lobethal Bierhaus, that’s what I learnt last weekend. Sure, there are other places that make great beer in the region such as Grumpy’s but Lobethal appeals to me a little more. The Lobethal Bierhaus opened it’s doors in 2007 after international banker, Alistair, turned his […]

Pikes Genuine Stout

Good evening guys, Today we look at Pikes Genuine Stout There is some confusion slash I couldn’t find out whether that it is made by Pikes of Oakbank because the logos are exactly the same but there is no reference to it on their website. Conversely Ratebeer has it being brewed by Hargreaves Hill Brewing Company. The […]

Beard and Brau’s Black Snout

One of South Australia’s best winter treats hits you on the nose and is the Black Snout by Para Hills West brewery, Beard and Brau. Tanya and Chris have been creating excellent beers since late 2008 with beers like the Golden Paw, Red Tail and today’s featured beer the “Black Snout.” The Black Snout pours […]

Beer Review: West End Draught

I had a request for to review this particular drop of hoppy goodness.  So having descended from the marble pedestal of my beer snobbery I decided that it was time for me to try this staple of the South Australian diet. I tried it from a tinny into a glass. It poured a wonderful straw […]