Review #108 – Coopers Pale Ale 64/100 When every beer that passes your lips is usually a craft beer, your standard beers can seem somewhat tame in comparison; but they definitely have their place, since sometimes you want to kick back, sink a few beers with your friends and enjoy the more subtle flavours of… Continue reading #108 Coopers Pale Ale – One of the better bog standard Aussie beers
Review #102 – Wild Yak Pacific Ale 66/100 Appearance: pours a light straw colour with a slight cloudiness, producing a thin white head which disperses pretty quickly. Nose: fresh coriander, green papaya and lemongrass. Palate: the bottle describes the palate pretty accurately with this one, “melon and passion fruit”. Passion fruit is certainly the predominant… Continue reading #102 Matilda Bay Brewing Wild Yak Pacific Ale – A Pretty Solid Pacific Pale Ale and Widely Available in Australia
Review #80 – Magic Rock High Wire Grapefruit Pale 78/100 Brewed with grapefruit, this is a pale ale with a sweet caramel malty backbone, a moderate level of hop bitterness, lots of citrus flavours and aromas from the grapefruit and some more tropical and citrus character coming from the hop influence. In my opinion, it’s… Continue reading #80 Magic Rock High Wire Grapefruit Pale Ale – Is it Wrong I Think This Would Go Well With Breakfast?
Review #62 – Chorlton Citra Brett Pale 76/100 For the Citra Brett Pale, Chorlton Brewery have been isolating different strains of Brettanomyces from very old bottles of German beer. Up to now two batches of the Citra Brett Pale have been released, the third batch has not been released yet but according to Chorlton it… Continue reading #62 Chorlton Citra Brett Pale – A Tropical Fruit Sourdough Sandwich
Review #60 – Mikkeller Henry Jagger 52/100 When I saw the ‘trace’ level of alcohol in this beer(2.2%) that should have rang alarm bells, but I thought to myself, “it’s a Mikkeller, it’s bound to be good”. I couldn’t have been more wrong, as it is the worst beer I have reviewed on this blog… Continue reading #60 Mikkeller Henry Jagger – A ‘Bitter’ Disappointment
Review #49 – Vocation Brewing Pride and Joy 67/100 Vocation Brewing are an English brewery based in West Yorkshire. Their Pride and Joy is an American Pale Ale which is now available in a few supermarkets. Out of the can and into a nice half pint glass, the Pride and Joy pours a glowing honey… Continue reading #49 Vocation Brewing Pride and Joy – A Rather Pleasant, Easy to Drink American Pale
Review #33 – Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities: Spiced Pear Ale 60/100 Flying dog have for a long time been one of my all time favourite breweries, but this beer enters into unchartered territories, it is one of those beers that has just gone a little bit too far. At what point does a beer lose… Continue reading #33 Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities: Spiced Pear Ale – A Dessert in a Bottle