Brewery: Bentspoke Brewing in Canberra ACT Style: Pale Ale ABV: 4.2% Rate Beer: 73/100 Pour: Slightly hazy straw yellow in colour with a big bubbly white head. A crisp and clean drinking pale ale. Light body and flavour makes this a great everyday drinking beer. Subtle citrus flavours on the backend and a little bit of malt sweetness but overall this is […]
Bentspoke – Descent 20
Brewery: Bentspoke in Canberra ACT Style: Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout ABV: 10% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Dark black with a coffee tan head. Looks amazing. Smells amazing. First taste has a strong dark fruit flavour. Sweetness in the finish and a hint of smoke and toastiness. Warming alcohol and dark chocolate comes through […]
Capital Brewing – Rock Hopper IPA
Brewery: Capital Brewing in Canberra, ACT Style: IPA ABV: 5.8% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: 80/100 Pour: Golden colour with a big white head. For National IPA day I gave this a crack. A big, smooth, juicy IPA that has plenty of tropical fruit flavours. Easy to drink and fine toast to celebrate a great day dedicated […]
Bentspoke – GFG
Brewery: Bentspoke in Canberra, ACT Style: Ginger Beer ABV: 4% Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour: Clear orange in colour, small head that fades off after pour Sadly this one is no longer in production, being rotated out of the core range. A great a little alcoholic ginger beer. Quite sweet, clean and easy to drink. […]
Capital Brewing – Evil Eye
Brewery: Capital Brewing in Canberra, ACT Style: Red Rye IPA ABV: 6% IBUs: 60 Rate Beer: 67/100 Pour: Reddish amber colour with a big bold white head. Tasting notes of caramel, toffee, chocolate and rye. A great drinking beer by the guys in the ACT. I would like to see a bit more of a red […]
Capital Brewing – Hang Loose Juice
Beer or juice. That is the question with some NEIPAs. The citrus flavours and clean, easy drinking, it’s easy to confuse the two.
Capital Brewing Co – Big Drop Double IPA
Brewery: Capital Brewing Co in Canberra, ACT Style: Double IPA ABV: 8.2% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Orange sherbet colour with a thin white head. Rockmelon and mandarin hits you in the face before the warming booziness follows behind with a comforting hug. Clean, surprisingly easy drinking DIPA. This screams summer nights out on my […]
Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival
Canberra’s craft beer festival is now into its 12th year and it’s great to see that its expanded from the small gardens of the Mercure Hotel to closing off the back laneway behind the hotel.