Brewery Batch Brewing in Marrickville and One Drop in Botany, NSW Style Saison ABV & IBU 7.7% Tasting Notes A beautiful dark pink/light red colour. Strong aroma of raspberry and lime. I instantly think of a cider when I smell this beer. The fruit dominates the flavour but there’s a almost a Gose style behind it with a […]
Insel Brauerei – Biere De Saison
Brewery Insel Brauerei in Mecklenberg-Vorpommern, Germany Style Saison ABV & IBU 5.6% Rate Beer 44/100 Tasting Notes Beautiful golden colour. Slight sour aroma which makes me think this will be quite tart. Sweet cherry flavours which contradicts the aroma. Quite moreish and easy on the palette. Not what I was expecting. This is a wonderful, modern […]
Bridge Road Brewers – Chevalier
Brewery: Bridge Road Brewers in Beechworth, Victoria Style: Saison ABV: 6% Rate Beer: 74/100 Pour: A pale straw colour with no real head on pour. Some days you just feel like drinking a saison. This one embodies the classic farmhouse ale with light body, minimal hop flavour, but enough to give it depth. A good beer […]
The Flying Inn – Ofelia
A double dry hopped Saison that is over carbonated but the bubbly sensation on the tongue along with sharp bitterness bite makes this a treat in the mouth.
Tasmanian Trip 2017
My first trip to Australia’s most southern state as apart of my birthday celebration meant a chance to visit some of Hobart’s growing brewery scene. Given the trip I knew of two I had to visit and given basically a day to be driven around, quickly found a couple more to drop in on as well.
Napoleone Brewers – Saison Duval
Brewery: Napoleone Brewers in Coldstream, Victoria Style: Saison ABV: 5.7% IBUs: 25 Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Creamy yellow colour with a big frothy head on pour. There’s a more of a creamy mouthfeel to this saison with hints of banana and lemon fruit. Quite smooth to drink and going down well on NYE 2017 […]