#3494 Hawkers Aquavit Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout (2017) (Australia)
Another big dog from Hawkers, this is a 12.4% Stout aged at sea in barrels in a ship from Norway. Gangsta. It’s oaky, nuff chocolate, oaky, hella chocolate, espresso, super creamy, tangy and bitter with a complex finish. Love this one. Grateful that the boys pulled these ones out for us.
30 minutes ago
#3493 Hawkers Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barleywine (2016) (Australia)
Man these guys are busting out the barleywines already. Love it. It’s 12.5%, rich and malty, sweet yet cleans and incredibly smooth for such high ABV. Brilliant.
37 minutes ago
#3492 Boatrocker Lord Raspberry (Australia)
Oh this one is a banger. It’s 6.2%, and it’s Time Lord with raspberries. Tangy and sour, fruity and nuff red berries with a puckering finish. Lovely.
39 minutes ago
#3491 Boatrocker Time Lord (Australia)
Next up is a 6.2% local Lambic, sour and funky, spontaneously fermented with tangy, sweet, fruity vibes and a clean finish. Fantastic.
41 minutes ago
#3490 Boatrocker Sour Blonde (Australia)
We’re here at Carwyn Cellars, the greatest beer bar and bottle shop in Melbourne, with owner Ben and manager James. Legends. This is a 6.1% sour blonde, funky, tart, nuff citrus and very Gueze-like, with a lingering finish. Bomb.
56 minutes ago
#3489 Wig & Pen Russian Imperial Stout (Australia)
Shouts to James from Crafty Pint! This bad boy is an 8.9% imperial stout from Canberra, tan head, espresso nose, tons of dark chocolate, dark fruits, creamy mouthfeel, super smooth with a tangy, clean finish. Solid af, best Aussie stout I’ve had.
60 minutes ago
#3488 La Sirène Soixante (Australia)
This fella is part of the Avante Garde collection, 6.5%, another mixed fermentation farmhouse ale, a bit hazy, hella sedimentation, clean and super dry, citrusy and tangy, with a tart, dusty finish. Not bad.
1 hour ago
#3487 La Sirène Premiere Mosaic (Australia)
This is a mixed fermentation farmhouse ale that doesn’t come out ‘til next week. Special. Hazy and funky, hella sediment and mad explosive, clean and crushable with a dry finish. Solid.