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My very own “Nelson Sauv Summer Ale”

My very own “Nelson Sauv Summer Ale”

For no other reason than I was taking shots of some of the other beers, this is one of my own making. The “Nelson Sauv Summer Ale” is based on a recipe pack from LiquorCraft, a fine supplier of all brewing equipment. I’ve been brewing for a couple of years, but not really often enough to become that good at it. This is an attempt at a nice light summer ale with the grapey hints of the Nelson Sauvin hops. It’s been...

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Holgate – Mt Macedon Ale

Holgate – Mt Macedon Ale

The Holgate Brewhouse Mt Macedon Ale is surprisingly good. Sometimes I’m suspicious of beers that stray away from the standard naming conventions: Pale Ale, Stout, Porter, IPA, Golden Ale, etc. How do you know what it will taste like? You have to risk buying something bland and unexciting. Thankfully this one doesn’t disappoint. Like other’s in the range (the Hopinator and Temptress are good examples) the Mt Macedon Ale...

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White Rabbit – Dark Ale

White Rabbit – Dark Ale

This was one of my first favourite local craft beers. Brewed in Healesville, Victoria, this is a great beer with a good amount of flavour. I’ve been to the brewery itself on a roundabout tour of the Yarra Valley, coming back through Healesville where the brewery is situated. Never having been to a brewery before I wasn’t sure what to expect. I assume it’s similar to most decent sized craft breweries. There were all the...

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Wicked Elf – Pale Ale

Wicked Elf – Pale Ale

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Burleigh Brewing Co – 28 Pale Ale

Burleigh Brewing Co – 28 Pale Ale

The bottle has a look straight out of Magnum PI. Share...

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Red Duck – Pale Rider American Ale

Red Duck – Pale Rider American Ale

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Arctic Fox – English Pale Ale

Arctic Fox – English Pale Ale

Hoppy bitterness, but not much bulk in the mouth. It goes down surprisingly quickly.   Rating: 7/10 Share...

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