Category Archives: Beer

The ever-changing tide of booze

So here’s a rather unexpected trend to tell of, total alcohol consumption has fallen for the 6th consecutive year. Well, perhaps not, with the growing awareness of the importance of exercise in our daily life, minimising the consumption of high … Continue reading

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Yeastie Boys Gunnamatta IPA, Wellington, NZ

$8/btl from Prince Wine Store Essendon. This highly floral IPA won the People’s Choice Award at the 2012 Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPuler. Copper amber colour and pours a thick head. There was some residue at the bottom of my bottle, … Continue reading

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Evil Twin Brewing Even More Jesus Imperial Stout, Denmark

Another insanely attractive beer from Fanø Bryghus, Denmark by Evil Twin Brewing Pours jet black with a thin burnt caramel coloured head. Pours thick and viscous, super dense but complex aromatic profile. Notes of espresso, earthy dark chocolate essence, roasted … Continue reading

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Nøgne Ø Imperial Stout – A nordic warhammer!

This is a massive Imperial Stout from the far away, wind-swept lands of Norway. While it is not a Nordic mythical monster you have to slay, it does resemble the treasure gnome in Golden Axe – just smash it and … Continue reading

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Amager Bryghus Fru Frederiksen Stout, Denmark

The cool evenings heading into winter are my favourite times of the day because it reveals the prospect of opening up a grand ole stout of a drink. I cannot turn down the offer of a dark malted beer, especially … Continue reading

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