Tag Archives: IPA

Sunshine in Seattle! I’ll drink to that! Elysian Brewing Co.

Seattle is best known as the home of the Space Needle, the Supersonics (ex-2008), Frasier and Starbucks. I had to travel to Seattle for a conference last week, and was fortunate to be met by hardly a cloud in the … Continue reading

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May 17 – 25 Good Beer Week

The 4th Annual Good Beer Week has kicked off in Melbourne (main site/facebook), plenty of events to attend, and even more volumes of beer to be lavished. There are events for the purists (just beer only, why waste good space … 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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Order! order needs to be restored at the Courthouse

A past favourite of mine, I really wish I had better comments from my recent lunch at the Courthouse. Perhaps a victim of the current financial times or the mycelium-like competitiveness of the restaurant sector, the Courthouse of North Melbourne … Continue reading

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