The Australian International Brewing Awards continue to develop as Australia’s leading celebration of brewing, and increasingly as a celebration of modern beer culture editor Matt Kirkegaard reports…
Alpha Pale Ale
Number seven in the Critics’ Choice Top 100 is Matilda Bay’s Alpha Pale Ale. Inspired by the Pale Ale style in Northwest states of the U.S. The Alpha Pale Ale has won a cabinet full of awards and continues to do so. Critics’ Choice Editor, Peter Mitcham, writes that ‘another appearance in the Critics Choice… Read more →
We are into the Top 10 for the Critics’ Choice and rounding out the top group is Matilda Bay’s Alpha Pale Ale. Little Creatures Pale Ale is often the beer credited as introducing the American-style pale ale to these shores, but Alpha Pale Ale has a real claim to that title as well. Developed by… Read more →
With its well-defined but less assertive hop character, the term ‘gateway beer’ is often used to describe a beer like Fat Yak. Does that mean it’s no good? We put it to the test.