Port Stephen’s Murray’s Craft Brewery is set to release its latest one-off beer, Spartacus Imperial IPA. The brewery describes the beer, which weighs in at 10% abv and over 100 IBU, as a “huge, in-your-face, over-the-top brew” with “too many hops additions to count. A big showcase of New Zealand Riwaka and Motueka hops –… Read more →
Western Australia’s Little Creatures brewery has just released the first in what they are planning as a series of limited release, single batch beers, an IPA. Available in bottle and and on draught, the brewer describes the beer as “a celebration of a hop that we have fallen in love with for a while now…the… Read more →
Scottish brewery BrewDog is the enfant terrible of the British brewing scene, not to mention the darling of the current generation of plugged-in British beer writers. BrewDog is also the current master of generating publicity and hype using controversy and edginess. In just under three years their headline-getting exploits are already legion.
Ben Kraus describes Bridge Road Brewers’ latest creation as a ‘hop bomb’. The single hop IPA has been made using whole hop cones from a single type of hop, Galaxy. Grown at the nearby Rostrevor hop garden, Galaxy is a great aromatic hop, this beer showcases it’s aroma and bitterness and champions locally grown produce…. Read more →
A new book tracing the history of the India Pale Ale. Equal part style manual for the beer lover and Bill Brysonesque travel romp, this is a great read whether you are a beer lover or a traveller seeking something truly different.