New Beer Releases: August


Father’s Day Gift Pack | Modus Operandi Brewing Co.

Modus Operandi’s Father’s Day Gift Pack includes:

  • 1 x 500ml can Neon Nectar (6.5%)
  • 1 x 375ml can Pale Ale (5.2%)
  • 1 x 375ml can XPA (4.2%)
  • 1 x 375ml can Silent Knight (5.6%)
  • 1 x Modus socks
  • 1 x Modus cap

It is available for purchase from the Modus online store.

Multiple Packs | Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road has announced two father’s day gift packs, starting with the Deluxe Dad box, which includes:

  • 1 x Mayday Hills Apricot Wild Ale (7.9%)
  • 1 x 3½ Ideas – DDH Oat Cream Mango Pale Ale (5.8%)
  • 1 x NEeD IPA Vol. 4 –Tangerine West Coast (7.0%)
  • 1 x NEeD IPA Vol. 5 –COLD IPA (7.0%)
  • 1 x Passionfruit Sour with guava (4.3%)
  • 1 x Hazy Pale (6.0%)
  • 1 x Beechworth Pale Ale (4.8%)
  • 1 x Bling IPA (5.8%)
  • 1 x Little Bling IPA (3.4%)
  • 1 x Beechy XPA (4.4%)
  • 1 x Outsider Lager (4.5%)
  • 1 x Free Time –Alcohol Free Pale Ale (<0.5%)
  • 1 x Bridge Road 400ml tulip glass
  • 1 x Bridge Road cap

The second father’s day pack is the Debut Dad, intended for introducing dads to the craft beer world. It includes:

  • 1 x Beechworth Pale Ale (4.8%)
  • 1 x Bling IPA (5.8%)
  • 1 x Little Bling IPA (3.4%)
  • 1 x Beechy XPA (4.4%)
  • 1 x Outsider Lager (4.5%)
  • 1 x Free Time –Alcohol Free Pale Ale (<0.5%)
  • Bridge Road hop socks
  • Bridge Road 400ml tulip glass

Both packs are available now from the Bridge Road online store.

Little Ray Father’s Day Pack | Fixation Brewing Company

Fixation Brewing’s father’s day pack spotlights the brewery’s Little Ray Session Hazy IPA. The Little Ray Father’s Day Pack includes:

  • 1 x Little Ray Session Hazy IPA 4-pack (5.2%)
  • Pair of green Fixation socks
  • Grey, long sleeve Fixation jumper

The gift pack is available from the Fixation online store.

The Boilermaker Pack & Build Your Own Carton | Stone & Wood

Stone & Wood has released a Father’s Day gift box in collaboration with Brookie’s Gin.

The Boilermaker Pack includes:

  • 1 x 350ml Mac. by Brookie’s
  • 1 x 4-pack Stone & Wood Jasper Ale (375ml Cans)
  • 1 x Brookfarm Entertainer Brothers Blend (75g pack)
  • Recipe Card

Alternatively, customers can mix and match four packs of Stone & Wood’s core range to create their own carton. Order now via the online store.

Multiple Packs | Brick Lane Brewing

Brick Lane has a variety of packs to order for Father’s Day.

These include:

  • Crafty Dad Pack
  • Grab Dad A Coldy Pack
  • Dad’s Draught Pack

To find out more about these packs, go to Brick Lane’s online store.

Father’s Day Gift Pack | Helios Brewing Company

Helios is offering a Father’s Day Gift Pack full of Helios essentials:

  • Helios cool bag
  • Helios stubby cooler
  • 4-pack of Helios’ core range craft beers
  • VIP brewery tour for four people

This pack can be purchased from the Helios online store.

Dad’s Crafty Starter Pack & Dad’s Deluxe Beer Box | Moon Dog Craft Brewery

Moon Dog has a range of options for Father’s Day.

Dad’s Crafty Starter Pack includes nine beers, a Moon Dog hat and a pot glass.




Dad’s Deluxe Beer Box includes 15 beers, a Moon Dog hat, stubby holder and tulip glass.

Order these boxes through Moon Dog’s online store.

Father’s Day Pack | Akasha Brewing Company

This father’s day, Akasha is offering a Father’s Day Pack featuring:

  • 1 x Lupulin Fog NEIIPA (8.5%)
  • 1 x Grand Tour IPA (7.2%)
  • 1 x Water Buffalo Brown Ale (6.0%)
  • 1 x Hopsmith IPA (6.8%)
  • 1 x Freshwater Pale Ale (5.0%)
  • 1 x Canada Bay XPA (4.2%)
  • Akasha t-shirt in the colour and size of your choice

The pack is available to order online.

Multiple Packs | Shelter Brewing Co.

Shelter has put together three father’s day gift packs.

Pack 1, the Shelter Starter Kit, includes:

  • Mixed 8-pack
  • Stubby holder
  • Yellow cord cap

Pack 2, Day Trip, includes:

  • Mixed 16-pack
  • Stubby holder
  • Yellow cord cap
  • Gull tee

Pack 3, the Long Weekend Pack, includes:

  • Mixed 24-pack
  • Stubby holder
  • Yellow cord cap
  • Gull tee
  • Beach towel
  • Frisbee
  • Tote bag
  • Playing cards

The three gift packs are available from the Shelter online store.

Big Daddy Pack & Hops For Ya Pops Pack | Dainton Beer

Dainton Beer has two packs available to buy for Father’s Day.

The Big Daddy pack includes three of each core range beers, four limited releases, a Dainton Headphone tee, a Dainton trucker cap and a stubby holder.



Meanwhile, the Hops For Ya Pops pack includes two of each core range beers, a Dainton trucker cap and a stubby holder.

Both of these packs are available for a limited time online.

August 27th

Whisky Barrel Aged Imperial Stout & Chocolate Edition Whisky Barrel Aged Imperial Stout | Hawkers Beer

Hawkers has released the next two beers in its Barrel Aged series.

Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout (13.2% abv) is aged in Single Malt Whisky barrels from Healesville’s Alchemy Distillers.

Brewed in collaboration with Hunted + Gathered, Chocolate Edition Whisky Barrel Aged Imperial Stout (12.3% abv) is brewed with single-origin cacao nibs from Belize.

Both of these new releases are available to order from the Hawkers online store.

The Baron of Barrels | Moon Dog Craft Brewery

Moon Dog’s new The Baron of Barrels (11.3% abv) is a mixed barrel aged golden strong ale, aged for two years in three barrels.

The Baron will be available from Friday, 27th August.

100s & 1000s | Good Land Brewing Co.

Good Land Brewing Co. has launched a new beer alongside its brand new online store.

Featuring Citra Lupomax, Columbus and the new experimental HBC 630, the 100s & 1000s hazy IPA is available now.

Bull Horn | Hemingway’s Brewery

Hemingway’s Brewery has announced its latest limited release.

Bull Horn (5.5% abv) is a robust porter presenting nutty and toasty flavours due to being brewed with Super Pride hops and eight different malts –Pilsner, Munich Type 1, Aurora, Carapils, Caraamber, Rolled Oats, Carafa, Special Type 2, and Light Chocolate.

This new beer can be ordered through Hemingway’s online store.

Bright Brewery | Stubborn Russian Imperial Stout Whisky

Bright Brewery, in collaboration with Backwoods Distilling, have launched the Stubborn Russian Imperial Stout Whisky (French Oak Expression) (46.0% abv) after a two-year long development process.

The limited release, based on the brewery’s popular 2019 Stubborn Russian imperial stout, will be available from 6pm Friday, August 27th online.

The Shape of Hops to Come | Akasha Brewing Co.

The Shape of Hops to Come – Akasha Brewing’s 6.5% abv hazy IPA –has made its return as a super limited Akasha Project release.

Triple dry-hopped with Azacca, El Dorado and Citra hops, it is available now from Akasha’s online store.

Scotch Ale and Vienna Lager | Revel Brewing Co.

Revel Brewing Co. has two upcoming new releases –Scotch Ale (8.5% abv) and Vienna Lager (5.0% abv).



Scotch Ale is described as having a rich, malty body with subtle hints of scotch, while Vienna Lager is “crisp and smooth with undertones of orchard fruits” according to brewer’s notes.

Both new releases will be available from Revel’s online store in the coming days.

Moondance IPA and taproom releases | Black Hops Brewery

Moondance IPA (7.0%) was Black Hops’ most popular release of 2020 and is now making its 2021 return.

The hazy IPA featured Samba, Sabro and Strata hops and is now available from the Black Hops online store and at the taprooms – along with various other taproom releases.

These taproom releases include:

  • Forbidden, a 6.6% abv black IPA
  • Smash Red, a 6.8% abv Red X malt and Cashmere hop IPA
  • Beserker, a 6.5% black IPA
  • Zodiac, a 5.2% spiced rum ‘n’ raisin porter
  • and a Spiced Berry Mulled Cider at 5.0% abv

Margarita Sour | Soapbox Brewing

Soapbox Brewing has brewed a Margarita Sour (5.2%), flavoured with salt and coriander seed and infused with lime and orange.

The sour is available now from the Soapbox online store.

Brew Crew 15: XPA | Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.

The 15th release in Bad Shepherd‘s Brew Crew series is an XPA featuring El Dorado, Citra and Azacca Hops.

Brewed by Aaron the brewery’s Brand Ambassador, XPA (4.7% abv) is available online now.

August 20th

NEeD Cold IPA | Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road has released the fifth beer in its bi-monthly IPA series.

NEeD Vol.5 (7% abv) is a Bridge Road spin on the ‘Cold IPA’ style and is brewed with Motueka, Kohatu and Strata hops.

This is available to order through Bridge Road’s online store.

Dark Unicorn Counter Culture | Stone & Wood

Stone & Wood has announced its latest addition to its Counter Culture limited release range.

Dark Unicorn (7.6% abv) is a malt driven scotch ale aged in Starward Whiskey barrels.

This release will be available through local stockists from Monday, 23 August.

Fifteen Dusseldorf Dunkel | Burleigh Brewing

Burleigh Brewing has released a new beer in celebration of its fifteenth year.

Burleigh Fifteen Dusseldorf Dunkel (6% abv) is a nod to the 15th century style Dusseldorf lager.

Only available for a limited time, find this brew through Burleigh’s online store.

Low Ha Low Carb Pale | Ballistic Beer Co.

Ballistic Beer Co. has released is new low carb beer.

Low Ha Low Carb Pale (4% abv) is hopped with Mosaic and Azacca and has 2.2g of carbohydrates per can.

Find this new release through Ballistic’s online store.

Astro Beer | Bentspoke Brewing Co.

BentSpoke Brewing Co. has collaborated with Australian aerospace company SuperSky Engineering on a new beer.

Astro Beer was created through a National Science Week seed grant from Inspiring Australia, where BentSpoke released a high altitude balloon to capture yeast to create the new beer.

This experimental brew will be available at BentSpoke’s Braddon brewpub.

Conga Lines | Moon Dog Craft Brewery

Moon Dog has released its latest sour beer.

Conga Lines (7.5% abv) has flavours of passionfruit and pineapple with a lactose mouthfeel.

You can order this brew now via Moon Dog’s online store.

Silent Alarm | Bodriggy Brewing Co.

Bodriggy has announced a collaborative brew with Range Brewing.

Silent Alarm (7% abv) is a West Coast IPA that utilises two new brewing processes: incognito hop oil and dip hopping.

Find this beer through Bodriggy’s online store.

Free S’Peach | Dainton Beer

Dainton Beer has announced its latest release.

Free S’Peach (4.5% abv) is a salted peach sour and will be in stores from next week.

Big Hazy Double IPA | Beerfarm

Beerfarm has released its latest beer.

Big Hazy Double IPA (7.8% abv) is brewed with ingredients from Yakima Chief Hops and Cryer Malt with flavours of mango, passionfruit, pineapple and papaya.

This will be available in local venues and in Beerfarm’s online store from Monday, 23 August.

Lark Barrel Aged Imperial JSP IV | Wolf of the Willows Brewing Co.

Wolf of the Willows has released its 2021 version of its Imperial Johnny Smoke Porter.

Brewed in collaboration with Lark Distillery, the Lark Barrel Aged Imperial Johnny Smoke Porter (11.8% abv) was aged in 100L Lark barrels for nine months.

The result is an Imperial Smoke Porter with flavours of dark cocoa, espresso, truffle, vanilla, molasses and a subtle smoke.

This new release will be available through local stockists and the online store.

Hop Burst Eclipse & Citra | Slipstream Brewing Co.

Slipstream Brewing Co. has announced a new addition to its Hop Burst series.

Hop Burst IPA: Eclipse & Citra (6.2% abv) utilises the technique of extreme late hopping where the hopping step is left to the end of the brewing process.

This is now available to order via Slipstream’s online store.

August 13th

Strawberry Sundae Kisses | Stone & Wood

Stone & Wood has created an Ekka-inspired strawberries and cream sour to help raise funds for The Common Good.

Find out more in the full media release here.

Irish Cream | Wayward Brewing Co.

Wayward Brewing has released a new limited beer.

Irish Cream (7.0% abv) is a dessert stout with flavours of chocolate, vanilla, caramel, lactose and whiskey.

Order this brew through local reps or distributors.

Neon Nectar | Modus Operandi Brewing Co.

Modus Operandi has announced a new limited release.

Neon Nectar (6.5% abv) is a hazy IPA with tropical, stone fruit and citrus flavours.

Find this new release in local bottle shops and from Modus Operandi’s online store.

Original Saison and Framboise à Trois| Hawkers Beer

Hawkers has released two returning brews this month.

Original Saison (5.6% abv) is a limited release brewed with Fuggles, EK Goldings, Grains of Paradise hops.

Framboise à Trois (5.6% abv) is a sour raspberry IPA made in collaboration with Liberty Brewing and Wheaty Brew Corps.

These are available to order through Hawkers’ online store.

Better Distractions and Jawbone | Hop Nation Brewing Co.

Hop Nation has announced two new releases.

Better Distractions (7.1% abv) is a IPA dry hopped with El Dorado, Simcoe Cryo, Galaxy and Sabro.



Jawbone (6.3% abv) is a saltbush and oyster stout hopped with Willamette, Anathum and Loral.

Both of these brews are available online.

Rarely Tame | Prancing Pony

In collaboration with Monarto Safari Park, Prancing Pony has created a new 4.8% abv charity beer called Rarely Tame.

Find out more here in the full media release.

Multiple releases | Bright Brewery

Bright Brewery has announced two new releases.

El Grande Mole is a 7.0% abv Mexican Black Mole Stout, brewed with Centennial hops.



Black Diamond IPA (6.0% abv) is brewed with Centennial, Columbus, El Dorado and Simcoe hops.

Both releases are available through Bright’s online store.

Oat Cream IPA V2 | Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.

Bad Shepherd is releasing Version 2 of its popular Oat Cream IPA this Friday, August 13th.

Oat Cream IPA V2 (7.5% abv) is brewed with Sequoia and Meridian hops.

August 6th

Hazy Pale | Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road has released a new brew.

Hazy Pale (6% abv) is brewed with Idaho 7, Talus, Simcoe and Citra to present a ripe stone fruit and a citrus flavour.

Find this brew via Bridge Road’s online store.

Sidewinder | Brick Lane Brewing Co.

Brick Lane has released its first low-alcohol beer in the form of a Hazy Pale.

Sidewinder (1.1% abv) has “juicy tropical notes of peach, apricot, mango and lychee” and is available from the Brick Lane website or your local Dan Murphy’s.

South West Sour Watermelon & Raspberry | Colonial Brewing Co.

Colonial Brewing Co. has launched a sour – “partially fermented with an acidifying bacteria […] before undergoing a second fermentation with ale yeast”.

The South West Sour (4.0% abv) is brewed with Centennial hops and features additions of watermelon and raspberries.

2021 Into The ‘Wood Whisky Barrel-Aged Barleywine | Stomping Ground Brewing Co.

Stomping Ground‘s 2021 Into The ‘Wood limited release is making its packaged debut.

The Whisky Barrel-Aged Barleywine (10.0%) was, as the title suggests, aged in Bakery Hill Whisky barrels, giving it notes of sweet fruit cake, Anzac biscuits and whisky.

It is available now from Stomping Ground venues, as well as the online store and local independent bottleshops.

Multiple releases | Moon Dog Craft Brewery

Moon Dog has three new releases, starting with the Magic EyePA (7.0% abv).

Hopped with Citra, Eureka and Talus hops, the West Coast IPA is available now.

The next release is the return of a Moon Dog favourite – In The Crumble The Mighty Crumble (5.8%) is back with added blackberries, cinnamon, apple and vanilla.

Moon Dog’s annual limited release, Jumping The Shark, is back for its 2021 iteration.

This year’s 12.6% abv Cherry, Chocolate and Coconut Rum Barrel-Aged and Amphora Conditioned Imperial Stout is available now.

Enter the Vortex | Hop Nation Brewing Co.

Hop Nation has released a new brew.

Enter The Vortex (8% abv) is a chocolate, vanilla and coconut pastry stout.

Buy this release from Hop Nation’s online store.

Bruclipse | Sauce Brewing Co.

Sauce Brewing Co. has announced a new beer for IPA Day. Read more about this beer here.

Grand Tour | Akasha Brewing

Akasha has also released a new beer for IPA Day.

Grand Tour (7.2% abv) is a West Coast style IPA with flavours of stone fruit, citrus and grape punch.

Find this beer online via Akasha’s store.

Big Red IPA | Two Bays Brewing Co.

Two Bays Brewing Co. has released a new beer for IPA Day.

Big Red IPA (6.0% abv) is a gluten-free beer with flavours of dried fruit and berry.

This brew is available from Two Bays’ online store.

Butterbingboozled | Bodriggy Brewing

Bodriggy has released a new brew.

Butterbingboozled (5% abv) is a sticky date pastry stout brewed in collaboration with Butterbing Cookies.

This is available via Bodriggy’s online store.

Multiple releases | BentSpoke Brewing Co.

BentSpoke Brewing Co announced multiple new releases.

Cluster 8 (8.8% abv) is a returning limited beer. Read more in the media release here.

In collaboration with Pink Boots, BentSpoke brewed a new beer called Marion. Read more the media release here.

Multiple Releases | Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.

Bad Shepherd Brewing Co. has released multiple new beers.

Alkonost Russian Imperial Stout (9.2% abv) is brewed with Pahto and Willamette to showcase the coffee and chocolate flavours.

Peanut Butter & Jam Barrel-Aged Porter (7% abv) is a take on the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich brewed with Bad Shepherd’s Peanut Butter Porter.

Double Choc Hazelnut Brown (7.2% abv) is a double-chocolate variation brewed with Pahto.

Find these brews online via Bad Shepherd’s store.

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