New Beer Releases - December 2022

23rd December

Avenin Juice | Rocks Brewing Co.

Rocks Brewing Co. has announced a new release.

Avenin Juice (7.5% abv) is a double dry-hopped IPA brewed with Nectaron and Mosaic hops.

Find this online now.

Cherry Saison | Matilda Bay Brewery

Matilda Bay Brewery has released its Cherry Saison (6.7% abv).

Read more about this release here.

16th December

Mystic and Cucumber & Basil Sour | Bright Brewery

Bright Brewery has announced two new releases.

Bright’s summer seasonal release Mystic (9% abv) is a double dry hopped DIPA brewed with El Dorado, Citra, Eureka, and Mosaic Incognito hops, plus a dry hop of Strata, Azacca, Amarillo and Cryo Amarillo hops.



Elsewhere, the brewery has also released its Cucumber & Basil Sour (4% abv) which has an “aroma of cucumber blends with the subtle sweetness of Italian basil and a nice dash of salt for an easy drinking sour with a crisp finish,” according to the brewer’s notes.

Find these online now.

Ginger Beer | Moon Dog Craft Brewery

Moon Dog Craft Brewery has reformulated its Ginger Beer (4% abv),

“We know consumers are turning to low sugar alternatives and we wanted to create a product that still gives the full flavour of a ginger beer but still ticks all those boxes of being low sugar, low carb and made with all natural ingredients,” Moon Dog Flavourologist & Product Manager Chris Hysted-Adams said.

Moon Dog Ginger Beer will be stocked in Liquorland and First Choice stores Australia-wide, independent bottleshops, bars and pubs as well as its online store.

Mulberry and Lemon Myrtle Sour Ale | Helios Brewing Co.

Helios Brewing Co. has released its first sour into cans.

Mulberry and Lemon Myrtle Sour (3.8% abv) has notes of “mulberry and complex lemony eucalyptus notes thanks to generous addition of freshly harvested Lemon Myrtle,” according to the tasting notes.

“These flavours unite to create a unique yet sessionable sour with balanced acidity and unique complexity.”

Find this release online now.

Mango Session IPA | Jetty Road Brewery

Jetty Road Brewery has created a new beer for Beer Cartel’s Canvent Calendar.

The Mango Session IPA (5% abv) is dry hopped with Citra, El Dorado and Azacca hops, and is brewed with 300kgs of mango.

This is available online now.

Knife series | Alice Springs Brewing Co.

Alice Springs Brewing Co. has announced the release of its ‘Knife Series’ comprising of the That’s Not a Knife IPA (6.5% abv) & This is a Knife IIPA (8.5% abv).

Read more about this release here.

Multiple releases | Catchment Brewing Co.

Catchment Brewing Co. has announced multiple new releases.

Silly Saison (3.4% abv) and Oh Crumbs (6% abv) are two new Christmas releases available only on tap at both Catchment and Fortitude Brewing venues.

Elsewhere, Fortitude’s sub-brand Noisy Minor has released ANZUS IPA (6.5% abv) which is available in both keg and cans at both venues.

Velvet Fog & Flex | Range Brewing

Range Brewing has announced two new releases this week.

Velvet Fog (10.2% abv) is an Oat Cream TIPA dry-hopped with Citra, Sabro Cryo and 2022 Galaxy hops.



Flex (8.8% abv) is a double dry-hopped DIPA brewed with Citra LUPOMAX, Mosaic LUPOMAX, Citra, Peacharine, Nectaron, and Galaxy hops.

Find these releases online now.

9th December

Cardinal Lava & Laid Back Beat | Lost Palms Brewing Co

Lost Palms Brewing Co. has announced two new releases.

Made in collaboration with Seeker Brewing, Cardinal Lava (6% abv) is a Ffruited Smoothie Sour, while Laid Back Beat (4.4% abv) is a Watermelon Pineapple Sour.

Find these releases online now.

Core range freshen | Stone & Wood Brewing Co.

Stone & Wood Brewing Co. has updated the core range designs for its Green Coast Lager, Cloud Catcher and Crisp beers, which are available in venues and bottle shops now.

Multiple releases | Willie the Boatman

Willie the Boatman has announced multiple new releases including:

  • Hazy IPA Hopstorm (6% abv)
  • Double NEIPA Double Nectar of the Hops (8.8% abv)
  • Chocolate Coffee Milk Stout Cappuccino Stout (5.8% abv)
  • Trifle Sour People Be Triflin (6.2% abv)

These releases are available online now.

Burleigh Wild Flower | Burleigh Brewing

Burleigh Brewing has released Burleigh Wildflower (5.5% abv), in collaboration with Wildflower Gin.

This new release is available online.

Experiment 102 | Hop Nation

Made in collaboration with Bract Brewing Programme and NZ Hops, Hop Nation has created the Experiment 102 (6.5% abv) IPA. The flavours and aromas originate from the experimental New Zealand hop varietal – NZH102.

Find this online now.

Hazy XPA & Batch #1000 | Slipstream Brewing Co.

Slipstream Brewing Co. has announced multiple releases.

Hazy XPA (5.5% abv) is triple dry hopped with USA & NZ hops to bring aromas and flavours of tropical fruits, such as pineapple & passionfruit.



Batch #1000 (12% abv) is a Quadruple IPA brewed with Mosaic, Simcoe, Talus & Chinook hops.

These releases are available in limited quantities at the Slipstream brewery only.

Cherry Cola Sour & Barrel-Aged Choctail | Dainton Beer

Dainton Beer has released its Cherry Cola Sour (4.6% abv) and Bourbon & Maple Barrel-Aged Choctail (11.4% abv)

Find these online now.

2nd December

Peachy Keen | Ironbark Hill Brewing Co.

Ironbark Hill Brewing Co. has announced its Peachy Keen NEIPA (5.7% abv) to be released into cans on Tuesday, 6th December.

Inspired by the Peach Melba dessert, this release is brewed with peaches, raspberries and vanilla, Voyager Craft Malt and Australian and American hops from Hop Products Australia.

What’s In The Box? | Hop Nation Brewing Co. x Garage Project

Hop Nation Brewing Co. has collaborated with Garage Project on Hazy IPA, What’s In The Box? (7.4% abv).

Brewed with malted oats and wheat, this release was then hopped with Motueka, Citra Incognito, Citra Cryo, Nelson Sauvin and Vic Secret hops.

Find this online now.

Half Day Hazy | Heaps Normal

Non-alcoholic brand Heaps Normal released its third core range release, Half Day Hazy.

Read more about this release here.

Giddy Up | The Mill Brewery

The Mill Brewery has announced its latest release.

Giddy Up (8%) is a DIPA brewed with Citra Cryo, Simcoe and Nelson Sauvin hops and has flavours of grapefruit, mango and mandarin.

This beer will launch across wholesale from Monday, 5th December.

Imperial Japanese Lager | Heads of Noosa Brewing Co.

Heads of Noosa Brewing Co. has announced its next limited release.

The Imperial Japanese Lager (7.2% abv) has a “slightly bolder mouthfeel and more rounded in flavour yet dangerously easy drinking,” according to the brewer’s tasting notes.

Find this online now.

Jetty Jump Pale | Shelter Brewing Co.

Shelter Brewing Co. has released its first non-alcoholic beer, called Jetty Jump Pale.

Read more about this release here.

Crisp Lager | Wolf of the Willows

Wolf of the Willows has released Crisp Lager (4.2% abv), which is a “malt, natural brew with subtle citrus hop notes, and a light, dry profile,” according to the brewer.

Find this online now.

Peach Bellini | Catchment Brewing Co.

Catchment Brewing Co. has released Peach Bellini (6% abv), the latest addition to its Cocktail Series.

This release is available now only in cans.

Range Especial & Triple Disco | Range Brewing

Range Brewing has announced two new releases.

Range Especial (5% abv) is the brewery’s latest Mexican Lager, while Triple Disco (10.4% abv) is a triple IPA brewed with Citra Lupomax, Citra, Motueka and Pacifica hops.

Find these releases online now.


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