New Beer Releases – Holiday Edition

This new beers wrap is dedicated to holiday-themed releases for 2021 and will be updated weekly.

Extra Naughty and Extra Nice packs | Brick Lane Brewing Co.

Brick Lane Brewing Co. has collaborated with boutique bacon brand, Saltsmith, to release two Christmas packs featuring the gift of bacon and beer.

The Extra Naughty Pack contains:

  • 1 x Four Pepper Bacon
  • 1 x Breakfast Bacon
  • 1 x Brick Lane Brewing Red Hoppy Ale (5.3% abv) four-pack

The Extra Nice Pack contains:

  • 1 x Maple Whisky Bacon
  • 1 x Breakfast Bacon
  • 1 x Brick Lane Brewing Avalanche IPA (6.7% abv) four-pack

Both packs are available from the Saltsmith online store.

Multiple releases | Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road Brewers has announced various Christmas-themed releases in the lead up to December.

Magical Christmas Pavlova Unicorn (7.3% abv) is a cream ale with flavours of passionfruit, reminiscent of a classic holiday pavlova.

The brewery’s second Christmas release is Fat Man Red Suit Big Sack (7.5% abv) is a red IPA brewed featuring Australian hops – Galaxy, Vic Secret and Enigma.

Bridge Road has also announced two advent calendar packs: The Bridge Road Beer Advent Calendar, featuring 25 beers released from the brewery in 2021, and The Bridge Road + Friends advent calendar which contains 24 beers, including 12 from other Australian breweries –Akasha, Batch, BentSpoke, Black Hops, Boatrocker, Hop Nation, KAIJU!, La Sirène, Moon Dog, Sailors Grave, Uraidla and Van Dieman.

All of these releases can be purchased online now.

NOTE: At the time of publishing, Fat Man Red Suit Big Sack and both advent calendars are out of stock on the Bridge Road website.

Juleøl | Hawkers Beer

For its Christmas release, Hawkers has teamed up with Denmark’s Anders Kissmeyer of Kissmeyer Brewing Co. to brew a Danish-style Juleøl (6.0% abv) – which translates to “Christmas Beer”.

The traditional dark lager is infused with blueberry and juniper, and is recommended to be paired with waffles, honey roasted turkey, Christmas pudding and sugar cookies.

Good Land Christmas Pack | Good Land Brewing Co.

Good Land Brewing Co. has put together a Christmas gift pack featuring two new exclusive brews and one classic with a limited edition redesign.

The pack includes:

  • Mele Kalikimaka (4.5% abv) –a North Pacific Ale with Chinook and Talus hops as well as toasted coconut and pineapple.*
  • Christmas Night (7.1% abv) –a Belgian Dark Ale brewed with 100% Voyager Craft Malt, with cherries and cacao nibs.
  • Good Lager (4.7% abv) –a brewery classic featuring Australian Enigma hops in limited edition Christmas cans.*

The Good Land Christmas Pack is available online now.

*These beers are exclusive to the limited edition gift pack.

Merry S’mores-Mas | Wolf of the Willows

Wolf of the Willows has released a spiced nitro pastry amber ale for the Christmas season.

Merry S’mores-Mas (6.2% abv) is brewed with toasted marshmallows, cacao nibs, natural vanilla, Mork’s Christmas Spice Blend chocolate, cherries, and Saint Felix Cherry & Cacao Husk Brandy, with Warrior hops for bittering.

This limited release is available through Wolf of the Willows’ online store.

Christmas Oaked Lager | Braeside Brewing Co.

Braeside Brewing Co. has released Christmas Oaked Lager (5.2% abv). The brew, which was conditioned on French oak and lagered for 10 weeks, is available to buy online now.

Airing of Grievances | Fixation Brewing Company

As the holiday season approaches, Fixation has brewed a ‘Festivus’ Hazy IPA, featuring Mosaic Incognito, Mosaic Lupomax, Citra Lupomax and Galaxy hops.

Airing of Grievances (6.8% abv) is available online now.

Limited Edition 2021 Christmas Gift Box and Burnley Classics Christmas Gift Box | Burnley Brewing

Burnley Brewing has two Christmas Gift Boxes available now on their website –the Limited Edition 2021 and the Burnley Classic.

The Limited Edition box includes:

  • 2 x Gravity Whisky Aged Imperial Pastry Stout (10.0% abv)
  • 2 x Imperial Maple Rauchbier (7.6% abv)
  • 2 x Cold IPA (7.0% abv)
  • 2 x Pavlova Sour (3.5% abv)
  • 2 x Strawberry Witbier (5.0% abv)
  • 1 x limited edition Burnley beer glass
  • 1 x Burnley socks
  • 1 x Burnley stubbie holder

The Burnley Classics box includes:

  • 2 x 5 Fruited Sour (4.5% abv)
  • 2 x Helles Lager (4.5% abv)
  • 2 x Pale Ale (5.1% abv)
  • 2 x Cold IPA (7.0% abv)
  • 2 x Pavlova Sour (3.5% abv)
  • 1 x limited edition Burnley beer glass
  • 1 x Burnley socks

Craft Cartel Christmas Tinnie Tree

Craft Cartel has put together a limited release gift pack featuring a selection of Australian beers.The Christmas Tinnie Tree comes in two options –Premium or Crowd Favourites.

The Premium pack includes 48 Australian craft beers including various limited releases and pack exclusives:

  • 2 x Stockade –The Mountie Maple Imperial Stout (limited release) (12% abv)
  • 2 x Akasha –Korben Double IPA (limited release) (8.5% abv)
  • 2 x Bright –Mystery Beer Batch-04 (pack exclusive) (5.9% abv)
  • 2 x Revel –Margarita Gose (limited release) (5.0% abv)
  • 2 x Sauce –Caribbean Fogg Hazy Pale Ale (limited release) (4.6% abv)
  • 2 x Moon Dog –Splice of Heaven Mango Ice Cream IPA (limited release) (6.2% abv)
  • 2 x Tumut River –You Am IPA (limited release) (6.5% abv)
  • 2 x Ballistic –Oaked XPA (5.5% abv)
  • 2 x Foghorn –Hunter Kolsch (4.5% abv)
  • 2 x Jetty Road –Blueberry Sour (4.2% abv)
  • 2 x Stockade –Raspberry Burst Sour (3.5% abv)
  • 2 x Slipstream –Laguna Pale Ale (4.1% abv)
  • 2 x Mornington Peninsula –Brown (5.0% abv)
  • 2 x Burleigh – Mid-Tide Ale (3.0% abv)
  • 2 x Colonial –South West Sour Watermelon & Raspberry (4.0% abv)
  • 2 x Sydney Brewing – Lager (4.7% abv)
  • 2 x Hawkers –Hazy IPA (6.2% abv)
  • 2 x Gage Roads – Atomic Hazy (4.5% abv)
  • 2 x BentSpoke – Fixie Ginger Beer (3.5% abv)
  • 2 x Mountain Culture – Pale Ale (5.0% abv)
  • 2 x Coastal Brewing – Little Run Citrus IPA (6.4% abv)
  • 2 x Brick Lane –One Love Pale Ale (4.4% abv)
  • 2 x Modus Operandi –XPA (4.2% abv)
  • 2 x Glebe Brewing –The Immortal Pale Ale (4.5% abv)

The Crowd Favourites pack includes:

  • 4 x Stockade –Mr Fruju NEIPA (6.0% abv)
  • 4 x Colonial Brewing – South West Sour (4.6% abv)
  • 4 x Brick Lane – One Love Pale Ale (4.4% abv)
  • 4 x Slipstream – Billycart Rye Pale Ale (3.4% abv)
  • 4 x Mornington Peninsula –Brown (5.0% abv)
  • 4 x Jetty Road – Pale Ale (4.8% abv)
  • 4 x Foghorn –Newy Pale Ale (4.5% abv)
  • 4 x Ballistic – Hawaiian Haze Pale Ale (4.6% abv)
  • 4 x Mismatch – Lager (4.5% abv)
  • 4 x Moon Dog –Splice of Heaven (6.2% abv)
  • 4 x Endeavour –Rock Star Pale Ale (4.5% abv)

Both packs also include the Craft Cartel Christmas Tinnie Tree, 5 x $20 vouchers, Craft Cartel beer glass guide, and a personalised gift card.


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