New Beers Wrap

Into the Wood series, Stomping Ground Brewing Co.

The ‘Into the ‘Wood’ series showcases six unique and refined beers, crafted as part of the brewery’s wild and barrel-aged program.

Stomping Ground’s head brewer Ashur Hall says, “The Into the ’Wood series has been a fantastic opportunity for our brewing team to branch out into some more non-traditional methods of brewing with amazing results.

The six brews, named Pinot Noir Brett Saison,Wild Ale Blend No.1,Bourbon Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout, Belgian Dark Strong Ale,Shiraz Barrel-Aged Saison,Port Barrel-Aged Cream Ale, will be released this month.

The full list of stockists will be announced via Stomping Ground on Monday 9th September.

Barrelnormal Activity, Moon Dog Craft Brewery

Moon Dog have teamed up with Cryer Malt and YCH to create this ghost barrel porter.

The brew has been dry hopped with experimental hop HBC 472, which creates the impression that the beer has been barrel aged, Moon Dog explained in a press release.

The team said the brew has oak, coconut and piney flavours with a subtle bourbon aroma, and the malty body of a porter.

It will be launching Friday 5th September at Moon Dog Bar Abbotsford from 4pm and available to the rest of Australia on the 13th of September.

IPA and Apple cider, Two Birds Brewing

Two Birds Brewing have released a new IPA and for the first time, an apple cider.

Two Birds say the IPA is fruity with notes of passionfruit and mango, and the brewers usedGalaxy, Cascade and Citra hops in this 5.8% abv brew.

The all new 5.0% abv cider is brewed in-house with locally sourced apples.

The bottles for both are created by a local glassmaker, just down the road from Two Birds Spotswood Brewery.

IPA and Apple Cider are flying around the country now.

Rabbitohs Natural lager can and Brew am I Re-release, Young Henrys

Young Henrys have announced the return of BrewAmI,a limited edition New World pale ale which was originallybrewedin 2013 to celebrate 20 years of YouAmIalbums and tours.

With 5% abv, the brew ismade with ingredients sourced from parts of the world that each band member calls home; rolled wheat from Tim and Russell’s western state, Davey’s Victorian malt, and Andy’s Kiwi hops.

Thebrewreturned in 2014, 2015 and now 2019 to celebrate theirPrior ConvictionsTour, supported by Young Henrys.

Young Henrys are also celebrating the NRL finalswith a limited edition Rabbitohs can skin for their natural Lager.

The green and red-striped skin released this week and will be available in NSW for a limited time.

Hades, Helios Brewing Company

Helios has released its latest brew, a bitter chocolate stout called Hades.

It is a simple, light oatmeal stout, that is cold fermented on organic cacao from Peru and vanilla from Madagascar.

The unsweetened cacao gives a coffee-like bitter taste but the aroma is all chocolate and vanilla said Helios.

This 4.2% abv brew is available in 375ml cans, at the Brisbane bar now.

DAZY, Balter Brewing Company

Balter Brewing have released a newdouble hazy IPA, DAZY.

The 8% abv brew is available now at a bunch of venues and stores across the country.

Balter said that DAZY has fruit flavours and a spiciness to pull back the sweetness of the fruit, and an undercurrent of bitterness to keep things refreshing.

You can use the Beer Locator on the Balter website to check stock in your local stores.

Wild Berry IPA, Burleigh Brewing Co

This hoppy wild berry IPA is one of four newly announced flavours from Burleigh Brewing Co.

The brew was initially a tap house exclusive, though is going to be available at around 40 bars due to popularity.

With an abv of 6.8% Burleigh Brewing said that the brew’s colour comes naturally from the berries, along with a real-fruit tartness.

A limited release in cartons of cans will also be available mid September in independent bottle shops.


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