Thursday, 14 July 2011

BSF at GBBF 2001 New World Beer Bar

Here you will find the
BSF Programme entry for 2011

New World Beer bar:

Bottled Beers:

American Beers:


Brewery
Beer
ABV
Description
Ballast Point
Big Eye IPA
7.0%
American Centennial hops are used exclusively to bitter, flavour, finish, and dry hop Big Eye IPA. Its full hop flavour is guaranteed to please the palate of the true hop head.
Ballast Point
Black Marlin Porter
6.0%
Like dessert? You’ll love this. Black Marlin is a rich, dark and chocolaty porter with a distinctive American hop character.
Ballast Point
Calico Amber Ale
5.5%
This beer uses distinctive American hops, which give not only the crisp bitterness to balance the malt, but also a hint of floral aroma.
Ballast Point
Sculpin IPA
7.0%
Sculpin IPA showcases bright flavours and aromas of apricot, peach, mango & lemon. The lighter body also brings out the crispness of the hops.
Ballast Point
Wahoo Wheat
4.0%
Brewed to be light and refreshing with a unique citrus character that comes from adding orange peel and coriander to the boil.
Ballast Point
Yellowtail Pale Ale
4.6%
This is actually a Kölsch and is brewed with German hops and German and American malts and 5% wheat.
Deschutes
Black Butte Porter
5.2%
"Dark and distinctive, Black Butte uses chocolate and crystal malts, crafting a rich in flavour, yet easy to drink ""dark"" beer."
Deschutes
Cascade Ale
4.5%
Cascade Ale is crisp and refreshing. Generous herbal hop character and just a hint of caramel malt create a perfect balance.
Deschutes
Green Lakes Organic Ale
5.2%
Made with 3 types of 100% ORGANIC malted barley and balanced with Palisades, Brewers’ Gold, and Crystal hops, this amber ale is as kind to you as it is to Mother Earth. IBU’s: 45
Deschutes
Inversion IPA
6.8%
Inversion IPA defies the ordinary, with layers of soft caramel notes and generous amounts of our favourite Northwest hops for a bright, sunny, citrus finish.
Deschutes
Mirror Pond Pale Ale
5.3%
A classic American Pale Ale. Mirror Pond uses generous quantities of Cascade hops, offering a lush floral aroma with a balanced malt body.
Deschutes
Obsidian Stout
6.4%
Smooth and black, Obsidian Stout is a solid, satisfying beer with underlying espresso and chocolaty flavours.
Deschutes
The Abyss 2010
11%
A deep, dark Imperial Stout, The Abyss has almost immeasurable depth and complexity. Hints of molasses, liquorice and other alluring flavours make it something not just to quaff, but contemplate.
Deschutes
The Dissident 2010
10.5%
The Dissident is an Oud Bruin, a distinctive Flanders-style sour brown ale, with a fruity aroma and flavour. Brettanomyces are used to give The Dissident its characteristic sour taste.
Firestone Walker
Double Jack Double IPA
9.5%
Has a big malty middle to cloak the high alcohol and mouth puckering hop bitterness. Huge tangerine, grapefruit and juicy fruit aroma blossom over the herbal blue basil and malt earthiness of this aggressive beer.
Firestone Walker
Parabola
12.5%
This beer features bold bourbon and tobacco aromas and a rich dark chocolate, charred oak flavour. Parabola is best enjoyed in moderation.
Firestone Walker
Union Jack IPA
7.4%
An aggressive IPA, citrus, pineapple and a full, chewy malt profile finish clean on your palate, over 70 IBUs.
Flying Dog
Doggie Style Pale Ale
5.3%
This beer is a pale amber in colour and a citrus hop character which is balanced with malty undertones.
Flying Dog
Gonzo Imperial Porter
9.4%
A deep and complex beer brewed with black, chocolate and crystal malts, and hopped with Cascade and Millennium hops. Savour slowly.
Flying Dog
Raging Bitch
8.3%
An American IPA augmented with Belgian yeast has a delicate hop bitterness.
Flying Dog
Snake Dog IPA
7.1%
A Colorado-style IPA, power hopped with speciality hops from the Pacific Northwest. This is a hop monster and the citrus fruit aroma will hypnotise your senses.
Fordham Brewing Company
Copperhead Ale
4.7%
A Düsseldorf-style Altbier which blends caramelized malted barley with pronounced hop character to create a subtle copper hue. It has a balanced flavour & impeccable smoothness.
Fordham Brewing Company
Helles Lager
5.7%
Clean & refreshing, this Bavarian-style lager uses four different German grains & three hop varieties to create an intricate flavour profile & a beautiful deep golden colour.
Fordham Brewing Company
Tavern Ale
5.5%
This American Pale Ale’s hop profile is complimented with an ample amount of malt flavour. It’s cold-conditioned on fresh whole-leaf Cascade hops creating an unmistakable citrus-like aroma.
FX Matt
Adirondack Lager
5.3%
A classic German-style lager with a rich amber colour, medium body, and a perfect balance of caramel malt sweetness
FX Matt
Black Forest Lager
5.3%
A Bavarian-style black beer with distinctive caramel malt sweetness and rich, creamy head. Very drinkable
FX Matt
Saranac IPA
5.8%
A hop lover's delight. This brew is very hoppy in both aroma and flavour from the generous amounts of cascade hops used in brewing. Look for a medium to full body and golden straw colour.
FX Matt
Saranac Pale Ale
5.5%
This true English Pale Ale is rich and fruity, yet finishes crisp. You'll love the copper amber colour and medium body.
Goose Island
312 Urban Wheat Ale
4.2%
Hazy, cloudy appearance. A spicy aroma of Cascade hops, followed by the crispy, fruity ale flavour delivered in a smooth, creamy body.
Goose Island
India Pale Ale
5.9%
Quite simply a hop lover’s dream, this classic ale adds a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, to ensure that the long hop finish is one you’ll remember.
Goose Island
Matilda
7.0%
Matilda is made with a rare yeast that suggests a fruity and spicy flavour. There is complex maltiness balanced with a profuse amount of hops.
Goose Island
Pepe Nero
6.0%
A black rye saison that combines a roasted/smoky malt character in balance with a pepper spice from the yeast. Finishes dry with a refreshing level of carbonation.
Goose Island
Pere Jacques
8.0%
Strong, rich Belgian style Abbey Beer.
Lagunitas
Hop Stoopid
8.0%
Fruity and floral hops in the aroma. Lots of sweet caramel malt in the flavour but perfectly balanced with hop bitterness.
Lagunitas
IPA
5.7%
Made with 43 different hops and 65 various malts this redolent ale will likely float your boat.
Lagunitas
Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
7.7%
Way smooth and silky with a nice wheaty-esque-ish-ness. Just the little sumpin' we all need to kick summer into full swing!
Lagunitas
Pils
5.3%
A Czech-style pilsner, a slightly hoppy, grassy aroma leads into a slightly malty-sweet, flavour.
Lagunitas
Undercover Investigation Shutdown Ale
9.75%
An especially bitter ale in dedication to all the world’s would-be astronauts, in remembrance of the 2005 St. Patrick’s Day Massacre on the Brewery Party Grounds and also in joyous celebration of their 20-day suspension that following January. Do the crime. Do the time. Get the bragging rights. Cheers!
Left Hand
400 Pound Monkey
6.8%
An English-style IPA using hops of a different colour, earthy and herbal, well balanced by bready malt.
Left Hand
Imperial Stout
10.4%
Silky smooth, very flavourful beer. The malty sweetness of the beer is tempered by a medley of roasted malt and the aggressive use of hops.
Left Hand
Milk Stout
5.9%
Strong roasted malt and coffee flavours build the foundation of this classic cream stout. The addition of milk sugars mellows the intense roastiness and gives this beer the most incredible creamy mouth feel.
Left Hand
Sawtooth Ale
5.3%
An English-style Extra Special Bitter. It is an extremely well balanced beer, with significant hop character, medium body, and a maltiness which increases in evidence as the beer warms.
Moylans
Chelsea Moylan's Porter
5.0%
A rich, robust porter, crafted to integrate the aromas and flavours of espresso coffee malt and bitter-sweet chocolate malt. This is an American-Irish style Porter that dark beer drinkers will love.
Moylans
Dragoon's Dry Irish Stout
5.0%
Dry, roasty and incredibly rich in flavour, made with a unique blend of imported hops and malted barley.
Moylans
Hopsickle Imperial XXXIPA
9.2%
Enjoy the blast of fresh Cascade, Simcoe, Columbus, Ahtanum, and Chinook Hops as they stimulate the taste buds in a truly Imperial Fashion. Pucker Up!
Moylans
Ryan Sullivan's Imperial Stout
10.0%
Chocolate truffles, cocoa, espresso coffee, burnt currants, the sweetness of a sherry - all come to mind when enjoying this Imperial Stout. A big, strong, malty stout.
Odell
90 Shilling Ale
5.3%
An irresistibly smooth and delicious medium-bodied amber ale.
Odell
Cutthroat Porter
4.8%
Inspired by the London porters this beer has a deep, rich colour and flavour that hints at chocolate and coffee.
Odell
Double Pilsner
8.1%
Double Pilsner is a tribute to the pilsner style, heavily hopped but balanced with malt.
Odell
Myrcenary Double IPA
9.3%
Brewed with a blend of hops containing the highest levels of Myrcene, this double IPA prevails with a tropical fruit-like flavour, a pungent floral aroma, and a clean getaway.
Odell
St Lupulin Extra Pale Ale
6.5%
This dry-hopped extra pale ale has a pleasing floral aroma and a clean, crisp finish.
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Oak Barrel Stout
6.1%
"Smoked and peated malts create an intricate malt foundation. ""Dry hopping"" with vanilla beans and oak chips pushes the depth of this stout’s flavour spectrum even further."
Rogue
Brutal IPA
6.0%
An imperial bitter style using exotic traditional floor malts, citrus hoppy flavour, stupendous hop aroma. Full-bodied, deeply flavoured, intensely hoppy brew. There is nothing brutal about the rich, deep, mellow taste. Its crackling but not sharp…
Rogue
Hazelnut Brown Nectar
6.0%
Dark brown in colour with a hazelnut aroma, a rich nutty flavour and a smooth malty finish.
Rogue
Juniper Pale Ale
5.2%
A pale ale, saffron in colour with a smooth malt balance, floral aroma with a dry spicy finish from whole juniper berries.
Rogue
Morimoto Soba Ale
4.8%
The delicate flavour of roasted soba brings a nutty finish to this light and refreshing ale.
Rogue
Shakespeare Stout
5.5%
Ebony in colour, with roasted nut and earthy hop aromas on the nose. It has a medium body of chocolate, citrus peels, spice and nut flavours. This finish is of dark chocolate.
Shipyard
Bluefin Stout
5.0%
A classic Irish stout with a deep, almost black body and a creamy white head that is always pleasing to drink.
Shipyard
Chamberlain Pale Ale
5.0%
This is a classic, English-style pale ale with a golden copper colour. It is dry and crisp upfront with an aromatic, hoppy finish.
Shipyard
Double Old Thumper
11.2%
Double Old Thumper has a brilliant deep copper hue and spicy hop aroma with a complex malty finish featuring a dry Simcoe Hop bite.
Shipyard
Imperial Porter
7.1%
Imperial Porter is a full-bodied, very dark, malty beer with a good roasted character coming from the Crystal, Chocolate and Black Patent Malts used in the mash. Warrior, English Fuggles, and East Kent Goldings Hops balance the malts with a good hop bite.
Shipyard
XXXX IPA
9.3%
A non-traditional American IPA with a brilliant copper colour and the classic citrus nose of Cascade hops. This beer demonstrates a unique balance of malt-inspired, delicate red grapefruit sweetness and lingering hop dryness.
Sierra Nevada
30th Anniversary Brewers Reserve
9.2%
A marriage of oak-aged Bigfoot, Celebration Ale, and fresh Pale Ale blended together and generously dry-hopped.
Sierra Nevada
Bigfoot
9.6%
An award-winning barley wine beer with a dense, floral bouquet, an extremely rich, intense palate and a deep reddish-brown colour. This ale is superbly balanced between an almost overpowering maltiness and a wonderful bittersweet hoppiness.
Sierra Nevada
Glissade Golden Bock
6.4%
With restrained sweetness, subtle malt flavour, balanced against delicate aromas of spicy and floral European hops. This complex balance helps Glissade slide across the palate.
Sierra Nevada
Kellerweis
4.8%
The nose is full of orange and other citrus fruits. The body is nicely balanced with a hint of malt and a bunch of alcohol, and perhaps a hint of honey. The beer lingers nicely with beautiful hop dryness.
Sierra Nevada
Pale Ale
5.6%
This beer has a deep amber colour and an exceptionally full-bodied, complex character. Generous quantities of hops give the Pale Ale its fragrant bouquet and spicy flavour.
Sierra Nevada
Porter
5.6%
Dark and rich, Sierra Nevada Porter is a delicious, medium-bodied ale with a creamy head. The Porter's smooth flavour (malty with hints of caramel) comes from a blend of deep-roasted barley malts. IBUs: 40
Sierra Nevada
Southern Hemisphere Harvest
6.7%
Using freshly-picked hops from New Zealand, this beer has a robust hop character with an intriguing floral-citrus aroma leading to layers of fresh-hop spiciness.
Sierra Nevada
Stout
5.8%
Creamy, malty, and full-bodied, the Sierra Nevada Stout is satisfyingly rich. Caramel and Black malts give the Stout its deep, dark colour and pronounced roasted flavour.
Sierra Nevada
Summerfest
5.0%
Summerfest is a refreshing, pilsner-style lager. Its incredible smoothness comes from an extra-long lagering period. Lighter in body than an ale but just as complex in character, Summerfest quenches your thirst with big aroma and a tangy hop bite.
Sierra Nevada
Torpedo Extra IPA
7.2%
This is a big American IPA, bold and assertive and full of flavours and aromas highlighting the complex citrus, pine and herbal character of whole-cone American hops.
Smuttynose
Big A IPA
9.3%
The nose is full of orange and other citrus fruits. The body is nicely balanced with a hint of malt and a bunch of alcohol, and perhaps a hint of honey. The beer lingers nicely with beautiful hop dryness.
Smuttynose
Old Brown Dog
5.7%
"Dry-hopped with Crystal especially for GBBF. Old Brown Dog has been cited as a classic example of the ""American Brown Ale"" style of beer. Compared to a typical English Brown Ale, Old Brown Dog is fuller-bodied and more strongly hopped."
Smuttynose
Robust Porter
5.8%
Full-bodied and malty with undertones of coffee and chocolate and a bright, hoppy finish.
Smuttynose
Shoals Pale Ale
5.0%
Copper-coloured, medium-bodied and highly hopped. Its flavour is delightfully complex: tangy fruit at the start, with an assertive hop crispness and a long malty palate that one well-known beer writer has compared to the flavour of freshly-baked bread.
Southern Tier
Pale Ale
6.0%
Aggressively hopped with immense overtones of grapefruit and tangerine wrapped in a delicately refined body of pale barley and wheat.
Southern Tier
Unearthly Imperial IPA
9.8%
Unearthly is a manifestation of the brewer's art. Smell the enchanting aromas of the hops waft forward as you take your first sip.
Stone
Arrogant Bastard Ale
7.2%
"This is an aggressive beer. You probably won't like it. It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to be able to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth. ""You are not worthy""."
Stone
Levitation Ale
4.4%
This modest alcohol deep Amber Ale has a deep malt profile and big hop overtones showing off big citrus flavours.  Dry-hopped with Amarillo hops.
Stone
Smoked Porter
5.9%
Stone Smoked Porter aged with American Oak that provide a strong vanilla and woody character.
Stone
Stone IPA
6.9%
A medium-bodied refreshing ale with a light-medium malt character and a heavy dose of over-the-top hops. Two full weeks of dry-hopping give this beer an abundant hop aroma and crisp hop flavour.
The Bruery
Mischief
8.5%
Belgian-style ale, golden and hoppy. Not quite evil, yet not to be trusted, this Golden Ale is effervescent, dry, hoppy and crisp-you’ll want to keep an eye out.
The Bruery
Rugbrød
8.0%
Brewed with three types of rye malt, this robust brown ale showcases the earthy, spicy character of the grain, complemented by bready, nutty barley malts and a hint of roast.
The Bruery
Saison de Lente
6.5%
Light blonde in colour with a fresh hoppiness and a wild and rustic Brettanomyces character. Lighter in colour and alcohol than Saison Rue, yet equally complex in its own way.
The Bruery
Saison Rue
8.5%
Belgian Style Ale brewed with rye and brettanomyces. A rustic, deep golden California farmhouse ale.
Victory
Hop Wallop Double IPA
8.5%
This vivid, lively pale ale celebrates the hop harvest with loads of aromatic splendour and bitter beauty draped over a lean malt body.
Victory
Hopdevil
6.7%
Bold, spicy and menacingly delicious, this American-hopped India Pale Ale offers an aromatic punch, and then follows through with a lasting full-bodied finish.
Victory
Storm King Stout
9.1%
With a huge Pacific Northwest hop aroma and character upfront, Storm King subsides into a massive, roast malt complexity. More flavour than mere words can adequately describe. Rich and substantial, it will warm your heart.


Australian Beers:


Brewery
Beer
ABV
Description
Cooper's
Original Pale Ale
4.5%
"This beer has a fruity character and robust flavour. Naturally fermented in the ""Burton-on-Trent"" style, a secondary fermentation creates the trademark sediment that gives 'Pale' its fine cloudy appearance. The nose has peppery hops, oranges and peaches. On the palate tangy fruit and spicy hops dominate and the finish comes through with hop bitterness and tart fruit."
Cooper's
Sparking Ale
5.8%
With its famous cloudy sediment and its distinctive balance of malt, hops and fruity characters, the old 'Red Label' is a tasty slice of Cooper's history.
Cooper's
Vintage Ale
7.5%
This strong ale imparts full rich flavours that are suitable for maturation. Brewed with choice malts and extended top fermentation this is a beer suitable for aging up to 18 months.
Little Creatures
Pale Ale
5.2%
Little Creatures is a pale ale made for those who want real flavour, yet still want a beer that displays great balance of flavour and refreshment. It has lovely fresh floral hop aromas which are joined by a mouth-filling explosion of clean full rich malts and citrus hop flavours on the palate to balance the firm bitter finish. A very complex yet highly drinkable beer.
Murray's Craft Brewing
Heart of Darkness
9.6%
An imperial Stout in style but with a stronger accent on chocolate malt over the roast barley, some rummy, port notes, and underpinning it all, some classic Belgian esters and very light phenolics from the yeast.
Murray's Craft Brewing
Icon 2IPA
7.5%
Extensive hopping creates intense citrus, passionfruit and peppery characters in the flavour and aroma balanced by sweet biscuity malt, which finishes with full bodied, rich and with a rounded bitterness.
Murray's Craft Brewing
Nirvana Pale Ale
4.5%
Nirvana Pale Ale is a hybrid of an American Pale Ale combined with the classic English Pale Ale style to produce a New World Pale Ale. A brilliant golden colour, it has a fresh citrusy/spicy aroma and flavour, balanced with biscuity/toffee flavours from the malt and finishes full-bodied with a complex character and bitterness.
Murray's Craft Brewing
Punch and Judy's
3.9%
Strong British malt flavour with the rich, nutty caramel flavour of the dark crystal malt is balanced by the strong hop flavour and aroma of the NZ Riwaka and Motueka hops. At 3.9% it results in a great, full-flavoured, hoppy session ale.
Murray's Craft Brewing
Spartacus Imperial IPA
10.0%
too many hop additions to count, aromas of tropical fruit and pine. More citrus in the flavour which is balanced by a sweet maltiness and then the warming alcohol comes through.
Murray's Craft Brewing
Wild Thing Imperial Stout
10.0%
Impossible to see through even when held up to the light. Aromas of strong, dark chocolate, a little fruitiness from the hops and yeast and some rum notes from the alcohol. The flavour is an intense hit of mocha – bitter, dark chocolate bordering on coffee. Some malt sweetness but an aggressive hop bitterness and roast grain bite to balance.


Danish Beers:


Brewery
Beer
ABV
Description
Amager
Hr. Fredriksen
10.5%
8 different types of malts were used, and it is the dark and heavily roasted ones that give the beer its colour and almost extreme full body. The bitterness is also delivered by the heavily roasted malts backed up by the American Centennial hops. This is an experience which should be enjoyed slowly, but in return will last all night warming you with its alcohol and challenging charm.
Amager
Rugporter
8.5%
With a rye content of 16% it gives this beer a fantastic sweet flavour with a titillating spicy edge, which, combined with a discreet and balancing acidity, is not surprisingly reminiscent of rye bread.
Evil Twin
Yang
10.0%
Here is one half of a 'Black and Tan beer. Not any Black and Tan, but where a pompous, thick bastard and a laid-back, hoppy guy meet and the perfect beer-balance occurs. Mix with Yin Yang, or enjoy this evil Imperial IPA solo.
Evil Twin
Yin
10.0%
Here is one half of a 'Black and Tan beer. Not any Black and Tan, but where a pompous, thick bastard and a laid-back, hoppy guy meet and the perfect beer-balance occurs. Mix with Yin Yang, or enjoy this evil Imperial Stout solo.
Mikkeller
Big Worse
12.0%
The nose is malty with a lot of alcohol. The flavour is more of the same but with herbal no9tes from the hops.
Mikkeller
Big Worst Barrel Aged Bourbon Edition
19.2%
Lots of bourbon on the nose and also vanilla and toffee with a slight sour, woody note. Very complex flavour including, caramel, vanilla, bourbon, cherries, with a smooth finish.
Mikkeller
Black (Islay Edition)
17.5%
Aged for 4 months in Islay whisky barrels. Plenty of peat and smoke on the nose. On the palate lots of dark chocolate and a hint of whisky and quite sweet. A very intense beer.
Mikkeller
Black Extra Strong (Whisky Edition)
17.5%
The strongest beer in Scandinavia. This imperial stout is the craziest, wildest, strongest beer from Mikkeller to this date. Not for sissies.......! Sample it fresh or store it for many many years to come!
Mikkeller
Black Hole
13.1%
Daring, vulgar and extreme, this warming, intense imperial stout has a high bitterness from the hops and a sweetness from the malt and alcohol, creates a good balance which makes Black Hole an explosion of nuances, but also leaves a feeling of a perfect and complex beer – in the heavyweight category.
Mikkeller
Cream Ale / Revelation Cat
5.0%
Inspired by pre-prohibition America, this beer has an aroma of caramel and vanilla, the taste is lightly sweet with a nice crisp hoppiness. Refreshing.
Mikkeller
Drikkeriget GIPA
6.6%
Yeasty, citrusy aroma. Medium-bodied with a light, dry hoppiness.
Mikkeller
Funky E-Ster
9.39%
Fruity, spicy aroma. Slightly funky taste with a bready sweetness.
Mikkeller
George (Bourbon Edition)
11.1%
Aroma of dark chocolate, bourbon and vanilla. Flavour is roasted malt with bitter chocolate and a long, bourbon finish.
Mikkeller
Not Just Another Wit
7.6%
A hybrid, IPA and witbier? Lots of citrusy fruits on the nose with more of the same in the taste along with notes of cloves and coriander.
Mikkeller
Santa's Little Helper 2009
10.9%
Sweet aroma with hints of chocolate, nutmeg and other spices. Flavour is malty with more chocolate, cinnamon and tar.
Mikkeller
Spontanframboos
7.7%
A funky, fruity aroma predominantly raspberries. Tart, with more raspberries, citrus and woody notes. Very refreshing.
Mikkeller
Spontankriek
7.7%
Aroma is sweet with cherries and yeasty notes. Sour with a light, cherry flavour and woody hints.
Mikkeller
The American Dream
4.6%
A pilsener style beer hopped like an IPA. A herbal, hoppy aroma, a nice refreshing beer.
Mikkeller
USAlive!
8.0%
The aroma is grapefruity and piney hops. Sweet maltiness is well balanced by citrusy hops on the palate.


Japanese Beers:


Brewery
Beer
ABV
Description
Baird
Angry Boy Brown Ale
6.2%
Fleeting malty sweetness and warmth hide complexity, a barely controlled bitterness, and, naturally, a bit of an angry edge.
Baird
Kurofune Porter
6.0%
This classic dark English ale is flinty, oily and wonderfully smooth. It is teasingly acrid with notes of bitter chocolate and coffee. The inclination is to resist; the result is acquiescence and embrace.
Baird
Rising Sun Pale Ale
5.1%
In the American west-coast style. It sports a beautiful, soft, citrus hop aroma which gives way to a round, honeyed-fruit flavour. The finish is crisp and refreshing.
Baird
Suruga Bay Imperial IPA
7.5%
This beer has a dryness of character and a powerful hop aroma through dry-hopping twice. Notes of grapefruit, pineapple, oranges are balanced by a sweet maltiness.
Baird
Teikoku IPA
6.0%
This brew bursts with hop character while still achieving a sublime balance due to a firm, robust malt backbone. It is a cross between an English-style and American-style India Pale Ale that is full-bodied and refreshing all at once.
Hitachino Nest
Espresso Stout
7.5%
Caramel, roasted, black and chocolate malts provide an explosion of coffee like flavours. The strong espresso character comes from the addition of espresso beans to the boil. Notes of vanilla, dark fruit, cocoa and chocolate. Aromas of chocolate, roasted bitterness, blackcurrants and dark fruits.
Hitachino Nest
Japanese Classic Ale
7.5%
Brewed following the original India Pale Ale brought to Japan in the 19th century . It is slowly matured in Cedar casks which are commonly used in the brewing of traditional Japanese sake.
Hitachino Nest
Nipponia
6.5%
"Brewed using two Japanese original materials; ""Kaneko Golden,"" the Japanese ancient barley, and ""Sorachi Ace,"" the hop which once was bred in Japan. Enjoy the citrus flavour, golden colour and the complex taste."
Hitachino Nest
Red Rice Ale
7.0%
Brewed with special red rice which had been cultured in ancient times in Japan. Please enjoy the complex taste and beautiful natural colour.
Hitachino Nest
White Ale
5.5%
Hitachino Nest White Ale is brewed in the tradition of a Belgian style white beer with coriander, nutmeg, orange peel and orange juice.


New Zealand Beers:


Brewery
Beer
ABV
Description
8 Wired
Rewired Brown Ale
5.7%
Malty aromas with hints of caramel and citrus hops. The flavour has a solid roasted malt backbone with hints of coffee.
Epic
Mayhem
6.2%
This beer’s fresh earthy aromas and rich flavours taste like they have more in common with darker beers than this golden coloured brew. It’s big on green fresh hoppy flavours with an interesting bitter twist at the very finish stretching out the taste to a lingering conclusion.
Epic
Thornbridge Stout
6.8%
Smooth, voluptuous, rich and dark, brewed with 8 different malts this is a silky, decadent yet hoppy stout.
Mike's Organic Brewery
Organic Ale
4.0%
A full-strength mild which is less bitter on the palate than fully hopped beers, with malt and barley tones dominating the flavour.
Mike's Organic Brewery
Organic Double IPA
9.0%
Inspired by the hoppy English pale ales but leaning toward the highly hopped American variety. The aroma is complex with tropical fruit including passion fruit, pineapple and melons all vying for attention. The flavour has sweet tropical fruits balanced out by the strong biscuity malt flavour and absolutely intense hop bitterness. The very full mouth feel and glowing warm aftertaste serve to further keep the hop bitterness in check.
Mike's Organic Brewery
Organic Lager
4.8%
A crisp beer with citrus undertones, a full malt character and a dry, crisp taste.
Mike's Organic Brewery
Organic Pilsner
5.0%
This beer is bursting with fresh zesty aroma, the New Zealand aromatic hops are proudly presented in their full glory. The crisp bitter flavour is complimented by a full malt body and rounded mouth-feel.
Renaissance
Discovery American Pale Ale
4.5%
Brewed using native Cascade and Willamette hops this beer displays honeyed characteristics and the subtle hop flavours lead to a slightly sweet finish on the palate.
Renaissance
Elemental Porter
6.0%
A classic English Porter. It is a medium-bodied beer with chocolate and roasted notes. Extremely well balanced and hopped with a native hop variety.
Renaissance
Perfection Pale Ale
5.0%
With an aromatic hoppy nose, creamy, biscuity, and toffee followed by 45 IBU’s don’t miss this one.
Renaissance
Stonecutter Scotch Ale
7.0%
9 malts are blended together to produce layers of caramel, toffee, liquorice, chocolate and roasty flavours. These are balanced by a tart, raisiny frutiness that gives way to a lingering dry finish.


Norwegian Beers:


Brewery
Beer
ABV
Description
Haandbryggeriet
Bestefar
9.0%
Complex aroma with coffee, cocoa, chocolate. Bittersweet flavour with roasted malts, dark fruits and toffee.
Haandbryggeriet
Norwegian Wood
6.5%
A woody and smoky aroma dominate this beer. On the palate it has a bold bitterness and hints of juniper berries.



The following beers have all been supplied courtesy of the International Beer Challenge. They are all extremely rare beers and are in very limited quantities.

International Beer Challenge Beers:


Country
Brewery
Beer
ABV
Australia
Bridge Road Brewers
Beechworth Pale Ale
4.8%
Australia
Bridge Road Brewers
Bling India Pale Ale
5.8%
Australia
Bridge Road Brewers
Robust Porter
5.2%
Australia
Degrees Brewery
Dubbel
6.1%
Australia
Degrees Brewery
Rauchbier
5.2%
Australia
Endeavour
2010 Reserve Amber Ale
5.2%
Australia
Endeavour
2010 Reserve Pale Ale
4.5%
Australia
Hawthorn Brewing Co
Amber Ale
4.7%
Australia
Hawthorn Brewing Co
Pilsner
4.6%
Australia
Hawthorn Brewing Co
Premium Pale Ale
4.7%
Australia
Mclaren Vale
Vale Ale
4.5%
Australia
Mclaren Vale
Vale Dry
4.5%
Australia
Mountain Goat
Australian Pale Ale
6.2%
Australia
Mountain Goat
Double Hightail
6.8%
Australia
Mountain Goat
Surefoot Stout
4.9%
Australia
Nail Brewing
Clout Stout 2011
10.6%
Australia
Nail Brewing
Nail Brown Ale
4.4%
Australia
Redoak
Redoak Baltic Porter
8.7%
Australia
Redoak
Redoak Bitter
3.5%
Australia
Redoak
Redoak Framboise Froment
5.0%
Australia
Redoak
Redoak Oktoberfest Lager
5.8%
Australia
Redoak
Redoak Porter
5.0%
Australia
Redoak
Redoak Special Strong Bitter
5.6%
Chile
Kross
(Curaca) Abbey Ale
7.5%
Chile
Kross
Golden Ale
5.0%
Chile
Kross
Kross 5
7.2%
Chile
Kross
Kross Lupulus
5.5%
Chile
Kross
Kross Maibock
6.5%
Chile
Kross
Kross Pilsner
4.9%
Chile
Kross
Kross Stout
5.2%
Greece
Septem
Septem Friday Pale Ale
4.7%
Greece
Septem
Septem Mondays Pilsner
5.0%
Greece
Septem
Septem Sundays Honey Golden Ale
6.5%
Italy
Amarcord
Riserva Speciale
9.5%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Bitterland
5.0%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Brass Weiss
4.5%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Mahogany IPA
6.0%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Oak Pils
4.8%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Old Jack
6.3%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Rust Ale
5.5%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Stone Ale
6.5%
Italy
Doppio Malto
Zingibeer
4.6%
Italy
Ducato
Bia Bitter Ale
4.2%
Italy
Ducato
Bia Golden Ale
4.5%
Italy
Ducato
Bia IPA
6.5%
Italy
Ducato
Bia Oatmeal Stout
4.5%
Italy
Ducato
Sally Brown Caffè Baracco
5.2%
Italy
Ducato
Via Emilia
5.0%
Italy
Statalenove
Kristal
3.5%
Italy
Statalenove
Miss Kartola
5.5%
Italy
Statalenove
Ponente
6.0%
Italy
Tenute Collesi
Ambrata Fiat Lux
7.5%
Italy
Tenute Collesi
Bionda Alter
6.0%
Italy
Tenute Collesi
Bionda Ego
6.0%
Italy
Tenute Collesi
Imperiale Nera Maior
8.0%
Italy
Tenute Collesi
Ubi Rossa
8.0%
Italy
Turbacci
Black
6.5%
Italy
Turbacci
Quinn
4.8%
Italy
Turbacci
Strong Ale
8.8%
Italy
Turbacci
Super
7.5%
Italy
Valscura
Fich
8.0%
Italy
Valscura
Matrimoni Ale
7.5%
New Zealand
McCashin Family Brewery
Stoke Amber
4.5%
New Zealand
McCashin Family Brewery
Stoke Dark
4.5%
New Zealand
McCashin Family Brewery
Stoke Gold
4.5%
Singapore
Archipelago
Belgian Wit
4.7%
Singapore
Archipelago
Bohemian Lager
4.8%
Singapore
Archipelago
Hickory Smoked IPA
5.6%
Singapore
Archipelago
Irish Ale
5.0%
Singapore
Archipelago
Summer Ale
4.5%
Singapore
Asia Pacific Breweries
ABC Extra
7.0%


7 comments:

  1. Ohhh hope i get to try some of those japanese beers and EPIC mayhem amongst others.

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  2. yeah pretty much those beers are high up, my take home list. I recon im gonna find more than i can carry again this year.

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  3. Is it all bottled? I've got a long list of stuff to try from here, may have to prioritize...

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  4. yeah all the beers on this list is bottles as far as i understand

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  5. Australia - Mclaren Vale - Vale Ale - 4.5%

    Cracking beer. Wins loads of awards in Oz. Always seek it out when visiting the relatives!

    Murrays beers from Australia are worth trying too.

    Wish I was heading down now... still time I guess.

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  6. I will try remember to add that to my list of beers to pick up then :-)

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