Australian Craft Beer
HopDog Beer Works - All Hallowed Ale

HopDog Beer Works – All Hallowed Ale

The ease that HopDog's ale goes down makes it a little dangerous, writes David Ellis. It's marmaladey brown colour, with a striking white head, looks very pretty in the glass. And feels better in the tummy.
Monster Mash Beer - Hopped Out Red

Monster Mash Beer – Hopped Out Red

From the makers of Golden Axe Cider in Melbourne's south east is their second beer offering, a highly hopped red ale. David Ellis says it's good, so it must be.
Two Metre Tall – Derwent Spelt Ale

Two Metre Tall – Derwent Spelt Ale

Sour beers have taken off in the last 12 to 18 months, writes David Ellis. We love sour beers, we can't get enough of them. So what better time to reintroduce the Two Meter Tall range to our shores than now?
Love Beer and Coffee? Here's A Unique Brew For You

Love Beer and Coffee? Here’s A Unique Brew For You

In what could be a world-first, Toby's Estate and Young Henrys have teamed up and unveiled a brand new and truly unique brew; coffee infused beer and cider. Combining their master brewing expertise with coffee craftsmanship, they have created these limited edition brews, which are made using the normally discarded coffee cherry skins (cascara)...
Red Hill Brewery – Belgian Blonde

Red Hill Brewery – Belgian Blonde

David Ellis sips on Red Hill Brewery's Belgian Blonde Ale - tasting better now than he's ever had - with its subtle, sweet, spicy alliteration of aroma and lovely rich mouthfeel.
The Smoked Porter

The Smoked Porter

David Ellis reviews The Smoked Porter - the newest inclusion to the regular range from the Feral Brewing Company in the Swan Valley, WA - which includes a hit of bitter, chocolate roast and some serious smoky malt.
Bright Lager

Bright Lager

Bright Brewery is nestled into the mountain oasis that is Bright, and the Bright Lager is a lovely, malty pale lager that is very crisp and refreshing with a dash of earthy hops to balance it out, writes David Ellis.
Growler from 2 Brothers

Growler from 2 Brothers

Founded by Andrew and Dave Ong, 2 Brothers have been carving their niche in the market down in the industrial area of Moorabbin, Victoria and the quality of beers from this brewery has been outstanding. The Growler is no exception, writes David Ellis.
Perverse Sexual Amalgam

Perverse Sexual Amalgam

If you're not intrigued by a beer called Perverse Sexual Amalgam, then there may be something a little bit wrong with you. This sour beer from the lads at Moon Dog Brewing Company is nothing short of amazing, writes David Ellis.
La Sirène Saison

La Sirène Saison

Becoming very popular in the beer geek ranks, David Ellis explains why he can't get enough of La Sirène Saison beer - gentle characters of citrus fight with a spicy taint and earthy funk to create something truly excellent.
Moo Brew Pilsner

Moo Brew Pilsner

Moo Brew from Berriedale in Tasmania produce a very true to style version of a German pilsner, using all traditional ingredients to create an Australian version of a delicate, dry, crisp pilsner, writes David Ellis.
Temple Saison

Temple Saison

Saison often comes up as the style of choice to sip on when the sun is high, with good reason. Fresh, spicy, dry and usually at the lower end of the alcohol spectrum it often presents itself as irresistible once the mercury begins its ascension, writes David Ellis.