Our Beers

 

SINCE OPENING IN MAY 2017, WE HAVE CREATED OVER 100 DIFFERENT BEERS, INCLUDING 26 AWARD-WINNING BEERS. SOME ARE ON OUR REGULAR OFFERINGS, OTHERS ARE SEASONAL OR LIMITED EDITIONS

Please refer to our current tap list to see what is pouring,
as the cellar door taps are often changing

NOOSA RUBY SUNSET ALE

RYE IPA

5.3% ABV / 67 IBU 

A rich red ale with aromas of chocolate cola, rick berry and stone fruits with a dry finish. Reasonable level of bitterness

SUMMER DAYZ

AUSTRALIAN SUMMER ALE

4% ABV / 25 IBU 

An easy drinking Lager-like Summer Ale featuring Enigma hops.

DOUBLE SUNSHINE IPA

RED IPA

6.9% ABV / 75 IBU 

A strong hop forward beer with aromas of sweet grapefruit and passionfruit layered on a strong malty backbone.  Bronze medal winner – Royal Qld  Beer Awards 2021

DEBBIE SESSION ALE

BLONDE ALE

4 % ABV / 20 IBU 

A light easy drinking session ale, featuring soft malt finish and Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand. Bronze Medal – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2020

V . E . S . P . A

MK1 – AUSTRALIAN PALE ALE

4.6% ABV / 26 IBU 

A Very Extra Special Pale Ale – a single hop pale ale featuring Calypso hops

HOP THERAPY SERIES IV

PALE INDIA ALE

4.7 % ABV / 28 IBU 

This Version of the Pale India Ale features Eureka Hops as the Aroma hop.   Winner of a Bronze Medal – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2019

MUDJIMBA MID-ISH

AMERICAN PALE ALE

3.9% ABV /41 IBU

Pronounced aroma of tropical fruits, pineapple and a slight pine resin, and still a very pale ale with a nice white lacey head.  Available in draught and cans

RED VELVET

PORTER

4% ABV / 26 IBU 

Described as “cake in a glass”, this Porter is big on flavour and creamy mouthfeel while being light on alcohol. Early on you get the aroma and taste of raspberries followed by the rich chocolate hints from organic cacao.

KETTLE SOURED KAFFIR LIME

GOSE

4% ABV / 20 IBU

We have attempted to replicate Gose by adding salt to the brewing water; souring over an extended period in the kettle with unmilled grain; adding coriander and Kaffir lime to the kettle and using a neutral yeast. The result is a beer that smells like a margarita cocktail … a little salty, definitely sour with a soft wheat malt finish. Winner of a Bronze Medal at 2019 Australian IBA Awards

SUNSHINE JAFFA

OATMEAL STOUT

4.4% ABV /32 IBU

A dark black beer with a thick coffee-coloured head. Early aroma of coffee, giving way to a very rich chocolate flavour with a burst of orange on the end. Features local spray-free oranges and organic cacao.

ISLAND SUNRISE PALE ALE

AMERICAN PALE ALE

5.6% ABV /41 IBU

Inspired by early mornings astride a surfboard off Mudjimba, watch sunrise over Old Woman Island, this light golden ale features aromas of tropical fruits, pineapple and pine resin

BLUE SKY

IPA

ABV 6.4%/ 75 IBU

Like its parent – Double Sunshine IPA, this is a strong hop-forward beer with aromas of sweet grapefruit and passionfruit layered on a strong malty backbone. Best served in a large goblet glass.  Available in cans.  Silver Medal Australian IBA Awards 2018

SUNSHINE SAISON

SAISON

6% ABV /24 IBU  

Saluting it’s origins as a French Farmhouse Ale, this beer exhibits classic European characters, a large white foamy head and excellent flavour, accentuating the orange peel

SUNSHINE SPARKLING ALE

AUSTRALIAN SPARKLING ALE

4.8% ABV / 20 IBU

A golden ale with a mild hop aroma and bitterness backed by a soft toffee malt finish

RASPBERRIES & CREAM

SWEET STOUT

3.5% ABV /28 IBU

A surprisingly tart effervescence of raspberries followed by a sweet creamy finish

LONG HOT SUMMER SESSION ALE

GOLDEN ALE

4.3% ABV /38 IBU

A pale honey-coloured summer ale reflecting the unfiltered goodness of the beer and a nice white lacy head, that maintains for the full glass.

SILVER FERN

PALE ALE

An all Kiwi number with Kiwi malt and Kiwi Riwaka and Pacifica hops

BLONDIE

BLONDE ALE

a light refreshing blonde ale featuring the Lemondrop hop from USA

STICKE

4.2% ABV /59 IBU

Dark and Smokey German Ale made for Oktoberfest

PACIFIC PILS

PILSNER

4.8% ABV /38 IBU

Loads of Saaz hops added as bittering, aroma and whirlpool additions.  The result is a crisp, dry sessionable beer, with aromas typical of a lager followed by a mild bready malt flavour

MIGALOO

WHITE ALE

A German wheat beer, light and refreshing with the classic ester aromas of banana and cloves and a spritzy finish

KELEA

PALE ALE

Named after the beautiful woman of Hawaiian history, who kicked arse as a surf-rider. Kelea is said to have beaten the chiefs with her grace, daring and skill on a surf board. This Australian-Style Pale Ale aims to do the same.

This liquid gold pale ale features gooseberry and citrus notes on a soft sweet malt finish.  At 4.8%, it is an easy drinking Pale Ale with enough hops to give the beer character and malt to balance it perfectly. 

SPARTACUS

BELGIAN TRIPEL

7.6% ABV /24 IBU

This liquor-style beer is a warm golden colour with flavours of smooth caramel. It is light on carbonation and is best served in a goblet glass at 8-10C, so you can swirl to capture the full visual and aromatic experience. Winner of a Silver and a Bronze medal in 2019. Only available at Cellar Door in 750ml bottles 

KERO-TIN GINGER

GINGER BEER

3.2% ABV / 0 IBU

A classic old-fashioned ginger beer made from a very old recipe and using locally grown and sourced ginger

LIMON

SAISON

French Farmhouse Ale

6.9% ABV /27 IBU

A take on our Sunshine Saison using local spray-free bush lemons and kaffir limes.

MAROOCHY

GOLD LAGER

A clean malt driven lager; mild and sessionable

V.E.S.P. A. MK2

VERY EXTRA SPECIAL PALE ALE

5.2% ABV/ 26 IBU

An easy drinking Pale Ale with enough hops to give the beer character and malt to balance it perfectly.  This single-hop Pale features Citra hops from USA.  Bronze Medal 2023 Qld RNA Beer Awards

PALE INDIA

ALE

At 5.4%, this hop-forward beer perfectly balances hop bitterness and aromas with a sweet malt finish

PARK LAKES

Pale Ale

HELLBOUND IPA

IPA

Hoppy and full bodied – made specifically for Hellbound Bar in Brisbane

OYSTER CARAMEL STOUT

STOUT

5% ABV

A rich caramel stout, with a slight briny finish. Made with fresh oysters and the shells

MIDNIGHT OIL

IMPERIAL STOUT

9.1% ABV 

Thick and rich – this beer leaves legs on the glass.

HOP THERAPY SERIES I

PALE INDIA ALE

4.7 % ABV / 28 IBU

This Version of the Pale India Ale features Riwaka as the Aroma hop.  

HOP THERAPY SERIES II

PALE INDIA ALE

4.7 % ABV / 28 IBU

This Version of the Pale India Ale features Enigma as the Aroma hop.

HOP THERAPY SERIES III

PALE INDIA ALE

4.7 % ABV / 28 IBU

This Version of the Pale India Ale features Astra as the Aroma hop.

ON ANY SUNDAY COFFEE STOUT

OATMEAL STOUT

3.2% ABV /31 IBU

“On Any Sunday” Coffee Caramel Stout, is a collaboration with Josh of Sundays Coffee Co. The coffee is a peaberry, wth berry and caramel notes, from organic growers, Oscar and Francisca Chacon in Costa Rica. Josh has lightly roasted the beans and these have gone directly into the brew. The result is a light easy-to-drink coffee, slightly creamy and enough sweetness to balance the berry acidity

CHRISTMAS CHEER

OATMEAL STOUT

4% ABV /31 IBU

A Small Batch Brew just for Christmas, loaded with Morello Cherries and Christmas Spices.

MANGO IPA

IPA

5.7% ABV/ 55 IBU

Features a reasonable level of bitterness typical of an IPA  and combines Simcoe hops with  kilos of fresh mango pulp from Queensland Mangoes

RIP CITY

PALE ALE

Brewed specifically for the Rip City Basketball Club

IRISH DREAM

IRISH RED CREAM ALE

3.4% ABV / 19 IBU

a sessionable malty ale – a kin to Kilkenny with lots of flavour and minimal bitterness

VITAMIN C SAISON

FRENCH FARMHOUSE ALE

5.4% ABV /27 IBU

A classic European style made with local spray-free citrus in the mash and brewing process.  Includes Oranges, Mandarins and Lemonade Fruit

HOP THERAPY SERIES V

PALE INDIA ALE

4.7 % ABV / 28 IBU

This Version of the Pale India Ale features Simcoe as the Aroma hop.  

STRAWBERRIES & CREAM

WHEAT BEER

4.5% ABV /11 IBU

A creamy wheat beer with aromas of strawberries and marzipan.  Definite strawberries on the palette.   This season’s Strawberries direct from Strawberry Fields at Palmview

ISLAY TEA

UK STYLE BROWN ALE

4.7% ABV /22 IBU

Reflects all the characteristics of the Manuka Smoked Malt, which forms the base of this beer and lends to the aroma and flavour reminiscent of a fine Islay Whisky. Islay (pronounced Eye-la) is in the south of Scotland and is home of the famous peat smoky whiskies such as Laphroaig.  Silver Medal Winner – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2020  Bronze medal winner – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2022

PORTAL HAZY IPA

HAZY IPA

ABV 6.3%

A Juicy IPA full of flavour – loaded with American Hops but minus the bitterness this often brings. The Portal is an homage to research which states that consuming two (not one, not three) IPA’s of a certain alcohol level, opens the “Portal of Creativity” . Welcome our Portal IPA!

HOP THERAPY SERIES VI

PALE INDIA ALE

5.2 % ABV / 28 IBU

This Version of the Pale India Ale features Mosaic as the Aroma hop, giving distinct passionfruit and grapefruit aromas and a rich flavour. Bronze medal winner – Royal Qld Food & Wine Show Beer Awards 2021 Bronze Medal winner Australian Independent Brewers Awards 2021, Silver medal winner – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2022. GOLD medal Royal Qld Beer Awards 2023

EASY SUNDAY COFFEE CARAMEL STOUT

OATMEAL STOUT

4.3% ABV /31 IBU

This is another collaboration with Josh of Sundays Coffee Co, who supplied us with lightly roasted Ethiopian Chiri beans for this lovely drop. The coffee cherries are grown and hand picked by 650 families high in the Sidama coffee growing region. We put the roasted beans directly in the brew to create this sweet coffee and cream stout

BACHOUSIA PALE

PALE ALE

4% ABV / 18 IBU

This Pale Ale features Bachousia Citradora – lemon myrtle leaves fresh from Canecutters Rest Farmstay & Kitchen Garden at Rosemount – The same farm that takes our waste for animal food and compost – this is the cycle effect of recycling at it’s best!
The fresh new lemon myrtle leaves lend a distinct aroma and fresh flavour to this light, clean beer

CHRISTMAS SPICED GINGER BEER

GINGER BEER

5% ABV /0 IBU

An amped up version of our regular Kero Tin Ginger Beer with spices of Cinnamon, cloves and lemon peel added. The higher ABV lends a drier spicier note to this one-off ginger beer.  

SECRET SEVEN XPA

EXTRA PALE ALE

4.8 % ABV / 26 IBU

A Fruity XPA using Seven different hops and Lallemand’s very new yeast – Voss Kveik Ale Yeast – a very quick, clean yeast from Norway which operates best at higher temperatures and allowed us to finish this beer in ONE WEEK! The finished product is clean, crisp and fresh.  Bronze Medal – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2020

V.E.S.P.A. MK 3

AUSTRALIAN PALE ALE

4.6% ABV /26 IBU

A Very Extra Special Pale Ale – a single hop pale ale featuring Tasmanian hops Ella – An all Australian star for Australia Day 2020

VVIESS BEER

MANGO & COCONUT MILKSHAKE IPA

5.5% ABV /19 IBU

A juicy IPA  with minimal hops, but loaded with creamy lactose and infused with toasted coconut and this season’s fresh Mangos

LUKE'S ENGLISH BITTER

ENGLISH BITTER

4.7% ABV /30 IBU

Assistant Brewer, Luke has taken over the brewhouse to design and create this exceptional brew. This amber drop reflects notes of chocolate to soften the bitterness and higher carbonation  to give a good creamy mouthfeel.   Very sesionable!

PINK BOOTS MIDDY

PALE ALE

3.5 % ABV /15 IBU

A very light hoppy pale ale designed by Daryle to honour all women in brewing using 100% Pink Boots Blend hops. Pink Boots Society is a global organisation dedicated to women working in the brewing profession and every year they team up with USA hop growers, Yakima Chief Hops to create a “Pink Boots Blend”. The 2020 blend includes Azacca, El Dorado, Idaho Gem and Loral to create a blend with tropical, citrus and piney aromatic qualities. Our Middy has distinct pineapple, passionfruit and sweet fruit aromas and a nice bready malt finish. Very tasty and very sessionable. 

CORRUPTION IPA

DOUBLE INDIA PALE ALE

8% ABV /54 IBU

A BIG BAD BOY …. originally Craig was going to call this Bug Killer, but after driving him home after several “tasting” sessions from the uni-tank, it has been renamed “Corruption”. Overdosed on Mosaic, Galaxy and Citra hops, this beer is full of fruity hop aroma and flavour and enough crystal malt to disguise the high ABV

WHEN DE-SALLI MEETS HAZY

HAZY IPA

6.3% ABV /36 IBU

This Jucy IPA is full of flavour – loaded with American Hops but minus the bitterness this often brings.
De-Salli pays homage to the key ingredient – desalinated water from Gold Coast Desalination Plant which is teamed with Queensland malt and lots of tasty hops, to create the ultimate drink …. The “I’ll have what she’s having…” experience.

COFFEE CINNAMON DARK PORTER

PORTER

5% ABV /26 IBU

A thick dark porter infused with roasted coffee beans and cinnamon quills to create a rich dark beer. Using Papua New Guinea Sign Orgin beans from Flying West Coffee Roasters in Doonan.

CRAFT FOX PORTER

PORTER

5.2 % ABV /26 IBU

Using half the wort from our Dark Porter brew, we have double-hopped this one up with Styrian Fox hops from Slovenia.   The reult is an hoppy dark beer with notes of blackberry and red current….. Rich and delicious winter drop

MARCUSKANER

MARZEN-STYLE 

5.3% ABV /18 IBU

A malty sessionable beer – amber in colour reflecting all the European style malts and Tettnang hops.  Our replication of the historic Oktoberfiest  beers

HOP BURST MIDDY

PALE ALE

3.5% ABV /15 IBU

Based on the Boots Middy, we have created another very light hoppy pale ale and hopped it even more with Pink Boots Blend plus Riwaka, Eureka and Pacifica hops. This middy has distinct sweet fruit aromas and a nice bready malt finish. Very tasty and very sessionable

KVEIK OR THE DEAD HAZY IPA

NEW ENGLAND IPA

6% ABV /??? IBU

OK, It’s official the brewer has gone crazy!  No bittering hops and a 3-hour whirlpool???  and  then that crazy Norwegian Kveik (Quick) yeast and loads MORE HOPS.  The result is an incredibly juicy, hazy NEIPA, full of flavour and taste ….  well it tastes like full crushed pineapple juice

V.E.S.P. A. MK 4

AUSTRALIAN PALE ALE

5.3% ABV /26 IBU

A Very Extra Special Pale Ale – a singlehop pale ale featuring USA hops – ElDorado.  Bronze Medal Winner – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2021

O. P. GOSE

KETTLE-SOURED GOSE

4.2% ABV /20 IBU

Orange & Passionfruit Gose Following our Kaffir Lime Gose brewing technique of adding salt to brewing water; souring over an extended period in the kettle with unmilled grain; adding coriander, oranges, passionfruit and orange peel to the kettle and using a neutral yeast.  The result is a tart orange flavour, a touch of passionfruit and a slightly sweet lift at the end 

DEBBIE'S COUSIN - ANGELA

BLONDE ALE

4.2% ABV /20 IBU

We have taken the malt bill of our award-winning Debbie Session Ale – the base DNA of any beer, and then changed the hop profile to use 100% Eclipse hops – a newly developed hop out of Tasmania.  Bronze Medal – Australian IBA Awards 2021

CHOCOLATE MARSHMALLOW STOUT

CREAM STOUT

5.5% ABV /<10 IBU

This idea and recipe came from our apprentice Brewer, Emilee Dell-Wallace.  Emilee spent some time in the kitchen playing with marshmallows and how best to extract their flavour into a beer. The result – a stick mess, but worth the effort. This recipe includes organic cacoa nibs, vanilla beans, real marshmallows and lactose and the result is a creamy chocolate black beer, with just a hint of vanilla and marshmallow, and no bitterness. Bronze Medal – Australian IBA Awards 2021

LITE LAGER

PALE LAGER

3.6% ABV /18 IBU

A Czech-style Pale Lager is a re-take on Maroochy Gold.  It is a lite easy drinking lager, refreshingly dry with a soft malt finish.  Brewed over 8 weeks – it is well worth the wait

BELGIAN BROWN

BELGIAN BROWN ALE

7.8% ABV /18 IBU

This is just a small batch labour of Love – what you do when you can’t go to Europe and enjoy the real thing ….  it involved a good couple of hours in the kitchen making Belgian Candy and then a long drawn-out brew process on the pilot plant.  Currently in conditioning …. watch this space

ENDLESS DAZE

HAZY XPA

3.6% ABV /18 IBU

Designed to be a full-flavoured Hazy XPA but only mid-strength alcohol. We conducted a rub-&-sniff test with different ratios of Eclipse and Simcoe hops to get public opinion on the ratio mix, and then made use of the new Gladfields malt – “Big O” Oats. The result is a very nicely balanced XPA – lots of flavour, aroma and good body.  Silver Medal – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2022 & 2023

CERVEZA

MEXICAN LAGER

3.3% ABV /13 IBU

Our malt supplier has just developed a new Maize malt and what do you do with Maize Malt…….. Build a nice easy drinking Mexican Lager to beat the summer heat! And this does just that!  Bronze Medal – Royal Qld Beer Awards 2022

BERRY GOSE

CONTEMPORARY GOSE

4.9% ABV /8 IBU

Soured with Lallemand’s Philly Sour yeast, we have added Blueberries, Cranberries and Red Currants in the mix to extend the character of this sour

FRESH HOP PALE - SHADES OF ISLAY

PALE ALE

4.2% ABV / 26 IBU 

Having sourced two kilos of fresh Centennial Hop Cones direct from Brisbane growers – Hilltop Hops, we wanted to create a clean, no-fuss pale ale to showcase the fresh hop flavour.  This was our first time brewing with fresh flowers, so we have added the cones in the whirlpool stage to extract maximum aromas, with no other late hop additions. The result is a light fresh peach pale with a very slight smokiness from it’s brew-day predecessor – Islay Tea

SWANS ALE

SUMMER ALE

4.2% ABV /25 IBU

Created for Maroochy Swans Rugby Union Club , this easy drinking summer ale, features a light citrus twist.  Swans Ale is available on tap at the Cotton Tree Clubhouse or in cans at the Brewery or the Club

BENNY'S NUTTY BROWN

AMERICAN BROWN ALE

4.6% ABV /22 IBU

This nutty brown ale owes it’s existence to local avid homebrewer, Benny.  We upscaled his recipe and Benny joined us to brew a big batch. The result is a delicious ale with forward fruit character of Mosaic, Amarillo & Lemondrop hops and a dry hazelnut finish from the very distinctive “Go Nutty” malted oats.

ISLAND SUNRISE JUICY PALE

aka SUMMER SESSION ALE

4% ABV/ 20 IBU

Brewed by a guest brewer on our new pilot kit, this is a very limited release brew. Featuring Eclipse, El Dorado and Mosaic hops, this delicious session ale is perfect to welcome spring

 

 

FRESH HOP PALE II

PALE  ALE

4.2 % ABV / 26 IBU

A revamp of our first fresh hop attempt, this time we doubled the Fresh Centennial Hop Cones collected from the 31 May harvest from Brisbane growers – Hilltop Hops.  Our goal to create a clean, no-fuss pale ale to showcase the fresh hop character. This is our second time brewing with fresh flowers, so we added 4kg of cones in the whirlpool stage to extract maximum aromas and added another kilo in the ferment. The result is a light fresh peach pale

CLASSIC ENGLISH BITTERS

English Special Bitter  5.8%

English Best Bitter  4.8%

English Mild Bitter  3.8%

Brewed by a guest brewer on our new pilot kit, this is a very limited release brew. Featuring Davy’s take on the English classic in three different forms

MIDNIGHT ESPRESSO

COFFEE BEER

6% ABV /17 IBU

A small batch Coffee espresso – using specialty coffee beans from Solitude Coffee and Gladfields Eclipse black wheat malt to give accentuated mouthfeel without astringency. Plus some lactose to add residual sweetness

MANDARIN SAISON

FRENCH FARMHOUSE ALE

6.8% ABV/ 20 IBU

A very small batch of French Farmhouse Ale flavoured with mandarin peel from local spray-free mandarins.

 

 

FEST BEER

OKTOBERFEST MARZEN

5.4% ABV

A small batch using the Marcuskaner wort and a lager yeast to create a classic European style – malty and refreshing

SEVEN PALE - HOP THERAPY VII

PALE INDIA ALE

5% ABV / 27 IBU

This version of Pale India Ale features Mosaic, Galaxy and Nelson Sauvin as the aroma hops. It is a little lighter, still with distinct passionfruit aroma and a bright fresh-hop flavour

DAVY'S IRISH RED

IRISH RED

4.2% ABV /20 IBU

Imagine a brilliantly red, rich, silk smooth ale with a creamy mouthfeel and just enough bitterness to cut any malt sweetness. A Classic Irish Red with mibnimal UK hops

CRAFTY FOX - 2

PORTER

5.2% ABV/ 70 IBU

This version still delivers a thick dark porter but this time infused with Bramling Cross hops from the UK (We couldn’t source Styrian Fox hops this season). The result is still an hoppy dark beer with notes of blackberry ….. Rich and delicious

DAVY'S DOUBLE IPA

IPA

6.8% ABV/ 65ibu

A small batch loaded with Citra, Mosaic and Simcoe – cant wait to see what this one tastes like….

WICKED ELF STOUT

STOUT

>13% ABV 

This VERY limited release beer is made with 10 dozen Christmas Mince Pies Soaked in 5 bottles of Brandy – so a  VERY boozy number with definite fruit and pastry characters. Enjoy a small goblet or available in takeaway

NZ PILSNER

PILSNER

5% ABV /28 IBU

A small batch co-brewed with Benny (Benny’s Nutty Brown fame…)  featuring all kiwi hops – Motueka, Pacifica and Riwaka and brewed with Lallemand’s new lager yeast – Novalager

FLAMINGO POP

HARD SODA

4.7% ABV

This VERY limited release Christmas celebration tastes far too good and has actually come about by a bit of a mistake –  We thought the bag of berries in the freezer was raspberries but discovered when it was upended into the cooking pot, it was actually dark sweet cherries. So, this hard soda boasts a blend of cherries and raspberries. It is gluten free 

HAMMA TYME LAGER

LAGER

3.5% ABV /est 10 IBU

Small Batch Clean Lager with minimal hops and minimal bitterness

SPARKLING AMBER APA

AMERICAN PALE ALE

5% ABV /30 IBU est

This is an interesting one …. Taken from a base pale ale wort, brewed for Noosa Home Brew Club. A number of members participated in brew day and 37 have taken 20 litre wort cubes to put their own twist on the brew. This is Davy’s twist and we can’t say too much before the others are judged on 6 April, but we can let you know it has resinous pine/grapefruit aroma & flavour and a clean, crisp bitterness

GUAVA SOUR

SOUR

4.2% ABV /10 IBU

A small batch using 30kg of guava puree for 150litres. Soured with Kenilworth Yoghurt

MIGALOO WHITE ALE II

AMERICAN WHEAT BEER

4.6% ABV/est 20 IBU

A traditional clean  wheat beer with minimal hops and a light spritz finish

SKATER IPA

WEST COAST-STYLE IPA

7.2% ABV /est 55 IBU

A small Batch brew inspired by Katie (Skater) who likes her beers big and full of hops. Katie teamed up with Davy to design and brew this one. They have loaded it with Columbus, Cascade, Mosaic, Simcoe and Citra hops. The result is a resinous pine and fruit aroma and an almost sweet fruit flavour, which maskes the perceived bitterness. It drinks far too easy for the ABV

HAYDEN'S KNIESENACK

STRONG ALE – SMOKE BEER

8.3% ABV /17 IBU

Our brewer mate, Hayden Mokaraka took over the brewkit to brew this malt/yeast driven style of German origin – A Gustrower Kniesenack, using smoked malt, rye, carafe and bohemian floor-malted pilsner malt and Kolsch yeast.  A dark beer with complex smokey maltiness. Silver Medal winner at Royal Qld Beer Awards 2023

FRESH HOP PALE - III

WET HOP PALE ALE

4.5% ABV /30 IBU

A revamp of our 2022 fresh hop beer. This time with new season Fresh Centennial & Chinook Hop Cones direct from Brisbane growers, Hilltop Hops.  Our goal – to create a clean, no-fuss pale ale to showcase the fresh hop flavour.  This was our third time brewing with fresh flowers, so we added 6kg of cones in the whirlpool stage to extract maximum aronmas, and added more of the same hops in the dry hopping.  The result is a light ale with aroma and flavours of fresh summer stone fruit. Delicious and enough dry finish to leave you wanting more

ENGLISH BEST BITTER

ENGLISH BITTER

5% ABV /25 IBU

Brewer Davy has been working on a few variations of this classic English Real Ale and some of our English clientele reckon he has nailed it with this one. This one combines a rich amber malt character with a refreshing bitterness

SKATER IPA

WEST COAST-STYLE IPA

7.2% ABV /est 55 IBU

A small Batch brew inspired by Katie (Skater) who likes her beers big and full of hops. Katie teamed up with Davy to design and brew this one. They have loaded it with Columbus, Cascade, Mosaic, Simcoe and Citra hops. The result is a resinous pine and fruit aroma and an almost sweet fruit flavour, which maskes the perceived bitterness. It drinks far too easy for the ABV

LIMEADE

LIME SODA

4.7% ABV

What do you do with bags of peeled half limes, masses of frozen lime juice and an excess of lime marmalade?  Well, we put it all in a pot and cooked it up to create a limeade hard soda.  Think lemon, lime and bitters without the bitters…..

AUSSIE LAGER

AUSTRALIAN LAGER

3.7% ABV /12 IBU

A Classic Australian lager brewed with Cluster and Super Pride hops, and the new Novalager yeast from Lallemand. The result is a thirst-quenching light gold lager with a smooth flavour and body, complemented by a mild bitterness and a trace of sweetness. Perfect at the end of a hard day’s labour

GINGER BEER

GINGER BEER

4.1% ABV

Brewer Craig has been working on a new ginger beer, with the hopes of making bigger batches.  This one is still gluten free – made with sorghum extract and ginger puree direct from Buderim Ginger.

TRIPLE IPA

TRIPLE IPA

10.2 ABV /est 80 IBU

Day Drinkers Demise and Pink Grapefruit and Beetroot Triple IPA  This is an interesting one …. Brewed specifically for HellBound Bar 5th Birthday, Davy brewed a big bad IPA and split the wort.  Half has been treated with a clean yeast to enhance the hop character in this west coast style IPA. The other half … well the mad scientist has been at work …. At one stage Davy had half a dozen bowls of different flavours (fruits and adjuncts) and he was blending, mixing, tasting, blending, mixing, tasting …. All to determine what might go well in the second ferment vessel with the Voss Kveik yeast.  The result….. believe it or not …. A blend of beetroot and pink grapefruit, and yes it is pink.

FRESH HOP PALE IV

WET HOP PALE ALE

 5 % ABV /30 IBU. 

A revamp of our 2022 fresh hop beer.  This time with new season Fresh Cascade and Columbus Hop Cones direct from Brisbane growers, Hilltop Hops. Our goal – to create a clean, no-fuss pale ale to showcase the fresh hop flavour.  This was our fourth time brewing with fresh flowers, so we have added 6kg of cones in the whirlpool stage to extract maximum aromas, and added more of the same hops in the dry hopping. The result is a golden ale with aroma and flavours of fresh summer stone fruit. Delicious and enough dry finish to leave you wanting more

STOUT

STOUT

3.9% ABV /39 IBU

A classic English oat stout targeted to be full flavoured and full bodied with low alcohol

GINGER BEER

GINGER BEER

4.8% ABV

We continue the search for a new ginger beer recipe – this one combines Sorghum and Ginger extracts and three different peppers

HEFEWEIZEN

GERMAN WHEAT BEER

5.5% ABV /10 IBU

We got home from Europe to discover Davy has brewed us a German Hefeweizen, and Wow! One sip has put us back on holiday! A truly wonderful example of a German Wheat Beer

MANGO PALE

FRUIT PALE ALE

5.6% ABV/20IBU

A very small batch pale done on Voss Kveik yeast with a good dosing of local mango puree and complimentary hops

NZ IPA

WEST COAST IPA

6.4% ABV/40 IBU. 

A salute to all kiwi ingredients including Nelson Sauvin, Pacifica and Riwaka hops, this west coast style IPA boast fresh fruit aromas and a nice dry bitterness typical of this beer style. Far too easy drinking for the ABV..

EASY DRIVER ALE

PALE ALE

2.6% ABV/12 IBU. 

This small batch brew designed to provide a full flavoured beer without the alcohol and this Ale meets the mark on each account

VIENNA LAGER

VIENNA LAGER

4.7% ABV/24 IBU. 

A typical European-style lager with a good malt body and classic European yeast character

LANDSEND IPA

Cornish IPA  

5.5% ABV/50 IBU. 

A golden drop loaded with earthy, herbal aromas, subtle bitterness and a dry finish

SUNSHINE SAISON

French Farmhouse Ale  

5.6% ABV/18 IBU. 

This small batch brew exhibits all the spice of a typical Farmhouse Ale, but enough sweetness to soften the finish

RED IPA

Red IPA

6.4% ABV/60 IBU. 

A take on the Blue Sky IPA switching up the hops and yeast

EURO PILS

PILSNER

5% ABV/20 IBU. 

After enjoying so many good Pilsners in Europe, Craig set to work to brew a European-style Pilsner, with a multi-step mash, Hallatau Hops and a very long tank-lagering. There has been a lot of sampling from the tank on this one