Tag: Porter

A big ol' pint of Pirate Life Stout

Summer in Hobart means winter beers.

I just came back from ten days in Hobart. Hobart is a strange place. It’s summer… but it’s cold. The sun is out until 9pm (it’s like that Insomnia movie with Robin Williams as a psycho)… but it’s cold…. Read More

Aether Brewing logo.

Lost in the Aether

Aether Brewing… the very name evokes something that is without shape or substance, lost in thin air, in the void without a location. I’ve been hearing the name for a while now. There have been whispers aplenty—“PsstpsstnewcraftbrewerypsstpsstMilton psstpsstRailwayTerracepsstpsstwatchoutXXXXpsstpsst”—but… Read More

Newstead Brewing played a crafty trick on me

I accidentally had a carefree night drinking beer the other night. It wasn’t the plan. It just sort of snuck up on me. I’ve had a mixed sixpack of Newstead Brewing beers sitting on my shelf for a… Read More

Impulse buy: 4 Pines Baltic Porter

I’m not usually an impulse buyer. But when I walked past a bottle shop on Tuesday and saw them advertising 4 Pines Baltic Porter, I couldn’t resist. It’s one of 4 Pines’ Keller Door limited releases, and it’s… Read More