By Andrew Starke

The Local Taphouse has announced the final line-up of beers it feels represents Australia’s best craft breweries as it hosts tasting events at both its Darlinghurst and St Kilda venues this weekend.

This coming weekend’s The Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular is expected to be a significant event for Australia’s craft beer industry.

The line-up is:

  • Original Fassbier – Kellerbier matured on roasted oak chips (Last Drop, WA, 4.6%)
  • Cucumber Sandwich – Summer Ale (Mountain Goat, VIC, 4.2%)
  • kb – Kriek Berliner Weisse served through morello cherries (Wig & Pen, ACT, 4.3%)
  • Organic Blueberry Hefeweizen (Otway Estate, VIC, 5%)
  • Belgian Raspberry Wit (Kooinda, VIC, 5.5%)
  • Fanny Gertrude’s Anzac Bickie Beer – Oats, coconut & vanilla ale (Burleigh Brewing, QLD,
  • 5%)

  • Red Relief (Stone & Wood, NSW, 4.7%)
  • Cherry Bomb – Cherry and coconut porter (True South, VIC, 5%)
  • Quince Ale (Lobethal and Brew Boys Collaboration, SA, 5.6%)
  • Zephyr – Double White Ale (Doctors Orders Brewing, NSW, 5.6%)
  • Chocolate Chilli Porter (Hunter, NSW, 5.8%)
  • 2 Hills Maibock (Collaboration between Hargreaves Hill and Red Hill Breweries, VIC, 6.8%)
  • Wee Heavy (4 Pines, 7.8%)
  • Rye IPA (Mash, WA)
  • Karma Citra – Black IPA showcasing the Citra hop (Feral, WA, 5.9%)
  • Lemon Myrtle IPA (Jamieson, VIC, 7%)
  • The Empress – Imperial Mocha Porter (Holgate, VIC, 10%)
  • Big Red Rocket – Imperial Red Ale (Bridge Road, VIC, 9%)
  • Imperious – Imperial Belgian Blond Ale (Murrays, NSW, 11%)

Date & Time: Saturday February 12th – midday until 1am
Location: The Local Taphouse (Melbourne) – 184 Carlisle Street, East St Kilda, Vic 3183
The Local Taphouse (Sydney) – 120 Flinders Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

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