After pouring everyone elses' excellent beers over the last eleven years, we figured it was time to start brewing our own - time to install our own stainless and start walking the walk. So in early 2014 that's what we did; in the form of a Premier Stainless 600L Brewhouse with three single batch fermentors. Just the right size to play; enabling us to brew whatever, however and whenever we want. Light-footed, nimble brewing with the freedom of Contract and the stability of Stainless. From time to time we might even be lucky enough to collaborate with some of those excellent Brewers whose beers we've poured, and will continue to pour, over the years...
Style Black Pils
In a Nutshell Herbal, spicy and earthy with a hint of chocolate. Light Black.
Black: or thereabouts, with just a shaft of red when held up to the light.
Pils: most definitely. Lean, herbal, spicy and dry with that telltale strawlike malt character for which Pils is renowned.
Looks like a Stout, drinks like a Pils.
Style Kettle Sour Saison with Fresh Mango + Lime
In a Nutshell Tropical, zesty, tart and dry. Red, gold and green.
Whereas last year’s COMA collaboration - Rizzocato - was tight, technical and restrained, this year’s brew is a much looser, fruitier, more colourful composition: Mango Sour Saison.
Fresh, tangy and tropical; a lover, not a rival...
STYLE All-New Zealand Red IPA
IN A NUTSHELL Deep malt, toffee and tropical Hops. Well Red.
The plan for our latest collaboration with Gladfield Malt was to brew a big, smooth, malty and aromatic all-New Zealand Red IPA.
We got you...a well toffee, well tropical and well Red ENZeD.
It’s everything, that we imagined.
Style Session India Saison
IN A NUTSHELL Pine, lime, spice. Aromatic and lean.
As a major sponsor of the Australian National Homebrewing Conference 2016 the Wheaty was charged with brewing the official ANHC 5 beer; it had to be (1) interesting yet quaffable (2) a style we hadn’t brewed before and (3) ideally something that tied-in with the themes of the Conference. Enter ‘Indy’ - combining the Malt profile and fermentation characters of a dry French Saison with the Hop charge of a New World (India)Pale...
Style Hoppy Table Beer
In a Nutshell Hoppy, tart and dry. Wild Flower, mild funk.
It was time to go deep into the Wild with bug wrangler, barrel whisperer and blender extraordinaire Topher Boehm of Wildflower Brewing, intentionally pitching bugs into fermentor for the first time in our very clean, very controlled history...
IN A NUTSHELL Big, spicy, tropical and bitter. Broken.
For the last few years we’ve been telling you that Corps Promise was ‘the one beer we will never alter. The one recipe we will never tweak.’ We have decided, retrospectively, that our committment to ‘never alter’ Corps Promise was itself a non-core promise and so doesn’t count - especially under extenuating circumstances...
In a Nutshell 5031. Best End.
We figured it was time to celebrate our light industrial suburb with a not-so-industrial Bitter. A hoppy, malty, bitey, bitter ale weighing in at a modest 3.7% booze. A heritage listed style brewed in the shadow of Mt Thebarton, within earshot of Thebby Theatre and a mere stones throw from our self-titled Tram Stop...