Monthly Archives: September 2013

Monday Brew Review – Nogne O Citrus Hytrix IPA

Norwegian experimentation gone awry Venue: BrewSmith HQ – via McCoppin’s Richmond Ratebeer’s Page on the Beer Price: $13.99 (500mL) ABV: 7.5% Ideal time and place: A medieval castle on a dark and stormy night. Goes great with: A leg of goat. Preferably cooked. Two Best Things about this Beer: Very boldly malty. Lots of caramel […]

Want a break from beer? Make mead with your BrewSmith kit!

If you ever feel like a break from beer (however unlikely), you may want to use your BrewSmith kit for brewing something else.  How about mead?  One of our great BrewSmith customers, Steve suggested the idea and sent us his tried and tested favourite recipe.   We’re happy to give anything a go once so last […]

This Ain’t Your Daddy’s Yellow Fizzy Water (Doss Blokos Pale Lager)

So someone decided to make a good lager in Australia. Finally. Venue: BrewSmith HQ – via a good friend who came by our housewarming East 9th’s Doss Blockos Page Price: $Complimentary ABV: 4.6% Ideal time and place: Perfect in the desert, or any conference room that has the heater turned up way too high. Goes great […]

Tuesday Brew Review – Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA

Never go full retard. Venue: BrewSmith HQ – via McCoppin’s Richmond Ratebeer’s Page on the Beer (Because I hate those age verification pages, and I’m sure you do too) Price: $8.99 ABV: 10.5% Ideal time and place: Just before going to bed, and after you’re well hydrated. Goes great with: A glass of water. Rather […]