Chasing Ale’s Top 5 of 2015

  Well, it’s 2016. Time for me to write what could easily be the only solo post I do this year – the 5 best Aussie beers I had in 2015. Because tradition To be honest, 2015 wasn’t a fantastic year for me. Plenty of ‘real life’ occurences got in the way of my beer time,…

Blind leading the Blind #4 – Stout

  Blind Leading the Blind is a beer blog collaboration between myself and Jason, the bearded mastermind behind Brews & Bacon. For those that are new to this, our collaborative concept is simple – blind beer tasting. The basic outline is: we pick a beer style we buy five beers of that style for the…

The Hottest 100 of 2014

Welcome to 2015! It’s that time of year again, when I copy and paste my first post from the previous year and slap “Welcome to 2015!” at the start, making it all seem fresh and new. I could also just say “it’s once again time to vote for the Local Taphouse’s Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers!”,…

Blind leading the Blind #1 – Pale Ales

Collaboration – it’s one of those buzzwords that really grabs the attention of beer geeks everywhere. The thought of two of our favourite brewers teaming up to create something extra epic always garners squeals of excitement from the beer community. So now us beer bloggers are trying to get in on the action! I’ve teamed…