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…

Murphy’s Irish Stout

I’ve been a bit quiet on the ol’ blog lately, unfortunately real work has been getting in the way. I also feel like I’ve been a bit distracted from my main task of trying the 1001 beers off the epic list. This isn’t entirely a bad thing, since it’s been fantastic Aussie craft beer causing…

Old Rasputin

Old Rasputin by North Coast Brewing is a US version of a Russian Imperial Stout i.e. a brew enjoyed in colder climates. Unfortunately for me the Australian summer is getting back to its usual heat and humidity; even more unfortunate is the fact that most of the beers I have in the fridge from my…

Mikkeller Black

I found the infamous Mikkeller Black during my last visit to Archive Beer Boutique in Brisbane. This bar often gives me the chance to try some beers from my epic list that are difficult to find in Australia, especially in my home town. This trip was no exception; I managed to sample two new beers…