Victoria Bitter (VB) has long been Australia’s favourite beer, and is specially brewed to deliver full flavour when ice cold, making it the ideal beer for the Australian climate. VB is a full flavoured, full strength beer at 4.9%; the gentle fruitiness of the aroma compliments the sweet maltiness in the mouth which in turn balances perfectly with the clean hop bitterness of the finish. www.victoriabitter.com.au
Carlton Draught is a traditional, full-strength lager that is crisp on the mid-palate with a good malt character and smooth full-bodied flavour. Clean hop bitterness gives the brew a slightly dry finish. Synonymous with the origins of the brewery itself, Carlton Draught is renowned for tasting as fresh as it did the day it was brewed. And it’s that kind of consistency in taste that’s been important to Australians for generations. www.carltondraught.com.au
The use of traditional bittering hops and the finest hop extracts combine to give this beer its delightful hop character. The muted malt flavours in this midstrength beer give it perfect balance and drinkability. www.carltonmid.com.au
The big, crisp taste of VB with 3.5% alcohol – everything you love about VB in a Midstrength. An easy drinking beer with mild fruity, malty flavours finished with a low level bitterness. www.vbgold.com.au
Late hopping with Foster’s own unique Pride of Ringwood hops gives Foster’s its crisp bitterness, in tandem with a subtle fruit ester aroma from our unique yeast imparts a complete sensual enjoyment.
Melbourne Bitter’s initial malty notes, fruity aroma and pleasant body are complimented by the assertive, lingering bitterness of Pride of Ringwood hops, appealing to those who prefer a more robust beer.
The exceptional Dry finish has been achieved through a special brewing process, removing sugars over an extended period of time, creating a remarkably smooth, crisp, dry finish with lower carbohydrates than other full strength beers. www.carltondry.com.au
Carlton Dry Fusion offers an easy drinking, lower carbohydrate beer brewed with natural lime to add a distinctive, fresh flavour and subtle saltiness that adds to the smoothness. www.carltondry.com.au
Pure Blonde is a light, crisp, aromatic lager that delivers a superior taste. It has been specially brewed longer to produce a beer that is low in carbohydrates.
Carefully crafted using 100% malt to give a full smooth mouth feel compared to other low-carb beers. The use of Galaxy hops imparts a fresh fruit-salad aroma and flavour that is unique to this hop variety. These elements combine to give the full flavour you might expect from a premium beer.
Carlton Cold is a super refreshing mid-strength beer – filtered below zero for a clean, fresh taste at 3.5% ABV. This beer presents as bright golden amber with a subtle bitterness and a clean, dry finish. Carlton Cold comes in a new, tall, clear glass 355mL bottle and a 375mL can featuring thermo chromic ink technology which enables consumers to see, through a change in colour on the label, when their beer is ice cold and at the optimal drinking temperature. www.carltoncold.com.au
This refreshing low alcohol beer has fullness of flavour as the dominant characteristic. The delicate, aromatic fruitiness in the nose blends into the soft, malty palate with its muted yet pleasing bitterness. It is a beer of elegance and subtlety.
Crown Lager is Australia’s premium lager beer. It has a creamy fruitiness with a rich, malty mid-palate, balanced with the crisp, clean finish of Pride of Ringwood hops. Brewed from the finest malt and hops, using CUB’s original and unique strain of brewing yeast. Extended storage softens, and rounds out, the flavours produced during fermentation. crownlager.com.au
The newest innovation from Crown has arrived. Our brew masters have created a refreshing ‘Australian-style’ ale with fruit aromas and a sweet maltiness: brewed with Crown’s signature highest grade Australian (CA1) barley & iconic Australian hop variety, Galaxy. It is a refined and easy-drinking ale, suitable for any occasion; best enjoyed chilled with your closest friends.
A traditional dark ale, Carlton Black has fruity flavour that complements the emphatic Pride of Ringwood hopping, making for a rich, easy to drink beer. The drum-roasted malt used in Carlton Black is the secret behind the beer’s distinct ruby tint, inviting mocha aroma and full-bodied flavour.
Designed to appeal to both beer and stout drinkers, Abbotsford Invalid Stout is made from selected raw materials using yeast strain. Slightly lighter and less bitter than traditional stouts, Abbotsford Invalid Stout has a softer finish while still retaining the roasted malt, fruity and yeasty flavour notes.
Sheaf Stout was originally brewed by Tooth and Co Brewery. It is a classic Australian stout with a tantalising dry finish and a medium body.
Cascade has been brewing since before the advent of lager brewing in Australia and the ‘ale’ in Pale Ale traces its heritage back to those days. Malt, hay and fruit on the nose before pale-lager-like crispness with a slightly fuller body. A refreshing bitterness carries through until the next sip. www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
The term ‘blonde’ has come to mean low-carb and ultra-light flavour in mainstream brewing, but this is a much smarter blonde. Made with a blend of wheat malt, this blonde is light and citrusy with gentle fruitiness and low bitterness making it one very refreshing beer. Whenever a fruit salad seems appropriate, you can also pull out the fruitiness of this blonde. www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
One of Australia’s best kept brewing secrets. Find out why those in the know have been keeping this to themselves. Deep, rich and full. Chocolate dominates with hints of toffee and nutty caramel coming through. The bitterness balances and lingers. Forget the port. If you’ve just finished a great meal or settling in for dessert, pull out the Cascade Stout and a nice tulip glass, if you didn’t have it out for dinner already. www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
The flagship beer from what is genuinely Australia’s oldest working brewery. Light straw in colour, spicy hop aroma, pure white foam. Refreshing and balanced with an enduring crisp bitterness. Any time that sophistication and refreshment combine…and shouldn’t they always? www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
Looks even more amber in the glass than its big brother. ‘Full-flavoured’ is an adjective that tends to be overused in the lager world, but is appropriate in this case given the balance in this low alcohol beer. After work drinks on a week night, this beer gives the rewards without the cost. www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
Earthy hops with some caramel and a slight aroma of baking bread followed by the meatiness of the classic Australian draught lager. A flavour that makes many people recall coming-of-age in Tasmania, while others might call it an old-school draught beer and drink for a little of the retro-cool factor. www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
Sits light gold in the glass with aromas of hay and sweet malt. Light on the palate with a dry spritzy bitterness. A classic Australian-style lager that you need to travel to Tasmania to track down. www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
Cascade First Harvest is malty, sweet, full and robust whilst being balanced by solid bitterness, herbaceous tones with a prominent leafy aroma and spicy citrus finish. It’s almost expected for breweries to have interesting one-off beers each year and hop harvest beers are a favourite, but Cascade was a leader in this trend first brewing this beer a decade ago and managing to make it different and interesting each year since. www.cascadebreweryco.com.au
Redback is Australia’s original wheat beer, brewed from both malted wheat and malted barley, and a blend of Saaz and Pride of Ringwood Hops. Redback beer has a rich creamy mouth feel and a subtle bitterness on the palate. www.matildabay.com
A unique hand crafted speciality beer, brewed with a blend of premium pale malted barley, malted wheat and pure light amber honey. The light malt palate with its dominating honey aroma and flavour create a pale light golden coloured beer, with a moderate bitterness. www.matildabay.com
Brewed with the finest Australian pale malt, authentic Czech Saaz hops and pure soft water to produce a ‘True Pilsen Style Beer’. Bohemian Pilsner has a distinctive, spicy, floral aroma and a clean, rounded palate with a bitter finish. www.matildabay.com
Characterised by an intense roasted caramel flavour derived from the use of aromatic chocolate malt and chocolate wheat. This results in a luscious rich toffee palate with mouth filling maltiness and refreshing sharpness on the mid palate. The Germanic Hersbrucker hops add complexity by providing a soft hop bitterness to this predominantly malt driven dark lager. www.matildabay.com
Alpha Pale Ale is all about the Cascade hopped flavour, giving it a big citrus hop aroma and distinctive bitter finish. This is then rounded off with full malt flavours and dark crystal malt to add character and palate weight. www.matildabay.com
A lovely golden amber colour, the first impression is the distinctive hop driven fruity and herbaceous aromas, giving characteristic passionfruit and melon notes. The taste is refreshingly clean on the palate which leaves you looking forward to the your Fat Yak. www.matildabay.com
Helga drinks exceptionally well. Starting with a clean and crisp mouth feel, the well-rounded malty notes on the palate are balanced by a tropical fruit, slightly resinous hop bitterness with a slight spiciness. The finish is dry and refreshing. www.matildabay.com
As the iconic beer of the Northern Territory, NT Draught dates back to the late 1950s. NT Draught, the beer that fill’s the much loved “Darwin Stubby”, is a great tasting lager that balances a smooth full malt character with a clean hop flavour, resulting in a crisp and refreshing finish.
Great Northern Brewing Co. was named in tribute to CUB’s first ever Queensland based brewing operation, the Great Northern Brewery in Cairns acquired in 1931. Back then, beer was made locally for locals. The brewery has since gone, but the concept of drinking local made beer lives on in Great Northern Brewing Co. This beer is brewed longer for a super crisp and refreshing full strength lager.
Power’s Gold is everything you love about Power’s in a midstrength. Power’s is only available in Queensland, Australia.
Originally brewed by Reschs brewery until 1929, Reschs is only available in New South Wales, Australia.
First brewed in 1615, Grolsch has over 400 years of brewing history and craftsmanship. This North-European style lager is brewed for longer, using two hop varietals and double fermented with 100% malt base. Grolsch delivers a bold, full flavoured beer that is hard to resist. www.grolsch.com
The world’s first and original Pilsner from Pilsen has delighted discerning beer drinkers around the world since 1842. Its distinctive, full bodied taste is uncompromised since the day it was created. Pilsner Urquell literally means ‘Pilsner from the original source’. It has an intensely hoppy, full-bodied flavour with a characteristically fine bitterness against a background of honey-sweetness. www.pilsnerurquell.com
Peroni Nastro Azzurro is brewed locally to the authentic Italian recipe originating in Lombardia, Italy in the 19th century. Effortlessly stylish, this Mediterranean style lager delivers an unmistakeable crisp, refreshing taste and a fine subtle aroma – perfect for warmer climates. www.peroniitaly.com
Peroni Leggera delivers the unmistakeably crisp, refreshing taste and fine subtle aroma that is signature of the Peroni brand. Leggera is brewed locally to be low carb and deliver a 3.5% ABV – it’s the perfect accompaniment for the stylish lunch or when you just want to enjoy the occasion for longer.
Miller Genuine Draft is the original easy drinking beer – cold filtered four times for a crisp, smooth and refreshing taste. MGD contains no additives or preservatives. www.millertime.com
Miller Chill is a refreshing low carb beer, brewed with natural lime to give it a unique lime taste with a clean, crisp and refreshing finish – perfect for the summer time or when you want a refreshing, easy drinking lager.