Highlight Brews

Top brews and ciders you don't want to miss!

TASTE AUSTRALIA’S BEST CRAFTED BREWS OR FOLLOW THE FAMOUS TASMANIA BREW TRAILS AS YOU EXPERIENCE A DAY OF ENTERTAINMENT AND FUN.

Buttons Brewing (Ulverstone, TAS)

North-West Draught Kolsch

Kolsch – 4.7% ABV

An easy drinking Kolsch with an Australian influence.

Hazard Pale Ale

Pale Ale – 5% ABV

An American style Pale ale loaded with Australian Hops.

Coal Valley Cider (Richmond, TAS)

Coal Valley Cider Lemon Verbena Cider

Lemon Verbena Cider – pictured

Seasonal Batch Cider – 4.5% ABV

Our lemon verbena cider will be available at both Hobart & Esk Beerfests! Each leaf is carefully hand picked to ensure only the purest of taste is transferred in to our cider. Made only once a year, this limited cider is one not to be missed!

Fox Friday (Hobart, TAS)

Pineapple Chili Pale Ale

Pale Ale – 5% ABV

The prefect summer mashup! This quirky combination pays homage to the hot Australian summer with flavours of pineapple smashed together with a hit of habanero chili. The Pineapple Chili Pale Ale – a refreshing and cleansing brew with a twist.

Watermelon + Kaffir Lime Pale Ale

Pale Ale – 5% ABV

This exciting brew is a flavour explosion mixing flavours of sweet watermelon with the fresh zinginess of kaffir lime. If you love a fresh and fruity brew with a unique taste, this is the perfect festival beer for you!

Gage Roads Brewing Co (Fremantle, WA)

Little Dove New World Pale Ale – pictured

New World Pale Ale – 6.2% ABV

Little Dove was crowned CHAMPION AUSTRALIAN BEER at the 2016 Australian International Beer Awards. Huge aroma of tropical nectar ranging from pineapple, to passionfruit, to guava. Sweetness from the tropical fruit character is perfectly balanced by robust bitterness.

Goose Island (Chicago, Illinois)

Goose Island Goose IPA

Goose IPA – pictured

India Pale Ale – 55 IBU – 5.9% ABV

Our Award Winning India Pale Ale recalls a time when ales shipped from England to India were highly hopped to preserve their distinct taste during the long journey. The result is a hop lover’s dream with a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, and long hop finish.

Hawkers Beer (Reservoir, VIC)

Hawkers West Coast IPA

Hawkers West Coast IPA – pictured

India Pale Ale – 7.2% ABV

First time ever tapped! Our newest can, made it to keg.. Not for the faint hearted. A big hoppy bitter West Coast style IPA with huge floral, fruity, and piney aromas.

Hobart Brewing Co. (Hobart, TAS)

Grapefruit Gose

Gose – 4.5% ABV

Himalayan pink salt, Indian coriander and grapefruit zest comes together in this beer to create an incredibly refreshing and tart Gose.

Hobo Brewing (Salisbury, SA)

Hobo Brewing The Independent APA

The Independent APA – pictured

American Pale Ale – 4.2% ABV

A Traditional American Pale Ale bursting with hops and citrus. Blazing its own trail, this APA has an exceptional mouthfeel achieved with balanced bitterness and aromatic hints of citrus and tropical fruit.

Little Creatures (Fremantle, WA)

Little Creatures Furphy

Refreshing Ale – 4.4% ABV

Furphy is a new, refreshing ale that is Geelong born & Brewed. The first sip is clean & crisp, with a subtle balance of fruit & malt to keep it interesting. The finish is smooth & pleasantly refreshing. Furphy is an easy-drinking ale.

Little Rivers Brewing (Scottsdale, TAS)

Lets Get Tropical NEIPA

New England IPA – 6.7% ABV

Lets Get Tropical- A New England style IPA chock full of the green stuff.
This triple dry hopped brew is unfiltered, golden and hazy with a fresh fruity flavour. Big, bold, golden & hazy.

Lost Pippin (Richmond, TAS)

The Radall – The snakes are back!

Lolly Water – 4.9% ABV

Tasmanian Cider handcrafted in the Coal Valley, traditional contemporary and interesting booze just for fun.

Malting Lagoon Brewing (Freycinet, TAS)

Edge in Cider

Farmhouse Cider – 7.8% ABV

A venture into cider by Over The Edge winemakers. Cloudy farmhouse style, extra dry, and big. One keg only!

Creamy Irish Ale

Irish Ale – 5.1% ABV

It starts with the pour. Nitro gas for a dense creamy head and finishes with a balanced hop length. Sláinte!

Red Brick Road Cider (Launceston, TAS)

Red Brick Road Cider Cider Rosé

Cider Rosé – pictured

Cider – 8% ABV

Pink lady apple cider blushed with Tassie pinot noir.

The Mad Monk Cider

Saison Cider – 8% ABV

A blend of apples fermented with Belgian Saison yeast.

Shambles Brewery (Hobart, TAS)

Baggy Green

Session IPA – 4.5% ABV

A beer with the hop flavour of an IPA, but without the high alcohol or bitterness – perfect for a summer session. 5 different hops give this beer a complex, fruity character with notes of passionfruit, grapefruit, citrus and stonefruit.

Spreyton Cider Co (Spreyton, TAS)

Spreyton Vintage 2017

Traditional, dry cider – 7.5% ABV

Using exclusively cider specific varieties the Vintage 2017 has a real traditional cider backbone to it. Grippy tannin and rich yeast complexity.

Soleil Lychee Infused Beer (West Melbourne, VIC)

Lychee Infused Beer

Fruity-style Beer – 4% ABV

Enjoy the original Lychee infused beer brew with a hint of citrus honey and brandy notes. Feeling festive ? Pick our cocktail series, lychee infused beer with passionfruit lime and watermelon for a zesty kick or lychee infused beer with pomegranate and crushed orange.

T-Bone Brewing Co. (Hobart, TAS)

Watermelon Wheat

Seasonal Wheat/ Fruit Beer – 4.4% ABV

A clean wheat beer base with a truckload of freshly pressed watermelon juice added post fermentation. A light-coloured, refreshing beer with complementary hits of watermelon aroma and flavour.

Taverner’s Brewery (Launceston, TAS)

The Beekeeper

Witbier – 4.8% ABV

Limited release Witbier using wheat, malt, oats, our own finest white clover honey, orange peel, coriander and hopped with the Thylacine of Tasmanian Hops (HPA-035) released in honour of our Beekeepers a refreshing light summer ale.

Vale Brewing (McLaren Vale, SA)

Vale Ale

Vale Ale – pictured

Pale Ale – 4.5% ABV

Australia’s favourite style of ale. A refreshing balance of malt, yeast and hops provides a fruit bowl of flavours, derived from a special blend of Australian and American hops.

Yenda Beer (Yenda, NSW)

Yenda Crisp Lager

Helles Lager – 4.2% ABV

The 2017 Craft Beer Awards Champion Lager “Yenda Crisp”.
A light, yet full flavoured Lager, enjoyed unfiltered with grapfruit and pineapple aroma. Perfect for summer afternoons.