Tag / Australia

  • It’s fair to say that I had a fantastic time on Australia’s Gold Coast, but it’s also fair to say that Surfer’s Paradise stinks. Not only was Schoolies on – and the town was full of spotty-faced teens as a result – but I really struggled to find a decent bar serving craft beer. So […]

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  • Gage Roads Break Water Aussie Pale Ale Review

    16 January 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Gage Roads Break Water Aussie Pale Ale Review

    Surfers Paradise is the absolute worst. Not only was the tackiest part of Australia full of spotty-faced teenagers on summer holiday when I visited in November last year, but you couldn’t even take refuge from all their youthful hijinks in a decent bar or pub because there weren’t any. It seems they’re all either tourist […]

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  • 4 Pines Brewing Kolsch Aussie Beer Review

    9 January 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    4 Pines Brewing Kolsch Aussie Beer Review

    I picked up a bottle of 4 Pines Brewing Co.’s Kolsch beer in a liquor store in Byron Bay, because apparently supermarkets in Australia aren’t allowed to sell alcohol. How odd is that? Next you’ll tell me that they don’t sell Pineapple Lumps. But I’m not here to brag about how good we’ve got it […]

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  • Murray’s Whale Ale Beer Review

    6 December 2016 - Best Beer HQ

    Murray’s Whale Ale Beer Review

    ‘Whale Ale’ is a real cool name for a beer. Why has no-one name their beer this before now? Maybe someone has; perhaps there are other ‘Whale Ales’ in the world. Is there a beer name registry somewhere to ensure this doesn’t happen? Who is Murray? I like his motto: ‘no boring beer’. I had […]

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  • Halloween Themed Beers to Drink in October

    19 October 2016 - Best Beer HQ

    Halloween-Themed Beers to Drink in October

    Looking for a frightfully good beer to drink this Halloween? How about a spookily sensational one? Either way, you’re in the right place… mmmmmwwwwahahahahahaha! That’s right. Your mates at Best Beer HQ have scoured the internet, searching high and low, to bring you some of the best Halloween-themed beers in the entire world or just […]

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