The term “summer ale” gets thrown around quite a lot, but what’s it actually mean? Traditionally, these ales are made of both wheat and barley to create a seasonally-inspired mash that’s light yet crisp. This is exactly what you get from our brand-new summer brew. It’s similar to our recently-released session ale, but a bit stronger at 4.1%. That being said, this one’s still pretty smashable as well, and light enough to keep you going on those long summer days.
We fancy it out front of the Burnley on our tall tables, basking in the sun. Even better if there’s a doggo or two around to entertain us as we sip. If not, a board game from our range or a new issue of Froth is sure to do the trick. Or maybe a crew of friends if you’re the social type! Considering our menu has many sharing-friendly options, it may not be a bad idea to recruit a group so you can sample the maximum amount of food possible. If you want to sample some additional brews as well, we do have six-beer tasting paddles available for $18 (plus one very special paddle on the way! Stay tuned).
But back to the ale at hand… This one is pretty neutral, meaning it pairs well most dishes, from grilled meats to pizzas to salads or perhaps some wings. It’s available now but going quick, so be sure to try it while you can. Cheers!
Malts: Ale, Carapils | Hops: Magnum, Simcoe, Amarillo, Mosiac, Citra | Plato: 10.9 | ABV: 4.1% | IBU: 12 | EBC: 6
As the weather warms, it’s only fitting that beer-lovers everywhere begin to favour light, fruity flavours. Even the most die-hard stout or porter enthusiasts surely can’t deny the far more thirst-quenching satisfaction of a fresh and sessionable pale ale, IPA or sour for the summer months.
Burnley’s latest fruit-forward beer release, the Passionfruit Berliner Weisse, fits the bill as a low-alcohol, easy-to-drink warm-weather beer with hits of tropical fruit flavour. Rather than hide the passionfruit amidst an overload of hops or other additives, the intention of this beer was to highlight the native Australian fruit in all it’s glory.
The result is a cloudy sour – The first ever created by Burnley, but certainly not the last. As Berliner Weisse varieties tend to pair nicely with fish and shellfish, this beer would be wonderful with our house-made Seafood Linguini. But watch out, because while the linguni is always on offer, our Weisse will only be available for a limited time, and it’s going fast!
Visit us any day of the week to give it a try. Cheers!
Malts: Wheat, Pilsner | Hops: Hallertauer Tradition | Plato: 9.4 | ABV: 3.5% | IBU: 12 | EBC: 5 | Additives: Passionfruit
Words by: Alec Graves
Who doesn’t love a good sing along? We here at Burnley Brewing sure know the joy of belting out the classics with a few beers in tow, and we’ve endeavoured to make a feature of that right here on Bridge Road with our Glee Club at the Pub.
Starting back up again on Wednesday the 7th of November and picking straight back up where the Melbourne Cup leaves off, we have Vicky Jacobs, highly-regarded leader of many a Melbourne sing-along, coming in to take care of you. She’ll be putting together a list of songs old and new for you to enjoy. Think anyone from John Farnham to the Beatles to Beyonce! All the classics we know you know and love.
So come one and come all! You don’t have to be the best singer ever. You don’t even need to worry about knowing the lyrics – because no one knows ALL the lyrics, right? You just need to bring you sweet self and a keenness to get about it.
The festivities will be kicking off at 8:30pm and going from there – If you’re bringing a few mates, you’ll want to think about booking a table just to make sure you’ve got yourself a decent spot. There’ll be plenty of opportunity to try out some of our delicious beers and grab a bite.
We look forward to seeing you there! Cheers.