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April 2019

Beer v Beer : Burnley Brewing v. Green Man’s Arms Good Beer Week Brew Off

Burnley Brewing Venue manager Simon weighs up which Styrian Golding hop bowl is best.

Every good love story begins over beer, which is why Green Man’s Arms and Burnley Brewing have decided to put their blossoming love to the test by having a Good Beer Week Brew Off.

Front of house staff from each venue will brew a Saison using the noble hop, Syrian Golding, and the addition of two (not so) secret ingredients. Burnley Brewing’s Burnley Brigade has chosen lemongrass & pear, and Green Man’s Arms’ Green Man’s Army have added yuzu and seaweed.

Both teams have completed their brews under the watchful eye of Burnley owner/brewer Neil, and so far things are looking good, but we need your help.The winner will be determined by whoever has the most votes in the Facebook event online – so if you like our saison, make sure you send the love our way!

Saturday 11th May will be your first opportunity to taste and compare the beers at the opening party at our place. Have a chance to meet the brewers, enjoy a brewery tour, have some snacks and, most importantly, decide which beer is your favourite as we kick Good Beer Week off in style.

Both Green Man’s Arms and Burnley Brewing will be pouring each beer throughout Good Beer Week, with the winning beer being the one with the highest votes at our Facebook event.

Upload a picture or video of yourself enjoying your preferred Brew Off beer, tag the corresponding venue and #beerVbeer for your chance to win a slab of Burnley beer or a Green Man’s Arms voucher!

Celebrate the love between Burnley Brewing and Green Man’s Arms, it’s going to be brewsome!

Sincerely, Burnley

 
February 2019

Welcoming Our New (England) Kid on the Block, NEIPA

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Words by: Nick Boylan

We welcome a new hazy addition to our taps with the release of Burnley’s New England IPA (NEIPA).

One of the more recent beer styles, the hazy and murky variant of the IPA has been making waves since 2017; that year’s GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers countdown had seven NEIPAS featured. Only last year, the NEIPA had its own subclass added to the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA), showing that the style is here to stay in the Australian craft beer scene.

So, what makes a NEIPA? From first look, these unfiltered brews are a different looking IPA, much hazier and with a very creamy head. These unique IPAs bring all the hoppy notes one would expect from a standard IPA, but they are much fruitier and juicier than their brethren. While still containing some fantastic hops (our NEIPA showcases the Chinook, Galaxy, Mosaic and Cascade hops), the bitterness takes a backseat to the juice flavours, sitting at a low 28 IBU.

With a beautiful tropical aroma and a bursting taste of mango, our NEIPA is a hoppy, juicy and tropical flavour-bomb of a brew. Certain to be a new favourite on our taps, come down to Burnley to sample our venture into the haze craze.   

Malts: Ale, Rolled Oats, Wheat | Hops: Chinook, Galaxy, Mosaic, Cascade | Plato: 14.3°P | Colour: 8 EBC | Bitterness: 28 IBU | ABV: 6.1% 

 

 

 

Sincerely, Burnley

 
February 2019

Peach Keen on This Salty, Fruity Witbier

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We’ve teamed up with our very good friends and stockists over at The Hack in Port Melbourne to create a one-of-a-kind fruity brew inspired by the land. It features orchard-fresh peaches, wheat, and just a hint of salt to bring out the sweet notes of fruit and grain. 

We launched this exciting brew over at the Hack last Sunday, where it’s now available on tap. If you can’t make it to Port Melbourne, you can also try our Salted Peach Witbier right here at Burnley while supplies last. But this one seems to be a hit, so maybe we’ll brew it again!

Like many of the beers we’ve been brewing for the summer months, this one’s a bit sour and very refreshing. It goes down nice and easy on a hot day and is relatively light at just under 5%. Go ahead, give this new collab brew a try. You know you want to. Cheers!

Sincerely, Burnley