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Your Guide to Australian Craft Beer / Wednesday 24 September 2014

Portland Hotel Colonial Wheat - Portland Hotel


Portland Hotel Colonial Wheat

The eagle-eyed may have spotted that in the past week, the Portland Hotel’s popular brewer Dan Dainton has left his first commercial brewing role at the Melbourne CBD brewpub to join the ever-growing brewing crew at Holgate. Before he set sail for Woodend, Dan brought one of the venue’s rarer brews back out of retirement, with the Colonial Wheat making an appearance on the taps for the first time in two years. It’s a German-style hefeweizen, brewed from a blend of fresh wheat, malted wheat and pale malted barley. According to the chaps at the hotel, expect “subtle notes of tropical fruit and spicy clove.” And be warned there’s only a limited amount available…


Portland Hotel

Style: Hefeweizen


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