Aether Brewing Average Ale

Aether Brewing

Fact #1: It’s a very Australian thing to be self-deprecating and poke fun at your own achievements as much as you’d ever criticise anyone else’s. In line with this, there’s a trend among Australian craft brewers to be self-deprecating about their own beers.

Fact #2: While a number of brewers take pride in the amount of flavour they’re able to get into their mid-strength beers, a fair portion of the craft beer community will mumble that mid-strength beers are lame.

Fact #3: It’s common for appreciators of good beer to have a go at the bigger commercial breweries. Perhaps it’s arrogant and snobby, but we do it anyway.

When you take all these facts together, you can gain a better appreciation for Aether’s Average Ale. You can’t help at smirk at a name like that. But, when you taste the simple malt breadiness, the gentle honey sweetness and the clean refreshing finish, you understand that this isn’t a beer designed for deep concentration around a tasting table, but for long sessions on summer days.

As for the ‘????’ on the label/decal—that’s the Greek letter chi, which can represent "average" in mathematics, but also bears a striking resemblance to the name of a different brewery in Milton that’s known for its mid-strength beer…

Mick Wust

28 IBU
Aether Brewing

340 Melton Road
QLD 4013

(07) 3368 1608
Open Hours

Opening on October 26

Current Crafty Cabal offers

First Pint Free at Aether Brewing!

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