In the relatively restrained craft beer market of Wollongong, if you want to encourage the bulk of locals to ditch the mainstream brands and give your local drop a go, you want to help them make that first step. You want to give them something they can relate to and the golden ale is that beer. It’s an inherently simple but well balanced drop, made with just pale malt and Galaxy hops to render it lightly fruity with a gentle bitterness. While it’s approachable enough to appeal to the everyman, it carries enough bulk in the body to be of interest to the more seasoned drinker too. This is perfect fodder for those those South Coast summer days that call for a crisp and refreshing quencher.
- Golden Ale