Rover Gilbert Rd. Lager

Style
Lager
ABV
4.2%

If you explained the concept of Rover to someone who'd not come across beers bearing that name from Hawkers' sub-brand, this is likely the sort of beer that would come to mind more than the Henty St Ale. The latter's hoppy punch sits above what you might expect from a brand designed to be approachable, sessionable and, most of all, affordable; its Gilbert Rd. sibling plays in much more guarded territory.

It's a pretty old school lager with eyes on the mainstream. Floral, softly spicy aromas start things off, allied to gently sweet, doughy malt characters, not much in the way of bitterness and certainly nothing too fruity or punchy to distract you. The sort of beer to drink cold without worrying about engaging the brain.

James Smith

Published October 11, 2019

Name
Hawkers Beer
Address

167 Henty Street
Reservoir
VIC 3073

Tours

Tours by appointment only
Cellar door sales available

AIBA 2024 entries B2
Canberra Fest 2024 B

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