Wayward Brewing Hazy Mid

Style
Hazy Mid-Strength
ABV
3.5%

While Wayward already have one mid-strength option in their core range – Raspberry Berliner Weisse – the team have wanted to add a mid-strength pale ale to the lineup for a while (if only so the brewers can have a hoppy session after work and still rock up bright-eyed the next morning). Enter Hazy Mid, just in time for Christmas 2020.

Many current hazy beers focus on newer hop varieties, but Hazy Mid leans on those classic US varieties that held up the West Coast IPA scene a few years ago: Citra, Simcoe and Chinook. The result is a juicy hop personality, with orange juice and some tropical aromas oozing out of the glass, but with no mango or coconut to be found.

As head brewer Shaun Blissett puts it: “There’s this perception that mid-strength beers are basic and don’t taste like much, but this is not your average mid. It’s got big hop character and great pale ale flavour — it just happens to be low in alcohol…

“We haven't compromised on flavour at all.”

You can follow the lead on the label, and take a few cans of Hazy Mid when you go fishing while a glorious sunset lights the water. Or you can follow my lead, and drink them on your living room floor with friends. Either way’s good.

Mick Wust

NB: Crafty Cabal members can try to win a case of Hazy Mid in one of our beer club ballots, running til early January...

Published December 15, 2020

Name
Wayward Brewing Co
Address

3 Gehrig Lane
Camperdown
NSW 2050

Phone
(02) 7903 2445
Open Hours

Thur: 2pm to 10pm
Fri: 2pm to 10pm
Sat: midday to 10pm
Sun: midday to 8pm
Mon: 4pm to 9pm

Regular events

Food trucks Friday, Saturday & Sunday until 7pm (or until sold out)
Sunday Sessions Live music in the cellar door on Sunday afternoon

Tours

Saturdays at 2pm and 4pm
Guided tours cost $25, last 40-60 minutes and include a tasting paddle. Buy tickets at the bar.

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