Sailors Grave #Fuckenthing

Style
Raspberry, Coffee & Cream Gose
ABV
5.4%

Close to two years ago, Chris and Gab Moore at Sailors Grave lost a close friend. In 2021, as a celebration of his life, they've created a beer in his honour.

Andrew King was a rep for Genovese Coffee while the Moores were running a restaurant in Sydney and the beer, #Fuckenthing, features Ethiopian Kedamai from that roastery, with each can in the four-pack covered different artwork and phrases from Andrew’s Instagram.

As for the beer, while many brewers making beer with coffee opt for a stout or darker beer, of course that wouldn’t be a very Sailors Grave approach – instead, they've gone for a Raspberry, Coffee & Cream Gose.

It’s a wonderful combination in which the raspberry blends well with the coffee's fruitier side – cherry, blackcurrant, pink grapefruit and lime. While the flavours are light and delicate, the lactose adds a thick and smooth mouthfeel; pair that with #Fuckenthing’s sour undertones and the beer is truly a journey and a worthy tribute to what sounds like a life lived to the full by a multifaceted man.

Will Ziebell

Published April 9, 2021

Name
Sailors Grave Brewing
Address

7 Forest Road
Orbost
VIC 3888

Open Hours

Friday: 2pm to 9pm
Saturday: midday to 9pm
Sunday: midday to 6pm
And by appointment

Tours

By appointment

WA Beer & Brewing Conference 2024 2
Froth Town 2024 B 2

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