Esker Beer Co Old Dark Ale

Style
Dark Ale
ABV
4.4%
Bitterness
25 IBU
Awards

Gold – AIBA 2021
Champion Draught Beer – Royal Sydney Beer & Cider Awards 2021

Esker's Old Dark Ale first appeared as Old Cattle Dog before the brewery transitioned from the Australian Brewery, but remains the same – right down to its penchant for winning gold medals and trophies.

It’s a beer you want to order at a country pub while you’re sitting next to a bloke that the bartender keeps referring to as Old Joe, but you later find out isn’t named Joe at all.

It’s a beer that smells like Lindt chocolate with 85 percent cocoa, but when you take a bite it tastes like cola and a smooth roasted coffee bitterness that’s as soothing as rain on a tin roof.

It’s a beer that brought home a gold medal at the 2021 AIBAs and the Champion Draught Beer trophy from the 2021 Royal Sydney Beer & Cider awards.

It’s a beer that does exactly what senior brewer Charlie Claridge designed it to do... “When we first created the recipe for the Old Cattle Dog, the goal was to create a dark ale that was clean and approachable,” he says. “It shows that a great beer doesn't have to be complicated.”

It’s a beer that keeps you company like an old friend. Like an old cattle dog. Or, these days, an old dark ale

Mick Wust

Name
Esker Beer Co
Address

350 Annangrove Road
Rouse Hill
NSW 2155

Phone
(02) 9679 4555
Open Hours

Mon to Sat: 10am to 3am
Sunday: 8am to midnight

Tours

Mon to Fri: 9am to 5pm
Twilight Tours 6pm every Thu/Fri/Sat (Spring & Summer only) $25 inc. beer

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