Rocks Brewing West Coast IPA

Style
West Coast IPA
ABV
6.5%

At our Pint of Origin IPA blind tasting during Good Beer Week 2021, it might have been Big Shed going back to back with The Hazing in first place, but Rocks turned a few heads in the room when their Holey Dollar West Coast IPA was voted into third place by the 50-odd guests and brewers. A piney, dank and bitter affair, it stood out amid a high quality crowd.

As part of their 2022 rebrand, that beer became West Coast IPA, and while there's been no ostensible changes, the first batch in the new yellow livery comes across as less palate-punching, and more fruity. Sure, some of that sticky pine is there, but it leans more into sweet citrus territory, with the malts gaining more of an upper hand over the bitterness to boot.

James Smith

Name
Rocks Brewing Co
Address

Building 2
160 Bourke Road
Alexandria
NSW 2015

Phone
(02) 9669 3600
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: midday to 8pm
Wednesday: midday to 9pm
Thursday: midday to 10pm
Fri & Sat: 11am to midnight
Sunday: 11am to 9.30pm

Tours

Tours available through Dave's - daves.com.au

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