Collaborations are a frequent sight in the beer industry but they don't normally look like this.
Gypsy Kiss is a seven-way collaboration between Melbourne breweries without their own homes and its arrival feels like a personal attack on the phrase "too many cooks spoil the broth."
In this case, the beery broth is a blood orange pale ale made by AVNGE Brewing, The Boys Brewing, Five' 3”, Frexi, Firehouse 51, Warrandyte Brewing Co and The Zythologist.
It's quite a collection of brewers, who all got together at Killer Sprocket to load a fruited pale with El Dorado, Galaxy and Citra hops to create one fruit bowl of a beer.
If you'd like to be the first to try it, it's launching at the southeastern craft beer and good time haunt, Grape & Grain on March 25.
You can enjoy the beer on tap or grab some cans, while beers from the collaborative brewers will be pouring on the bar's other taps too.
The group photo above is by Sean Birchall.
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