Are the best brewers in OZ contract brewers

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by aussieoverlord, Jun 30, 2013.

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  1. aussieoverlord

    aussieoverlord Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2012 Australia

    Having beers with mates in Manly and it occurred that possibly the best beers in the country are all contracted.
    Mountain goat IPA, steam and hightail
    2 birds
    Whale ale can not confirm others
    Fish rock
    Pigs fly
    Balmain brewing
    Steam rail
    Sail and anchor
    4 pines used to contract and may still do

    Can it be said the best beers here are all made by others? Is that bad for the country when NZ contracted beers are better
  2. foles

    foles Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2007 Australia

    Most of those names don't jump out as the "best beers in the country".
  3. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    Haha. Wow. I agree with Foles. Some of those beers listed are terrible.

    The 2 Birds one, I think the girls brew it themselves at Gage.
  4. eric5bellies

    eric5bellies Meyvn (1,266) Jun 9, 2006 Australia

    simple answer is............. No
  5. scmorgan

    scmorgan Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2005 Australia

    Wait, what about Australian Daft Ale just released onto the market .... ???
  6. sinkas

    sinkas Aspirant (201) Jul 9, 2008 Australia
    Beer Trader

  7. scmorgan

    scmorgan Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2005 Australia

    Oh yeah, best beer in Oz and all Orstraylian owned allegedly
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