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Sydney Beer Week Tasting Lineup at the Oak Barrel



With Sydney Beer Week fast approaching, I've been busy teeing up FREE tastings for the entire week with a number of different breweries. With a lot of the reps and brewers busy with their own events, you might be seeing a bit more of myself and the OB team as we walk you through some of the tastings! There's no need to book or RSVP for the below tastings but be aware that some of the stock is limited!

Saturday 21st October 4 - 7pm

Oak Barrel's Pick

For the first tasting of the week, we're going to select some rare and wonderful bottles from our own shelves to share with you. We'll have limited beer for this one, so first in best dressed!
We'll be tasting:
Amager The Bastard Princess New England IPA 6%
Bruery Terreux Goses Are Red 5.3%
Deschutes Brewpub Series Rum Wowzenbock 12%
Alesmith Thai Speedway Stout 12%


Monday 23rd October 4 - 7pm

Black Brewing 

Wil from Black Brewing will be gracing us with his presence at the front counter again as he shows us what Black Brewing (hailing from my home state) is up to. 
We'll be tasting:
Black Brewing Cider
Black Brewing Fresh Ale
Black Brewing XPA
Black Brewing Black XPA
Black Brewing Bao Bao Stout
Plus, something special from the West (hopefully here in time!)

Tuesday 24th October 4 - 7pm

Bucket Boys

The loveable beer nerds (well, Xavier) from Bucket Boys are going to drop by and show us what bits & pieces are new additions to their portfolio. 
We'll be tasting:
Little Bang Ira India Red Ale
Little Bang Breafast at Stepney Stout
Little Bang Beard Fiction Pale Ale
Little Bang The Naked Objector IPA
Bucket Boys x Mornington Peninsula 'X'
Bucket Boys x Australian Brewery Do You Like Pina Coladas

Wedensday 25th October 4 - 7pm

Fixation & New Belgium Brewing

Lionel from Square Keg will be dropping by to take us through the lastest and freshest from Fixation (Aus) and New Belgium (USA), as well as bringing a special guest from New Belgium. 
We'll be tasting:
Fixation IPA
Fixation Double IPA
New Belgium Lips of Faith Clutch (limited pours)
New Belgium Voodoo Ranger 8 Hop IPA
New Belgium Citradelic IPA
New Belgium Fat Tire
New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA

Thursday 26th October 4 - 7pm

Akasha Brewing

I'm very excited to welcome back Matt from Akasha Brewing to the front counter. Always a fan favourite, I'm sure we won't be disappointed. 
We'll be tasting:
Akasha Firewithin Amber Ale
Akasha Freshwater Pale Ale
Akasha Hopsmith IPA
Akasha American Stout
Plus, Matt will be bringing a growler of a Keg Only beer 

Friday 27th October 4 - 7pm

Stockade Brew Co. 

Stockade have been very busy in the last 6 months, with their move to Marrickville and their barrel ageing program. Kane is going to swing us some mystery growlers to give you an idea of where they're heading in the future....
This tasting is super secret, but I can guarantee it'll be 3 growlers of something you haven't seen from these guys before. 

Saturday 28th October 4 - 7pm

Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road have some exciting new and limited releases coming out in time for Beer Week, from Single Hop IPAs to their Christmas Seasonals, it'll be a fun tasting to round out the week. 
We'll be tasting:
Bridge Road Single Hop Ella IPA
Bridge Road Single Hop Galaxy IPA
Bridge Road Single Hop Summer IPA
Bridge Road Bling Bling Imperial IPA
Bridge Road Magical Christmas Unicorn
Bridge Road Fat Man, Red Suit, Big Sack
Bridge Road Mayday Hills Marmalade IPA

Don't forget to check out the  Complete New Beer List  every Friday or you can just head to the link below for ALL the new beer and cider.