Top Drop – Black Duck Brewery

Top Drop – Black Duck Brewery

The Black Duck Brewery

Indian Runner

Black Duck Brewery

Indian Pale Ale, Black Duck Brewery

With the cooling weather our tastes turn to cozy comfort food and warming beverages to ward away the chill. Beer drinkers tend to favour a beer which is richer, with a more complex flavor profile; a slower drinking beer with higher alcohol content. The Indian Runner from Black Duck Brewery ticks all the boxes. Beer connoisseurs should consider this Indian Pale Ale for their winter beer of choice.

The IPA is crafted with clear fresh Camden Haven rainwater and quality Australian malts and hops to create a fuller body beer. The higher alcohol content and increased hops builds the flavour profile and adds the signature bitterness you would expect from an Indian Pale Ale. The depth of flavour is furthered by bottle conditioning, and will only improve with time.

There is nothing more warming than spending time enjoying a complex beer, and this range is sure to impress.

Goes with: Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks, Gamey meats such as Duck or Kangaroo

Cost: $55.00 case (16x330ml)

Available: Hastings Co-op IGA (Wauchope)

Lighthouse Beach Cellarbrations, (Port Macquarie)

Kendall Bottlo (Kendall)

Jetty Cellars (Coffs Harbour)

Prince of Wales Hotel, (Merewether)

Warners at the Bay (Newcastle)

Hotel Delany (Newcastle)

Tastings and direct sales are also available at the cellar door;

6B Acacia Ave
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Thursday and Friday 10 til 6
Saturday and Sunday 10 til 4

Article is as published in the June 2013 edition of Focus Magazine (Greater Port Macquarie)

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  1. I’m not a beer drinker but, I’m sure my hubs would enjoy this 🙂

  2. I’m no connoisseur of beer but rainwater I imagine makes the drink very unique and special.

    P.s. So fun reading about your chilling temps when the sun is shining just a little bit hotter on this side of the equator =)

  3. Glad we finally reached cooler temperatures here too, I am longing for comfort foods and drinks. Never heard of this bear before. I wouldn’t mind getting one and testing it. =D

  4. That’s great that you match the beer to food! I don’t drink without food so that’s what I’m always concerned about 🙂

  5. I would have thought the pale ale would mean lighter, not richer (as you can tell I know nothing about it at all) so that’s interesting to learn!!

  6. I’m all for lamb shanks at this time of year and to find a great drop to enjoy with them is good news. Thanks for the heads-up xx

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