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New Beer Releases: May – Brews News


May 13th


Man On The Moon | Good Land Brewing Co.

Good Land Brewing Co. has released a Chocolate Milk Stout called Man On The Moon (5.6% abv), which is brewed with cacao, vanilla and lactose.

Find this new release on-line or via the brewery’s taproom.


Medium Strength | Prickly Moses

Victoria’s Prickly Moses has announced Mid Strength (3.4% abv), a “crisp, full flavoured, mid-strength beer brewed using clear, fresh rainwater from the Otway rainforest.”

This is available to purchase on-line now.


Affogato Stout | Bright Brewery

Bright Brewery has announced the return of its Affogato Stout (5.5% abv), a “hearty & full bodied stout” brewed with locally roasted coffee beans from Sixpence Coffee.

Find this beer via Bright’s on-line store.


Get the Gist | Hop Nation Brewing Co.

Hop Nation Brewing Co. has released a new Hazy IPA called Get the Gist (6.8% abv). Light in color and full-bodied, the beer was brewed with Citra Cryo, Idaho 7 Cryo, Sabro Cryo & Freestyle Motueka T90 hops.

This is available to purchase on-line now.


milky wave | Local Brewing Co.

Local Brewing Co. has announced its limited release for May.

Milkywave (6.5% abv) is an Oat Cream IPA that has a “floral hop profile with added lactose to balance out”, according to the brewer.


Cherry & Fig Stout | Bodriggy Brewing Co.

Bodriggy Brewing Co. has collaborated with Birdsnake Chocolate on a new Cherry and Fig Stout (3.2% abv), which is available to buy on-line now.


Baltic Porter | Heads of Noosa Brewing Co.

Heads of Noosa Brewing Co. has announced its limited release range with the first release, the Baltic Porter (7.8% abv).

Described as “a delicious marriage of chocolate, caramel and raisin”, this release is only available in 40 venues across Queensland.


May 6th


Sidewinder Passionfruit XPA and Sidewinder Lime XPA | Brick Lane Brewing

Brick Lane Brewing has released two new flavors to its non-alc Sidewinder range.

Sidewinder Passionfruit XPA has aromas of passionfruit, guava and mango. Meanwhile, Sidewinder Lime XPA has aromas of lime juice and orange oil.

Read the full media release here.


Counter Culture: Who Really Is Wayne Dubois? | Stone & Wood Brewing

Stone and Wood Brewing Co.. has released its latest Counter Culture beer.

Who really is Wayne Dubois? (7% abv) is a Shiraz Sour brewed with Tettnang hops.

Read the full media release here.


Hazy Pale | Felons Brewing Co. x Sofles

Felon’s Brewing Co. has collaborated with Solfes on a new beer for the 2022’s Brisbane Street Art Festival.

The Hazy Pale (5.5% abv) is brewed with Idaho Gem and Amarillo hops.

With only 4000 cans produced, this limited release is available on-line now.


Phantom of the Skull | Modus Operandi Brewing

Modus Operandi Brewing has announced a new limited release.

Phantom of the Calavera (6.5% abv) is a Mexican Hot Chocolate Stout and has flavors of cocoa, vanilla, cayenne pepper and cinnamon.


Riwaka Waiiti | Lost Palms Brewing Co.

Lost Palms Brewing Co. has released Riwaka Wai-iti (6.5% abv), a NEIPA focusing on New Zealand hop varieties.

This new beer will be at this weekend’s GABS festival in Brisbane before officially releasing next week.


Balmain Velvet | White Bay Beer Co.

White Bay Beer Co. has released Balmain Velvet (4.9% abv), a Schwarzbier made with German specialty malts and Kiwi roasted wheat.

Find this beer via White Bay’s on-line store.


Freddie’s Fifth Amendment & Party Pants| Jetty Road Brewery

Jetty Road Brewery has released a Tropical Pale Ale called Party Pants (5% abv) which has aromas of mandarin, passionfruit and pine.

This will be available at selected Dan Murphy’s, BWS, Liquorland and First Choice stores.

Freddie’s Fifth Amendment from Jetty Road was made in collaboration with Freddie Wimpole’s & The Fifth Province. The beer is a 5.4% abv red ale, brewed with Northern Brewer, Centennial and Amarillo hops.

Brewed with an Ale yeast and multiple malts, the beer will be launched across the Freddie Wimpoles venues, Angus & Bon, and the Bay Hotel, on the 19th of May with a launch party at Freddie Wimpoles.


Stubborne Imperial | Bright Brewery

Victoria’s Bright Brewery‘s 11.5% abv Stubborn Imperial Stout has landed for 2022.

“In light of the horrific Russian war on Ukraine, we have decided to drop the Russian name and branding from our beloved beer,” Bright’s marketing manager, Laura Gray, said.

Stubborn Imperial Stout 2022 will be launched alongside Bright’s best-selling Affogato Stout to the general public from 5pm tonight (Friday, 6th May) on-line and at the brewery.

Both will be available from retail outlets across Australia from next week.


West Coast Tour IPA – Oregon | Slipstream Brewing Co.

Slipstream Brewing has launched the third installation of its West Coast Tour series with the release of Oregon IPA.

Pure Oregon malts are the foundation for this West Coast IPA, according to the brewers.

Coming in at 6.6% abv, it is hopped with Chinnook, Citra, Centennial, Willamette and El Dorado.

Oregon is a limited release and is available now from Slipstream Brewing Online or at select bottle shops and venues.


Cold IPA | Philter Brewing Co.

sydney’s Philter Brewing Co. is celebrating its fifth birthday with the release of a Cold IPA.

It’s a 6.3% abv beer, brewed like a lager and fermented like an IPA, using Eclipse, Idaho 7 and Galaxy hops.

“Cold IPAs are creating waves in the craft beer industry here and overseas and we’ve been keen to add one to our line up for a while now. It’s a cracker of a beer that is perfect for celebrating our 5th birthday with a bang,” said co-owner Stef Constantoulas.


RRAWWWGGR & Burnout Black IPA | Dainton Beer

Burnout is Dainton Beer‘s new release, a 6.5% abv black IPA, alongside RRAWWWGGR Big Chewy, a 10.5% abv Red IPA brewed in honor of Star Wars Day, May 4th.

You can find both online at Dainton Beer’s online shop.


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