Beer notes

Truly local craft beer

Sandy Hook – Barley Pale Ale (BPA)

Lucky Bay Brewing's popular Sandy Hook barley pale ale - winner of bronze medal for best pale ale at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards

Showcasing Esperance’s premium barley, with a colour and foam resembling the enticing perilous shorelines of Sandy Hook Island. This barley pale ale is all about refreshment and drinkability. Saaz and Cascade hops bring a light bitterness, citrus fruit & spiciness to what is a well balanced and approachable beer.

Winner of bronze medal for best pale ale at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: Sandy Hook is a great accompaniment to a wide variety of meals including snapper and chips.

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ABV: 4.5%

IBU: 25

BEACHES TO BOAB – BLONDE ALE

Lucky Bay Brewing 'Beaches to Boab' blonde ale - Bronze medal winner in 2019 and 2020 for best low alcohol beer at Perth Royal Beer Awards

Truly local and far from ordinary.  Locally grown Esperance barley with Ord River Kimberley corn. Connecting local farmers and communities from the north to south of Western Australia.  A light, easy drinking mid-strength perfect for hot red dusty days.

Winner of bronze medal in 2020 & 2019 for best low alcohol mid-strength beer at Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: Beaches to Boab is great paired with salad, barramundi, crocodile, chicken, burgers, chips, even cake (eg. the famous cakes from The Hoochery Distillery in Kununurra)!

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ABV: 3.5%

IBU: 16

Skippy Rock - Kölsch

Lucky Bay Brewings 'Skippy Rock' kolsch - winner of bronze medal for best Germsn style ale at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards

Skippy Rock – German Kölsch This straw-coloured German pale ale is delicate and refreshing. Fermented warm, served cold and drunk young and fresh. It displays subtle apple and pear fruitiness, a malt sweetness and a dry but spicy finish to reward you like only your favourite Skippy Rock can.

Winner of bronze medal for best German style ale at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: The Kölsch is a great accompaniment to a wide variety of meals including chicken and salad.

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ABV: 5.5%

IBU: 26

Thistle Cove – Scottish Ale

Lucky Bay Brewing 'Thistle Cover' scottish ale - winner of Gold medal in 2018, and Silver medal in 2019 for best low alcohol beer at Perth Royal Beer Awards

A Scottish style ale that is balanced firmly towards the malt flavours. Malt sweetness adds mouth-filling character, while the roasted malts add complexity and bitterness to ensure this mid-strength beer delivers on flavour just like the views at Thistle Cove.

Winner of GOLD medal in 2018, and silver in 2019 for best low alcohol beer at Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: This thirst quencher is a great accompaniment to a wide variety of meals including bbq meats, roasts and vegies.

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ABV: 3.4%

IBU: 16

Figure of 8 – Island Ale

Lucky Bay Brewings 'Skippy Rock' kolsch - winner of bronze medal for best Germsn style ale at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards

A thirst quencher for dusty harvest days when dreaming of island fishing with your mates. Brewed with the best of Esperance barley and specialty Aussie malts with light fruity tones from late hopping. A beer for every wind just like its island namesake.

Winner of bronze medal for best Australian style pale ale at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: Figure of 8 is great paired with a wide variety of meals including burgers, nachos and pizza.

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ABV: 4.0%

IBU: 20

Cylcops – Indian Pale Ale (IPA)

Lucky Bay Brewing 'Cyclops' India Pale Ale - winner of silver medal for best IPA at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards

This one-eyed epic force of nature is easily one of the heaviest waves in the world. Cyclops India Pale Ale reflects the legend wave with enormous, explosive power holding up a strong wall of flavour, ramped up hops and a dry bitter finish.

Winner of silver medal for best IPA at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: Cyclops is a match for anything from pizzas to burgers to antipasto.

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ABV: 6.0%

IBU: 45

The Duke NEIPA

THE DUKE - NEIPA

NEW RELEASE. The vibrant combination of late hopping in this NEIPA can create feelings of post-harvest euphoria. Be ready to slip into a parallel universe of holiday bliss whenever exposed to The Duke. Named after our local favourite place to gather for a post – harvest break. Made using both wheat and barley straight from the farm. A smooth low bitter beer with ‘juicy’ tropical fruit character. 4.5% ABV

Pairing Note: Perfect with corn chips and guacamole, crackers and camembert and whatever other treats have ended up in your holiday camping box.

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ABV: 4%

IBU: 20

LOCKDOWN - dark lAGER

Lockdown Lager winner of Champion Lager 2020

A lager brewed in dark times.  An easy drinking dark lager with light chocolate biscuity malts up front with a classic dry finish.  A light yet indulgent beer to help you through the COVID-19 times.  Using our local farmers barley this is a truly local craft beer.

WINNER of CHAMPION LAGER plus a GOLD medal !! …for BEST DRAUGHT LAGER at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards. 

Pairing Note:   From steak and chips to roast veggies, this is truly versatile tasty lager.

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IBU: 16 

Little Wharton Wheat Beer by Lucky Bay Brewing

LITTLE WHARTON - WHEAT BEER

Lucky Bay Brewing's popular Sandy Hook barley pale ale - winner of bronze medal for best pale ale at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards

Refreshing crisp low alcohol seasonal ale featuring local wheat direct from the paddock.  This wheat beer is lightly hopped, hazy, with spritzy carbonation and perfect white froth.  Enticing you to dive in and wet your palette like the beaches at ‘The Duke’ are famous for.

Winner of bronze medal for best mid-strength at 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: Partners great to salads, fresh fish, seafood pasta, cheese toastie, fruit salad, …

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IBU: 16

Wharton - Witbier

Wharton – Witbier A refreshing crisp fruity seasonal ale featuring local wheat direct from the paddock to the brewery to you. Belgium Witbier ‘white beer’ is light golden, hazy, with subtle citrus spice balancing the silky smooth malt. Spritzy carbonation and perfect white froth will quench your thirst and entice you to wet your palette like the white sands and spectacular blue waters.

Pairing Note: Witbier partners great to salads, fresh fish, seafood pasta, mussles & fries, cheese toasty, fruit salad, panna cotta…

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IBU: 20

The Homestead - Farmhouse Ale

Lucky Bay Brewing 'Homestead' Saison - winner of bronze medal in 2020, 2019 & 2018 for best Saison at Perth Royal Beer Awards.

This crisp refreshing Belgian Saison ‘farmhouse’ style ale has the rustic strong character of our historical Homesteads. Traditionally these ales were brewed in farmhouses during winter ready for drinking come summer. Pale, unfiltered with expressive citrus spicy flavours and a dry finish.

Winner of bronze medal for best Saison in 2020, 2019 and 2018 at Perth Royal Beer Awards.

Pairing Note: The Farmhouse Ale is great paired with full flavoured dishes from spicy asian to curries, grilled meats, shellfish, and garlic herb butter.

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ABV: 6.0%

IBU: 25

The Tanker – Dark Ale

This Dark Ale salutes the great Tanker Jetty. In appreciation of an iconic Esperance landmark with a rich shared history experiencing dark times. The Tanker balances a complex but subtle array of malt flavours (caramel, toast, nuts, liquorice, chocolate and coffee) with a mildly spicy finish.

Pairing Note: Pairing Note: The Tanker tastes great with with BBQ’s, grilled cheese, roasts and stews.

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ABV: 5.1%

IBU: 24

Old Smokey – Porter

This Porter will remind you of happy times sitting around a campfire watching your billy boil, and your eyes watering from the smoke! Very dark smokey porter. Strong flavour of roasted coffee, chocolate, toffee.
Pairing Note: The Porter shines when paired with oysters, vintage Chedder cheese, brownies, cheese cake and waffles.

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ABV: 5.0%

IBU: 26

Nullarbor Nymph - Belgian Tripel

NULLARBOR NYMPH - BELGIAN TRIPEL

RARE RELEASE.  A curvaceous barrel aged beer with subtle hints of honey to keep you warm on those lonely Nullarbor nights. The flavours of whiskey will linger, just like the Nullarbor Nymph legend. Brewed, barrel aged and bottled in 2020 when the crossing of the Nullarbor was as elusive as the Nullarbor Nymph. Esperance barley, triple fermented (don’t ask why) with Esperance honey. Aged in Melbourne whisky barrels for a true cross Nullarbor brew. Warning: will not protect you from COVID !

Pairing Note: Delicious with smoked pork, basil pesto pasta, shellfish, strong cheeses, and mulberry pie!

Only available in 500ml king brown bottles, direct from cellar door –  fewer than 100 bottles remain!

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ABV: 8.1%

IBU: 25 

THE SOUTHERLY - INDIA PALE LAGER (IPL)

NEW RELEASE. A slightly bitter, very fresh, crisp lager reminiscent of our infamous southerly wind. A session India Pale Lager to be enjoyed cold, all afternoon, with the wind in your face! Brewed with freshly harvested cascade and centennial hops straight from the vine thanks to Great Southern Hops.

Pairing Note: Perfect with tasty cheese and burgers with grilled meats, bacon, chillies with BBQ sauce.

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Beer Awards

Lucky Bay Brewing won the hotly contested CHAMPION DRAUGHT LAGER (plus a Gold Medal) for our Lockdown Dark Lager, at the 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards!  We have now won awards for every one of our beers entered into the prestigious Perth Royal Beer competition.

Awards include:

LOCKDOWN Dark Lager – 2020 Champion Draught Lager; 2020 Gold – best dark lager. BEACHES TO BOAB blonde ale – 2020 & 2019 bronze best low alcohol beer.  SANDY HOOK barley pale ale – 2020 bronze best pale ale;  THISTLE COVE – 2018 Gold & 2019 Silver best low alcohol beer. SKIPPY ROCK kolsch – 20209 bronze best German style ale; FIGURE OF 8 – 2020 bronze best Australian style pale ale; HOMESTEAD – 2020, 2019 & 2018 bronze best Belgian style ale; CYCLOPS – 2020 silver best IPA; BLACK JACK – 2020 & 2018 best porter/stout; LITTLE WHARTON – 2020 bronze best low alcohol beer..

Special COMMUNITY CONTRACT Beers

This unique fiery red ale was produced from the last surviving barley after the November 2015 fires.  Fred’s final barley crop has ensured a rich coloured smooth tasting beer.  Brewed by family and close friends to be savoured with a bloody good neck chop whilst on a slight lean and one eye shut.  A truly cultured ale in memory of our truly un-cultured mate.

Brewed by Lucky Bay Brewing on behalf of the Curnow family and friends, 2016.

Brew toasts lost father

Sons of late Scaddan farmer Kym ‘Freddy’ Curnow brew tribute

Richter Ale - Meckering beer

The Railway Hotel in Meckering was destroyed by an earthquake in 1968. To ensure locals could still enjoy a beer, the Shell roadhouse was set up as a temporary pub selling beer that was reportedly “all shook up”.

Richter Ale was brewed for the 50th Anniversary of the Meckering Earthquake using barley grown and harvested in Meckering, by the Snooke family.

Brewed by Lucky Bay Brewing on behalf of the Meckering community, 2018.

Lucky Bay brew Richter Ale ahead of Meckering earthquake anniversary

Richter Ale set for quake commemoration 

Local beer provides anniversary cheer

Roofless Lager - Kalannie special brew by Lucky Bay Brewing

Special brew made with Kalannie barley for ‘Wheatstock Kalannie 2019’.  Celebrating a new roof on the Kalannie Sporting & Recreation Club after a crazy tornado ripped it off in 2018.  

Barley from the good country of Robyn’s home patch, Lucky Bay Brewing is very proud to have made this beer for the Kalannie community.  Cheers to Bob Nixon and the rest of the Kalannie crew. #lovethewheatbelt 

Roofless lager – video.