5 Best Australian Beers
Australia has a long history of brewing some of the best beers available and here is a compilation of the 5 best Australian beers. Australian beers are often featured at festivals around the world as well as ranked highly at beer tastings. If you are a beer connoisseur try any or all, if you are bold, of these five beers as they are the best Australia has to offer.
Coopers Regency Draught. A lager beer from Coopers Brewery featuring a light nutty and bitter hoppy flavor, this beer pairs nicely with barbecue, Latin American cuisine, spicy foods and cheeses and shellfish. This top Australian brew has a slight malt scent and very nice carbonation.
- Southwark Premium. An award winning beer, Southwark Premium has won the Champion Australian Beer trophy at the 2001 Australian International Beer Awards. You will know you are drinking the best brew Australia has to offer once the flavor of the Tasmanian bitter hops lands on your tongue. The Lager is made using local barley malt and goes down smoothly.
- Sheaf Stout. This is a classic Australian stout brewed by the Fosters company with rich dark coloring. The stout pours with a creamy head, which fades as you sip this excellent Australian brew. The scent of the roasted malt influences the taste, but beer drinkers will taste a floral flavor as well.
Coopers Best Extra Stout. This top Australian stout are for beer drinkers who like their brew to have a heavy mouthfeel. It is brewed naturally using a top fermentation method. This beer contains no additives or preservatives which keeps the rich, roasted malt flavor fresh.
- Coopers DB. The name actually means dry beer, and this Australian beer is crisp and refreshing. It has a slightly lower alcoholic volume of 4.4% per bottle which is due to elimination of residual sugars. The process creates a less caloric beer proving that if you drink the best beer available it is actually better for you.