GABS Brewer 2014

GABS Brewer – True South Brewery

GABS Brewer: Renn Blackman from True South Brewery in Black Rock, Victoria.

What beer are you making for GABS?truesouth
Sri Lankan spiced wit.

Does it have a name yet?
Spice Market.

Where did the inspiration come from?
My friend’s amazing Sri Lankan curry. When I was eating the curry I loved how fragrant and delicious the spices worked together and just thought, how good would these spices go in a wit.

Do you think it’ll be a one-off or are you considering adding it to the range after GABS?
Just a one-off.

What do you think of the concept of GABS?
I think it’s a great concept. Gets all the brewers trying new things that they probably would not ever think about making without GABS. It’s also a good way for brewers to see how different ingredients work in beers that usually would be far from any style.


Hey, guess what? You don’t have to wait til Monday for the next GABS brewer Q&A because they’re now going to run every day until they run out. So remember to tune in tomorrow for The Rocks Brewing Company.

The Great Australasian Beer Spectapular (aka GABS) is on in Melbourne on May 23-25, 2014.



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