Rocky Ridge & Petition Beer Corner Pine On You Crazy Diamond

Rocky Ridge Brewing Co

Released January 11th, 2019

Putting the classic rock back into Rocky Ridge, this Pink Floyd-referencing double IPA collaboration first appeared during Petition Beer Corner’s weeklong Collabosaurus event for WA Beer Week 2018. While the eponymous song was allegedly a stab at redemption by the group for ejecting founding member Syd Barrett due to mental health and substance issues, the beer has no such emotional hang-ups – this is celebratory drinking with a booze level to match.

The style is something of a sweet spot for the brewery, which is probably known more for prolific collaborations and a rapid release program. Subtle haze presence teases, however owner Hamish Coates is adamant this is not intentionally NEIPA-esque, rather a byproduct of making a beer he wants to drink, a notion that echoes The Alchemist’s John Kimmich whose hop debris beers launched the turbid revolution. Pine On’s patent dank pine plays well with tropical and citrus notes plus a light malt sweetness that weaves like Gilmour’s licks.

Whether intentional or not, this "Rock" series makes a tidy audiophile duo when considering Pine On’s baby brother, last year’s Stairway to Resin. With this in mind, one wonders when we’ll see the appearance of Stange Days - New World Pilsner, Sunshine Of Your Trub – Golden NEIPA or, perhaps, Oude-doo Child (Slight Return) – Oude Gueuze.

Guy Southern

Double IPA

Available from Petition Beer Corner, Darleens Busselton and WA Rocky Ridge stockists while stocks last

Rocky Ridge Brewing Co

10 Marine Terrace
WA 6280

Open Hours

Thurs to Sun: 10am to 6pm

Current Crafty Cabal offers

15% Off Takeaways & Growler Fills At Rocky Ridge

Rocky Ridge burst onto the WA beer scene from their farm near Busselton and continue to impress with their colourful and seemingly countless releases. They now operate a cellar door too and when you call in you can pick up takeaways and growler fills and get 15 percent off. Just head on in and prove your Cabal credentials to claim this offer. Show me more

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