Five Barrel Brewing London Calling

Style
ESB
ABV
4.3%

A 440ml can of Five Barrel’s London Calling isn’t quite a pint of bitter, but it’s close enough.

Bring together the malt sweetness, the hop spice and the yeast esters, and you’ve got a complex aroma – one that made me think of banana oat cookies fresh from the oven. But the big and bold aroma quietens down in the mouth to make this a supremely drinkable drop, with a pleasant dryness and a hint of bitter cocoa creeping in once you’ve patiently allowed the beer to warm up.

Drink with fish and chips, or a hearty pie.

Mick Wust

PS If you can say the phrase "London Calling" without simultaneously hearing the Clash song in your head and picturing a scene from a movie or TV show that used it, you’re probably an alien who only just arrived on this planet in the last 24 hours.

Published October 1, 2021

Name
Five Barrel Brewing
Address

318 Keira Street
Wollongong
NSW 2500

Phone
(02) 4200 8881
Open Hours

Sun to Wed: midday to 6pm
Thurs to Sat: midday to 9pm

CoCon Famiglia Affairs 2024
GABS World Record B

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