Bad Shepherd X CoConspirators The Roadie

Style
West Coast IPA
ABV
6.5%

There’s always a touch of tension between Melbourne’s north and south sides but CoConspirators and Bad Shepherd are breaking that down with beer. Each spent time in the other's homes (Brunswick and Cheltenham) to brew different beers with the same hops. They’re celebrating the launch of both by sending buses over the Yarra too – with spots from Bad Shepherd to CoConspirators still available at the time of writing.

The hazy IPA brewed at CoCon's Brunswick home is known as The Rustler and is a keg-only release available at both breweries, while The Roadie is out in cans. The West Coast was brewed on Bad Shepherd’s stainless and here the Citra, Amarillo and Mosaic hops bring grapefruit, orange and dank pine alongside an incredibly lean and bitter structure.

Will Ziebell

Published April 21, 2023

Name
Bad Shepherd
Address

386 Reserve Road
Cheltenham
VIC 3192

Phone
(03) 8555 3175
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: 4.30pm onwards
Wed to Thurs: midday to 11pm
Fri & Sat: midday to midnight
Sunday: midday to 8pm

Regular events

Wednesday: 50c wings all evening, with around seven different wing sauces and rubs available.

Fermentis SafLager E-30
GABS World Record B

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