Beer Tasting Notes

Core Range Beers


#2 Australian Indie Lager
#1 Victorian Indie Lager
GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beer Poll 2022

Crisp, refreshing and bright with subtle floral and tropical flavours sourced from our local hops growers.
Style: Lager
ABV: 4.5%


Bright Pale Ale is as synonymous with Bright as majestic Mystic Mountain which towers over our town. As refreshing as a dip in our pure Alpine waters, Bright Pale is crisp and easy-drinking, with tropical aromas from our locally-grown hops.
Style: Australian Pale Ale
ABV: 4%


Bright Brewery’s big and bold American-style IPA is a celebration of juicy, tropical, floral hops, with a well-balanced bitterness and a malt structure that just lets the hops sing. Heady aromas and flavours of mango, passionfruit and lychee.
Style: IPA
ABV: 6.5%


Our modern English amber ale is crafted from the finest ingredients to be packed full of flavour. Malty and nutty with floral hops, fruity Yorkshire yeast and a background caramel sweetness.
Style: Amber Ale
ABV: 5.0%


Brewed to taste like something much bigger, Any Day XPA is the session beer that packs a punch. With a fresh hop aroma and tropical flavour, Any Day XPA is a clean and easy-drinking midstrength XPA – perfect for any day of the week
Style: Midstrength XPA
ABV: 2.9%

Limited Release Beers

Cucumber & Basil Sour Ale

Savour the mouth-watering freshness and acidic pop from cool cucumber and sweet basil. Paired swimmingly with a dash of sea salt and a tangy, kettle-soured twist.
Style: Sour Ale
ABV: 4.0%

Pumpkin Spiced Latte Brown Ale

Cosy up with the warm embrace of pumpkin pie spices, a mellow coffee kick, and a smooth brown ale base.
Style: Brown Ale
ABV: 5.5%

Cowboy Nectar Juicy Pale Ale

Cowboy Nectar Juicy Pale Ale is a real smooth ride with tropical fruit flavours and a lasso of hoppy goodness from Citra, El Dorado, and Sabro hops.
Style: Pale Ale
ABV: 4.8%

Dad Bod Lychee IPA

Time to embrace the Dad Bod! Kick back and relax and let Dad Bod’s subtle lychee notes hit you like a perfectly-timed dad joke at the dinner table.
Style: Lychee IPA
ABV: 6.3%

Cherry Pie Stout

A dark stout base with added vanilla, coconut, creamy lactose and tantalisingly tart cherry flavour and aromas, this iconic Cherry Pie Stout is what dreams are made of.
Style: Oatmeal Stout
ABV: 6.0%

MechaRoo Yuzu Sour Hazy IPA

An AI-driven masterpiece that transcends convention, MechaRoo Yuzu Sour Hazy IPA is the brainchild of Australia’s Bright Brewery and Japan’s Coedo Brewery.

With a zesty citrus blast of mandarin and yuzu up front, MechaRoo is a true hop-forward IPA built from Citra, Eclipse and Cascade hops with a thick hazy body.
Style: Hazy IPA
ABV: 6.0%

Frostfire Australian Strong Ale

Unleash the beast and embrace the untamed spirit of Frostfire Australian Strong Ale – a Darker Days 2023 festival collab. This blazing bronze brew is aged on oak, giving it a touch of vanilla and caramel sweetness, and infused with chilli. The nose bursts with local Ella and Enigma hops, followed by the intense bitterness of a strong ale. Get ready to ignite your taste buds!
Style: Strong Ale
ABV: 8.0%

Drinkin’ Donuts Imperial Jam Donut Golden Ale

Sugar, spice, and all things nice – not to mention oozing with sweet raspberry jam. Our GABS 2023 beer will transport you directly to beer drinkin’ heaven!
Style: Golden Ale
ABV: 8.0%

POW Pale Ale

A fresh and fruity pale ale with tropical flavours and aromas, POW Pale Ale is brewed in the Alpine valleys by the adventurers at Bright Brewery.
Style: Pale Ale
ABV: 4.0%

Stubborn Imperial Stout 2023

Stubborn 2023 has a silky mouthfeel with moderate carbonation, strong hints of banana and fruit bowl open up into cherry and caramel as it warms up. There are heavy notes of molasses as it continues to warm.
Style: Stout
ABV: 16.0%

Affogato Stout

A hearty & full bodied stout brewed with locally roasted coffee beans from our friends at Sixpence Coffee, Bright.  Full-bodied and sweet with creamy vanilla notes balanced with espresso and cocoa flavours. Very rich, brewed with lactose.
Style: Stout
ABV: 5.5%

Black Diamond Black IPA

Slide into smooth layers of citrus and piney hops with a firm bitterness and full body. A hint of roasted malt and a clean finish will leave you wanting more.
Style: Black IPA
ABV: 6.0%

Staircase Porter

Silver Medal – 2023 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA)
Our tribute to the great London brewing tradition, Staircase Porter is a decadent blend of dark roasted and caramel malts. Complex layered flavours of creamy espresso, bittersweet chocolate, and toffee combine with flowery hops to create this full bodied nourishing ale.
Style: Porter
ABV: 5.7%

North Eastern Draught

Fresh, crisp and full of real beer flavour, North Eastern Draught is a full-strength, full flavour beer for the people.
Style: Draught

Dreamweaver Black Forest Stout

A chocolate stout with vanilla, cherry, cacao and lactose – Dreamweaver Black Forest Stout is what dreams are made of! Rich, decadent and delicious.

Grapefruit IPA

Few flavours are as distinctive as the exotic grapefruit. But pair that unmistakable flavour with a hearty hop bill of Centennial, Galaxy, Motueka + Sabro and you create a fresh, tropical IPA which will leave you reaching for another.
Style: India Pale Ale
ABV: 6.0%


Mystic DDH Double IPA has a luscious body and bold, strong bitterness from the double dose of El Dorado, Citra, Eureka, and Mosaic Incognito, plus a dry hop of Strata, Azacca, Amarillo and Cryo Amarillo.
Style:  Double IPA
ABV: 9.0%

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