Brewery : Odyssey Tavern & Brewery

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On our way out of Geelong, we stopped off at the Odyssey Tavern & Brewery in Mount Duneed to sample the fare.  They have a massive selection of craft beers available on tap, as well as tasting paddles so that you can try a bunch without committing to a full pot.

 

We ordered one of these and tried the following beers:

 

  • Southern Bay Requiem Pilsner – a pale beer that was light and refreshing with a fruity aftertaste.
  • Hawthorn Pale Ale – an award winning beer with a strong citrus and floral aftertaste
  • 4 Pines Pale Ale – delicious entry with a bitter finish
  • Moo Brew Saison – tart and fruity with an earthy, smoky aftertaste
  • McLaren Vale Dark Ale – a rich coloured beer that smelt like toffee.  It was smooth and sweet with hints of coffee and chocolate but still quite crisp. Our favourite!
  • Mountain Goat Rare Breed Black IPA – wood fire smoke and tar were the first things that come to mind.  This beer had a very robust flavour.

 

We also got to try Odyssey’s own brew – the Odyssey Golden Ale – which was easy to drink and had a strong, yeasty finish.

 

 

All the beer tasting made us hungry so we ordered a bowl of chips.  What we were presented with was much, much more! A bowl of potato quarters that had been roasted and fried to create golden nuggets with a crisp shell and fluffy centre.  They were well seasoned with salt flakes and was served with aioli infused with chilli and rosemary. Perfect!

 

A big thanks to Matt and Grant for making us feel so welcome.  Your establishment is great and we hope that you guys keep going strong for many years to come.

http://www.odysseytavernandbrewery.com.au/

 

 

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