Our Beers

Head Brewer, Ken Arrowsmith resurfaced after five years in hibernation before heading Beerland Brewing. Whilst not a polar bear, he did need some rest and a cool down after 30+ years designing and brewing some of the best beers in Australia.

A master craftsman, Ken has more skill and finesse than any wine maker and loves making a great beer or ale more than breathing. After high school, Ken completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chem) at Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University) and then went on to join the Swan Brewery Co Ltd as an Assistant Chemist.

In the late eighties Ken had a taste of the ‘new’ craft beer movement, working under the guidance of Phil Sexton at Brewtech. He was principally involved in setting up, commissioning and operating a craft brewery at The Old Lion Hotel in North Adelaide.

Returning to the Swan Brewery upon the formation of the Lion Nathan Group in Australia and New Zealand provided Ken with many career opportunities and he was fortunate to fill most operational and technical roles throughout the industry including stints as Operations Director at The Swan Brewery, Tooheys Brewery and South Australian Brewing Company.

As an active member of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD), Ken was privileged to Chair the Asia Pacific Section of the Institute and serve on the Strategic Planning Committee. In 2004, he was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.

Check out our core range of six beers and current limited-edition brew!

Beerland Wheat

Classic Bavarian style wheat beer.

  • Blonde in colour with a dense, white creamy head.
  • Well carbonated, yet presents a soft mouthful and low bitterness.
  • Highly aromatic with subtle hints of banana and spicy, clove-like characteristics.

Beerland Lager

An all malt continental lager. Classic lager session ability and well suited to our hot climate!

  • Fresh yet subtle aroma from the late addition of hops.
  • Blend of noble hops providing a crisp larger bitterness.
  • Imported German malt provides a complexity & hint of well-balanced sweetness.
  • A pale straw colour with a classic session ability well-suited to hot climates.

Beerland Pale Ale

A bright pale ale in the Australian style dosed with hops.

  • Australian style with a rich, golden colour with a hoppy aroma with bold, bitter flavours.
  • Blends a combination of Galaxy & Cascade hops.
  • Blend of ale malts providing dry mouth-feel & finish.

Beerland Kolsch

A beer style of distinction

  • Traditional style often found in the Cologne region of Germany.
  • Production and flavours reminiscent of lager with its cool fermentation, cold conditioning and noble hops.
  • Malt driven with a slightly spicy hopping & hint of pear-like-ester.

Beerland IPA

An American Style India Pale Ale.

  • Presents a hazy golden colour under a thick white head.
  • Generous hopping schedule drives aromas, showing citrus & tropical fruits with piney notes.
  • Carries forward the hop flavour, showing its strength with a warming sensation followed by a firm, bitter dry finish.
  • Classic spicy phenolics of Belgian yeast meet stone fruit and zesty orange, married with a refreshing perfume of coriander and citrus.
  • Pouring a hazy gold with loads of carbonation, the Apricot Blanche drinks refreshingly dry, with just enough bitterness to balance.

We also offer a full bar, with other beer, wine, spirits and cocktails!

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