Jess Wolfgang from Hunter Beer Co has once again exercised her considerable imagination and skill to come up with another special edition brew for the Hunter Valley-based brewery.
Her Banana Smoothie Beer makes use of the banana-lolly esters produced by Hefeweizen yeast, while the addition of honey and toasted coconut up the smoothie-factor.
According to Head Brewer Keith Grice the beer pours a “hazy straw colour topped by a rich white foam” and it smells distinctly of coconut and bananas. He also reports that “it has a light fruity mouth-feel, you can taste the banana, toasted coconut and the honey flavour lingers after you swallow.”
Marketed as the perfect beer for late summer drinking, it is available in 750mL champagne-style bottles.