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Do we put cream in East Coast Cream Ale?

<![CDATA[ Cream Ale? Drink WHAT? But I’m lactose intolerant! Relax. We don’t put actual dairy cream in Top Shed’s East Coast Cream Ale. However, we can promise you that if you get it fresh off the tap it sure does taste clean, creamy and delicious. Hats off to our brewers Dave Allen and Liam McKenna […]

G W Barth Coffee Roaster 90 kg

Neil found us a buyer. It's a secret for now.

<![CDATA[Update: Barth sold to a secret buyer and proceeds have been used to purchase more stuff to make Beer.  Here is a picture of another prospective buyer who we had hoped would keep the Barth in Byron Bay. Oh well. After successfully bringing back our 1960’s Barth Coffee Roaster from a pile of bits and […]

Organic Cream Ale

<![CDATA[Top Shed is looking at making some more history in the next few months. After several successful and well received test brews of our East Coast Cream Ale we have decided to go back to the drawing board. Don't Panic. It's going to be Organic! Brewmaster Liam in St. Johns and Brewmaster Dave in Morpeth […]

Making with Beer Workshop

<![CDATA[Brewmaster Liam McKenna recently posted a gem on "Alegar" which has motivated us to put up this post and put it out there to see if people would be interested in a workshop oriented around making things with beer. Makes sense for a Brand that claims to be about #historyinthemaking With so much talent and […]

Top Shed East Coast Cream Ale

<![CDATA[“Few beer styles can be said to have developed in the United States. Steam beer and its East Coast cousin, cream ale, are two. Born of economic necessity and raised on the eve of Prohibition, the style has matured into a treasured cornerstone of the North American brewing heritage.”   The Top Shed Cream Ale […]