Killer Sprocket Amber Ale is the first beer on offer from Killer Sprocket. This Amber Ale pours a clear deep ruby-copper with a thin, quickly dissipating head. Utilising Pale, Munich, Crystal and Chocolate malts, its bouquet reveals a backbone of toffee with some caramel and dark fruit supporting, and a pleasingly slight level of roasting. In the mouth, a combination of Cascade, East Kent Goldings and Amarillo hops, used subtly, provide a wonderful balance to the malt, showing good dryness to correspond with the malt’s predominant sweetness and allow the beer to finish bitter.
Killer Sprocket is a small brewing company founded in 2012 by Sean and Andrea Ryan. Their recipes have been developed through years of home brewing and reflect their passion for full flavoured ales. Their maiden release was the Killer Sprocket Amber Ale, a darker shade of amber with chocolate and crystal malts balanced by a generous addition of three distinct hop varieties. Initially, they produced their delicious beers with the help of their friends at Southern Bay Brewing. In late 2013, they made a move to The Cavalier Brewery west of Melbourne.
DID YOU KNOW?
Owner Sean Ryan has been performing stand-up for five years and two years ago started a regular comedy night with a comedy producer friend. Most of the places he performs at also stock Killer Sprocket.