The Hightail is an English inspired amber ale. It has a rich malt body and floral hop aroma. Alcohol content comes in at 4.5% (1.2 standard drinks per bottle). We handcraft our ales with the utmost care and avoid all preservatives and additives.
“Nose offers a mixture of toffee and fruit aromas with a lovely aromatic lift. Complex palate offers burnt phenolic characters that are complemented by fresh slightly sweet flavours.” Winestate Magazine.
“the Hightail Ale has plenty of grassy and floral tones to tantalise the fussiest olfactory system, a drinking delight.” The Melbourne Palate.
“this ale has a robust, fruity flavour, well rounded and lively on the palate.” The Age.
“this dark yet slightly fruity Victorian beer, produced by a tiny microbrewery, kicks like a mountain goat and is probably my favourite Australian ale.” Pints Of View Magazine (CAMRA), Scotland.
The Hightail has collected a small bag of awards at the Australian International Beer Awards over the last 8 years including Trophy for Best Draught Ale (Small Brewery section) as well as numerous gold, silver and broze medals.