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Sauce Brewing Co.

Sample Sauce's beers fresh from the source.
By Libby Curran
October 19, 2017
By Libby Curran
October 19, 2017

As all the best things usually are, Sauce Brewing's Marrickville tasting bar was a little while coming. The label began gypsy brewing out of The Australian Brewery last year and launched two debut beers in December, before setting up operations of their own within a Marrickville warehouse. Now, the next part of the dream has finally been realised, with the doors to Sauce's on-site taproom open to the public.

One half of that sprawling industrial space has been transformed into a comfy, laid-back watering hole, overlooking the shiny collection of brewing equipment. The bar area has been crafted from recycled bricks and timber, and there are seating options aplenty — because, as owner Mike Clarke will tell you, "there's nothing worse than a crowded bar with standing room only and 50-foot lines to get a drink".

And comfort is key, because this is the kind of craft beer lineup that keeps you busy for a good, long session. While drops like the Mega-Hop Sauce Double IPA and a pale ale have been on local beer-radars for close to a year, the brewery just dropped a whopping six new beers in conjunction with its taproom opening. The family currently includes an on-trend New England IPA, a hops-driven hefeweizen and even an experimental porter, infused with chocolate and chipotle.

Looking forward, there'll be a core range of about five beers, backed by rotating seasonal releases and collaboration brews, with a front beer garden also on its way.

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