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Brewer’s Notes: The Ultimate Guide To Bundaberg Brewed Drinks
Our iconic Bundaberg Ginger Beer is now sold in over 50 countries around the world. And while you might know a bit about its legendary taste, did you know we also have a range of 12 other flavors that share the same delicious credentials? You can see and taste them all at the Bundaberg Barrel in our hometown of Bundaberg in Australia. In the meantime, take a look at our Brewer’s notes below to find out more about the six flavor-packed Bundaberg Brewed Drinks available here in the US.
Product Name: Bundaberg Ginger Beer
Brewers notes: Sweet, spicy and refreshing. Our ginger beer is made from locally grown Bundaberg ginger and cane sugar. It’s the original brew, made using the same family recipe since 1968.
Goes well with: A barbequed steak.
Cocktails: Who can go past the classic Moscow Mule? All you need is a little vodka, some freshly sliced limes and a handful of ice.
Mocktails: For a non-alcoholic twist try the Mimic Mule. And add a pinch of mint for an extra boost of flavour.
Brewed Food: Sweet Tooth? Try our Ginger Beer Cake recipe.
Trivia: Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has our own ginger farm in Bundaberg, Queensland.
Product Name: Bundaberg Root Beer
Brewers notes: Brewed using liquorice root, ginger root, sarsaparilla root and molasses, our Root Beer is dark, cool, sweet and tastes amazing. If you tasted this classic brew as a child and loved it, chances are you’ll love it forever!
Goes well with: Barbeque pork ribs.
Cocktails: Try the Bundaberg Libre to add some kick to a spiced rum.
Mocktails: It’s hard to go past this retro family favourite – a Root Beer Float.
Brewed Food: Also tastes great in a homemade BBQ sauce.
Trivia: Root Beer became a popular alternative during Prohibition, along with many other brewed drinks.
Product Name: Bundaberg Lemon Lime and Bitters.
Brewers notes: Brewed over seven days, we extract every drop of flavour from real lemons, limes, cinnamon sticks, cloves and gentian roots. We even brew our own Bundaberg bitters, making our flavour profile truly unique.
Goes well with: A cheese platter or Hors d’oeuvres served at your party or gathering.
Cocktails: Feeling New York city fancy? Try our spin on a Cosmopolitan.
Mocktails: No alcohol? No worries. Try a refreshing Citrus Float.
Brewed Food: Discover your own ‘secret ingredient’ with our recipe for Scones.
Trivia: Our Lemon, Lime and Bitters takes more time to brew than any other flavour. No wonder it’s so delicious and popular!
Product Name: Bundaberg Guava.
Brewers notes: With a refreshing, unique taste, our Guava brew is unlike anything else. Breathe in the sweet, tropical aroma before you sip for the full guava experience. There are no artificial colours or flavours. Just a natural taste you can’t beat.
Goes well with: A light salad.
Cocktails: Heat things up with a Tropical Fire.
Mocktails: For a non-alcoholic favourite try a refreshing Orchard Spritz
Brewed Food: Delicious in homemade sorbet
Trivia: An average Guava can take between 2 and 8 years to fully grow.
Product Name: Bundaberg Blood Orange.
Tastes Like: Just like a real blood orange, this brew has a delicious combination of sweetness and citrus tang boasting a raspberry-like tartness. Made from real Australian blood oranges and sun-ripened over autumn and winter, there’s nothing quite like the first sip of this brew.
Goes well with: Pair with a Ravioli to heighten the flavour of a simple pasta.
Cocktails: Bloody Dry London Sky.
Mocktails: Bundaberg’s non-alcoholic twist on a nostalgic classic, Fruit Crush.
Brewed Food: Sweet and sour pork.
Trivia: Blood oranges grown in the United States are in season from December to March, and again from November to May.
Product Name: Bundaberg Peach
Brewers notes: This truly beautiful brew is reminiscent of biting into a lovely fresh peach, straight from the tree. Sweet and summery with a full- bodied taste, you can often taste the real peach texture on your tongue as you sip. A perfectly sweet, summary taste to tantalise the senses.
Goes well with: Roast chicken.
Cocktails: Soften up a Kentucky Bourbon with the Kentucky Peach.
Mocktails: Enjoy the combination of apple and peach with a Peachy Keen.
Brewed Food: Try a fruity glaze with our Chicken Breast with Peach Glaze.
Trivia: The World’s Largest Peach Cobbler is made every year in Georgia. The cobbler measures 11 feet by 5 feet.