Introducing Doss Blockos Pale Lager

February 2011:  ‘…At 4.6% ABV, Doss Blockos is a smooth premium Pale Lager, all natural, brewed in the traditional Lager way. With a malty flavour that balances a mild hop bitterness nicely, it’s a beer that’s been brewed for easy drinking and has a sessionability that ensures the fresh crisp...
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In Focus: Fog City Sangria

March 2013:  ‘Just like many of the East 9th Brewery’s other products, their sangria deviates from the norm, but is also inspired by a point of American history. As their sangria is another one of their Fog City products (the other is their cider), Fog City Sangria is inspired by...
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Oh Beautiful Beer: Doss Blockos Pale Lager

January 2012:  ‘The design centred on the idea of ‘brown bagging’ (illegal public drinking from a brown paper bag) and a strong narrative structure centred on the New York squatting culture of the 1990s. The final design took inspiration from the street art of local artist Jak Rapmund.’

East 9th Brewing: Packaging Of The World

October 2014, by Derrick Lin:  ‘East 9th Brewing fosters creative and interpretive thinking around its brand stories using unusual and idiosyncratic label art- appealing to those who wish to challenge the social order…East 9th Brewing label artwork is designed to remain open to interpretation by the consumer, fostering imaginative thinking...
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Winter is Coming: East 9th Brewing Presents Doss Blockos Limited Edition Dark Lager

May 2013, ‘…East Ninth Brewing is celebrating the arrival of winter with the new, limited edition Doss Blockos Dark Lager to be released this June. With only 10,000 numbered bottles to be produced, the 500mL Doss Blockos Dark Lager is sure to hit the shelves running.’

Pot Luck: Lick Pier Ginger Beer from East 9th Brewing Company

February 2012, by Paul Drury:  …’Lick Pier Ginger Beer is the latest from the Prahran-based East 9th Brewing Company, who like to build a narrative around their releases. Doss Blockos, the beer in the brown paper bag, was inspired by the underground brewing scene in NYC in the 90’s. Their...
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By Sara Lawrence:  ‘…So try something new this summer with an Australian flare that bridges the gap between underground and mainstream.’

East 9th Brewing Co.

November, 2013, by Ashlee:  ‘…The Fog City sangria in particular impressed me, as I expected it to be overwhelmingly sweet, but it was surprisingly relatively dry, with the fruit just adding a nice bit of roundness to it. Would be quite happy to knock back a six pack of these!’


October 2013, by David Hagger’…Goldilocks is one of those Melbourne treasures almost hidden away above Noodle Kingdom on Swanston St. This is a chic bar with bartenders that know their trade. Invited on a cold Spring evening we were treated to a cocktail class by two supremo bartenders, with the...
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