Australian lager is pale lager that is produced in Australia. The pale lager-style beer originated in Europe in the mid-19th century, and moved to Australia with German immigrants. As a general trend outside of Bavaria and the Czech Republic where the beers may be firmly hopped, pale lager developed as a modestly hopped beer, and sometimes used adjuncts such as rice or corn – and this was also true in Australia.

Beer from XXXX, various Tooheys' brands, Victoria Bitter (which is classified as a lager), West End Draught, Swan, Young Henrys, and Foster's Lager, are Australian lagers.[1] An Australian lager with an amber hue and slightly bitter flavour typically brewed with Pride of Ringwood hops or its descendants.[2][3]

See also


  1. ^ "Ray's Rant: What happened to the good, old-fashioned Aussie lager?". 28 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Pride Of Ringwood Hops: The Variety From Down Under". 8 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Lagers to pale ales: Australian brewers look to classic beer styles". 14 November 2019.