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Good Beer Wheaty returns…

May 4, 2016
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If Good Beer Week is Australia’s best beer festival, then Good Beer Wheatie is it’s awesome Fringe.  If you’re not heading to Melbourne, or want to tack on a few days, it’s well worth heading to Adelaide… [MK]

Media Release

Good Beer WheatyWe blame the Yeastie Boys. After several beer-fuelled conversations with Stu & Sam at Good Beer Week 2011 we decided it would be an excellent idea to hold a Yeastie Boys concept tasting at The Wheaty.

When, several months later the Boys invited themselves to the Pub to make good our plan, we thought we may as well build a whole mini-beerfest around their visit – and so in 2012 Good Beer Wheaty was born.

With a nod to Melbourne’s very excellent Good Beer Week, we put together a collection of Craft Beer events of the kind The Wheaty already hosts – but over a concentrated period and with some very special bells and whistles. In short Good Beer Wheaty is a very short, very craft and very Wheaty celebration of good beer.

In 2014 we christened our brand spanking new 600L Premier Stainless Brewery with three Good Beer Wheaty Yeastie brews – a true baptism of fire. This year we’ve enlisted another clutch of extraordinary Collaborators to brew with;

  • Darren (Doctor’s Orders),
  • Joe (Liberty Brewing),
  • Leo (Birra del Borgo),
  • Brooks (Nomad),
  • Grant and Dennis (Modus Operandi)
    and Tom (Fixation Brewing).

Come July, we’ll all get to sample the fruits of these extraordinary collaborations…

And ‘spooning’* us in spirit – from afar – will be Yeastie Boy Stu, who, due to Empire Building commitments in Europe can’t make it to Thebarton this May. But who promises to return, Yeastier than ever, in 2017…

*”Spooning”:  The Yeastie Boys’ unique term for what the rest of us refer to as ‘Collaborating’.

Download the full program.

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