Once upon a time, Brisbane’s Story Bridge was Brisbane’s home of good beer. Of course, back in those days Coopers was about the only alternative to the mainstream beers – chiefly XXXX – available everywhere else. The iconic hotel’s Festival of Beers was then a feature on the national beer map before it outgrew the… Read more →
DB Breweries’ trade mark of the term ‘Radler’ in 2003 has been upheld by the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand. If you’re new to the issue, there is great TV coverage of the story here. I also covered the story a few years back, with some of that coverage below including responses from DB’s… Read more →
I have no pretensions to being a Master Chef, or even being anything more than a serviceable home cook, but this is one of my favourite meals to enjoy with Coopers Vintage Ale.
Coopers have released their 2011 Vintage Ale and Australian Brews News editor, Matt Kirkegaard, looks at how he has spent the last few years building a Coopers Vintage time machine…
The winners of the Beer Lover’s Guide to Australia beer writing competition have been tallied and the winner is:
The Local Taphouse, winner of more ‘best pub’ awards than we care to mention, is about to bring it’s unique brand of beer love to it’s own bottleshop. It wouldn’t be the Taphouses’ style to just open a well-stocked bottleshop and the Local Bottle Store & Provisions names sounds more than apt. Taphouse co-owner Steve… Read more →
Wine and cheese seems to be one of the natural pairings in the food world. The ‘and cheese’ just seems to flow natural naturally after the mention of wine. I’m not sure where this close association springs from, but I have a theory that it stems back to our first experiments in entertaining as young… Read more →
Members of the People’s Popular Front for Good Beer have a new haven in the heart of Coogee…
Is Yeastie Boys’ Rex Attitude the world’s first fully peated beer? We think so…
Matt Kirkegaard didn’t think there was much to the new Heineken bottle, but something changed his mind.