Carlton & United Brewers has this week released the third vintage of its Crown Ambassador Reserve. The 2010 vintage has been made with fresh Galaxy hops, hand-picked in Myrtleford and added green to the brew the following day. In a first for the beer, a small portion of last year’s brew was aged in French… Read more →
You can forgive any brewery for a low carb beer if it lets them make beers this good.
Sometimes you have to feel sorry for the Government. On the one hand they are constantly criticised for making laws that are cumbersome, unwieldy, hard to enforce and costly for business to comply with. But on the other hand, no sooner is a law passed and no matter how plain the spirit and intention of… Read more →
Beer lovers, excited by the increased attention given to their favourite drink these days, often get excited by the suggestion that beer is the “new wine”. The raised profile of beer is a great thing but there is at least one major barrier to beer being afforded the same regard as wine: snobbery.
In a move that will no doubt generate discussion amongst beer purists, iconic Australian Brewery Coopers last night entered the low-carb beer market with their new product, Coopers Clear.
Nutritionist Trent Watson explains that you don’t need to stop drinking beer to lose weight, but instead go for a low-alcohol option.
There has been a lot brewing on the Australian gourmet scene over the last decade with both dedicated beer and coffee cultures springing across the nation. Matt Kirkegaard finds that not only are they great drinks themselves, but beer and coffee are also a great match together…
If Australia can be considered to have a national drink, it would be beer. It is the liquid that lubricates our national pastimes of beaches, barbeques and sport. However, the light-flavoured lagers that have traditionally been favourites are facing a challenge from a host of new arrivals on the scene. Styles that are comparatively little-known… Read more →
Melbourne has rightly been developing a claim to the title of Australia’s beer capital with the rapid growth of its small-scale brewing industry and beer-focused pubs and bars. But for the visitor or the Melbournite alike, a trek outside of the metropolitan area can be every bit as rewarding. The region, with its concentration of… Read more →
With Summer Bright Lager, Lion Nathan hasn’t set out to challenge anyone’s perceptions of beer – just go head-to-head with Corona in the light and summery beer market. Have they succeeded?