Melbourne’s Hop Nation is looking to launch a brewery and taproom on a site close to its current home in the suburb of Footscray.
By 2024, the Queensland craft beer industry is expected to be worth well over $100 million, according to the state government, prompting its Craft Beer Strategy last year to tap into this potential. 12 months after its launch we take a look at progress so far.
In the latest wave of rulings from ABAC, CUB-owned Pirate Life was again in the spotlight after a complaint about its Acai and Passionfruit sour’s packaging said that it “could appeal to minors and be confused for juice or soft drink”.
Hot on the heels of craft accelerator Founders First’s investment in Ballistic Beer, it has partnered up with another Queensland brewery, Slipstream Brewing Co in Yeerongpilly.
As Gage Roads Brewing Co prepares to celebrate its 15th birthday, the City of Sydney Council has given it the green light for its first east coast venue the Atomic Beer Project.
Mick Piera will launch Crank Handle Brewery this weekend in the Victorian High Country town of Tawonga, after an arduous development and brewery installation process.
‘Sustainability’ is an enigmatic concept, even more so in a resource-intensive industry like brewing, but it’s a challenge that the Sunshine Coast’s latest brewery, Terella Brewing Co, is taking up wholeheartedly.
The coordinator of the NSW container deposit scheme, Exchange for Change, has said it did not make a data breach in relation to the inadvertent release of invoice data for 16 drinks companies as it announces container price hikes for suppliers.
New breweries are opening up across the country, and the Brews News Brewery Radar aims to keep track of their progress. This quarter we’ve got updates from WA breweries North West and Shelter, Victoria’s Braeside and Frankston Brewhouse, along with many others.
A surge in complaints to ABAC in relation to craft beer packaging has reignited discussions over the role of the code, and now the Independent Brewers Association is moving towards becoming a signatory of the code.