Fledgling NSW hop grower Ryefield Hops has seen more than 50% of its hop crop decimated by drought and the effects of bushfires, but the team are hopeful that with some support, they can get back in business.
Red Earth Brewery has launched on New South Wales’ Tweed Coast with beers from former Stone & Wood brewer Zeke Hower.
A taproom is in the works after Dandenong brewery Kaiju expanded its production capabilities, aiming for the 1 million litre mark after the success of Krush.
Overall a positive step towards craft beer sector growth but Queensland government needs to iron out the details of licence proposals say industry professionals.
Australia’s Old Wives Ales is in Myanmar to be part in the country’s inaugural craft beer festival, as festival founder Burbrit Brewery helps grow the craft beer market under the country’s military dictatorship.
Hopsters Co-op Brewery, a co-operative of 580 members, is set to open a taproom in Sydney’s Inner West.
Feral’s Imperial Biggie has faced an ABAC panel again, while Asahi received a complaint for advertising during a screening of the latest Star Wars installment.
Breweries in the Victorian High Country are urging people to support them and others by stocking and buying beer from breweries affected by the bushfires.
Alcohol advertising watchdog ABAC has encouraged companies to scrutinise their digital marketing past and present in light of recent rulings.
Plans have been proposed by Modus Operandi for a Newcastle venue, as it looks to triple its production capacity to keep up with demand.