Judging by the crowds, the Federation Square Microbreweries Showcase goes from strength to strength…
Dermott Dowling continues his journey into New Zealand beer with a visit to Harrington’s Brewery in Christchurch.
Dermott Dowling visits Three Boys Brewery and talks to Ralph Bungard about craft beer in New Zealand.
The Beer Academy continues on its quest to provide the public and industry with beer education. Dermott Dowling attended the Melbourne launch.
Celebrating its 20th year, the RASV/University of Ballarat Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) is now the second biggest beer awards in the southern hemisphere and is world-renowned with more than 1,350 beers entered across 36 classes of beer. Judged blind by tables of 5-6 brewers per beer over 4 weeks, judging requires the volunteer support… Read more →
Twice a year, in March and October, Federation Square gives itself over to beer for the Microbrewers Showcase. For the reasonably-priced ticket entry fee of $25 you can sip your way through 20 x 60ml samples of Victoria’s favourite craft beers and ciders and often uncover a new ‘test’ brew or two along the way…. Read more →
Australian Brews News had a number of correspondents amongst the large throng at last weekend’s Ballarat Beer Festival. Here’s Dermott Dowling’s first glance at the proceedings…