A German brewery has reclaimed the title of brewer of the World’s Strongest Beer, releasing a beer with a 40% alcohol content by volume. Schorsch Bock 40, made by German brewery Schorschbräu breaks the previous record set by Scotland’s BrewDog late last year with their beer, Tactical Nuclear Penguin. BrewDog claimed the title with a… Read more →
Victoria’s Red Duck Brewery have just announced their latest venture, Red Duck Provedore. The brewery’s cellar door, located in the main street of Camperdown, offers light meals including Red Duck pies, toasted La Madre foccaccias, gourmet cheese and tasting platters, and great coffee. Naturally it also offers Red Duck beers on tap, Red Duck cider,… Read more →
This weekend Adelaide’s Kings Hotel (formerly the King Head Hotel) is hosting the First South Australian Microbrewers Festival. The event is being held on Sturt St Adelaide next to the hotel and features brewers from Lobethal, Brew Boys, Aussie Cider, Coopers and The Lane setting up stalls and tastings. When: 4.00pm Friday 5th February through… Read more →
North America has been a pointer to trends at both ends of the Australian beer market, with both ultra-light flavoured, low-carbohydrate beers and flavour-bursting hop monsters being pioneered there. The success of the low-carb market here will guarantee that Australia’s larger brewers will be watching closely the fortunes of a new beer at the lightest… Read more →
Ben Kraus describes Bridge Road Brewers’ latest creation as a ‘hop bomb’. The single hop IPA has been made using whole hop cones from a single type of hop, Galaxy. Grown at the nearby Rostrevor hop garden, Galaxy is a great aromatic hop, this beer showcases it’s aroma and bitterness and champions locally grown produce…. Read more →
Brendan Varis, brewer at Western Australia’s multi-award winning Feral Brewery has been a very busy man. In the last week he has put three new beers on tap at his Swan Valley brewery and is ‘expecting’ a fourth. If you’re quick you will be able to get into the brewery and try the following: Double… Read more →
Sydney’s Malt Shovel Brewery is set to release the latest beer under its Mad Brewers banner with the release of its Orchard Ale. The new beer follows the previous releases under the same label including a Raspberry Wheat Beer and Pepperberry Winter Ale in 2008 and last year’s Ten 20 Commemorative Ale which celebrated brewer… Read more →
Little Creatures Pale Ale is Australia’s best craft beer according to an online poll conducted by The Local Taphouse to celebrate Australia Day.
The reaction to Coopers Clear seems to have been, as expected, underwhelming amongst those who drink Coopers’ traditional offerings. On 4BC Radio’s Beer Talk program, Australian Brews News editor, Matt Kirkegaard, spoke with Coopers’ Chairman and Marketing Director Glenn Cooper to find out whether Coopers has sold out. No matter what you think of the… Read more →
Hot on the heels of the Victoria Bitter Chip being launched in Australia, the beer itself has been launched in India.