Buying a slab of beer at your local bottleshop used to mean something completely different, muses Pete Mitcham.
Former Melbourne AFL footballer David Neitz has joined with the beer community in launching Brewmanity, an entity that will brew quality beers to draw attention to charitable causes.
A recent addition to the good beer landscape in Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs is looking to change some perceptions about dining and drinking in the region.
With the 2015 Australian International Beer Awards done for another year, Pete Mitcham takes us on a backstage tour of the awards to take a sneak peek at the machinations behind the cataloguing, judging and follow up of almost 1700 entries.
This week Pete Mitcham takes a sip of an easy-drinking summer ale with an unmistakable hop-punch.
In preparation for the cooler weather, Pete Mitcham looks at a beer that was made as a joke, to pretend to conquer a plague and then won a big trophy at the AIBAs.
After dropping in and out of the Critics’ Choice Top 100, this cracking US style pale ale cracks the Top 10 in the fifth edition and a place in Pete Mitcham’s Try-It Thursday club.
In this week’s BOTW/Try-It Thursday Pete Mitcham looks at a cracking pale ale that packs plenty into its 330mls. In fact, there’s five of everything.
This week’s announcement that Vale Brewing is now 100% owned by brothers Tim, Michael and Pete Collin inspires Pete Mitcham to shine the spotlight on the beer that started it all.
In this week’s Try-It Thursday Pete Mitcham sips a very sessionable Golden Ale with enough flavour to keep him coming back for more.