Fancy yourself as a ‘Beer Namer’? Pete Mitcham (the man behind the name of Ferals’ Raging Flem) invites punters to name the new multi-brewer-bi-state collaborative beer due to launch at next year’s Ballarat Beer Festival.
This week’s Try-It Thursdays beer is one of the country’s most awarded and most respected. Pete Mitcham pops the cap and pours a glass of award winning hop-driven gold, as described by some pretty decent beer writers.
Unclear interpretations surrounding the guidelines of beer styles pose the question of ‘what makes a beer a legitimate XPA?’.
In this week’s regular section, ‘Try-it Thursdays’ Pete Mitcham uncaps a classic and one that kick-started the ‘second wave’ of craft in Australia.
On his recent jaunt to some of the best beer destinations in Europe, Pete Mitcham uncovers more about cask ale than he ever thought possible and stirs the ‘sparkler’ debate.
With two brewery closures announced this week, Pete Mitcham looks at the possible impact on the beers, the brands and the people involved.
This week in Try-It Thursday, Pete Mitcham looks at a classic style that has captured the imagination of brewers and drinkers alike over the past few years.
In the first of a new weekly series, Pete Mitcham picks a Beer of the Week and looks at the beer community’s thoughts and opinions. First up is a beer which snagged not one but two People’s Choice Awards during Sydney Craft Beer Week.
For those with more than just a passing interest in the festivities going on at Flemington this afternoon, Pete Mitcham takes a light-hearted (but thoroughly well researched) look at the omen bets for Craft Beer fans.
Last Friday night the ‘stars’ came out for the inaugural Australian Craft Beer Awards in Sydney. As well as being an opportunity for the craft beer community to get together and share a beer, it was also a chance to reflect on how far the craft beer scene has come since the inception three years… Read more →