The Gold Coast’s Balter Brewing Co has confirmed it has been acquired by Carlton and United Breweries after weeks of rumours.
Australia’s Lion has snapped up Colorado-based New Belgium Brewing, the fourth largest craft beer brewer in the United States, in an effort to expand on the international stage.
Australia’s best beer festival, GABS Beer Cider & Food Fest has been sold to Sydney-based South African marketing and events entrepreneur Mike Bray.
Nearly thirty years after leaving the brewery he founded, Phil Sexton is returning to take control of the Matilda Bay brand
After extensive discussions with state government departments, Queensland’s brewers have worked out amendments to the controversial fire levy which was raised by 900 per cent last month.
After more than two years of ‘red hot’ rumours, Brisbane’s Green Beacon has announced it has been purchased by Asahi just weeks after the Japanese drinks giant acquired CUB.
A Department of Health investigation has found that “a significant number” of fermented soft drinks contain alcohol above permitted levels, highlighting re-fermentation issues in the brewing industry.
The Queensland Government’s much heralded Craft Beer Strategy has failed its first test with the State’s ‘Minister for Beer’ not even consulted over a 900% increase in levies for small breweries.
Star Wars-themed NEIPA Jedi Juice in breach of rules that stipulate alcohol marketing must not appeal to minors, ABAC has ruled.
This Good Beer Week panel, hosted by co-founder of Totem Marketing Zoe Ottaway, debates product labelling, legal requirements, and ABAC rulings.