United States—The Brewers Association, the trade association representing the majority of United States. brewing companies, has just launched a new website to celebrate the ever-growing interest in craft brewers in America. The new site is a consumer portal providing information and community interaction for craft beer enthusiasts everywhere. The site, craftbeer.com, offers a comprehensive range… Read more →
Foster’s Group yesterday posted its half year results which showed that Australia’s largest brewing company had continued to lose its share of the lucrative Australian beer market. Wine was again the major drag on the company’s results, with the beer business showing a 5.7 per cent increase in revenue despite a 1.1 per cent fall… Read more →
Scottish brewery BrewDog has reclaimed the record for the world’s strongest beer with a 41% abv IPA called Sink the Bismarck. BrewDog initially claimed the record last year when it unveiled a 32% beer called Tactical Nuclear Penguin late last year. The record was shortlived however with German brewer, Schorschbrau, recently reclaiming the mantle releasing… Read more →
With news that the four biggest international brewers make more than half the world’s beer, Australian Brews News takes a closer look at who owns what and how that translates to the Australian marketplace.
It has once again been rated “World’s Best Beer” in the RateBeer.com ratings and yet it is impossible to buy, legitimately, anywhere apart from one Abbey in Belgium. What’s its story? And more importantly, how does it taste? Neal Cameron reveals all…
New Zealand makes the best three beers in Australia and New Zealand, according to beer rating site RateBeer. What do you think?
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 →
To many beer lovers, death by beer might sound like a great way to go. But as historian Dr Brett Stubbs has discovered, it’s not always so. It seems as though making beer is fraught with many dangers…
Pete Brown recounts the events surrounding the Meux’s Horse Shoe Brewery tragedy of 1814…
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 →