The results for the Sydney Royal Show beer competition have been released and demonstrate the ever growing standard of beer brewed in Australia. The big winners in this year’s competition were Sydney’s Redoak which won Champion Bottled Beer for its IPA and Victoria’s Matilda Bay, winning the Champion Draught Beer for Alpha Pale Ale. The… Read more →
The newest addition to South Australia’s small but impressive contribution to the country’s craft brewing sector is the family-owned and family-operated Goodieson Brewery in rural McLaren Vale.
Foster’s is the world’s 284th most valuable brand, with a brand value of US$3.1bn (AU$3.5bn), according to the latest BrandFinance Global 500 survey. The survey annually analyses 500 key brands worldwide and 2010 marks Foster’s first entry into the Top 500. Its listing sees the Australian brewer join the world’s most valuable beer brand, Budweiser… Read more →
Hollywood loves a remake and it seems Lion Nathan does too. After the disappointing – and short-lived– ‘Build a Boat’ campaign for the brewer’s XXXX Gold brand, Lion Nathan will this weekend launch its new advertising campaign which sees a return to the XXXX Blokes and a dog concept…only with four new blokes, and presumably, a different dog
Beer is a living beverage that changes over time. From the moment beer leaves the brewery, its flavour characteristics are evolving and changing.
William Bull Brewery head brewer, writer and educator on the subject of beer, Neal Cameron, takes a look at some common faults in beer. Aged/Oxidised The best conditions for storing beer are short, short, short, cool and dark. Australia is big, big, big, hot and sunny. You do the math. Look for the best before… Read more →
Here is your chance to visit Belgium in the company of exciting Australian brewer Ben Kraus from Beechworth’s Bridge Road Brewers.
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 →