Local and international judges today unite in search of the perfect beer when judging of the AIBA Awards kicks off in Melbourne.
Please note: yes, this was an April Fool’s gag except Monteith’s really have trademarked Radler and an Australian brewery has indeed tried to register Australian Ale and Australian lager… A newly established brewery has courted controversy by trademarking the name ‘Any Beer’ and is seeking to prevent publicans from serving other beers when patrons request “any beer”…. Read more →
On Saturday 14 April, True South will host celebrity home brewers, Charlie Pickering and Danny McGingley, along with Australia’s first woman of beer, Kirrily Waldhorn, for an open brew day. The idea for this celebrity brew day was born on stage at the Ballarat Beer Festival back in January. MC’s Charlie and Danny entertained the… Read more →
We’re funny here at Brews News. Many magazines routinely guarantee editorial in return for advertising dollars, but sponsor us and we barely give you an editorial mention lest we be accused of being corporate shills. Still, when its deserved, it’s deserved and McLaren Vale Beer Company this week sent me a sample of their new… Read more →
Well, time for the big reveal…although anyone following the countdown will most likely have already picked the winner with the number one in the Critics’ Choice Top 100 going to Feral Brewing Company’s Hop Hog India Pale Ale. Fans of good beer gush when they talk about this beer. The Critics’ Choice panel of 39… Read more →
We’re a pretty sceptical bunch here at Australian Brews News and when I saw that NZ advertising agency Clemenger was behind a project top create the beer that best describes Wellington, I could see cynical marketing ploy written all over it. But as with most good conspiracy theories, our scepticism didn’t bear up to much… Read more →
Number two in the Critics’ Choice Top 100 is the Stone & Wood Pacific Ale. Last year’s number one beer has raised the bar for Australian beers, the essence of this original style lies somewhere in the heart of Byron Bay, and more and more Australians are taking some home. The Brewer’s notes talk of… Read more →
Craft brewers saw volume2 rise 13 percent, with a 15 percent increase in retail sales from 2010 to 2011, representing a total barrel increase of 1.3 million.
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We’re onto the podium now with the Critics’ Choice and number three is the Little Creatures Pale Ale, a beer which has redefined the Australian beer landscape and built a loyal following amongst beer drinkers around the country. The Brewer’s notes boast of ‘Bag loads of Cascade and Galaxy whole hop flowers that we source… Read more →