Here’s something to think about as you sip your next beer. That beer is up to 95% water. That’s quite a bit of water. But, as the brewers’ saying goes – if the water was that good on its own, you wouldn’t bother turning it into beer. So if beer is so much water, just… Read more →
One of the classic beer fables in that of St Arnold of Metz who, legend has it, warned his parishioners to drink beer not water. It is asserted that the good Bishop of Metz had clued to the fact that polluted water was the cause of much illness and had noticed that once it had… Read more →
James Davidson finds that you don’t need to venture to the ends of the earth to find good beer, just head True South…
With only days to go, Australia’s most unique beer festival reveals the not-to-be-missed beer lineup. Held at the the multi-award winning Local Taphouse, the beers to be featured include: Original Fassbier – Kellerbier matured on roasted oak chips (Last Drop, WA, 4.6%) Cucumber Sandwich – Summer Ale (Mountain Goat, VIC, 4.2%) kb – Kriek Berliner… Read more →
With one of Australia’s most incredible craft beer events set to premiere next Saturday, 12th February, the true heart of craft brewing has shone in the shape of an unfortunate scratching. The Local Taphouse announced the tap line-up for their Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular event this week, with 21 never-before-seen beers brewed specifically for the… Read more →
Pete Mitcham ponders what last week’s Hottest 100 poll means for – dare we say it – craft beer…
Brisbane bottle shop Nectar has recently become the city’s first to offer refillable growlers…
The results for The Local Taphouse’s Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2010 poll are in with South Australia’s Vale Ale taking out the top spot. Vale Ale ended Little Creatures Pale Ale’s two-year run as Australia’s #1 craft beer in the online poll conducted by The Local Taphouse to celebrate Australia Day. Interestingly, and perhaps… Read more →
1st Choice Queensland stores are offering to donate all profits from sales until 30 January to the flood appeal.
Byron Bay’s Stone & Wood is brewing up a special beer with all proceeds going to the Queensland Flood Relief appeal.