The winners of the People’s Choice awards from last week’s Microbrewery Showcase have been announced… PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNERS OCTOBER 2011 BEST BREWERY AWARD Buckley’s Brewery BEST WHEAT BEER Cavalier Beer Cavalier Weizen BEST LAGER Bridge Road Brew 500 BEST PALE ALE Kooinda Brewery Pale Ale BEST DARK ALE Cavalier Beer Cavalier Brown BEST STOUT Bright… Read more →
Matt Kirkegaard heads to Sydney to visit Camperdown Cellars.
In March last year Little Creatures released their first beer under a new Single Batch label in an effort to capitalise on growing interest in different beer styles and flavours. A Little World Beverages corporate presentation notes – “The force of consumer interest that continues to open up Australia’s bars and stores to a variety… Read more →
Stuart Dew’s brilliant performance for Hawthorn in the 2008 AFL Grand Final has changed the make-up of the Victorian craft beer scene. Dew kicked two goals and set up two others, leading the Hawks on to a win. Meanwhile, Mount Eliza neighbours, Matt Bebe and Malcolm McLean got together to celebrate and, like all of… Read more →
Not too sure if we can file this story under ‘world-first’ but the most recent episode of Ale Stars at The Local Taphouse St Kilda certainly qualifies as something very special. The long-running and well patronised beer appreciation gathering launched the first of what it hopes will become a regular fixture on the Ale Stars… Read more →
You can tell summer is almost upon us. Our newspapers are filled with full-page ads for beer specials at big box retailers and Australia’s summer of beer promotions has kicked off. Carlton Draught has already announced their Cox Plate day beer race featuring ‘Shirvo’, and now their east coast tour with comedian Rosso of Merrick… Read more →
Sam Fletcher meets the people behind Sydney’s Pumphouse and finds the fault line between the worlds of craft and mainstream beer…as well as a Little event they are having for Sydney’s Craft Beer Week.
Ninkasi’s Angel, an elegant 7.8% Belgian Tripel brewed by the Women of Beer on Saturday 23rd July at the True South Brewery in Melbourne, will be officially launched on Tuesday 25th October at The Local Taphouse, St Kilda. This is the first time that an all-female collaboration beer has been brewed in the Southern Hemisphere… Read more →
For the past year beer nerds and craft beer fans across Australia have been waiting in anticipation for the debut retail release from Melbourne’s first microbrewery dedicated to extreme beers – Moon Dog Craft Brewery. After showing off their brewing prowess with several very limited draught-only releases in the last 12 months, many were quickly… Read more →
BrewDog James has been in touch to let us know that there has been a bit of confusion in Australia about the Equity for Punks offer.