Lion Nathan’s Malt Shovel Brewery, best known for its James Squire range, is about to release its latest beer under the Mad Brewers label. The beer, described as an imperial-style stout, is made with liquorice and is named Noir Stout. The brewery media release advises the beer takes its name from from the French word… Read more →
Beechworth’s Bridge Road Brewers has gone old-fashioned with its latest release, a unique beer style called a braggot. Not often featured in books about beer, let alone brewed, a braggot is a style dating back to the 1300s made by blending beer and mead (an alcoholic beverage made from honey). This beer, christened Megachile Pluto… Read more →
Last year South Australian brewer Coopers introduced Coopers 62 named after 1862, the year Thomas Cooper founded the brewery. This year has hit another 62-related milestone, for the first time brewing 62 million litres of beer. In the 12 months to June 30, Coopers produced a record 62 million litres of beer, the first time… Read more →
Carlton & United Brewers has this week released the third vintage of its Crown Ambassador Reserve. The 2010 vintage has been made with fresh Galaxy hops, hand-picked in Myrtleford and added green to the brew the following day. In a first for the beer, a small portion of last year’s brew was aged in French… Read more →
You can forgive any brewery for a low carb beer if it lets them make beers this good.
Matilda Bay Brewing Company Longshot Coffee-infused dark ale 345ml | 6.0% abv Dark beers come into their own over the colder months, the roasty, full-bodied flavours just perfect for cold nights in front a fire – or column oil heater. Matilda Bay’s Longshot, released last week, fits perfectly into the season. It would be a… Read more →
Collaboration brews are the hot ticket in beer internationally and it’s a little surprising that the trend has yet to hit our shores. But in one of the first of what will no doubt become a wave, the team at Mountain Goat has teamed up with Richard Watkins from Canberra’s Wig & Pen Brewery to… Read more →
Port Stephens-based Murray’s Craft Brewing Company has declared July ‘Dark Beer Month’ in honour of the two Imperial Stouts they have just launched. Last Saturday saw the first of the new release dark beers, Heart of Darkness, a ‘Belgio’ Imperial Stout and the release for pre-of sale Murray’s Wild Thing Imperial Stout. Heart of Darkness… Read more →
Cairns is now giving travellers a reason to hope their flight gets delayed with local craft brewery, Blue Sky, opening a 400-seat bar and restaurant in the newly redeveloped Cairns airport domestic terminal.
Coopers Brewery has released the 2010 Extra Strong Vintage Ale – the 10th vintage in the celebrated series.