This week’s guest is Ben Kraus from Bridge Road Brewers which is celebrating it’s 13th birthday. Ben is outspoken on issues of craft, tap contracts, provenance and much, much more… all of which we canvass in this wide ranging discussion.
Radio Brews News
This Good Brews Week Zoe Ottoway from Totem Marketing is back by popular demand and joins Matt and Pete to discuss the news of the week including: Gage Roads takes over Matso’s Brewing, IBA Independence seal has been well received and Lion opens Little Creatures brewpub in Singapore.
Pete Mitcham recently caught up with Kris Domagala, who brews with our good friend Steve ‘Hendo’ Henderson at little known Melbourne Brewery, Brownstone Microbrewery. Brownstone surprised many – including Kris – when it was awarded the Gary Sheppard Trophy for best new exhibitor and a Gold medal for Kris’ pale ale at the recent awards.
This Good Brews Week Pete and Matt are joined by Dr. André Sammartini, Associate Professor in the Department of Management & Marketing at the University of Melbourne, to discuss the beer news of the week
With significant changes to the excise system recently announced, we chat with Kegstar’s Nick Boots for his analysis of what changes the reduced excise on smaller keg formats will bring.
This Good Brews Week, Pete and Matt discuss the beer news of the week, including: Stone & Wood adds Packaged On dates to its beers, Beer Cartel have created a list of Top 50 beers and the growing discussion around mental health in the beer industry, and how it’s reported.
Hop Products Australia has just released its 2018 Hop Harvest Report and so this week on Beer is a Conversation, Matt delves into the report with Sales and Marketing Manager Owen Johnson, as well as a bonus chat with Stone Brewing’s Jeremy Moynier.
This week we are joined by guest host Nicolette Gillman, Victorian Sales manager for Pirate Life. Post Good Beer Week, topics of discussion include: Your Mates enter the Shark Tank, brewers should be creating experiences, not just beers and Chris McNamara departs IBA.
This week on Beer is a Conversation, James speaks with Tony Magee, who founded Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma, California in 1993.
This Good Brews Week Matt and Pete sit down to discuss the winners and all the gossip from the 2018 Australian International Beer Awards, held in Melbourne on Thursday May 21.