After a long career that saw him brew with Chuck Hahn at the original Hahn Brewery in the early 90s, to be there at the inception on the James Squire brand to putting New Zealand hops on the international map, Doug Donelan has a lot to share about a career in beer and joins us for this week’s Beer is a Conversation.
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Zoe Ottaway from Totem Marketing joins Matt and Pete this week and weighs in everything from pregnancy warning labels to the 2019 Australian Craft Beer Survey.
In this special edition of Beer is a Conversation, we have a chat with Akasha’s Dave Padden and look at his approach to brewing, his love of hops, the rapidly evolving beer scene and whether he will ever brew a milkshake IPA.
Pete and Matt discuss the news of the week as several beers receive ABAC’s judgement and one of Colorado’s oldest breweries downsizes.
We chat with Luke Corbin who is brewing with Myanmar’s first modern brewery, Burbrit Brewery. Luke is a home brewer – one of the founders of Melbourne’s Merri Mashers homebrew club. He’s also a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University.
The boys are back in Oz this week discussing all the big news stories including which breweries are facing ABAC and whether beer really does have it tough when it comes to tax.
Colonial was one of the first small breweries to partner with a major football team when they teamed up with Essendon. Here, marketing manager Jenna Godley shares her insights from the world of sport and describes how they can be applied to craft beer marketing.
Pete and Matt coming to you direct from San Francisco with the big news of the week including whether alcohol could go the way of cigarettes and be forced to use plain packaging.
Phillip Rankmore, head brewer at South Korea’s Budnamu Brewery shares his story from volunteering under Dave Padden at Riverside Brewing in Sydney to getting a job as brewer during a two-day layover in Seoul on the very day that brewing was legalised in South Korea.
Talks have started with the European Union over the use of geographical indications in beer. Intellectual property lawyer James Omond is an expert on the topic and shares his thoughts on all things related to trademark in beer.