Geelong-based Southern Bay Brewing is facing major backlash over an offensive social media post published online yesterday.
In brewing news this week, Lion acquires the UK’s Magic Rock Brewing and applications are now open for CUB grad programs. Pete and Matt discuss these and much more in this week’s episode of Brews News Week.
The body responsible for overseeing complaints about alcohol advertising has released its 2018 Annual Report advising social media platforms and pre-vetting services were an increased focus for 2019.
Matt and Pete bring you the top beer news stories of the week including: pasteurisation and why ABAC is so concerned about social media.
The Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code has released its Fourth Quarterly Report for 2018, highlighting concerns about alcohol marketers’ use of digital platforms and the age restriction controls available for their marketing.
The perils of edgy – and not so edgy – marketing have been highlighted in a series of ABAC decisions that will be grabbing brewers attention.
The alcohol advertising watchdog has dismissed a complaint about the branding of Yarra Valley producer Angry Cock Cider.
Brewers large and small were found in breach of The Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code during 2016.
A complaint against the sexualised marketing of the Crafty Bavarian beer brand has been dismissed by the alcohol advertising watchdog, but not without a stern rebuke for its owner.
The alcohol advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against a small craft brewery for its ‘beer monsters’ colouring-in sheets for kids at its family-friendly brewpub.