John Harvey reviews Very Good Beer and Ale: Breweries and Brewers of Tasmania 1820s to 1930s; an important study into the early history of brewing in Tasmania by historian Dr Brett J Stubbs.
Brett Stubbs, brewery historian and author of Very Good Beer and Ale – Breweries and Brewers of Tasmania 1820s to 1930s, introduces us to Olaf Hilmer Hedberg, brewer at Cascade and Tasmania’s first Collector of Beer Duty
Historian Dr Brett Stubbs reviews the state of the small brewing industry to November.
In the wake of the passing of pioneer Geoff Scharer, Dr Brett Stubbs jumps into the Way Back Machine…
Historian and Australian Brews News contributor, Brett Stubbs, has looked at the relationship between the development of mining and railways and the making and consumption of beer in his latest book.
The Gold Digger’s Arms: Pubs of the Upper Clarence River District, New South Wales By Brett J. Stubbs In this book Brett J. Stubbs, an environmental historian and Australia’s leading historian of beer and breweries, turns his hand to local history, albeit a local history that reflects his areas of expertise. Typical of most local… Read more →