With Kegstar announcing it is ready to roll out scan-free keg tracking, we use this opportunity to catch up with Kevin Dinn and Andrew Higginbotham and learn about what they’re doing and what’s possible, and what’s likely in the smart keg space.
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.
Axel Jany is an international customer consultant for Weyermann but also a beer sommelier. We chat about German beer culture, how it is facing the challenges of the hop-driven craft beer wave, naming conventions and whether Berliner Weisse is an appropriate style name for a beer brewed other than in Berlin.
This week, thanks to Bintani, we chat with Rodenbach’s Rudi Ghequire. Rodenbach has long been the darling of beer enthusiasts with Rudi at the helm as the modern day father of sour beer.
Anyone who thinks and reads about beer should know Pete Brown. He’s been named British Beer Writer of the Year multiple times, as well as publishing books on beer culture and history. We caught up with him at BrewCon19.
Pete and Matt record live from BrewCon 2019 to discuss the news of the week .
Mergers and acquisitions, premiumisation and the future of craft beer are on the agenda for Pete Brown, keynote speaker at BrewCon 2019 which is kicking off this week.
BrewCon 2019 speaker and yeast expert Dr Jim Withee of California’s Giga Yeast discusses refermentation, repitching and the growing demand for different yeast strains ahead of this year’s main event.
Details emerge around the sale of Green Beacon as Matt and Pete discuss the brews news of the week.
A highlight of BrewCon 2019 is the Independent Beer Awards, affectionately known as ‘The Indies’, which aim to celebrate the best the Australian brewing industry has to offer. But you’ll need to get your tickets quick, there are only 50 left.