Lion Beer is doubling down on its strategy of developing small and local breweries with three new regional projects being planned, including one on Lord Howe Island.
Brewmaster Chuck Hahn originally intended Hahn Premium Lager to be a pilsner, but it was too challenging for the 1988 beer palate that he was targeting. The time came to finally brew that beer, and Matt Kirkegaard was on hand to help.
This week we join Malt Shovel head brewer Haydon Morgan at the brewery in Sydney, where we were also joined by brewery founder, Chuck Hahn.
Mon Komo Hotel Hosts Tales, Ales & Barrels Dinner With Special Guest And Renowned Brewmaster Dr Chuck Hahn LOCALS and visitors on the Redcliffe Peninsula can enjoy a decadent evening of food, wine and beer next month, as Mon Komo Hotel hosts a crafty ‘Tales, Ales and Barrels’ dinner event with special guest speaker and… Read more →
In this episode of Radio Brews News Matt catches up with Chuck Hahn from Lion to thrash out the issue of beer provenance and labelling.
Pete Mitcham has another lash at the new brew from Lion Brewing’s Malt Shovel Brewery, 150 Lashes.
Chuck Hahn is one of Australia’s elder statesmen of beer, so the opportunity to meet him again is not one to be lightly missed. When offered the opportunity to have lunch with Chuck and James Squire’s head brewer Tony Jones it was eagerly accepted. The occasion was to publicize One Fifty Lashes, the new permanent… Read more →
In episode 5 we have a wide ranging discussion with Malt Shovel’s Dr Chuck Hahn, we take a stab at the thorny issues of tap contracts, some new Squire beers and the history of the James Squire brand.
There is the notion that craft beer and cans just don’t go together, which might explain why Australia has only two on offer, but Malt Shovel’s Chuck Hahn and Coopers’ Nick Sterenberg say that this just comes down to image. “I think all craft beer should always be placed into bottles – and brown bottles… Read more →
Lion Nathan’s craft arm, Malt Shovel Brewery is set to release its latest limited release beer, a dark lager called James Squire Malt Runner. The beer, appropriate to the cooler season, will be available nationally from June 2010. The beer continues Malt Shovel’s run of creating beers with additions of fruit (raspberry in 2008’s Mad… Read more →