Wellington will host an extraordinary new beer festival over Labour Weekend this year – the inaugural Pacific Beer Expo. The event will be the best showcase of elite craft beer from the Pacific Rim ever assembled in New Zealand. The venue will be the Boatshed on Wellington’s waterfront. On tap will be around thirty beers… Read more →
New Zealand’s Society of Beer Advocates held its second Matariki Beer Festival last Saturday. Matariki marks the winter solstice and Maori New Year, and at this time of year, the sun has set in Wellington by 5pm.
Beervana is looking for volunteers to work at one of the Southern Hemisphere’s best beer events…
Queensland’s legendary beer pub, the Spotted Cow hotel, is this weekend hosting its inaugural beer festival featuring arguably the greatest array of beers in one hotel at one time. Amongst the beers featured will be a limited release beer brewed especially for the event in collaboration between McLaren Vale Beer Company head brewer Jeff Wright… Read more →
Forget Buckingham Palace, The Spotted Cow at Toowoomba is the place to be this Queens Birthday long weekend, with the inaugural Milking the Cow beer lover’s festival attracting almost as many visitors as the royal wedding of Wills and Kate. Publican Phil Coorey is over the moon with the level of interest. “I really did… Read more →
If you’ve left your run too late to get along to Good Beer Week, or if you get all fired up with enthusiasm at next Sunday’s Kiwi SpecTAPular, start planning a trip across the ditch to the 2011 Beervana in Wellington. Beervana is possibly the best major regional beer event I have been to, certainly… Read more →
Dr Brett Stubbs visited Maitland Gaol last weekend and came away all Bitter & Twisted…and a little damp…but happy.
This weekend Adelaide’s Kings Hotel (formerly the King Head Hotel) is hosting the First South Australian Microbrewers Festival. The event is being held on Sturt St Adelaide next to the hotel and features brewers from Lobethal, Brew Boys, Aussie Cider, Coopers and The Lane setting up stalls and tastings. When: 4.00pm Friday 5th February through… Read more →