James Davidson reports live from the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular at Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building on Saturday May 12th, 2012. Visit here from 11:00am on Saturday for regular updates, photos, interviews and conversation from inside GABS as 60 brand new craft beers from Australia and New Zealand are showcased in a festive beer hall… Read more →
Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular
We’re getting close to the event now as Luke Robertson continues his series looking at what the brewers have to say about their GABS beers…
In the latest in his GABS preview series, Luke Robertson checks in with the always interesting Bridge Road Brewers….
Sour beers. The last bastion of the beer geek. Funky, trashy, acidic, dry and refreshing. Some taste like vinegar, others like old rubbish (in a good way). For those unfamiliar, sour beers (or wild ales) are beers traditionally spontaneously fermented by wild yeast. Without going too much into it, wild yeast can be a sour… Read more →
Next up in this series is from Søren Eriksen of 8 Wired. Technically this is one of two beers he is involved in at this festival, as he is also an assistant brewer at Renaissance Brewery. He also happens to be one of 2012′s top 100 brewers according to website Ratebeer (the only NZ or… Read more →
Luke Robertson has been previewing some of the one-off beer creations that will be unveiled at the forthcoming Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular on his Aleofatime blog. He has kindly offered to share them with Australian Brews News’ readers….
Can you imagine Nike, Pacific Brands and the Redback Boot Company working together to design and manufacture a new footwear product and then sell it under their collective brands? What about McDonalds, Grill’d and Joe’s Extreme Burger Corner Shop collaborating to release a new gourmet burger together? The possibility of such collaborations is nothing short… Read more →
Do you like great beer? Do you like to hang around with lots of other people who like great beer? Do you like helping other people to drink great beer without actually joining in with them? Then this might just be for YOU. GABS (the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) will take over The Royal Exhibition… Read more →