It seems that despite the announcement that Stone beers are to be legitimately imported to Australia for the first time, we will continue to go Stoneless.
Experienceit have been awarded exclusive distribution rights for Stone Brewing.
The gremlins hit the recording this week and a great interview with Jade Flavell from the Wheatsheaf and Steve Jeffares from the Local Taphouse was ruined. Rather than go without a podcast, we have repackaged a 2010 interview with Greg Koch from Stone Brewing explaining why he is passionate in trying to stop the grey… Read more →
We’re not sure exactly when it means, because they don’t want to tell us, but CUB is currently looking for a Brands Protection Manager to fight the parallel importing of their brands. The position description for the new role reads as follows: Drive our business to success! CUB generates significant volume and profit through the… Read more →
Sierra Nevada, the beer that was the inadvertent cause of last year’s ‘grey beers imbroglio‘, is soon to be available in Australia as a legitimate import. WA based beer importer, Phoenix Beers, has announced it will be getting its first shipment of Sierra Nevada by the end of March. As is required by the brewery,… Read more →
It wasn’t our intention, but by making an innocent enquiry of Sierra Nevada to confirm some details for an article about their anniversary, Australian Brews News seems to have kicked over the grey market hornets nest. Passions are very strong about the issue, particularly when the suggestion that retailers that continue to stock grey market… Read more →
Did you you that the people who made many of the highly sought after beers on bottleshop shelves don’t actually want you drinking them? Australian Brews News says listen to them – don’t buy grey market imports.