Measures which allowed venues to repackage kegged beer and were relaxed to allow the production of hand sanitiser are being rolled back by the ATO.
Queensland brewers have proven that necessity is the mother of invention in the wake of growler refill bans in the state, as they start using milk cartons instead.
Venues face fines of up to $23,100 if they offer growlers poured from kegs taxed at concessional rates without an alcohol manufacturer licence, following changes to beer excise rules.
To address any uncertainty the application of trade measurement law to Growlers’ and ‘Squealers’, the National Measurement Institute has prepared this advice.
There may be nothing new about the concept of the growler, but Luke Robertson finds a new Melbourne bottleshop that is doing it a little differently…
Beer systems provider Hoshizaki Lancer is introducing the growler system to Australia..
It’s common to think that the use of take home draught beer – or growlers, in the modern parlance – is a new thing. As John Harvey shares, every old is new again.
Brisbane bottle shop Nectar has recently become the city’s first to offer refillable growlers…