Brewers are starting to open or think about reopening, but the scattergun approach of state governments may adversely affect an industry that has already taken a major blow.
As part of its latest series, Brews News is delving into the influential people behind Australia’s brewing talent. This week, it’s the story of how Moffat Beach Brewing Co’s Matty Wilson got started after a demo from Paul Holgate of Holgate Brewhouse.
News briefs from The Good Beer Co, Holgate Brewhouse, Asahi, Young Henrys, Bad Shepherd, Yakima Chief Hops, Moon Dog, Aether, Hemingway’s, Jervis Bay and Queensland government on dining-in rules.
Dainton Brewery launches two re-blended beers from untapped kegs, and we also have new beer releases from Capital, Aether, Barossa Valley Brewing, Holgate Brewhouse, Willie the Boatman and Bridge Road Brewers.
Akasha, Grifter and Lost Palms release collaboration beers, Deeds brews its first DNEIPA while Bright, Braeside, Holgate Brewhouse and Black Brewery launch new beers in this week’s wrap.
Balter’s Dimples has been released, as well new beers from Braeside, Young Henrys, Balter, Ballistic, Bad Shepherd and Holgate on this week’s wrap.
Start the year off with some new beers like the Sour Berry Ale from Holgate, as well as some fresh releases from Beerfarm, Grifter Brewing Company and Sauce.
Holgate Brewhouse have opened their long-awaited Taproom and Visitor Centre, featuring 16 taps, a bottleshop, brewery experience, and function space. Local ciders, wines and liquors from other Central Victorian boutique producers will also be featured.
The Holgate team are celebrating their “Double Decade” in the craft beer scene, bringing the Oktoberfest celebrations back to the Woodend Brewery.
Victoria brewhouse Holgate is looking to expand capacity to 2.5 million litres a year by investing in packaging and production equipment following a round of equity crowdfunding.