Beechworth’s Bridge Road Brewers have released their 2010 Hop Harvest. The brewery reports that their local hop garden, Rostrevor, had a great year with plenty of rain and a decent harvest. Bridge Road was able to harvest 4 or 5 hop plants from Rostrevor, a miniscule quantity in comparison to the hundreds of acres grown… Read more →
Western Australia’s Little Creatures brewery has just released the first in what they are planning as a series of limited release, single batch beers, an IPA. Available in bottle and and on draught, the brewer describes the beer as “a celebration of a hop that we have fallen in love with for a while now…the… Read more →
We couldn’t mention hop producing breweries without mentioning Tasmania’s Two Metre Tall brewery which produces its own, well, everything.
The Tasmanian hop harvest started this week with the now annual picking of hops for Cascade’s First Harvest Ale. The Foster’s-owned brewery describes Cascade First Harvest as “a celebration of the freshest and best of the Tasmanian harvest and uses only the first hops and barley of the season.” “It was the first beer produced… Read more →
With a UK brewer aiming to claim the title of the World’s Most Bitter Beer, we ask whether, in beer, bitter or balance is better