The Victorian Container Deposit Scheme has already been faced with criticism over its short consultation period after the IBA was left out of its industry communications.
Queensland’s Range Brewing took home the Champion Indie Beer Award at the 2020 IBA Independent Beer Awards tonight, as breweries across the country won awards.
This week on the podcast, the team discuss refermentation issues with big and small brewers, a new hop launch and much more.
Members from Prancing Pony and Gage Roads join the Independent Brewers Association board, whilst Wayward’s Peter Philip takes on another year as chair.
In a welcome U-turn from the state government, Victoria’s Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund is now open to brewers with producers licences.
ABAC announced this week that half of the breaches of the code in its most recent quarter related to independent beer, which has prompted them to team up with the IBA.
This week on the podcast, the team discuss the latest in hop news and a big craft brewery takes a stand on a controversial social issue.
Awards ceremony the Indies 2020 will be broadcast to bars and breweries across Australia in November after more than 700 entries.
The IBA has slammed the Victorian government and urged brewers to get involved over the ineligibility of some breweries to benefit from COVID-19 funding.
The IBA was cautiously optimistic about the 2020 Budget last night despite its omission of excise cuts, as the Government receives $100 million less than expected in beer excise.