IBA director Richard Adamson says the association is focused on ensuring accessible training and education options to brewers of all skill levels, Australia wide.
This week Pete Mitcham is joined by Brews News senior journalist Clare Burnett to discuss the beer news of the week, including tax figures and Jamie Cook leaving the IBA.
Wayward Brewing Company founder Pete Philip is taking the helm at the Independent Brewers Association (IBA) as incumbent chair Jamie Cook steps down.
Overall a positive step towards craft beer sector growth but Queensland government needs to iron out the details of licence proposals say industry professionals.
It’s the penultimate episode of Brews News Week for 2019. In the news: ACCC raises competition concerns over Asahi-CUB deal and Malt Shed owners put brewery up for sale.
The Good Beer Week Showcase is being transformed into the Indie Beer Showcase, with independence requirements for entrants.
Matt is back in Brisbane with his review of BrewDog Berlin and to discuss the news of the week with Pete, including a new brew lab launching in 2020.
Pete and Matt cover a huge week in beer news, including the sale of GABS Hottest 100, IBA looking to join ABAC and drama with the NSW container scheme.
A surge in complaints to ABAC in relation to craft beer packaging has reignited discussions over the role of the code, and now the Independent Brewers Association is moving towards becoming a signatory of the code.
Alcohol Beverages Australia has pushed back against mandatory pregnancy risk warning labels on alcohol packaging as the IBA says it will cost $100 million over the next decade for indie brewers to implement.