Australia’s beer market has been described as one of the most profitable in the world, but economists have highlighted the need for ongoing scrutiny.
The Independent Brewers Association has revealed new data showing that one in every ten dollars Australians spend on beer is spent on independent beer.
The IBA gave a general update to its members last week also revealing some interesting data on the size and growth of the independent brewing sector. We catch up with Jamie Cook to discuss.
Two pieces of legislation promising a more equitable playing field for the craft brewing sector passed through the lower house on Tuesday, drawing praise from the Independent Brewers Association.
This week, the IBA extends a warm welcome to Stone & Wood’s Jamie Cook and Ballistic’s David Kitchen as its two new IBA Board Directors.
This week we catch up with one of the founders of Stone & Wood, Jamie Cook. In a very wide-ranging conversation, we hear about Stone & Wood’s year of growth, how they are managing it, as well as discuss the state of the beer market.
This week we chat with Jamie Cook who, while these days better known as a founder of Stone & Wood Brewery, has many years of experience working in beer marketing in many roles. Jamie is one of our favourite industry watchers and while the conversation inevitably comes back to Stone & Wood’s approach to business, the conversation looks at issues of craft, provenance, beer bubbles and the future of beer.
As part of Queensland Beer Week, Australian Brews News will be hosting an event that will look to celebrate and discuss beer advertising.
Stone & Wood have announced today that they will buy back the share of the company formerly held by Little World Beverages.