Even when his closest friend and brewhouse partner Brendan Varis called a few days after Stallwood arrived home from a promising business trip to China, the Nail Brewing founder had no idea his life was to change again.
Nail Brewing’s Clout Stout has been named champion bottled beer and was the only gold medal from over 150 beers and ciders at Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show.
In a global marketplace, it’s very rare for two competing companies to reach accord on a massive joint investment: not a merger, but a business arrangement where the costs and benefits are shared but the two brand identities remain distinct and separate. This is the arrangement undertaken recently in Western Australia by Feral Brewing and… Read more →
Swan Valley microbrewery Feral Brewing Company has again performed well at the Perth Royal Beer Show held in Perth on the Friday night picking up a swag of awards, topped off by the claiming the coveted award for Best Western Australian beer for Feral Hop Hog for the second year. This ads to a string… Read more →
In exciting news for the brewing industry, Perth-based Nail Brewing Australia was yesterday granted a patent for a magnetised fermentation process that could revolutionise the brewing industry. The new magnetised process can reduce fermentation and conditioning time from 14 days down to as little as six hours. The processes’ co-developer, brewer John Stallwood, said his… Read more →
I’m not sure whether I buy into the whole “Most expensive beer in the world” claim of Nail Brewing’s Antarctic Ale…I don’t know that you can compare retail prices with one-off charity auctions and it is impossible to track the prices of other beers sold in this way. But there is no doubt that that… Read more →
Western Australian microbrewery, Nail Brewing, has created a unique batch of its award-winning Nail Ale using water from an Antarctic iceberg. The beer has been brewed to raise money for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which assisted to harvest the ice for the brew. While pursuing its mission of saving whales, the crew of the… Read more →
Western Australia’s Nail Brewing has just released a limited-edition version of it’s award-winning Clout Stout, a 10.6 per cent Imperial Stout.
The winners in the Perth Royal Beer Show were announced last Friday night with Swan Valley’s Feral Brewing winning best Australian Beer, WA beer and Ale. Feral’s win continues its recent domination of major Australian beer awards, winning the trophy for best brewery at last year’s Australian International Beer Awards, the trophy for Champion Ale… Read more →
Name:John Stallwood Title: Owner/brewer Nail Brewing (WA) Annual output: >30,000L Web: www.nailbrewing.com This is a good question and a hard one. I don’t have the answer and I’m not sure if there is an all-encompassing one, but this is my thinking. The difference between big and small breweries needs to be explained to untangle… Read more →