This month’s Brewery Radar follows breweries like Tasmania’s Island State and Modus Operandi’s new Newcastle venue, as well as Thirsty Messiah, Spangled Drongo and more.
The latest beer and beverage releases from Australian and New Zealand breweries announced in September 2021.
Kaiju Beer nears completion on the expansion plans at its Dandenong South site and looks set to open a brewpub in the Melbourne suburb of Huntingdale.
Melbourne’s Exit Brewing has undertaken a rebrand, marking its next stage of growth as it looks to expand its distribution and break out on its own.
Following the installation of a 50hL brewhouse, increased packaging capacity has been enabled by a Victorian Government grant as Melbourne’s Kaiju Beer prepares for future growth.
A taproom is in the works after Dandenong brewery Kaiju expanded its production capabilities, aiming for the 1 million litre mark after the success of Krush.
The ABAC ruling against Hop Nation’s Jedi Juice sparked heated debate across the brewing industry last week highlighting issues around creativity and responsibility when it comes to beer packaging.
The dangers of product packaging and quality control were highlighted again this week when a bar manager ended up in hospital for treatment following an incident with an exploding can.
A succession of creative collaborations between brewers and distillers continues to blur the lines between spirits and beer.
Kaiju Krush!, the Melbourne brewer’s first ever beer under five per cent ABV, is out now in cans.