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.
Stone & Wood, Balter, Black Hops and Burleigh Brewing will be joined by 19 Australian breweries and distillers for the beer festiva and charity fundraiser Backyard Invitational Gold Coast on Saturday 17 August.
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.