News briefs from Black Hops Brewing, O-I Glass, White Brick, the Heaps Good indie Beer Pack, NSW government, BrewDog and the US Brewers Association.
Matt speaks with brewer Dean McLeod, whose brewing credits include Colonial Brewing, Malt Shovel and Little Creatures to see what he’s up to now and how the Canadian beer scene compares.
After a long career that saw him brew with Chuck Hahn at the original Hahn Brewery in the early 90s, to be there at the inception on the James Squire brand to putting New Zealand hops on the international map, Doug Donelan has a lot to share about a career in beer and joins us for this week’s Beer is a Conversation.
Lion subsidiary Malt Shovel has agreed to conditions which cap production capabilities on the site of its new microbrewery Tiny Mountain, after objections from Townsville Brewery.
Malt Shovel, the ‘craft beer’ bar concept from Lion, is set to launch at a Sunshine Coast shopping centre following a JV with a Qld hospitality business.
Following a sold-out event in 2017, the Inner West Brewery Association has announced the return of Oktoberwest to The Factory Theatre in 2018.
The Newest Flagship James Squire Brewpub opens this week in Sydney Harbour, bringing the total network number to seven across Australia.
In this episode of Beer is a Conversation, James catches up with Mike Neilson, co-founder of New Zealand brewery Panhead Custom Ales.
Revel Brewing Company is the new identity of Brisbane start-up Malt Brewing, which agreed to rebrand after Lion Beer Australia moved to protect its Malt Shovel Brewery trade mark.
This week we join Malt Shovel head brewer Haydon Morgan at the brewery in Sydney, where we were also joined by brewery founder, Chuck Hahn.