Number nine in the Critics’ Choice Top 100 is the Mountain Goat Hightail Ale. Almost qualifying as the grand-daddy of the current craft beer revival, Mountain Goat Brewery’s reputation continues to build. At the forefront of Australia’s craft beer movement for so long this beer is a great example of why they keep winning fans…. Read more →
Enthusiastic beer cook Rick Besserdin gives us chicken fillets fried in bacon juices, and then served with a rich sauce made from bacon, butter, and beer.
New South Wales After operating a small (250-litre) pilot brewery at Rydalmere since mid-year, Riverside Brewing Company have recently moved to larger premises at North Parramatta. The company has also installed a larger 2,000-litre brewery, obtained from Mountain Goat in Melbourne, who have themselves recently up-sized (see below). Riverside will officially launch its products this… Read more →
Last week we ran with news that Endeavour picked up a gold medal at the International Beer Challenge 2011, now news of more medals is coming out. Below is a release from McLaren Vale Beer Company about their gold medal and and also one from Edith Cowan University, whose Degrees Brewery also picked up a… Read more →
Melbourne-based Mountain Goat Brewery will soon be installing some shiny new stainless steel and so have some of their old kit available for sale. 3 x vessel electric brewhouse – approx 18 hectolitre brew length plus 3 x 22 hectolitre fermenters plate heat exchanger grain auger vapor condensor other misc items $65,000 plus GST (if… Read more →
Black IPA. It sounds ok as a style name until you consider that the IPA stands for India Pale Ale. Can you name something that has mutually contradictory adjectives in the name? In his first outing for Australian Brews News, Beer Lovers Guide to Australia writing competition winner Nathan Costello takes on the Black IPA in Australia…
In Episode 4 of Radio Brews News, Matt and Pete catch up with brewer Jayne Lewis, formerly of Mountain Goat and about to launch her own brewing company, Two Birds…
Episode 3 of Radio Brews News tackles the thorny definition of craft beer and features Scott Vincent and Cam Hines…
A swagman, a jumbuck and three squatters walk into a brewery… but instead of waltzing Matilda, they put their hands to work like Trappist monks.
Beer number 11 in the Critics’ Choice has been announced, and it is Mountain Goat Hightail Ale. Critics’ Choice Editor-at-large and Australian Brews News contributor, Peter Mitcham, said it’s the beer’s “rich amber, generous hop character and refreshing drinkability that make it an easy inclusion in anybody’s ‘Top List’. Unlike yesterday’s Coopers Best Extra Stout,… Read more →