McLaren Vale Beer Company officially hits the ‘brew’ button at their new Willunga Brewery today.
Invite your average pundit to give three words associated with ‘Margaret River’ and nine out of ten will probably tell you wine, food and surfing. But the ever-expanding township and surrounding winery-rife region also plays host to a number of breweries, most notably two of the champions at the 2011 Australian International Beer Awards,… Read more →
Dr Brett Stubbs looks at all that has been opening and closing in the world of beer over the last two months…
Breweries within wineries are becoming more and more common, with Victoria’s Hickinbotham Brewery one of the latest…
The old Stanley Street pub changed hands at the end of March, and is undergoing a gradual transformation from bland Aussie boozer into craft beer pub.
After having been idle for most of 2009, the little brewery at Geelong’s Scottish Chief’s Tavern has recently been reactivated. Barwon Heads home brewer Dan Cunningham took the lease of the brewery at the end of last year and now runs his Beacon Brewing Company from the facility. He is currently producing two beers—Beacon Bitter… Read more →
The long-awaited Moody Cow Brewery in Western Australia’s Ferguson Valley opened for business for the first time this week.
The newest addition to South Australia’s small but impressive contribution to the country’s craft brewing sector is the family-owned and family-operated Goodieson Brewery in rural McLaren Vale.
The family-owned and family-operated Mountain Ridge Wines near Berry, south of Wollongong, has recently diversified into beer-making. The vineyard was planted in 2007 by Barry and Monique Starkey and their sons, and in mid-2009 they added Mountain Ridge Brewery to their operation. Barry brews in 300 litre batches, using a custom-built stainless steel system, and… Read more →
True South restaurant-brewery at Black Rock, Port Phillip Bay, opened in September 2009 but it wasn’t until December that the beer began to flow.