Back in May, when Melbourne’s Good Beer Week was on and Melburnians were enjoying the best craft beer Australia has to offer, Sydneysiders like me were sitting in offices, watching social networks light up with exploits and beer tales. We were forced to feign indifference while seething with murderous jealousy on the inside. This is… Read more →
When it comes to the alchemy of gastronomy, look no further than duck and pinot, caviar and champagne, strawberries and cream – and of course, beer and curry! Combine the talents and tastebuds of beer blogger and global traveller, Mark Chipperfield, micro-brewery maestro Micheal Capaldo of Schwartz Brewery, and Australia’s godfather of Indian cuisine, Kumar… Read more →
Wild Thing, Punk Monk, Angry Man, Spartacus, Whale Ale and a bevy of other unconventional craft beers will soon be accessible to Sydneysiders, following the opening of Murray’s Craft Brewing Co’s first Sydney venue in Manly next month. Murray’s At Manly will see Murray’s full range of craft brews on tap for the first time… Read more →
Well it’s been a long run to this point. We have seen Pale Ales, we have seen IPAs and we have seen double IPAs. We have seen beers light and dark. We have seen beers from breweries large and small, owned by massive public companies and by small private ones that define the purists vision… Read more →
Even as a contributor to the book, as each beer is revealed it is a surprise to me. Though perhaps the bigger surprise would have been if this beer had been omitted from the top 5. It certainly lives up to the brewery’s boast that “it is also one of the highest rated beers brewed… Read more →
Murray’s Craft Brewery has announced that the first in their series of small batch, specialist bottled beers has been launched today. The Port Stephens-based brewery has made Angry Man Brown Ale available as a limited release directly from the brewery through the cellar door or online. Murray’s describes Angry Man as “a beer with bite… Read more →
Dr Brett Stubbs visited Maitland Gaol last weekend and came away all Bitter & Twisted…and a little damp…but happy.
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 →