Pete and Matt discuss the week’s biggest stories including 4 Pines Pacific Ale, Hargreaves Hill’s rebrand and our discussion panel ‘Logistics in a craft beer world’.
The Full Federal Court today ruled on Stone & Wood’s appeal of an earlier decision clearing Thunder Road’s use of the name ‘Pacific Ale’ on a rival beer.
Stone & Wood can proceed to register the trade mark ‘Pacific Ale’ after Thunder Road failed to establish either of its grounds of opposition in a hearing before the Australian Trade Marks Office.
A change to the top of the list with Stone & Wood Pacific Ale taking the number one spot in the GAB Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beer.
A row could be looming over the use of the name Pacific Ale, with a Melbourne brewer claiming it as a generic style.
We’re getting to the serious end of the countdown. The critics have voted and Australia’s second best beer is……
Australians have picked up up four medals in the World Beer Cup announced overnight in the United States. Burleigh Brewing and Redoak collected Gold Medals while Stone & Wood and Endeavour Brewing collected silver. The Gold Medals confirm the international quality of the beers from Burleigh Brewing and Redoak, both of which have previosly been… Read more →
Number two in the Critics’ Choice Top 100 is the Stone & Wood Pacific Ale. Last year’s number one beer has raised the bar for Australian beers, the essence of this original style lies somewhere in the heart of Byron Bay, and more and more Australians are taking some home. The Brewer’s notes talk of… 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 →
Not sure what to drink with your Christmas dinner this year? Stone & Wood’s Brad Rogers shares his beery plans…