Travelling widely around Australia for his day job, Aaron Caruana has had a good chance to check out the Australian beer scene on the ground. This is what he has found.
With the resurrection of the Great Northern Brewing Co brand, CUB is making a play for parochial Queensland drinkers. But Australia’s largest brewer has a long history in Queensland as historian Brett Stubbs explains…
Beer and seafood is always a good pairing, but Graham Reeks finds a restaurants that is all about scales and ales…
The inaugural Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show beer competition was held in Brisbane yesterday with a local brew picking up the trophy for Champion Beer of Show. Gold Coast-based Burleigh Brewing collected the gong for their Bavarian-inspired hefeweizen, Burleigh Hef, which also collected the Trophy for Champion Queensland Beer of Show. Other big winners… Read more →
Victorian James Davidson heads into the far north and finds that while they do things differently up there, there’s still plenty to like about the beer…
In this extract from his forthcoming book Beer, Mines and Rails: a history of the brewing industry in Queensland to the 1920s, Australia’s leading beer historian, Dr Brett Stubbs, looks at the contribution one family made to brewing in Queensland and beyond.
Cairns is now giving travellers a reason to hope their flight gets delayed with local craft brewery, Blue Sky, opening a 400-seat bar and restaurant in the newly redeveloped Cairns airport domestic terminal.
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.
Tucked away in an industrial estate on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is a little brewery that shows you don’t need a multimillion dollar operation to make great beer.
Carlton brewhouse is currently offering one hour guided tours ,running from Monday through to Sunday, including a beer tasting and souvenier gift.