Fosters has just released the latest of its mainstream beer offering under its Carlton brand.
The Gold Digger’s Arms: Pubs of the Upper Clarence River District, New South Wales By Brett J. Stubbs In this book Brett J. Stubbs, an environmental historian and Australia’s leading historian of beer and breweries, turns his hand to local history, albeit a local history that reflects his areas of expertise. Typical of most local… Read more →
The third ‘food beer’ from Fusion Brewing is designed to go with meat. Does it work? Does a beer need to be engineered to go with food in the first place? Brews News fires up the barbie to find out.
You have to love the Coopers Brewery, even when they bring out a beer like this. There is no attempt to sell you on the idea that they have revolutionised the brewing world, there is no claiming that they are doing something original or ‘innovating’, or that you will be blown away by a flavour experience. The only claim that they make is that if they are entering this market, they will do it as well as they can.
A new book tracing the history of the India Pale Ale. Equal part style manual for the beer lover and Bill Brysonesque travel romp, this is a great read whether you are a beer lover or a traveller seeking something truly different.
It can be very easy for the aficionado to dismiss a contract-brewed beers as being slick but lacking substance. But can a contract brew still be a good beer. Effen oath it can…
With its well-defined but less assertive hop character, the term ‘gateway beer’ is often used to describe a beer like Fat Yak. Does that mean it’s no good? We put it to the test.
Carlsberg’s Jacobsen Vintage 2 bills itself as “one of the world’s most expensive beers” and it’s hard to argue as the beer costs 2009 Kroner – or roughly A$422 depending on the day’s exchange rate – per stubby-sized bottle. But is it any good?
There has been much said about this beer in anticipation of its release. It has inspired passionate debate amongst beer geeks and home brewers as to the potential of a Crown variant at $50-60 a bottle. As always the proof of any beer is in the final experience that it delivers and it should be approached without prejudice.