New excise thresholds for kegs come into effect today. Ross Lewis discovers there are mixed feelings about what lower excise means for brewers.
This week on Beer is a Conversation, Matt Kirkegaard catches up with Richard Watkins, co-founder and head brewer at Canberra’s BentSpoke Brewing.
In this week’s guest-packed episode we chat with BentSpoke’s Richard Watkins, brewing consultant Vincent Costanzo and Mr Crafty Pint, James Smith…
Brewing legend Richard Watkins yesterday launched BentSpoke Brewing Co., Canberra’s newest microbrewery and taphouse,
Historian Dr Brett Stubbs looks at the recent openings and closings in the Australia small brewing industry.
Award-winning master brewer Richard Watkins has called it a day at Canberra’s iconic Wig and Pen Brewery
Brendan Varis and Richard Watkins have teamed up to produce a limited edition collaborative beer, called Pig Pen
This week will see the judging of a record number of entries for the Perth Royal Beer Show…
The day after Richard Watkins and the Wig & Pen brewpub triumphed at the Australian International Beer Awards – taking home the Cryer Malt trophy for Champion Small Australian Brewery – the Canberra Times reported that the landmark watering hole in our nation’s capital would be looking for a new home. The mood quickly turned… Read more →
Collaboration brews are the hot ticket in beer internationally and it’s a little surprising that the trend has yet to hit our shores. But in one of the first of what will no doubt become a wave, the team at Mountain Goat has teamed up with Richard Watkins from Canberra’s Wig & Pen Brewery to… Read more →