Fremantle recently hosted a Beer Fest and awards. Pete Mitcham visits in the wek before and asks, ‘is Freo still the spiritual home of craft beer?
Sail & Anchor
Dr Brett Stubbs takes a look at the long and forgotten history of brew pubs in Australia…
in 1989 the Matilda Bay Dark Lager took the name Dogbolter, which slowly evolved into one of the original Matilda Bay Reserve range of special brews.
Fremantle’s Sail & Anchor Hotel has launched a competition to find an amateur brewer able to clone an old Sail & Anchor brew, the Iron Brew English Strong Ale. If you can successfully recreate the brew you will see your recreation brewed and put on tap at the iconic hotel. Second and third prizes include… Read more →
They may not be actively brewing anymore at Freemantle’s Sail & Anchor, but the iconic pub seems to be delivering on its commitment to support craft beer. As part of their Novembeer celebrations, this Saturday the pub, part of the ALH Group, will host the Night of the Barrels. featuring a range of Australian craft… Read more →
Woolworths-owned hotelier, Australian Leisure and Hospitailty Group (ALH), has announced plans to close the brewery at Freemantle’s iconic Sail & Anchor Hotel. A spokesman for ALH, Luke Schepen, told Brews News that that the closure was a “commercial decision”. “We have made a commercial decision to close the brewery operation at the Sail & Anchor,”… Read more →