The 2012 Star Spangled SpecTAPular will capitalize on the recent local influx of highly regarded American craft beers, including the 2011 AIBA Champion, Moylans Brewing.
It has been called the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular, but with the release of the list of Australian and New Zealand breweries that will be brewing a new beer for next year’s festival now released, the great should perhaps now be written in bold type and underlined. Breweries confirmed so far include: AUSTRALIA Brewboys Burleigh… Read more →
It has been announced that Good Beer Week will be launched on Saturday May 12, 2012 with the biggest SpecTAPular beerfest yet.
The ethical dilemmas are flying thick and fast here at Australian Brews News this week. First Heineken and now today we have received a media release from the Local Taphouse announcing the line-up of their next SpecTAPular. Even though they are sponsors, we need to point out a little error in their media release. The… Read more →
Recent beer sales figures show that while the beer market is declining, the ‘good beer’ scene in Australia is in a fairly healthy state – and growing. The growth in venues, in Victoria particularly, further supports the anecdotal evidence – the ‘buzz’, if you will, that seems to surround each new event and each new… Read more →
Our events calendar has a list of national beer events and, as always, Crafty also has his finger on the beer pulse. Between us you should have most things covered! Here are a few that have come in this week. Victoria 17 May BrewDog Ale Stars Local Taphouse St Kilda More information 19 May Brewers… Read more →
With only days to go, Australia’s most unique beer festival reveals the not-to-be-missed beer lineup. Held at the the multi-award winning Local Taphouse, the beers to be featured include: Original Fassbier – Kellerbier matured on roasted oak chips (Last Drop, WA, 4.6%) Cucumber Sandwich – Summer Ale (Mountain Goat, VIC, 4.2%) kb – Kriek Berliner… Read more →
With one of Australia’s most incredible craft beer events set to premiere next Saturday, 12th February, the true heart of craft brewing has shone in the shape of an unfortunate scratching. The Local Taphouse announced the tap line-up for their Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular event this week, with 21 never-before-seen beers brewed specifically for the… Read more →
Australia’s most unique beer festival will also now be raising funds for the Red Cross Queensland Flood Appeal. The Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular will take place in Sydney and Melbourne on Saturday February 12th at The Local Taphouses, Australia’s most awarded* specialist beer venues. Twenty-two of the best craft breweries from around Australia are currently… Read more →
The Local Taphouse has announced the line-up for its next Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular. In what will arguably be Australia’s most unique beer festival, 22 Australian microbreweries have been invited to create a one-off specialty beer just for the occasion. The 22 Participant Breweries are: QLD – Burleigh Brewing Co. NSW – Murrays, 4 Pines,… Read more →