Sam Fletcher catches up with Tony Jones, who recently left his position as head brewer with James Squire….
Pete Mitcham has another lash at the new brew from Lion Brewing’s Malt Shovel Brewery, 150 Lashes.
Chuck Hahn is one of Australia’s elder statesmen of beer, so the opportunity to meet him again is not one to be lightly missed. When offered the opportunity to have lunch with Chuck and James Squire’s head brewer Tony Jones it was eagerly accepted. The occasion was to publicize One Fifty Lashes, the new permanent… Read more →
With a passion for brewing unique, flavoursome beers, the brewers at the Malt Shovel Brewery have once again come up with another gem to add to the James Squire family of handcrafted beers – James Squire One Fifty Lashes Pale Ale. Currently only available on tap in a small selection of venues Australia-wide, this permanent… Read more →
The Malt Shovel Brewery has released the first details of their pending summer limited edition beer. The Lion-Nathan owned brewery has announced they have brewed “a unique version of an Australian lager”. “Not the pale golden easy quaffing standard fare, but a beer that captured the essence of an Australian summer,” Head brewer Tony Jones… Read more →
Lion Nathan’s craft arm, Malt Shovel Brewery is set to release its latest limited release beer, a dark lager called James Squire Malt Runner. The beer, appropriate to the cooler season, will be available nationally from June 2010. The beer continues Malt Shovel’s run of creating beers with additions of fruit (raspberry in 2008’s Mad… Read more →
Name:Tony Jones Title: Chief Brewer – Malt Shovel Brewery Annual output: 4.74 million litres* Web: www.malt-shovel.com.au The craft beer market in Australia is flourishing and, based on recent trends, I believe it will continue to go from strength to strength. In my view, the key question in relation to defining craft brewing is: “Do… Read more →