Articles by Darren Magin

Best New Beers of 2015: Queensland

We reach the end of our state-by-state (and territory) look back at 2015's best new beers in Queensland. Darren "250 Beers" Magin sat down with fellow beer gurus to pluck ten of the finest new drops to grace the Sunshine State last year.

January 4th, 2016 by Darren Magin


Toowoomba Becomes Brewoomba

November 13th, 2015 by Darren Magin

The Spotted Cow in Toowoomba was one of the first Queensland venues to embrace better beer more than a decade ago. Now it's one of three venues joining forces to create the city's first craft beer festival, Brewoomba.


Beers of 2014: Queensland

December 23rd, 2014 by Darren Magin

The fourth of our state-based picks of some of the best new craft beers to be released in Australia comes from Queensland, courtesy of Darren from 250 Beers.


Brewed Nude In Brisbane

December 9th, 2014 by Darren Magin

Posing naked for a calendar may not feature highly on everybody's bucket list, but it seems that Brisbane's craft beer community just can't help themselves.Following the huge success of the 2014 Males With Ales calendar, a venture kickstarted by Brisbane's Chicks With Ales all women beer appreciatio…


Man About Town

June 18th, 2014 by Darren Magin

We catch up with Brisbane man about town Gavin Croft as he prepares to launch his first beers under the Croft Brewing banner. It comes after years working in and around the beer industry and sees him launch with the pink and fruity Saison Grenade.

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