Articles by Matt King

Vale Head Back To The Vale

Vale Head Back To The Vale

After two months of trophy triumph here and on the global stage, Vale Brewing are heading back to the region from which they took their name. Ahead of tomorrow's opening, Matt King chatted to them about their taphouse in McLaren Vale.

September 29, 2022 by Matt King


The Collaborators: Deep Liquid's AI Recipe Designs

September 19, 2022 by Matt King

We live in an age of unlimited limiteds in which new releases are never-ending. Into this landscape steps Deep Liquid, an artificial intelligence program that aims to use customer feedback to help brewers design and brew better beer.


Follow The Brightstar

April 6, 2022 by Matt King

After years spent working overseas and soaking up the beer cultures of Germany and New England, Gareth and Megan Parker have opened their dream brewery. We called in to check out the shiny new Brightstar in Adelaide.


Who Brews In The Woolstore?

February 14, 2022 by Matt King

Sitting in a WA brewery's beer garden watching people of all ages – and their dogs – have a great time saw Kylie and Chris Ind pledge to bring those vibes to Mount Gambier. Now, with the Woolstore Brewery, they're doing just that.


Ministry Of Beer Welcomes A New Congregation

January 11, 2022 by Matt King

In five years, Brett Reimann has gone from brewing with a single barrel in a shed on his farm to opening an impressive cellar door in the Barossa Valley. Matt King called in to sample from its 16 taps.


Best New SA Beers Of 2021

December 23, 2021 by Matt King

With Christmas approaching, we head to SA for the sixth of our features looking back at the past year in beer. Which beers stood out from the crowd, what impressed readers, and what can we look forward to in 2022?


Who Brews Little Rippa Beers?

October 13, 2021 by Matt King

The couple behind a long-established café in Mount Gambier are set to open a brewery and restaurant on their farm property as the home for Little Rippa Brewing. Matt King met up with them to find out more about the expanding operation.


And The Beer Goes On...

August 16, 2021 by Matt King

COVID might have put paid to Adelaide's Beer & BBQ Festival, but two of its smaller exhibitors have found a way of keeping its spirit alive. Matt King chatted to BeerNoEvil and Blackwood Brewhouse about their mini-fest.


2020: The Year In Beer – SA

December 29, 2020 by Matt King

Despite the bushfires and the pandemic, SA's craft beer industry continued to grow in 2020. With the support of dozens of industry experts, here's Matt King with his look at the year in beer in South Australia.


Crafty Crawls: The Adelaide 'Burbs

December 11, 2020 by Matt King

We've presented guides to good beer in the heart of Adelaide and many of SA's tourism regions, but there's plenty to be enjoyed in the 'burbs too. Matt King toured the city checking out the breweries, bars bottleshops and more besides.

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