Articles by Matt King

In Hot Pursuit Of Hoppiness

In Hot Pursuit Of Hoppiness

When it comes to delivering the message of "Fresh is best", has anyone gone to greater lengths than the duo from Adelaide's Big Shed Brewing Concern? Matt King reports on their unique Cannonball Run of beer.

June 3, 2016 by Matt King


Turning Wine Into Beer

April 27, 2016 by Matt King

The rise of craft beer continues to win over converts. After years on the road taking guests to wineries around his home state of South Australia, Matt Berresford was bitten by the beer bug, as Matt King discovered when they hit the road.


More Brew From The Boys

April 20, 2016 by Matt King

One of South Australia's longer established microbreweries is expanding as it prepares to mark eight years in business. Brewboys is opening a second site in Adelaide's west as it looks to cope with increasing demand for its beers.


The Micro Malting Man

March 22, 2016 by Matt King

Adelaide Hills brewer Al Turnbull of Lobethal Bierhaus is nearing the end of a decade long dream. He's designed and built his own in-house malting that will him to create his own malt for brewing, becoming the first SA craft brewer to do so.


Stop, Collaborate & Mill In

February 11, 2016 by Matt King

As recently as five years ago, a brewing collaboration was a genuine novelty in Australia. These days, as this look at what's brewing in SA right now, it's far more commonplace, even if the outcomes turn out to be genuine novelties themselves.


The Collaborators: A Glimmer Of Hops

February 1, 2016 by Matt King

With hops in ever greater demand and supply shortages increasingly common, a South Australian is hoping to bring hop farming back to the Adelaide Hills. Matt King caught up with Stuart Binnion as he prepares for his first harvest.


Beer Travel: Adelaide's Craftiest Beer Gardens Part II

January 19, 2016 by Matt King

Last week, we kicked off a tour of some of Adelaide's craftiest beer gardens on a mission to find out what makes a beer garden great. Here's part two, as Matt King checks out another half dozen combining craft beer with al fresco action.


Beer Travel: Adelaide's Craftiest Beer Gardens

January 14, 2016 by Matt King

Summer's here, which means it's beer garden time. Matt King has been visiting many of the best and craftiest that Adelaide and surrounds has to offer, asking owners and patrons what makes a beer garden great.


The Geeks Inherit

January 11, 2016 by Matt King

More good news for SA's beer lovers as the brewing duo going by the name Little Bang have opened their own brewery and venue. It means bigger batches of their beers and yet another place where you can enjoy beer as fresh as fresh gets.


Best New Beers of 2015: South Australia

December 21, 2015 by Matt King

The beer scene is booming in South Australia. Recent years have seen an explosion of new brewing companies and there's now a growing number of venues supporting them. Matt King gathered a panel to pick the best new beers to come out of the state this year.

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