Articles by Kerry McBride

Lessons From America

For years, the Australian industry has followed the lead of its American counterpart. So what can we learn from a beer culture that's far more ingrained than ours and has fought many of the battles facing local brewers and beer lovers today?

June 20th, 2018 by Kerry McBride


Aussie Exports: Lost and Grounded

April 8th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Time to launch a new feature series! Aussie Exports tells the tales of Aussies doing great, fun and interesting things in beer overseas. First up, former Little Creatures head brewer turned Bristol based Lost & Grounded founder Alex Troncoso.


Eastbound And Down

December 17th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

The southeastern suburbs of Melbourne are now home to a remarkable number of breweries. Kerry McBride spoke to some of the brewers now – or very soon to be – calling the area home about what makes it so appealing.


The Theatre Of Indulgence

December 15th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

New Collingwood venue The Craft & Co is looking to bring craft beer, spirits, meat and more together under one roof. The plan is also to give new brewing companies a foothold in the industry. Kerry McBride checked it out.


Down The Rabbit Hole

December 10th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

Last year, Lion announced it was closing the White Rabbit brewery in Healesville and moving Little Creatures' little sibling to Geelong. The move – and considerable expansion and diversification – is now complete, as Kerry McBride discovered.


Bowling for Brews

November 19th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

Many bowling clubs have embraced easy-going evenings of Barefoot Bowling to help them survive. Others are turning to craft beer. Kerry McBride joined brewers, beer lovers and bowlers at Melbourne's Flem-Ken Bowlo to find out why.


Chicks Drink Pink Beer

November 9th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

Recent successes for Two Birds Brewing here and overseas, plus a trophy for the Pink Boots Society's latest collaboration, shows the strength of women in beer. Beer drinking woman Kerry McBride finds out how life is for the ladies making waves in the craft beer world.


Finely Crafted Comedy

September 7th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

When the Melbourne Fringe starts next week, craft beer will be on the lineup as home brewing, beer hawking standup Blake Willoughby takes his "Brewed Thoughts" on stage.


Beer Travel: Wellington

August 26th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

Wellington is without a doubt New Zealand's craft beer capital. Kerry McBride returned to her hometown for Beervana and asked those driving the city's scene what makes it so special.


Brooklyn Down Under

August 14th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

As venues begin to tap the first kegs of Brooklyn Lager brewed under contract by Coopers, Kerry McBride speaks to Brooklyn Australia ambassador Miro Bellini on why it seems to be a match made in (sustainable) brewing heaven.

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