They were heading into the busiest period of the year and had started blowing fuses and losing power at their brewery. The Mornington Peninsula team needed a solution and it's one they believe could help regional brewers across Australia.
The Australian Brewery, which has been run by the Colosimo family since 2010, today announced it had sold to the hotel and pub group Redcape
From Darwin via Perth to a small "island" in Ontario, it's been a long road from first homebrews to commercial brewing. But, says Aussie Export Natalie Wollenberg, since their opened 555 Brewing Co, it's been full on.
Australia's beer judges seem to love them, they're great with an array of cuisines and they have a fascinating history. Yet traditional European wheat beer styles remain unloved. Will Ziebell speaks to brewers, retailers and consumers to find out why.
It's been almost eight years since we launched The Crafty Pint yet this is the first time we've come across Aussie brewers who were inspired to start brewing by traditional the Scottish beer style 80 shillings. Meet Brisbane's Bravo.
The "fresh is best" message is gaining traction in the beer world. But, for the vast majority of beers, keeping them cold is crucial too. As a couple of new businesses launch with cold storage and transport in mind, we look at why staying cool matters.
With winter upon us, it's time for another update from The Crafty Cabal, our beer lovers bonus scheme. We've got a new competition featuring heaps of Clare Valley Brewing Company beers plus new events and offers across the country.
Three years ago, his brewing was confined to his home. Now Justin Corbitt finds himself as head brewer at one of the fastest growing breweries in Australia. We caught up with him with Hawkers in the midst of releasing ten barrel aged beers back to back.
Inspired by the success of 4 Hearts Brewing in Ipswich, former train driver Adrian Cubit decided to bring brewing back to Toowoomba. The brewery named after him and his three brothers just turned one, so we got in touch to find out more.
Two years ago, Dennis Beer Co, a gypsy operation that had scored a top 20 finish in a Hottest 100 poll, disappeared from taps. Now, they're back, with Mad Hatter IPA hitting taps in Newcastle and Sydney. But, this time, is it for good?