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The Mateship Tour: Shouting Beer In The Remotest Spots

The Mateship Tour: Shouting Beer In The Remotest Spots

There are worse ways to make new mates than to spend three months touring around Queensland giving away free beer... so Hep from Your Mates Brewing decided to do just that. Welcome to the Mateship Tour.

June 14, 2022 by Mick Wust


A Grodziskie Wins The Perth Royal Beer Awards

June 10, 2022 by Jono Outred

The rarely-seen historical Polish beer style, grodziskie – a low-alcohol smoked wheat ale – was named best beer at the Perth Royal Beer Awards tonight. It's from Rocky Ridge, who also claimed Champion Large Brewery.


IBA Unveils New Look Indies Awards

June 9, 2022 by Crafty Pint

Last year, an audit of recent Indies awards saw a number of state trophies change hands. It led to a review of the entire judging process, which has now concluded with significant changes including new categories and a mentoring program.


Sam Sets Sails For Bali

June 9, 2022 by James Smith

One of Australia's best-known and most-awarded brewers is setting sail on a new adventure. Sam FΓΌss is off to Bali to become chief brewer at Beaches Brewing Co Bali, where she hopes to help develop the exciting young beer scene.


Brew & A: Frenchies' Vince de Soyres

June 8, 2022 by Judd Owen

Vince de Soyres is one half of the team behind Frenchies Bistro & Brewery in Sydney. Ahead of their fifth birthday (and Bastille Day) we invited him to tell us about the unique path that brought him to Australia.


Carving Out A Niche: Small Festivals. Big Ideas

June 7, 2022 by Will Ziebell

It's been a tough couple of years for beer festivals but events both large and small are roaring back. We chatted to the folks behind Juicy Fest, Rauchbier Festival and Lagerland to hear how breweries are carving out a niche in the festival space.


Who Brews As Lucha Brewing?

June 6, 2022 by Brad Gellert

Long-time public servants Damien and Sandie Odger decided to have some fun, quitting their jobs and following their dream. We got in touch with the founders of Lucha Brewing in Brisbane's west to find out more.


Feral Boar Out. Slumdog In

May 31, 2022 by James Smith

Brewing is back at the former Feral brewpub in the Swan Valley. Feral co-founder Al Carragher has brought in former Feral brewer Will Irving to helped launch Slumdog Brewing at what will reopen as the Baskerville Tavern.


Who Brews Tinshed Beers?

May 30, 2022 by

Tinshed Brewery opened in the small NSW town of Dungog in 2016 in a main street where few shops were occupied. Six years on, not only has it become a community hub but the town's other businesses have whirred back to life too.


Australian International Beer Awards 2022 – The Winners

May 27, 2022 by James Smith

There was plenty of home state glory at the 2022 AIBAs as Hawkers, Stomping Ground and Dollar Bill took out three of the four Champion Australian Brewery titles. Moffat Beach completed the set, with a pastry sour winning Champion Beer.

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