News & Feature Stories

Hoppy Campers

Ahead of the fifth High Country Hops festival in Beechworth, Bridge Road have hosted their first Beer Glamp, inviting winemakers and brewers to town to collaborate on beers (and sleep in yurts).

March 29th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


Punky Brewsters

March 28th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Swedish punks Millencolin have toured Australia many times over the years. But their most recent visit was a little different as their frontman is now a brewer – and laid down a few collabs between shows.


Aussie Exports: Penyllan Brewery

March 27th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

It was while working in the Melbourne beer industry Jessica Andersen first met her husband, Christian Andersen of Beer Here. Having moved with him to Denmark, she now brews wood-aged beers on the island of Bornholm.


Who Brews With Sea Legs?

March 26th, 2019 by Mick Wust

He was studying in Colorado as it was experiencing its craft beer boom so now, years later and on the other side of the world, Jon Fuchs has persuaded his mates to join him to become part of the Brisbane boom.


Getting Blind With Crafty: XPAs

March 25th, 2019 by James Smith

Is it just a marketing term? Are XPAs just pale ales or session IPAs by another name? Either way, there's plenty around so we took on more than 20 of them in another Crafty blind tasting.


Brewing On The Banana Farm

March 22nd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Spend time in South East Queensland talking about new and interesting beers and it's not long before Currumbin Valley Brewing comes up. We joined Smokey and Luke on the former's banana farm to find out why.


Future Shock

March 21st, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Australia's family of barrel-ageing and blending breweries gained a new member in autumn 2019 with the opening of Future Mountain in Reservoir. We called in ahead of launch date to chat to founders Ian and Shane.


Who Brews South Fremantle Beers?

March 20th, 2019 by Mike Cridge

It started out as a bunch of mates brewing together at weekends, turned into a mission to get beer on tap in their favourite bars and eventually become South Fremantle Brewing. As they launch their first can, we find out more...


Hard Times

March 20th, 2019 by Hannah Louise Grugel

Ginger beers have enjoyed some time in the sun in recent years, but what of hard lemonades? Avowed fan Hannah Louise Grugel spoke to two local producers, asking where such drinks sit in relation to beer and how far they might go.


Brew & A: Mick O'Rance

March 19th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Sunday Road are soon to open the doors of their brewery in Sydney's south. As the day nears, we chatted to their new head brewer, Mick O'Rance, who's taken a colourful route through beer, working for breweries big and small.

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