News & Feature Stories

From The Country To The City

It's challenging gaining a foothold in Melbourne for any brewer or small producer these days, and it's tougher still if you're based in the regions. New venture FROM the Collective hopes to change that by bringing the country to Carlton.

November 18th, 2019 by Philip Goslin


Philter Find A Home In Marrickville

November 16th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Three years on from launching their first beer, Philter have found a site for their own brewery. It's in Marrickville, the home suburb of the brewing company's founders, and will add to the area's vibrant indie brewing scene.


Hop Nation Movin' On Up

November 15th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Hop Nation are to embark on a major expansion project in 2020. They've secured a new site close to, but far larger than their existing home in Footscray and plan to build a 25 hec brewery and 100-plus capacity venue.


Black Hops' Nightmare Before Christmas

November 15th, 2019 by James Smith

Black Hops have announced a product recall like no other. It's the beer they'd brewed for Christmas Day in Beer Cartel's advent calendar and has been sent to thousands of homes this week.


Who Brews Terra Forma Beers?

November 14th, 2019 by Guy Southern

They run one of Perth's leading digital agencies and have a passion for underground music and great beer. Now the team behind Terra Forma is combining their passions in a new nanobrewery based in West Leederville.


Margs' Mermaid Megsy Gets A Makeover

November 13th, 2019 by Jono Outred

They've become a much-loved part of the Margaret River food and drink scene and now, three years after launching, Brewhouse Margaret River have unveiled a new look and new cans as they look to spread their vibe across WA.


Holgate's New Taproom Opens As They Enter Decade Three

November 12th, 2019 by James Smith

As they enter their third decade of brewing, Paul and Tash Holgate are as busy as ever. As their long-mooted Taproom & Visitor Centre opens, we chatted to Tash about the milestones and future plans.


Brew For Dipper & Land A Head Brewer Role

November 11th, 2019 by Philip Goslin

A local brewer or homebrewer could land a head brewer role at a new Victorian brewpub after starring on a Channel 7 show with AFL legend Dipper. The second series of his Backyard BBQ Wars show is seeking applicants before shooting starts next year.


Artisan Brewing: Five Years In Five Beers

November 8th, 2019 by Guy Southern

They're one of the smallest brewing operations in Australia but Artisan and their Belgian-inspired ales punch well above their weight. As they celebrate a half decade of brewing, we look back over those five years via five beers.


Beer Travel: Port Macquarie

November 7th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Port Macquarie might be best known for its pristine beaches, surrounding natural beauty and koalas. But there's three breweries that call the town home too. Will Ziebell called in at them all – plus Port Mac's other beery outlets.

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