News & Feature Stories

BrewDog Australia Ready To Grow Up

More brewpubs and bars, a hotel with shower beer fridges and catering for dogs, and new beers for Australian and NZ markets. We caught up with BrewDog's new main man here to find out more about the Scottish brewer's plans.

March 12, 2021 by Will Ziebell


Fox Friday's Fantastic Foray

March 11, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Fox Friday have announced major plans to expand in their home state of Tasmania and open a brewpub in Melbourne. We caught up with Benn Hooper from the hazy specialists to find out more.


Hatching More Batches

March 10, 2021 by Ben Hopkins

Batch Brewing Co is hoping to open a series of taprooms around New South Wales as a stepping stone to further expansion interstate. And it's hoping to achieve this through equity crowdfunding.


Ballistic Add To Their Arsenal

March 9, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Ballistic Beer have welcomed two more brewpubs into their family, with the announcement the Queensland brewery has bought The Whitsunday Island Brewing Company in Airlie Beach and Bargara Brewing in Bundaberg.


"This Girl Can Brew"

March 8, 2021 by Ben Hopkins

For International Women's Day 2021, we chatted to five women making waves in the local beer industry.


Quantum Physicist, Champion Beer Writer, Brewer

March 4, 2021 by Will Ziebell

The country's biggest beer competition might have skipped a year due to COVID but the Australian International Beer Awards are back. With entries open, we caught up with the last winner of the Best Media Trophy, Marie Claire Jarratt.


Sydney Brewery Claims Top Prize At Queensland Awards

March 3, 2021 by Crafty Pint

Sydney Brewery claimed yet another major trophy for one of their lagers at the 2021 Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Beer Awards, taking our Grand Champion Beer for their Pilsner.


Brew & A: Ben from Ida Pruul

March 2, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Westside Ale Works in South Melbourne always have a wide variety of beers pouring from their 30 taps. These days, they tend to include wild ales created on-site by Ben Sewell under the Ida Pruul banner.


Beer Swag Day Is Back!

March 1, 2021 by James Smith

Beer Swag Day was a day of celebration that ran as part of the Keeping Local Alive campaign in the early weeks of the national lockdown. And now it's back – on the anniversary of the lockdown so we can mark that dark day with a smile.


Brunswick's Booze-Free Bar

February 25, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Alcohol-free alternatives to beer, wine and spirits have come a long way in recent times and soon Melburnians will have a dedicated space to try those offerings in. We got in touch with the Brunswick Aces team to find out more.

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