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Who Brews Old Slang Beers?

Idioms and old sayings are a popular source for breweries seeking inspiration for beer names and that's where new Victorian operation Old Slang have gone too. We caught up with the man behind the beers to find out more.

October 7th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


The Booze World's Crowdfunding Barassi Line

October 3rd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Since it became an option in Australia late last year, a number of breweries have launched equity crowdfunding campaigns. But none of them have been in WA or SA and, according to crowdfunding platform Birchal, that's because they can't.


Aussie Exports: Brent Soutar

October 2nd, 2019 by Mick Wust

In this Aussie Exports, we chat with globetrotter Brent Soutar about his brewing journey, and peek voyeuristically behind the curtain at his current employer, the world renowned Firestone Walker.


Building Moon Dog's World

September 30th, 2019 by James Smith

Melbourne's Moon Dog have helped shape the local beer industry over the past eight years. As they prepare to open their outrageous new brewery venue, Moon Dog World, we joined the founders for a trip down Memory Lane.


Crafty Crawls: Chapel Street & Beyond

September 27th, 2019 by Maddison Capuano

It's been a few years since we first ran a guide to the best spots to find good beer along and around Melbourne's Chapel Street and much has changed. So, here's a new one to help you navigate the busy strip.


Supermarket Success At The World Beer Awards

September 26th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

One of Coles' beer brands has picked up a trophy in the World Beer Awards in London. Tinnies Pale Ale was one of two Aussie category winners, with Sydney's Redoak collecting the other for their Chateau Sour.


Pirate Life Sail West

September 25th, 2019 by Guy Southern

Pirate Life are to return to their home state, announcing plans to open a vast brewpub in East Perth in 2020. Guy Southern caught up with co-founder Red Proudfoot to find out more.


Tasting Notes: Music For Your Mouth

September 24th, 2019 by Mick Wust

Sonic seasoning is an experimental concept that uses sound to affect perception of flavour. Sydney Brewery joined music artist Hylander in combining a Galaxy-forward beer and spacey soundscape to create music for your mouth.


Wolf of the Willows To Open A Brewery In 2020

September 24th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Melbourne-based brewing company Wolf of the Willows are to open their own brewery and taproom in Mordialloc. They hope to open their new operation early in 2020.


Three Cheers For Shepparton

September 23rd, 2019 by Mick Wust

Shepparton is a regional Victorian city that hasn't had its own brewery for a hundred years. So what will it look like now three new breweries are set to come to town within 12 months of each other?

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