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An Alliance Forms In The South West

An Alliance Forms In The South West

South West WA has long been home to one of Australia's most vibrant craft brewing scenes. And now many of the region's brewers have come together to form an Alliance with the aim of achieving even more as a collective.

March 2, 2022 by Jono Outred


Behind Bars: Miles Hull

March 1, 2022 by Guy Southern

It's more than two decades since Miles Hull was brought in as GM of a new brewery in Freo called Little Creatures. With his latest hospo venture, Ruinbar, now open in Perth, we sat down for a chat about the evolving beer scene.


Floods Hit The Breweries Of SEQ And Beyond

February 28, 2022 by Mick Wust

The floods in South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales have caused all kinds of devastation. Here are some of the beer businesses that have been affected.


Dr Benny's Crafty Fixes: Homebrand Beers

February 26, 2022 by Benedict "Benny" Kennedy-Cox

With major retailers stocking more of their own crafty-looking brands, how does a passionate indie beer lover encourage their mates to support local brewers rather than stocking up on homebrand offerings?


Breheny Bros Bring Aussie Brewing History Back To Life

February 25, 2022 by Mick Wust

The "most influential family in Australian brewing history" is making beer again – from 100-year-old recipes. We got in touch with the team at Breheny Bros to find out about their plans.


Brew & A: Rhys Lopez

February 23, 2022 by James Smith

At the end of 2021, our WA team chose Otherside as the state's standout brewery of the year. We figured that was a great excuse to invite head brewer Rhys Lopez to take us on a tour through his life in beer and beyond.


Who Brews at Auckland House?

February 22, 2022 by Mick Wust

What's green on one side, blue on the other, and shiny and pastel in the middle? Auckland House, that's what. Meet brewer Cam McMillan and hear the story of Gladstone's first microbrewery in this instalment of Who Brews...?


Voyager Craft Malt Win Gold In The US

February 21, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Voyager Craft Malt enjoyed major awards success at the weekend, with the craft maltsters picking up gold at the Malt Cup – the first time a gold medal has gone to any malthouse outside the US.


Reckless To Set Up Home In Bathurst

February 17, 2022 by Mick Wust

After a couple of years building a brand via the contract brewing route in Sydney’s Inner West, Reckless Brewing have found a home – in a heritage-listed flour mill in Bathurst that formerly housed Two Heads Brewing.


No Good Beer Week Or BrewCon In 2022

February 17, 2022 by James Smith

Sad news for beer lovers and many in the beer and hospitality industries today with the announcement that Good Beer Week won't be going ahead in May. The Independent Brewers Association have also postponed BrewCon to 2023.

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