Emily Usher Slays Beer

Slays Beer is a new series shining a light on younger members of the beer world: who they are, why they're in beer, how they think the industry could do better. Kickstarting our celebration of beer's next gen is Emily Usher from Deeds.

Burnout And Beer: Paying The Passion Tax

Craft beer is often driven by passion but love for the industry can leave people burnt out and exhausted. We spoke to people who've experienced burnout: what caused it and how the industry can become a better place to work.

The Catfish: Ten Lessons From Ten Years

The Catfish is Melbourne's one and only home of cheesesteaks, blues and craft beer, each delight made better when enjoyed together. As the iconic Fitzroy bar turns ten, we walk down Memory Lane with founders Kieran and Mike.

Beerfarm Claim The 2024 WA Beer Of The Year Crown

Beerfarm's IPL, a WA craft beer icon, has been named Beer of the Year at the 2024 WA Good Food Guide Awards. It finished ahead of Phat Brew Club's Culture of Good Times and Rocky Ridge's Rock Juice V12 in this year's top 25.

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Coopers Launch "Local Everywhere" Campaign

Cooper have unveiled a new campaign called "Local Everywhere" featuring 1,200 augmented reality Big Ales can be found across Australia. It follows research showing some 70 percent of Aussie beer drinkers are seeking local beer.

Dainton Beer Enter Voluntary Administration

Dainton Beer have today become the latest brewing company to file for voluntary administration, citing the need to "deal with financial losses the business has accrued from ill-timed expansion in the face of declining consumer demand."

Hard Solo To Be Renamed Hard Rated Following ABAC Decision

CUB have said they're changing the name of Hard Solo to Hard Rated. That announcement follows a decision from ABAC that found the beverage to be in breach of the Responsible Alcohol Marketing Code.

Brewski: Ten Lessons From Ten Years

"Matt, don’t buy any more barleywines!" just about sums up a decade of Brewski. But for more on watching your intake, sleeping with your business partner and starting fondue fires, here's their Ten Lessons from Ten Years.

Phoenix To Heavily Reduce Sierra Nevada Imports

Phoenix Beer have announced that due to significant cost increases, the distributors have decided to heavily reduce the amount of Sierra Nevada beers they'll bring into Australia.

Running With Thieves Exit Administration & Aim For National Expansion

South Freo-based brewing company Running With Thieves has exited voluntary administration, with the new ownership team aiming for national expansion in 2024.

Former CUB Boss Leads Group Buying Jetty Road From Mighty Craft

A group including publicans, rugby players and comedian Mick Molloy, which is headed by former CUB CEO Peter Filipovic, has bought Mornington Peninsula-based Jetty Road from ASX-listed Mighty Craft.

Help Us Get Blind: Influencer Beers

For our last blind tasting of the year, we figured we'd have a bit of fun and do something a little different from the norm. With so many celebrity and influencer-tied beers on the market, we figured we'd put them to the test.

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The Young Henrys Algae Project Takes Another Leap Forward

​Young Henrys' Algae Project has grown once again, with the Newtown brewery adding carbon capture technology to allow them to reuse CO2 in their brewhouse.

White Bay Bring In Brand Agency Richards Rose As Equity Partners

White Bay have announced the brand and creative agency, Richards Rose, are joining the Sydney brewery as equity partners. It sees the agency join the brewery's leadership team while also working on all aspects of the White Bay brand.

Bad Shepherd's Founders Emerge From Administration Still In Control

Less than a month after appointing administrators, the founders of Bad Shepherd are out of administration, as of today, and remain in control of their business after their proposal was approved in a creditors' meeting.

Australian Beer Co Acquires Ampersand Projects

Australian Beer Co, the Yenda-based operation owned by Casella Family Brands, has made a move in the world of spirits and RTDs, with the acquisition of Ampersand Projects.

BoozeBud Launches Customer Loyalty Program: BudClub

Online drinks retailer BoozeBud, which was acquired by Hairydog back in May this year​ after going into voluntary administration, has announced a new loyalty program for customers.

The Exploding Cost Of Brewing Beer

To gain a greater understanding of the challenges facing brewers, we broke down the cost of brewing Hawkers' trophy-winning West Coast IPA, and how those costs have exploded in recent years.

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