Yakima Quality Hops Introduces Elani

​America's Yakima Quality Hops have revealed their newest propriety hop, Elani. It was formally known as YQH-1320 and boasts tropical notes of pineapple and guava alongside white peach, tangerine, lime, and orange zest.

Burnout And Beer: A View From The States

Craft beer is an industry driven by passion but, if that fades, where can workers turn? Katie Muggli took an industry-wide moment of self reflection and decided to build a resource to support those working in American craft beer.

IBA Calls For Brewery Submissions To FSANZ Sugar & Carb Consult

​The IBA is calling on small breweries to make submissions to FSANZ's consultation on Sugar & Carbs Claims before it closes on Monday, September 4. Here's how you can read the IBA's submissions and follow their steps.

As Beer's Bleak Winter Ends, Is Optimism Starting To Take Root?

Winter is over, which feels like as good a time as any to pause and reflect – and to attempt encapsulate the hundreds of conversations we've had with people across Australia on the present and future of craft beer.

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Craft Beer's Consolidation Continues As Otherside & Nowhereman Become One

​Consolidation within the local beer world continues apace with the news today that WA breweries Otherside and Nowhereman are to become one. We spoke to the key players about the decision to share more than values.

Carwyn Cellars Bought By Fox Friday

​Two of the best-loved names in Australian craft beer have agreed to join forces, with the team behind the fast-growing Fox Friday Craft Brewery buying pioneering retailer and venue Carwyn Cellars.

Marvel-ous Moon Dog To Open Vast Docklands Brewpub

It turns out Moon Dog’s plans for Franco Cozzo’s Footscray site and Frankston are just part of their grand vision. The fun-loving drinks producers are also set to open a vast brewpub next to Marvel Stadium in Melbourne’s Docklands.

Dollar Bill Bling It At The Indies With Their Gold Teeth

Tiny Ballarat-based brewery Dollar Bill completed a remarkable double, claiming Champion Australian Independent Beer at the Indies just months after winning Champion Australian Beer at the Australian International Beer Awards.

WA Brewery Running With Thieves Goes Into Administration

Western Australian brewery Running With Thieves, which operates as a brewery, distillery and venue in South Freo, has gone into administration but the brewery says they continue to trade as normal.

The Kegmaster Mini Brings Draught Beer Home

It's always been easy to drink beer at home but pouring a draught beer has often alluded drinkers - particularly if they're tight on space. The Kegmaster Mini aims to bring the bar experience into even small homes.

Cryer Malt & Froth Technologies Announce New Partnership

Cryer Malt has announced a new partnership with New Zealand's Froth Technologies, which will see them bring the liquid yeast into Australia.

Who Owns Your Beer? Updated

Ahead of the return of BrewCon on the Gold Coast, we've updated our guide to the ownership of craft beer brands in Australia. Much has changed in the past year or so, notably in the space we christened Indie Families in 2019.

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Creating A Winning Brewery Experience

Breweries have transformed warehouses into social spaces and created new kinds of hospitality experiences. But what makes a good brewery venue and what do founders think about before they start building?

Beer Basics: Yeast Part II – Time To Get Funky

Having looked at the world of common brewer's yeasts and what they do to beer in Part I of this Beer Basics feature, here Nic Sandery of Molly Rose helps us get funky.

Brewtique & HPA Launch The Hoptimiser Ahead Of Brewcon

Hop Products Australia and Brewtique have teamed up to create the Hoptimiser which is designed for brewers looking to enhance their dry hopping.

Ocean Reach & Phillip Island Winery Raise $38,000 For Free 3D Hands

​For the second year running, Ocean Reach Brewing teamed up with fellow Phillip Islanders to raise money to build assistive devices for those in need.

Dexter-ity – Crafting A Greener, Leaner, Local Malt

The rise of craft beer has changed the landscape in many ways, and the launch of Dexter Malt today highlights many of those. It's a project involving collaboration, innovation, sustainability, provenance and, of course, beer.

​Moffat Beach Find Unique Ways To Bring Communities Together

​Moffat Beach Brewing are well-known for their awards success but before they became trophy-hoarders, they were a small community brewpub. Not much has changed on that front, as they find unique ways to connect with locals.

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