Newcastle

Dusty Miner: Slayer Of Beers

He learned the art of brewing as a homebrewer alongside the Newcastle Uni students now at the helm of FogHorn and Hunter Beer Co. Since 2015, Stuart Duff has been brewing commercially too as Dusty Miner.

January 29th, 2020 by Neil Richardson


Who Brews Cattleyard Beers?

January 24th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Cattleyard Brewing Co was launched to serve thirsty festival-goers at Grooving the Moo but, with JJ Baker at the helm, has taken on a life of its own. We caught up with JJ to find out more?


Crafty's Advent Calendar: Corey Crooks

December 12th, 2019 by James Smith

He was raised in a family of publicans and has taken what's in his blood to help turn his hometown of Newcastle into a craft beer city. We chatted to Corey Crooks of the 100 percent independent Aussie beer venue The Grain Store.


Crafty Crawls: Newcastle

October 11th, 2019 by Neil Richardson

Newcastle's history is one of hard working and hard drinking and today the coastal city boasts a plethora of excellent spots to enjoy good beer. The recently built light rail means it's easier than ever to get between them too.


A Fresh Blast On The FogHorn

July 5th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Fans of FogHorn beers may not have to travel to the source for much longer after the brewery unveiled plans to expand horizons and release their first cans as part of a relaunch from FogHorn Brewhouse to FogHorn Brewery.


FogHorn Sounds Anew

January 31st, 2019 by James Smith

Late in 2018, word spread that FogHorn, the highly-rated Newcastle brewpub was up for sale. In truth, it was a case of one founder looking to get out and the other, head brewer Shawn Sherlock, looking to the future. And now he is.


Who Brews Styx Beers?

January 10th, 2019 by Neil Richardson

Styx is one of the smallest and newest breweries in New South Wales, brewing out of an old coal testing shed in Newcastle. We got in touch with the team there to find out more about them for our Who Brews...? series.


Small Brewers. Bigger Beers

December 20th, 2018 by Neil Richardson

There could be good news on the horizon for Newcastle's small brewers following an announcement that a trial from Sydney's Inner West is set for the city and would allow them to sell full-sized beers instead of just tasters to customers.


Who Brews As The Rogue Scholar?

August 11th, 2018 by Neil Richardson

It was experiencing his first real ale in the UK that started Adam Hardy on a mission that led to the launch of Rogue Scholar. As his brewing company turns two, we find out more for our Who Brews...? series.


Aussie Exports: Jess Wolfgang

March 13th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Jess Wolfgang spent years working with Keith Grice at Hunter Beer Co before being convinced to move to her partner's homeland in New Zealand. Together, they started Rhyme and Reason in Wanaka, where they brew local beer for anyone enjoying the town's splendour.

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