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The Patron of Footscray

The Patron of Footscray

In one of the more unusual collaborations of recent times, Hop Nation is releasing a new beer created with the Footscray Historical Society. The Patron is a mid-strength featuring the image of one of the suburb's past industrial leaders.

October 17, 2018 by Will Ziebell


The Collaborators: Provenance Flour And Malt

October 15, 2018 by Hannah Louise Grugel

Provenance Flour And Malt works with farmers using regenerative techniques to supply single source flour and malt to Australian producers. Hannah Louise Grugel spoke to founder John Campbell and one of the brewers using his malt.


Spirituous Away

October 10, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The rise of craft brewers and distillers is creating ever more chances for cross-pollination. As Wolf of the Willows launches its Barrel Exchange Program with Lark, we speak to them as well as the small Gippsland operation blending boozes in house.


The Collaborators: The Barrel Dealer

September 13, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The demand for barrels from craft brewers and small distilleries has grown to such an extent, being a barrel dealer is a viable business. We got in touch with one to find out more.


The Collaborators: Big Malt Thinking Small

September 6, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The rise of craft beer continues to have an affect on the industries surrounding it, with large scale malt producers Joe White and Barrett Burston both introducing new lines designed with small breweries in mind.


Festival Beers

September 4, 2018 by Mick Wust

Major music events used to be the preserve of industrial lager and RTDs at music festivals, but things are changing. Music festivals are even looking to create their own craftier beer offerings, as Mick Wust discovers.


Valhalla Tumbles Into Geelong

August 22, 2018 by Glen Humphries

Gypsy brewing operation Valhalla has created a beer with Tumbleweed and has followed news of the musical collab with confirmation that it will be setting up home in Geelong.


The Collaborators: Zendoke

August 8, 2018 by Guy Southern

Phone sex, Hardware Chic, Woolworths Homebrand and cute elephants... In just four years, Jarrod Fuller of Zendoke has become something of a go to designer for breweries in his home state and further afield. Guy Southern finds out more.


The Smith Street Beer

July 25, 2018 by Crafty Pint

A tradition at Brisbane's Beer InCider Experience is for the headline band to brew a beer. For the 2018 festival, this has seen The Smith Street Band create an IPA with the crew set to open a brewpub in Smith Street: Fixation.


The Collaborators: House Of Malt

July 23, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Another small business created to support the local craft beer industry is up and running in Ballarat. House of Malt is a small malthouse specialising in creating small batch, floor malted varieties.

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