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A Vision For Indie Beer

A Vision For Indie Beer

Late last year, Young Henrys co-founder Richard Adamson was elected chair of the Independent Brewers Association. As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the industry, we chatted to him about his vision for indie beer.

January 18, 2022 by Will Ziebell


Young Henrys Founder Becomes IBA Chair

November 11, 2021 by Crafty Pint

Following its AGM this week, the Independent Brewers Association has unveiled its new board. Richard Adamson of Young Henrys takes over as chair, joined on the board by members of Ballistic, KAIJU! and BentSpoke.


The IBA Launches A Code Of Conduct

September 23, 2021 by Crafty Pint

Australia's Independent Brewers Association has today unveiled its new code of conduct. It has been created on the back of allegations of sexual assault, harassment and discrimination in the beer industry both here and overseas.


Australian International Beer Awards Winners 2021

May 20, 2021 by James Smith

Dollar Bill proved hugely popular winners when they took out Champion Australian Beer at the 2021 Australian International Beer Awards as the beer industry gathered en masse again after missing out in 2020.


Federal Government Increases Excise Refund For Brewers

May 1, 2021 by Will Ziebell

The Federal Government today announced that the excise refund cap for breweries and distilleries will increase from $100,000 to $350,000, with the decision welcomed by the Independent Breweries Association.


Quantum Physicist, Champion Beer Writer, Brewer

March 4, 2021 by Will Ziebell

The country's biggest beer competition might have skipped a year due to COVID but the Australian International Beer Awards are back. With entries open, we caught up with the last winner of the Best Media Trophy, Marie Claire Jarratt.


Postcards From The Edge No.59: The Indies Reinvented

November 11, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Most major beer events have been cancelled in Australia this year. But, having had to cull most of theirs, the IBA was determined the Indies awards would survive. We found out how they reworked it for our COVID times.


More Good News For Victoria's Brewers

October 29, 2020 by James Smith

The day after they were able to open for the first time since July, Victoria's brewers have received more good news by the state government. Those with producer's licenses are now eligible for the Licensed Hospi​tality Venue Fund.


Budget Delivers Little For Indie Beer

October 7, 2020 by James Smith

The Independent Brewers Association (IBA) has welcomed some aspects of the Federal Government "recession-busting", jobs-focused budget, but many of the industry's request do not appear to have been ​addressed.


BrewCon 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID

August 5, 2020 by Crafty Pint

The Independent Brewers Association has today announced the cancellation of their annual industry conference due to the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19. BrewCon is now set to return in 2021.

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