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NSW Government Boosts For Indie Brewers

NSW Government Boosts For Indie Brewers

Following the establishment of the NSW Independent Brewers Action Plan and an Independent Brewers Working Group in 2020, NSW brewers are reaping benefits from grants and other government support.

July 13, 2021 by Mick Wust


Postcards From The Edge No.57: Back In The Van

October 26, 2020 by Mick Wust

Beer tourism was hit hard during the COVID-19 shutdowns, but now venues are open and borders are closed, local customers are keeping Hop On Brewery Tours busy. We chatted to them about beer tourism in a pandemic.


Holgate's New Taproom Opens As They Enter Decade Three

November 12, 2019 by James Smith

As they enter their third decade of brewing, Paul and Tash Holgate are as busy as ever. As their long-mooted Taproom & Visitor Centre opens, we chatted to Tash about the milestones and future plans.


Forrest Fells New Ground

October 19, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Otways brewery Forrest has unveiled ambitious plans for the future. The brother and sister team behind the brewery have secured $1.49m in government funding and plan to create a large brewery and venue in a historic timber mill.


QLD Govt Launches Craft Brewing Strategy

March 17, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As the fifth Brewsvegas draws to a close, Queensland brewers have been given a boost by the state government with the announcement that a Queensland Craft Brewing Strategy will be drawn up to help the industry's expansion.


Bigger. Brighter.

February 26, 2018 by Jack Davis

It's been a big few weeks for Bright Brewery. One of the first breweries to open in the Victorian High Country opened a second production facility this month and, at the weekend, took out a Silver Award at the Australian Tourism Awards.


Making Inner West The Best

June 16, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Five brewers today launched a new brewing association for Sydney's Inner West in the company of a trio of local politicians. They've grand plans for their home, which has the greatest density of microbreweries in Australia.


The Past, Present & Future Is Bright

June 10, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Today sees Bright Brewery mark ten years since they first opened the doors of their brewery site in the Victorian High Country. Much has changed – and is changing – so we fired some questions at co-founder, and still owner, Scott Brandon.


Turning Wine Into Beer

April 27, 2016 by Matt King

The rise of craft beer continues to win over converts. After years on the road taking guests to wineries around his home state of South Australia, Matt Berresford was bitten by the beer bug, as Matt King discovered when they hit the road.


Beer Travel: Orange

March 8, 2016 by Tim Hanlon

If you're looking for evidence of the growth of craft beer in Australia, you need only look at Orange in Central West NSW. There, as Tim Hanlon discovered, within a 25km radius of Orange's city centre you'll find three microbreweries, with more on the way.

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