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Budget Delivers Little For Indie Beer News

The Independent Brewers Association (IBA) has welcomed some aspects of the Federal Government "recession-busting", jobs-focused budget, but many of the industry's requests do not appear to have been addressed. IBA chair Pete Philip said in a statement today that apparent positives for indie…

The Collaborators: The Post Project News

On an evening in early February 2011, one of the few gatherings of the Australian Beer Writers Guild took place in Josie Bones, the beer-centric Collingwood restaurant opened by Masterchef contestants Chris Badenoch and Julia Jenkins. …

20 Years Of Nail News

There are many significant moments in Nail’s history, however the one we celebrate here is March 23, 2000. It's the day the first commercially released Nail beer flowed through the taps at an inner-city Perth pub, one where the owner had taken a shine to a young, wide eyed brewer.  …

Help From Afar News

In recent weeks, Australia’s bushfires have been a focus for international audiences with coverage regularly making it onto the front pages of newspapers and leading the evening news in many countries. It’s seen fundraising campaigns held throughout the world with breweries and bars among those quick…

Beers From Near & Far News

In a roundabout way, Near & Far’s origin story can be traced back to 2014, when one man’s overwhelming thirst for a quality Australian beer in the UK led to the creation of export company AusAvenues. “Part of the motivation [to launch AusAvenues] was just to get some good Aussie beer in the UK…

Two Rabbits & A Roo Walk Into An Izakaya News

For their first collab, Southern Highlands Brewing didn’t think small. Quite the opposite, in fact. They thought: “Japan.” The NSW brewery – based in the small town of Moss Vale – teamed up with Two Rabbits Brewing in Shiga, about a five-hour drive west of Tokyo, to create a Australian…

Aussie Exports: Brent Soutar News

When it comes to well-travelled Aussie brewers, Brent Soutar has got to be up there. From the day he decided to pursue a career in brewing about ten years ago, he moved from Australia to Chicago to London to Melbourne to Berlin to California. Didn’t quite keep up? I’ll slow it down for you. He…

Aussie Exports: Pat Keeble News

It’s a Wednesday night in the middle of summer and the Stone & Wood tap takeover is well underway. The morning rain may have drenched the city but the late afternoon sun means the pub’s pavement is buzzing with knock off drinks.  It’s one the venue manager’s last shifts too, so it’s…

Aussie Export: Dave Rooney News

The tourism pull of small breweries, whether they're in the inner suburbs or regional centres, is an oft-repeated mantra among those who tout the benefits of craft beer. Tour companies with the sole purpose of guiding drinkers to good beer venues and bars can be found across Australia and, when…

Aussie Exports: Dean McLeod News

He might call Canada home these days but before moving to British Columbia Dean McLeod's brewing CV in Australia featured something of a Who's Who of Australia's craft brewing pioneers – stretching back to before the term "craft" was even a thing. These days, a decade into his adventures on Vancouver…

Aussie Exports: Penyllan Brewery News

Bornholm is a tiny Danish island sitting in the Baltic Sea that's home to some 40,000 people. Despite the island's natural beauty and popularity with tourists from across Europe, it's remoteness tends to keep it at arm's length from most Aussie holidaymakers. But not all are unaware of its charms. One…

Aussie Exports: Lost And Grounded – Revisited News

In April 2016, we launched a new series called Aussie Exports. The aim was to tell the stories of Aussies who were enjoying adventures in beer overseas.  The series kicked off with Alex Troncoso (admittedly an honorary Aussie, albeit one who had been head brewer at Little Creatures) and Annie Clements.…

Brew & A: Andrew Robson of The Lord News

When the Lord Nelson took out Champion Draught Beer at the Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show earlier this month, it wasn't just one of Australia's pioneering brewpubs that enjoyed the accolade. As The Lord's founder Blair Hayden was quick to point out, Nelspresso Brown Ale's success was…

Aussie Exports: Natalie Wollenberg News

Earlier this year, we caught up with MC and beer podcaster Craig Thorn as part of our Aussie Export series. As we chatted, Craig mentioned a few other Australians he knew who had embedded themselves in Canada's craft beer scene and went on to introduce us to Natalie Wollenberg. In 2014,…

Our Man In NZ: Craftwork Brewery News

From the exquisite suits and tweed to serving Belgian-inspired sour beer via English real ale handpumps, Lee-Ann Scotti and Michael O’Brien of Craftwork Brewery have always seemed a crow left of the murder that is the New Zealand brewing industry. A visit to their brewery in Oamaru by Our Man…

Aussie Exports: Craig Thorn of BAOS News

Our Aussie Export series usually focuses on Australians who run or work for breweries overseas. But there are many more facets to the global beer community. For one, there's the thriving beer media and, even within that field, there's much diversity and variety to be found. Outside more traditional…

Aussie Exports: Cristal Peck – Parasite Produktions News

With a vibrant nightlife, countless small bars and rich history, there’s much about Berlin that lures people from across the world. In recent years, the city has also become the home of some of Germany's most exciting young breweries, and it was this that helped draw in Cristal Peck and Richie…

Aussie Exports: Jess Wolfgang News

Wanaka, on New Zealand’s South Island, is one of those resort towns popular with tourists all year round. In summer, Lake Wanaka becomes a bustling hub of activity, while the nearby mountain trails and picturesque views offer the perfect invitation for those looking to escape reality. In winter,…

Aussie Exports: Trystam Hayden News

When you grow up in the belly of a brewery – a legendary brewery, no less – what are the chances you’ll become a brewery owner yourself? For Trystam Hayden, the odds of forging a different path certainly seem to have been stacked against him from early on. As the son of Blair Hayden – who…

Aussie Exports: Beerbliotek News

Just before Christmas last year, a barman at Mother Kelly's in Bethnal Green was eager to point us in the direction of beers from Swedish outfit Beerbliotek, explaining they were producing some of the most interesting and high quality beers passing through his taps and fridges. Months later, while…

Collective Arts Tap Showcase at The Wheaty (SA) Event

There's no doubt that beer is an art form but the link between beer and "proper" art has been getting closer and closer as the craft beer boom has taken over the world – you only need to glance across a line of bottles, cans or tap badges to see the full colour and splendour of…

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