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Deeds Brewing Brewer

When Deeds Brewing fired up their Glen Iris brewhouse in the first half of 2019, it was the end of a long journey for Pat Alé and Dave Milstein. The seeds of the idea to build a brewery together had first been planted way back in 2003 when they attended university together and started spitballing…

Eumundi Brewery (Lion) Brewer

For a small town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, Eumundi’s name is surprisingly well known. People come from far and wide for its massive twice-weekly markets, where vivid artworks, handcrafted textiles, sustainable goods and alternative remedies are available as far as the eye can see. The artistic…

Reub Goldberg Brewing Machine Brewer

An epic cycling trip from Alaska to Costa Rica, visiting 150 breweries along the way, was all it took to convince partners Billy Barneston and Anna Suthers to start a brewery of their own. Travelling more than 9,000 kilometres through nine countries provided them not only with an impressive amount of…

Heads of Noosa Brewing Co Brewer

When it comes to attracting attention from afar, Noosa seems to be the star of the Sunshine Coast. People visit from all over to ride the barrels and breaks of the enviable swell, or to cruise down the river at a lazy pace; some soak in all of the boutique shopping and gourmet cuisine and pumping nightlife…

One Drop Brewing Co Brewer

2019 is the postcode for Botany, in Sydney. It’s fitting it’s also the year Botany landed its first brewery: One Drop Brewing Co. Until then, Botany locals - such as owners Clay and Meg - had often needed to look outside of the sleepy suburb for a good time. “There wasn't much to do in Botany,”…

Ogdens Brewery Brewer

The Ogden name will be familiar to many Western Australian drinkers. The family has enjoyed a long association with iconic hotels in and around Perth for generations – and now they have a closer connection to beer than ever before. At the start of 2019, the first beers bearing the Ogden name were…

Mismatch Brewing Co Brewer

Bringing together a bunch of seemingly mismatched people to start a business might not seem the smartest of ideas. But take a look at where Mismatch Brewing Company – and its associated operations – sits today and you’d have to conclude the founders were onto a good thing. Mismatched they might…

Hemingway's Brewery, Cairns Wharf Brewer

It didn’t take long for Hemingway’s Brewery co-owners Tony Fyfe and Craig Parsell to start thinking of duplicating the concept once they’d opened their idyllically positioned Port Douglas brewpub at the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina in July. The plan was to take their gastro brewpub model to…

Otherside Brewing Co Brewer

“What if we could ‘can’ this feeling?” That’s where Otherside Brewing Co started out: surrounded by the noise, sunshine, energy and shared experience of the summer festival season, something upon which the brewery’s owners had built a very successful career. Within two years of being…

Wilson Brewing Co Brewer

There's a fair few Australian breweries that have been around longer than Wilson Brewing that also take the name of their owner. Yet we're not sure we've come across one that is even close to being an extension of its owner quite like this Albany operation. It was launched by Matty and Jessica Wilson…

Yakima Chief Hops

As a 100 percent grower-owned network of family hop farms, Yakima Chief Hops™ are uniquely positioned to establish strong relationships between the growers who supply the premium hops and the innovative brewing customers who showcase the product in their excellent beers.  With a…

Small Batch Venue

For most breweries, the opening of a second venue is typically an opportunity to drastically increase production capacity and widen distribution. But Batch Brewing Company isn’t like most breweries. The motivation for their second site, which opened in Petersham in mid-2019, is completely the opposite.  Rather…

Freo.Social Venue

Otherside Brewing Co’s Myaree production facility may be where most of the brewing magic happens but sibling venue Freo.Social, part of the Triple 1 Three hospitality group, is where the party starts. Given the Otherside project was originally conceived as a means of “bottling the feeling” of being…

The Oxford Tavern VenueBottleshop

When a local pub is referred to more commonly by a nickname than its actual name, it’s a good sign it has thoroughly cemented itself in the hearts and minds of locals. That’s certainly true for The Oxford Tavern – better known as “The Tav” – which has sat on the corner of one of Petersham’s…

Bottle House Balaclava Bottleshop

When a couple of mates opened Bottle House back in 2011, their focus was firmly fixed on providing those who walked inside with ample opportunity to find the perfect bottle of wine for any occasion. A stone’s throw from South Yarra train station, Bottle House soon became one of those essential stops…

Bottle House South Yarra Bottleshop

When a couple of mates opened Bottle House back in 2011, their focus was firmly fixed on providing those who walked inside with ample opportunity to find the perfect bottle of wine for any occasion. A stone’s throw from South Yarra train station, Bottle House soon became one of those essential stops…

Tippler's Tap Fortitude Valley Venue

James Street in Fortitude Valley is a classy precinct. Historically, most of us visiting there were just window shopping in the fashion boutiques and wondering why pulverised avocado on quinoa costs twice as much as smashed avo on sourdough. But no longer – now we head straight to Tippler’s Tap.  This…

Pumpyard Bar & Brewery / Dovetails Restaurant Venue

On the corner of Limestone and Ellenborough Streets is a complex of stately red brick buildings. These heritage listed behemoths were built a century ago to house the Technical College, but they’re now a precinct offering some of the best food and drink in Ipswich. Walking between these tall buildings…

Uitgang Bar & Beer Garden Venue

Anyone who has spent time in the company of Fraser "Frase" Rettie and Craig "Grum" Knight, the duo behind Melbourne-based gypsy operation Exit Brewing, will know they are gregarious, men of the people sorts. Such a description can also be readily applied to their mate David Pike, someone whose relationship…

Empress Craft Beer VenueBottleshop

If you pay even the slightest bit of attention to what's going on in the craft beer industry in Australia, you'll have noted a rising tide in Tasmania. After years in which the number of breweries in the state remained steady, from around 2015 onwards that steadiness was replaced by a stampede as, almost…

Mismatch Brewing Super Evil Archie's Beer

Every year, Mismatch fans wait in anticipation for the release of their autumn seasonal, Evil Archie's Red IPA. In 2020, the beer again proved to be incredibly popular, selling out online in no time at all. However, to keep their lineup fresh and invigorating, the Mismatch crew decided to put this particular…

Mismatch Brewing Pizza Beer Beer

Mismatch's headquarters reside on the same block of land as their affiliated restaurant and cellar door, Lot 100, where they're known for great wood-fired pizza amongst other things. When restrictions were put in place due due to COVID-19, the Lot 100 crew found themselves with a lot of excess pizza…

Mismatch Brewing Traditional Stout Beer

Lactose, peanut butter, cocoa nibs, vanilla, pastries, berries, chilli, coffee, chocolate... the list goes on. In today’s beer world, there's a whole array of adjuncts used in a wide variety of beer styles but sometimes you just want a good old fashioned beer. And that's what Mismatch have created…

Mismatch Brewing Chocolate Stout 2020 Beer

Every year, Mismatch reach out to Adelaide Hill chocolatiers Melba Chocolate for help with a chocolate stout. The final product is slightly different every year and, for 2020, Melba decided to whip up a liquid chocolate that was then poured into the base stout featuring a stack of specialty malts along…

Mismatch Brewing Bourbon Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout Beer

The Mismatch team’s first crack at barrel-ageing dates back to when they brewed out of Big Shed, when they created a sweet coffee stout aged in whisky barrels. Now they have a bit more room at their Adelaide Hills brewery, they brought in fourteen Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels have moved in and whipped…

Wheaty Brewing Corps Poblano Mexican Stout Beer

The Wheaty Brewing Corps crew are well known for their witty, pun driven beer names, however there was no comic intent behind releasing a Mexican stout amid the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the Poblano was brewed back in February in anticipation of the West Torrens Chilli Festival, an event at which…

Pikes Beer Co Choc Vanilla Stout Beer

When the colder months come calling, there are many who reach for a stout as if by Pavlovian response *[which in these pastry stout days could have a very different meaning too – Editor]*, And it's no different in the Clare Valley. This Pikes winter release comes in the form of a 7.8 percent ABV chocolate…

Pikes Beer Co Split Batch IPAs: Centennial & Mosaic Beer

When working out their winter limited release schedule, the team at Pikes Beer Co was divided, so they created a new "Split Batch"’ series. They brewed the same IPA base beer, using Super Pride for bittering plus Mosaic and Centennial in the whirlpool. It was then split into two separate fermenters,…

Bad Shepherd Double Juicy Hazy IPA Beer

Put the words "double", "juicy" or "hazy" together with IPA and you'll instantly get plenty of beer fans' attention. Pop all three together and, well, you've got the latest in Bad Shepherd's IPA Series. Not only have they gone with Double Juicy Hazy but they've also popped it inside a rather appealing…

Feral Brewing Dirty Biggie Beer

In what may be an Australian first, an East Coast style IPA has been given American oak treatment. But, if you know the history of the brewery behind the beer, it makes sense. Biggie Juice has become the hazy modern equivalent of the then boundary-pushing Hop Hog, which many moons ago became the basis…

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. …

Who Brews Golden Hills Beers? News

March 23 will be burnt into he minds of many as the day Australia closed. The date has a particularly intense sting to it when it was supposed to be the day you opened your doors to the public for the first time too, which is what happened to Golden Hills Brewery.  Located in Diamond…

Who Brews Wandana Beers? News

Mullumbimby’s sub-tropical embrace of alternative lifestyles has made the northern New South Wales town well known for its slower pace of life. Since Wandana Brewing Co opened in May, it's become a town with its own beer too. Well, given it's 2020, "opened" is perhaps overstating things a little:…

Postcards from the Edge No.39: It Ain't Weak To Speak News

As far as collaborations go it’s a big one: 22 Brisbane breweries banding together to brew one beer to encourage important discussions around mental health. Led by Archer Brewing, all profits from sales of the Bright New England IPA – or BNE IPA – will be be donated to LIVIN, a Gold…

Who Brews Bay Rd Beers? News

It's a business model many in the beer world often put forward as a recipe for success: open in a busy spot, connect with your local community by brewing beers they like and create a space in which they'll want to drink them. Sell most of your beer through your own taps and you don't have to worry…

Who Brews In The Slow Lane? News

Beer Swag Day: The Finalists! News

Right then. It's time to hand the reins over to the beer lovers of Australia to select the winner of the ultimate prize from the inaugural Beer Swag Day: the swag full of swag and year of beer! First up, thanks to everyone that got involved. There's the team that turned an idea – put forward…

Postcards from the Edge No.29: Back To The Bar News

It’s been nearly eight weeks – 55 days if you're counting – since bars, pubs and breweries shut their doors to patrons, costing many people their jobs and creating uncertainty and difficulty for beer businesses across Australia faced with a sudden and drastic change to their ability to…

50 Days Of Shutdown News

The ability of time seemingly to bend, stretch, shrink and contort has been well documented over the past few weeks, ever since the reality of what life during the COVID-19 pandemic would mean became apparent. For some it might feel like months or years have passed, to others like it was last week,…

My Favourite Hops News

The global beer world has mutated at a remarkable rate over the past couple of decades, with the rate of transformation only accelerating as the last one drew to a close. Leaving aside the backflips, twists and reinventions demanded by COVID-19, the landscape looks nothing like it did at the turn…

Who Brews 7th Day Beers? News

It all started with the hunt for a good craft pilsner. Mike Beresford Jones has always been a lager man first and foremost. So, when the craft beer movement in Australia took off, Mike was disappointed lagers were largely ignored. He was always on the lookout for quality lagers – and was convinced…

Brew & A: Ash Hazell News

Head back to 2004, travel down to the Margaret River region in Western Australia and, in the heart of wine country, you may well have found yourself stopping into the freshly opened Colonial Brewing Co. In the decade and a half that’s followed, plenty has changed. The wine region has…

Who Brews Bondi Beers? News

When Beach Beer Bondi XPA came in at number 46 in the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2019, the first word offered by many craft beer drinkers – particular those located far from the fabled beach – was: "Who?” The brewing company originally launched in 2018 as Ben Buckler…

Brewer Be-Guiled News

All our weekends look a little different now. For the time being, days at the beach, camping, gigs and slacklining are pretty much no more and instead we’re stuck with that overwhelming feeling there’s simultaneously too much, and not nearly enough, to watch on Netflix. Two pastimes that are unaffected…

Postcards from the Edge No.16: Isolation Degustation News

One of the bright spots for breweries, bars and pubs with a food offering at the heart of their operation has been the ability – if they so desire – to keep their kitchens running for takeaway and home delivery. It's allowed many to retain at least some of their staff, while there are those that…

Who Brews Blackflag Beers? News

Christmas may very well feel like a lifetime ago but *checks calendar* it was less than five months ago that many of us were descending on our family homes to share food, hug friends and relatives and spend many hours explaining to older family members they shouldn't believe every post they see…

Australians Join Brewgooder's Global Gathering News

It was November last year when Brewgooder launched their Global Gathering campaign. Their mission was to bring together hundreds of breweries across the world to use craft beer help supply clean drinking water to some 100,000 people in need. Breweries would design their own beers and release…

Crafty Crawls: Sydney's Northern Beaches News

Saying you love Sydney’s Northern Beaches is sort of like saying you love Europe. Yes, when you look from the outside, you can see it as a whole, and enjoy its collective culture. But once you get there, you’ve got decisions to make. London, Paris or Berlin? Majorca, Santorini or Amalfi? Fjords of…

Podcast People: Step Brewers News

Tasmania's brewing scene is a busy old place these days so it seems only fitting the state would birth more than one beer podcast. Chris Lukianenko started The Beer Healer as a blog but soon moved into videos and podcasts about beer and the culture that surrounds it. In the second half…

Resin Brewing Opening In The Illawarra News

Despite how it appears, the guys at Resin Brewing didn’t pick that name because it’s a hop pun. Well, not entirely.  Business partners Brendan Dowd and Stephen House had known each other for around 25 years before deciding to set up a brewpub in the northern Illawarra suburb of Bulli. They’d…

Never Mind The Shutdown. Here's The Growlers Event

It's fair to say thing have changed a little over the past few weeks. And, in the beer world, the postponement of the country's biggest week – Good Beer Week and GABS in Melbourne – has left a rather large hole in the annual events calendar.Thankfully, there are people who refuse to take it…

Pint of Origin At Brewsvegas: March 19 Event

The Pint of Origin is back at Brewsvegas for its fourth year in Brisbane. Designed to showcase the best beers from Australia and the rest of the world, the concept first launched by The Crafty Pint at Good Beer Week in 2012 sees bars and pubs across Brisbane welcoming scores…

Brewsvegas 2020 (QLD) Event

The time has come for the Brisbane beer community to show what it's best at as Brewsvegas returns to the city's venues and breweries once more. Brewsvegas is Brisbane’s city-wide festival dedicated to celebrating good beer and has been taking place over ten days every March since 2014. In…

Melbourne Beerfest 2020 - St Kilda (VIC) Event

When a festival boasts being Australia's longest running, original beer festival, it's hard to stay away.On February 29 - that magical day that only exists once every leap year - BeerFest is returning to Melbourne. Spend a day indulging your senses with beer and bites and music and masterclasses.Expect…

Bushfire Fundraisers Event

Since bushfires began wreaking destruction across the country last year, many beer businesses have been hosting fundraisers and now there's a coordinated series of Beer For Bushfire Relief events taking place on January 18 and plans for a fundraising brew are well underway too. You can find out more…

Newstead Brewing Launch The Art Series ft Soda Mouf (QLD) Event

We’d be fucked without art. Not just in a “there’s nothing to put on our beer cans!” kind of way (still bad), but in a much deeper, painfully existential, “what’s the point of anything?” kind of way (much worse).  As a species, we’re a mixed bag but, hell, the existence of unbridled…

Battle Of The Brews At Indian Ocean Brewing (WA) Event

On the last Thursday of every month, the Indian Ocean Brewing team battle it out against a different contender.  Four Indi beers go up against four competitor's brews that are voted on by discerning drinkers, with the night including $7 pints and a $10 bites menu. …

The Chosen Brew's Third Birthday Live Podcast ft The Crafty Pint (VIC) Event

The Chosen Brew is a podcast on which guests from the beer world are invited to pick six beers that played pivotal roles in their lives. In November, it turns three and host Ian McNally is taking the show live. He'll be setting up shop at Burnley Brewing in Richmond and you're invited to join him. The…

Mate Fest 2019 Global Beer Invitational At Moon Dog World (VIC) Event

You've heard about Moon Dog World, complete with lagoon and hidden Tiki Bar, and reacquainted yourself with the Moon Dog story. You're busting to check out this crazy piece of beer history for yourself. This is the way to do it. Moon Dog are running Mate Fest 2019, an international…

The Third Beer & Food Truck Festival At Willie The Boatman (NSW) Event

It's one thing to have a festival with food and drink available on the side, but sometimes you've just got to be honest and say: I'm here to eat, drink, and be merry – and there's few people who enjoy such things more than the Willie The Boatman crew. On Saturday, October 26, their third Beer…

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