Beer

Try the Best Beer in British Columbia on Brewers Row, Port Moody

December 18, 2019

Any well-informed beer enthusiast who finds themselves in Vancouver or surrounds absolutely must not leave without a visit to Port Moody, BC, a relaxed area laden with lakes, lush mountains and young families walking their dogs. Located 20 minutes outside of Vancouver by public transit, the main street truly comes into its own in the […]

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A kombi giving away free beer from Australia’s best brewers is arriving in Sydney

September 25, 2019

Beer fan? You’re going to want to head along to Sydney’s Central Park on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th because a kombi van will be rocking free beer tastings from the country’s best brewers. It’s part of the “The Four Points Road Trip” by hotel brand Four Points by Sheraton, taking a kitted up kombi […]

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James Squire releases beer made from 220 year old yeast

July 1, 2019

James Squire have gone and pulled something very, very old from a shipwreck that dates back to 1797, the year in which merchant ship “Sydney Cove” went down just off Preservation Island north of Tasmania. The brewing team behind Squire have extracted a 220 year old bottle of beer recovered from the shipwreck and used […]

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A festival celebrating women in wine, beer and spirit is coming to Sydney

February 23, 2019

Meet the Makers: Women in Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival is coming to Sydney to celebrate Australian and New Zealand’s female brewers, winemakers and distillers. CellarMasters has teamed up with BWS to launch Australia’s first ever drinks festival that has an exclusive all-female line-up. Taking place at Australian Technology Park in Sydney, the festival kicks off […]

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Royal Blood to unleash their own beer at Groovin’ The Moo; Drummer Ben Thatcher chats about it

April 23, 2018

Canberra brewing company Capital Brewing Co. will be unveiling a brand new beer for Groovin’ The Moo punters this weekend – the Royal Brew, a 6% Blood Orange New England IPA for UK duo Royal Blood, who are playing the festival as part of their biggest ever tour of Australia, which kicks off today, April […]

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Gala Showcase announced for Good Beer Week at Federation Square (Melbourne)

February 28, 2018

Once again, Melbourne’s Good Beer Week will be kicking off with a two-day Gala Showcase this March, taking over The Atrium at Federation Square with 30 local and interstate breweries in tow, ranging from NSW legends Modus Operandi to local favourites Bridge Road Brewers. All breweries will stand alongside Melbourne’s best food vendors, highlighting some […]

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Here’s why Little Creatures have decided to completely change the look of their beers

January 22, 2018

Little Creatures are switching things up as we head deeper into 2018, giving their range a facelift with some experimental design. And though they have delved into a big packaging makeover, the brewers have had the good sense to leave the contents as is, with the beer remaining unchanged. The packaging refresh is the biggest […]

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Review: James Squire get into the sessionable scene with their Cabin Fever American IPA

June 12, 2017

James Squire have just released a new limited edition Indian Pale Ale going by the name of Cabin Fever, a brew which presents a modern take on more the traditional style, when IPAs contained a higher alcohol content and extra hops in order to survive long sea journeys from London to colonial India. Cabin Fever […]

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Review: Little Ceatures burn bright with the Fire Falcon Hoppy Red

May 22, 2017

the cons of Winter are always balanced against the undeniable benefits that the colder season brings. Yes there’s a lot of rain, but throughout Australia there’s also plenty of celebrations, many of which have to do with food and drink. Sydney’s got Vivid and Sydney Film Festival coming up, Tasmania has Dark Mofo to look […]

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James Boag release a limited edition “fine dining” beer to Australia’s top restaurants

May 14, 2017

For the next few months a selection of hatted restaurants across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Tasmania will be offering a very limited edition and Australian-first beer range from James Boag. Titled the “James Boag Epicurean”, the new premium range has been brewed especially for food pairings in fine dining restaurants, the result of extensive research […]

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XXXX Summer Bright introduces new look and mango flavour

October 15, 2016

Tapping into the increasingly popular market of flavoured beer XXXX Summer Bright Lager have decided to go through a little refresh as well as add the very weather-appropriate flavour of mango to its profile. Mirroring the cleaner, more colourful design, the new flavour has been inspired by the typical Australian beach, obviously setting their sights […]

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On the Shelf: James Squire Hop Thief 8

August 25, 2016

The crew over at Malt Shovel Brewery have brewed up the latest in the James Squire Hop Thief range, being the Hop Thief 8, the continuation of a wildly popular series tweaking the brand’s American Pale Ale, and the follow up to last year’s very well-received, fruity 7. Cascade and Crystal hops have been sourced […]

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The Norfolk’s Tinnie Festival is back (Sydney)

July 19, 2016

Surry Hills institution The Norfolk is, for the third year in a row, bringing back its popular Tinnie Festival this August, staging another epic showdown of Man Versus Can as they bring in tinnies from around the world. For Tinnie Fest, the Norfolk crew are planning a series of fun tinnie-themed events on Sunday 7th […]

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The GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2015 list has been revealed

January 27, 2016

Australia has spoken! The ‘other’, more delicious Hottest 100 list has been unveiled, looking at the ever-growing craft beer industry across the country and helping rank the best of the best brews of 2015. Since 2008 the poll, started by The Local Taphouse, has sifted through barrels and barrels of creative brews to give us […]

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On the Shelf: Little Creatures Original Pilsner (New Recipe)

November 29, 2015

Renowned beer champs Little Creatures have recently re-released their underrated Original Pilsner, re-thinking it with a new recipe designed towards a Northern German (Friesland) style. Up until now, the pilsner has never quite reached the same inescapable popularity as The Pale, Single Batches, and LC’s awesome seasonal series, so re-visiting their the pilsner continues the […]

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Josh Pyke is now a delicious, zesty beer thanks to Young Henrys

November 27, 2015

Have you ever wondered what Josh Pyke would taste like if he was a beer? We know we haven’t, but we’re glad someone has. The team over at Newtown brewery Young Henry’s have spent months (or maybe even years) pondering the question, analysing the famous Australian singer-songwriter’s personality to concentrate into their latest brew, which […]

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On the Shelf: Black Hops III Midnight Pale Ale (Limited Edition)

November 22, 2015

Black Hops III Midnight Pale Ale is a very limited edition brew created by QLD’s Black Hops Brewing in collaboration with the recently released Call of Duty: Black Ops III. It may seem weird at first, almost sacrilegious, to use a craft beer to market one of the biggest gaming franchises of all time, but […]

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Young Henry’s Real Ale is now available on tap across Australia

November 14, 2015

Young Henry’s have seen their popular Real Ale soar in popularity, and even win a gold medal at last year’s JD Wetherspoons’ Spring International Real Ale Festival. Put forth as an Australian interpretation of a classic British Bitter with a half-half blend of English and Aussie malts, YH Real Ale remains one of their most […]

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