James Squire

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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James Squire is releasing a porter using 220 year old yeast discovered in a shipwreck

May 16, 2018

James Squire will release what is being said to be their more rare and special beer to date, giving new life to one of the world’s oldest surviving recipes using 220 years old yeast discovered in the depths of Australia’s oldest merchant shipwreck – Sydney Cove – which ran aground in the waters surrounding Tasmania’s […]

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James Squire will release limited edition Hop Father XPA in January

December 20, 2017

Now in its second year, the limited edition Hop Father has become an anticipated annual fixture on the release calendar for legendary brewery James Squire. It’s latest iteration is the Hope Father XPA newly released and brewed especially by seventh descendants of James Squire, brothers Ben, Matt and Chris Cooper. The brothers got together at […]

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James Squire is opening an all-day dining brewhouse in Circular Quay (Sydney)

October 23, 2017

Australia’s first commercial brewery,¬†James Squire, is coming to the Overseas Passenger Terminal building at Circular Quay with the opening of The Squire’s Landing, an all encompassing brewhouse featuring a restaurant, bar and micro-brewery. A joint venture between The Mantle Group and Lion, the venue will be taking over the former Doyles’ Restaurant space with development […]

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Tall Tale: James Squire release passionfruit and guava infused ale in time for spring

September 27, 2017

Pushing into the spring season, James Squire have unleashed a tropical flavour onto the market, tasking Camperdown’s Malt Shovel Brewery with creating a new limited release titled the James Squire Tall Tale Tropicana Spring Ale. Aiming for a sessionable profile, the beer is being defined as a complex, light ale, making use of tropical fruit […]

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James Squire have just opened a new pub in Frankston (Melbourne)

June 19, 2017

James Squire have opened up a new dedicated Brewhouse over in Frankston to bring Melbourne a fresh take on their awarded brews. Named The Cheeky Squire the just-opened pub serves as a substantial makeover to the former Davey’s Bar & Restaurant, which has long been a fixture on the famed “pub corner” that sits at […]

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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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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 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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