Balter and Green Beacon

In the world of Australian craft beer, there were two large announcements in the second half of 2019, which sent tongues wagging and many independent craft beer supporters into meltdown. The first came in August, when it was announced that [...]

Balter and Green Beacon2020-02-04T14:09:08+10:00

Who Owns Australian Craft Breweries?

Unsure if the beer you're drinking is craft? The number of independent, small craft breweries in Australia - also called micro breweries or boutique breweries - has been growing steadily in the past few years. An ever-changing ebb-and-flow of openings [...]

Who Owns Australian Craft Breweries?2020-02-01T09:47:08+10:00

Queensland Beer Festivals 2019

Queensland Beer Festivals 2019 Two of Queensland's best known Beer Festivals have been and gone for 2019: the Gold Coast's Crafted Beer Festival 2019 and the most recent iteration of Brisbane's Beer InCider. With hundreds of beers on tap from [...]

Queensland Beer Festivals 20192020-02-01T09:18:59+10:00

Newcastle Roadtrip 2018

Newcastle Roadtrip - November 2018 Back in November we took a few days off and hit the road to check out a few of the breweries in northern New South Wales. It’s been on the radar for a while, especially [...]

Newcastle Roadtrip 20182019-10-20T10:07:42+10:00

Brewsvegas 2019: Follow-Up

Brewsvegas 2019 Follow-Up And just like that, a month has passed since Brewsvegas 2019. We had big plans, thinking we're still young enough to rock our party pants all week long, but alas - the train ride to and from [...]

Brewsvegas 2019: Follow-Up2019-04-23T16:34:35+10:00

Choosing the best brewery tour

What should you look for when choosing the best brewery tour? With the explosion of craft breweries across Australia, more and more companies are starting up to showcase the venues in their region. There are varying levels of professional tour [...]

Choosing the best brewery tour2019-03-01T16:51:31+10:00

No-Name Beers: The new fad in Australian brewing?

One trend that seems to be gaining popularity in the brewing world is the turning away from unique beer names to the brewery simply using the beer style as the beer name. Recent examples include Fortitude, Wayward and Southern Bay [...]

No-Name Beers: The new fad in Australian brewing?2019-05-27T17:47:42+10:00

Independent Beer in Australia

With the recent release of the Australian Independent Beer logo in May 2018, now is a good time to revisit craft beer ownership in Australia. At Hop On Brewery Tours, we want to state that ownership does not necessarily affect [...]

Independent Beer in Australia2018-10-16T12:00:07+10:00

AIBAs 2018 and Award Winning Queensland Beer

AIBAs 2018 and Award-Winning Queensland Beers If you haven’t been keeping up with what’s happening in the beer world, that’s ok. We’re here to help you out. The need to know is this: most beer-lovers in the Sunshine State are [...]

AIBAs 2018 and Award Winning Queensland Beer2019-04-04T14:55:58+10:00

Tasmanian Craft Beer Journey – Part II

Our Tasmanian Craft Beer Journey – Part II Time for our annual, 2018 pilgrimage to Tasmania for the BeerFest, and updated research on the Tasmanian Craft Beer scene! As mentioned in our last post, we normally fly into Hobart, spend [...]

Tasmanian Craft Beer Journey – Part II2018-04-13T12:31:55+10:00
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