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 20182019-04-29T13:05:56+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?2019-04-23T16:33:29+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

Tasmanian Craft Beer Journey – Part I

Esk BeerFest and our Tasmanian Craft Beer Journey – Part I A few months ago, we took a trip to Tasmania for the annual BeerFest*.  It’s an amazing opportunity for us to network, catch up with friends and see family, [...]

Tasmanian Craft Beer Journey – Part I2018-04-06T12:41:07+10:00

Why Buy Merchandise?

Why you should buy (beer) merchandise, aka #beerswag A favourite beer tshirt or refillable growler whose logo is fading from so much use. Whether it’s a cap, a beer glass, a sticker, a key ring or a bottle opener, we [...]

Why Buy Merchandise?2018-04-06T12:41:07+10:00

Beer + Chocolate Tasting: What are the best pairings?

Maybe you're gearing yourself up for the family's visit over the Easter holidays and wondering how to stock your fridge, or perhaps you have lots of chocolate eggs calling your name and need something to wash them down with. No [...]

Beer + Chocolate Tasting: What are the best pairings?2018-04-06T12:41:08+10:00

Bacchus Brewing – Honky Stonk Woman

Dessert beer for any climate It may be hot and sweaty here in Queensland, but that doesn't mean dark beers are off the menu. Cue Bacchus Brewing Co's Honky Stonk Woman, a combination of deep, rich, delicious flavours of coffee, [...]

Bacchus Brewing – Honky Stonk Woman2018-04-06T12:41:09+10:00

Craft Beer Bottle Shops & Bars Gold Coast

As always, we highly recommend drinking at and buying from your nearest brewery. There’s almost nothing that can beat the taste of a beer fresh from the tank, and knowing your beer hasn't been sitting in the Queensland sun is always [...]

Craft Beer Bottle Shops & Bars Gold Coast2019-04-04T14:54:57+10:00

Winners are Grinners

August saw us run a competition to increase our presence and visibility within the Gold Coast and Brisbane craft beer scene, and of course competitions mean PRIZES! Our winners entered by filling out a short form and - voila! - [...]

Winners are Grinners2017-10-24T14:09:56+10:00