The 2019 Australian Craft Beer Survey results backed up what a lot of anecdotal evidence has shown over the past five years – Australian consumers like their craft beer. The survey showed that the attitude of 68 per cent of those surveyed towards the regular release of new/limited beers was ‘exciting and shows the creativity … Continue reading Keeping spirits high: brewing in a niche market
The art of brewing a fine beer demands time and patience. Equally important, selecting the right processing equipment will ensure that the taste is always as expected. Although the craft beer market in Australia is still new, the beer brewing industry is expanding rapidly across the country. As reported by The Independent Brewers Association, local … Continue reading Why batching is crucial when it comes to brewing
There’s nothing better than two mates coming together over a cold one on a spring afternoon. Born out of Botany, NSW, two mates have done just that, developing a limited-edition craft beer. In an Australian first, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes take centre stage in a craft beer collaboration with microbrewery One Drop Brewing Co. The two … Continue reading Kelloggs taps into craft market with cornflake beer
The rise of Queensland as a craft beer powerhouse, the increasing popularity of independently owned breweries, and the importance of ‘localism’ are some of the key trends revealed in Australia’s biggest craft beer poll. Now in its eleventh year, the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll shines a powerful spotlight on the trends, brands … Continue reading GABS Hottest 100 Aussie craft beers of 2018 announced
Craft brewers and distillers will no longer pay additional tax, allowing them to compete on fairer terms with large beverage companies. May’s Federal Budget saw the Government increase the amount beverage companies can claim back on their excise and extend the concessional draught beer excise rate to smaller kegs, typically used by craft brewers. The … Continue reading Budget sees craft beer tax cut
Craft brewers and distillers will no longer pay additional tax, allowing them to compete on fairer terms with large beverage companies.
Brewpack and Stockade Brew are restructuring under the newly formed Tribe Breweries umbrella and will expand into a new facility in Goulburn.
The Western Australian Government’s goal to raise the value of tourism to $12 billion by 2020 could be boosted by more attention to ales, pilsners and lagers.
Automation can play a major role in lifting production and increasing profits for craft beer brewers.
Australia’s small and independent brewers have voted overwhelmingly to removing large brewers from the membership of their trade body.
Rocks Brewing has released a new beer, namely the Conviction Series Seasonal Nectarine Wit Bier. Originally made in Belgium’s regional areas, Witbier is believed to date back to the 1400s. The soil in these areas was rich and agrarianism was strong with farmers growing crops of barley, wheat and oats, all of which were used … Continue reading Rocks Brewing releases Nectarine Wit Bier
A revitalized Rivafest will be held on the banks of the Murray River in Renmark this Saturday 14th January.
Beer maker Asahi has bought Melbourne-based brewer Mountain Goat.
UK premium snack brand Tyrrells Crisps has just acquired the Melbourne-based Yarra Valley Snack Foods in a move that will facilitate any attempts by the company to establish a manufacturing base in Australia.