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Brew & A: Bright's Reid Stratton

As Bright Brewery prepare to launch their first "Mystery Beer" we caught up with head brewer Reid Stratton. The recent signing from New England Brewing Co has a fascinating past take in Jolly Pumpkin and musical squeaks and farts.

Yesterday by James Smith


Matilda Bay's Founder To Return

October 15th, 2019 by James Smith

The man credited with kick-starting a revolution in Australian beer is to return to the brewing company he founded. Phil Sexton is to open a Matilda Bay brewery venue in Healesville in partnership with CUB.


Who Brews Reckless Beers?

October 14th, 2019 by Mick Wust

From homebrew in the bathtub to brewpubs in Portland then gypsy brewing in Sydney's Inner West, the story of Reckless Brewing is one of three friends who could have their own sitcom.


Crafty Crawls: Newcastle

October 11th, 2019 by Neil Richardson

Newcastle's history is one of hard working and hard drinking and today the coastal city boasts a plethora of excellent spots to enjoy good beer. The recently built light rail means it's easier than ever to get between them too.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: beerstagram_au

October 10th, 2019 by Guy Southern

As users explore the possibilities within Instagram, beer-loving users are becoming ever more creative. A fine example is Sergio Montenegro, who has started bringing beer labels to vivid live at @beerstagram_au.


The Collaborators: White Labs

October 9th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Chris White is a hero among brewers worldwide. His White Labs operation has been supplying a growing number of yeasts to brewers (and winemakers) for decades. We caught up with him when he was speaking at BrewCon.


Crafty Cabal Update - October 2019

October 9th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Want to know what's going on with The Crafty Cabal, our beer lovers bonus scheme? In this update, there's more giveaways, more specials and info on an upcoming event too.


Who Brews Old Slang Beers?

October 7th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Idioms and old sayings are a popular source for breweries seeking inspiration for beer names and that's where new Victorian operation Old Slang have gone too. We caught up with the man behind the beers to find out more.


The Booze World's Crowdfunding Barassi Line

October 3rd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Since it became an option in Australia late last year, a number of breweries have launched equity crowdfunding campaigns. But none of them have been in WA or SA and, according to crowdfunding platform Birchal, that's because they can't.


Aussie Exports: Brent Soutar

October 2nd, 2019 by Mick Wust

In this Aussie Exports, we chat with globetrotter Brent Soutar about his brewing journey, and peek voyeuristically behind the curtain at his current employer, the world renowned Firestone Walker.

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