Time for our penultimate look back on the year in beer. This time our attention turns to New South Wales, where a panel led by Nick O cast their minds back over 12 months and came up with the new releases that impressed them the most.
The long-mooted expansion of the Beer DeLuxe brand across Australia is gathering pace. In the coming weeks, new venues will open in Wagga Wagga and Darling Harbour with more planned, as Nick O discovers.
Since leaving the brewing company he put on the map, former Riverside man Dave Padden has relaunched as Akasha. After months brewing with friends at Rocks, he's about to release the first beers from his new Five Dock home.
A sour beer has been named Australia's best craft beer of 2015, while there was more champion glory for Two Birds and Modus Operandi, as well as Freo's Monk at last night's Craft Beer Awards in Sydney.
After years of challenges and hurdles that would have forced others to give it up, Steve Drissell is finally set to open his Glebe brewpub Staves. Nick O traces his tale from illness-inducing home brews to 12-tap venue.
The Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Awards saw the Sydney Brewery take out trophies in both beer and cider, with the majority of the record number of golds awarded also going to NSW breweries.
They are one of the longest-running contract brewing companies in Australia and put a unique spin on their beers. As they celebrated turning five, Nick Oscilowski chatted with two-thirds of the Endeavour team about their unusual path to success.
The program for the fifth Sydney Craft Beer Week has been released and sees international guests joining locals as 130 events unfold over nine days.
The growth in the number of small brewing companies, often gypsies using others' facilities, continues to rise. Nick O catches up with another: NSW based Merchant Brewing.
Sydney's Inner West is awash with brewers. We caught up with two of the newest, Ironbridge Brewing, for our latest Who Brews...? feature.