Articles by Kerry McBride

Beer Food: The Chuck Norris of Collingwood

When you've got a brewery, restaurant, bar and deli under one roof, it makes sense to cross-pollinate. And that's what they're doing at The Craft & Co where the symbiosis between beer and food goes beyond simple pairing.

September 21st, 2016 by Kerry McBride


Who Brews as Mr Banks?

September 20th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

The Mornington Peninsula is becoming quite the craft beer destination and the ranks are swelling again as new kids on the block Mr Banks Brewing Co set up shop in Seaford. Meet them in our latest Who Brews...? feature.


Aussie Exports: Brendan Without Borders

September 13th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

We head across The Ditch for our latest Aussie Exports feature. This time we chat to a familiar face from the Melbourne beer scene now working for Beer Without Borders in Auckland, Brendan Amos.


Big Little Bottleshops

September 1st, 2016 by Kerry McBride

As the Wine Republic team opens a third store and Slowbeer prepares to open a second in Fitzroy, Kerry McBride looks at the little bottleshops thinking big.


Beer Travel: Malaysia

August 25th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Five years ago, two Melbourne brothers enticed their cousins to join them and open a craft beer bar in Kuala Lumpur. Taps has ended up spawning Malaysia's nascent craft beer scene, as Kerry McBride discovers.


Pairings From Portland

August 24th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Meet Paul Kasten, a chef who helped pioneer beer and food pairing in Portland and now calls Melbourne home. The head chef that helped launch new brewpub Stomping Ground is coming on board as a beer food expert at The Crafty Pint.


Aussie Exports: Jimmy Krekelberg

August 19th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

From homebrewing in Victoria to hammering at the doors of breweries in Scotland then ending up at one of the world's best in The Netherlands, life on the road's turned out pretty darn well for Jimmy Krekelberg.


Arts & Craft

August 15th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

The link between beer and art has never been stronger than it is today. Kerry McBride speaks to three breweries from Australia and overseas in order to explore how a label can be so much more than just a label.


A Day In The Life Of A: Senior Brewer

August 5th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

What's life like as a commercial brewer? We spent a day with Adrian McNulty, the well-travelled brewer now in the Señor role at Moon Dog, to find out what goes into heading up brewing operations at one of Australia's quirkiest breweries.


Cold As Ice – Brewing In Antarctica

July 29th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

In Antarctica, beer selection is understandably limited. But a group of Australian Antarctic researchers is helping to broaden the options via a growing homebrewing program at Australian research base Casey Station.

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