It's challenging gaining a foothold in Melbourne for any brewer or small producer these days, and it's tougher still if you're based in the regions. New venture FROM the Collective hopes to change that by bringing the country to Carlton.
Within the Australian craft beer community, there is a handful of characters almost everyone seems to know – or at least knows of. Liam Pereira is one of those characters. We caught up with him as he prepares to oversee his first Sydney Beer Week.
With the Winter Solstice just gone and Independence Day coming, there's plenty of themed events taking place across the country. Plus we've got a FODMAP friendly pub tour, showcases galore, luscious dinners and free beers for Crafty supporters.
Such is the splendour of the local beer world these days, there’s no time for idle sitting; new beers must be launched, birthdays must be celebrated, legends must be toasted.
Whether you need something for your sweetheart, a massive hit for you hoppy heart, or want to get to the heart of what the beer community is about, the smorgasbord that is the world of Australian beer events has everything you need.
The end of the year is nigh and with it comes one final splurge of beer events across the country. If all you want for Christmas is a new beer or a tap takeover, you're very much in luck, while there are dinners, festivals and more too.
Birthdays galore in the latest fortnightly roundup of new and forthcoming beer events. There's also plenty for hop fiends, some cask ale action, bowls and, as is customary these days, some specials for Crafty Pint supporters.
Ideas for brewing companies can come from anywhere. In the case of Otherside, the aim was to create beers and cider for major events in WA. Guy Southern chats to the two guys charged with bringing Sunset Events plan to life.
In the final lull before brewers start frantically trying to produce enough beer for the summer and venues start preparing for Christmas festivities, November has seen fit to serve us up a merry melange of excellent events...
With tap takeovers and funky beers galore bookended by homebrewing and beer for a very good cause, the latest round-up of events ought to leave you feeling entirely fulfilled with the state of beer in Australia...