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The Collaborators: Freestyle Hops

The Collaborators: Freestyle Hops

If you love limited release hazy beers, you might have spotted the name Freestyle Hops on a can from your favourite brewery. We caught up with the managing director of the NZ grower to find out what the Freestyle life is all about.

June 29, 2022 by Will Ziebell


Fourteen Years Of Fresh Hop Beers

March 16, 2022 by Will Ziebell

The hop harvest is underway in Australia, which means fresh hop beers are on their way. One brewery has been brewing them longer than most: Bridge Road Brewers, so we chatted to co-owner Ben Kraus about 14 years of harvest ales.


Short Back And Sour, Please!

February 11, 2022 by Will Ziebell

It's not uncommon to enjoy a free beer while getting a haircut but La Bodega is taking things further. We caught up with the people behind the barbershop-meets-beer bar for a chat about their plan to bring craft beer to Williamstown.


Beer On The Blockchain

January 12, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Blockchains. Crypto. The metaverse. They're terms we hear about a lot these days but do they have much common ground with the world of beer? We spoke to two Australian brewing companies embracing digital currencies to find out.


Brewers Take A Cold Dip

July 14, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Haze and DDH might be here to stay but brewers are trialling new ways to brew punchy, hoppy beers. We caught up with two Australian brewers taking cues from America to brew "dip hopped" and "cold IPAs".


The Collaborators: AC Hops

April 28, 2021 by Philip Goslin

AC Hops was launched late in 2019 by a couple with little experience in growing hops but a lot of ideas about farming and passion for craft beer. Following their latest harvest, we caught up with Victorian growers.


Black Hops Go AWOL

April 19, 2021 by Brad Gellert

The Gold Coast has added another notch to its brewing belt with the opening of the region's first barrel room. AWOL sits behind Black Hops' original home in Burleigh Heads and is already home to more than 100 barrels.


A Day In The Life Of: A Technical Brewer

April 7, 2021 by James Smith

He gets to play around with new ingredients and techniques as much, if not more, than any brewer in the country, yet you'll never taste his beers. We spent A Day In The Life Of Ellerslie Hop's technical brewer Glenn Harrison.


More Grant Assistance For Victorian Producers

March 15, 2021 by Philip Goslin

Victorian breweries and other craft producers have until March 26, 2021, to apply for up to $15,000 in grants from the state government's "Small-scale and Craft Program" to develop their business operations.


Sydney Brewery Claims Top Prize At Queensland Awards

March 3, 2021 by Crafty Pint

Sydney Brewery claimed yet another major trophy for one of their lagers at the 2021 Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Beer Awards, taking our Grand Champion Beer for their Pilsner.

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