Not that long ago, the Sunshine Coast was home to just one brewery. Now, there's more than a dozen of one sort or another dotting the coast and Hinterland and more on the way.
Winter is traditionally the toughest time for brewers as sales slow. With competition already fierce and more brewing companies closing or selling, can we expect to see bloodshed? Or does the future remain bright?
Many brewers love them, their characteristics are ideal for Australia's climate, they offer diversity and are wonderful with food. So why are saisons proving a harder sell than most in today's beer world?
Blizzard Brewery's third birthday celebrations will likely bring mixed feelings for owner Mark Hubbard. Following serious health issues, he's decided to put the venue in the Victorian High Country up for sale.
When they worked the stock market, they enjoyed craft beers at the end of the day. So, a few years back, brothers Lance and Craig Masterton decided to embark on a brewing adventure of their own, with Heads of Noosa opening in early 2019.
There's few breweries in Australia with as picturesque a location as Woolshed in SA's Riverland region. At the helm for most of its existence has been Jack Beavis, a local lad who returned to Renmark to follow his brewing dream.
Matt King takes a ferry ride to Kangaroo Island where he caught up with Mike Holden, the man behind the brewery of the same name, for our Who Brews...? series.
One of the longest-established of South Australia's microbreweries turns ten this year. Yet, thanks to a desire to keep things small, local and family-focused, Goodieson have plotted a path that's kept them happily under the radar.
Once better known for its wines, the Adelaide Hills have become a treasure trove for beer lovers. Here, Matt King takes a meandering tour through the many breweries, beer venues and bottleshops that are found throughout.
At the current rate of development, there will be few corners of South Australia without a brewery to call their own. So, as another big year for beer in the state comes to a close, our SA team looks back at the new releases that impressed.