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24 Hour Barley People

24 Hour Barley People

They've brewed barleywines and plenty of double digit ABV beers before, but never anything like this. In what's likely to be an Aussie first, Rocky Ridge have created a 24-hour boil beer to see how far they can push a local farmer's pale malt.

March 5, 2022 by James Smith


The Drinks Adventurer

June 11, 2019 by Mick Wust

Do you like exploring the links between drinks? Past AIBA Best Media winner James Atkinson's podcast Drinks Adventures looks at beer, wine, and spirits, and the collaborations between those world.


The Winemaker, The Chef & The Brewer

October 8, 2018 by Matt King

Victor's Place is a brewery, winery and kitchen that represents the realisation of a dream for three mates. Matt King called into the rustic McLaren Vale venue to catch up with one of the owners to find out more.


The Vinification Of Beer

September 11, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Barrel ageing, mixed fermentation and the mimicking of wine in presenting certain beers isn't new. Yet the blurring of lines between beer and wine continues apace. We speak to brewers and somms operating on the frontier.


A Day In The Life Of A Barrel Room: Boatrocker

October 25, 2017 by Crafty Pint

In May, Boatrocker and Goose Island came together to create a barrel aged beer together. Given they're at the forefront of barrel ageing in their respective countries, the release of October Beer seemed a perfect opportunity for us to run side-by-side features on life in their barrel rooms.


Goat At 20 – Part II

October 6, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Time to bring the story up to date. In part II of our look back at two decades of Mountain Goat, we tell the last 11 of the 20 stories of people, moments and beers that helped build the Melbourne legend.


A Brewer Walks Into A Winery...

September 13, 2017 by Nic Sandery

Ahead of the launch of Molly Rose Brewing, young brewer Nic Sandery has been immersing himself in beer cultures across the world and writing about them for us. More recently, he immersed himself in wine too.


Big Little Bottleshops

September 1, 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.


Mining A Rich Seam

January 13, 2016 by Pia Poynton

Visitors to WA's Great Southern region will probably have visited Boston Brewery and sampled its wares. Now, with a new brewery in place and bottling line on the way, you may not have to travel quite so far to check them out, as Pia Poynton discovered.


A Dozen More

November 17, 2015 by Crafty Pint

We've added a dozen more new listings to our brewery, venue and bottleshop directories since our last roundup. So, as has become our habit, here they are collected in one place in case you missed them first time around.

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