BRICK LANE SECURES FORMER MERCAT CROSS HOTEL IN QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET PRECINCT FOR A WORLD-CLASS VENUE

Brick Lane Brewing has acquired the lease for the well-known Mercat Cross Hotel in Queen Victoria Market precinct, redeveloping the old pub into an exciting world-class venue and immersive beer experience, including a restaurant, bar and educational space. The space is expected to be completely open in March 2023, with some exciting pop-up activity inContinue reading “BRICK LANE SECURES FORMER MERCAT CROSS HOTEL IN QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET PRECINCT FOR A WORLD-CLASS VENUE”

FRENCHIES LAUNCHES BASTILLE DAY THEMED DINNERS, RELEASES LIMITED EDITION REVOLUTION BEER FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

Food and beer lovers can expect iconic French dishes, and a beer made using the finest hops and malts from the Co-Founders’ homeland Frenchies Bistro & Brewery in The Cannery, Rosebery is bringing its Bastille Day celebrations back to Sydneysiders and beer lovers all over the country next month, with a series of Bastille DayContinue reading “FRENCHIES LAUNCHES BASTILLE DAY THEMED DINNERS, RELEASES LIMITED EDITION REVOLUTION BEER FOR THE MONTH OF JULY”

A big bold IPA in celebration of women in beer

Bodriggy launches new brew – TamePunk Abbotsford’s Bodriggy Brewing is set to release its newest beer, TamePunk on Friday 13 May, in collaboration with Pink Boots Society Australia. TamePunk is being released in celebration of Pink Boots Society Australia’s 10th anniversary and honours the mighty women standing up, speaking out and starting courageous conversations.  AContinue reading “A big bold IPA in celebration of women in beer”

This weekend: Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid returns 11-13 March

A weekend dosed in sour power, art and music Bodriggy Brewing Co. is set to once again host its summer sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid. Taking place over three days from 11-13 March Bodriggy Brewpub will play host to ten of the best breweries in the industry, with a jam-packed program of diverse performances including dance,Continue reading “This weekend: Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid returns 11-13 March”

Brick Lane partners with BWS and Dan Murphy’s for One Love ‘Loud & Proud’ Pale Ale ahead of Mardi Gras

Ahead of the 2022 Mardi Gras celebrations, Brick Lane Brewing, Australia’s number one independent brewer, has partnered with BWS and Dan Murphy’s to launch a limited edition version of its award-winning One Love Pale Ale. The ‘Loud & Proud’ One Love Pale Ale will enable people to spread a message of hope, love and inclusionContinue reading “Brick Lane partners with BWS and Dan Murphy’s for One Love ‘Loud & Proud’ Pale Ale ahead of Mardi Gras”

With an epic line-up of bands and breweries, Beechworth’s High Country Hop will be music to your beers

Saturday 2nd April, 2022 Match an IPA with afrobeat or a sour with psych-folk when Beechworth’s High Country Hop returns in April. Join Bridge Road Brewers in celebrating the Victorian hop harvest by indulging in Australia’s favourite destination beer and music festival. Step into beer-music heaven for a day of eclectic and transformative sounds. TheContinue reading “With an epic line-up of bands and breweries, Beechworth’s High Country Hop will be music to your beers”

Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid moves to 11-13 March

A weekend dosed in sour power, art and music Bodriggy Brewing Co. is set to once again host its summer sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid. Taking place over three days from 11-13 March Bodriggy Brewpub will play host to ten of the best breweries in the industry, with a jam-packed program of diverse performances includingContinue reading “Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid moves to 11-13 March”

Electric Kool-Aid 2022 announces more acts and brewers

A weekend dosed in sour power, art and music, 11–13 February.  Bodriggy Brewing Co.’s summer sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid has a jam-packed program of diverse performances including dance, live music and more. The extended line-up has just been announced: Friday, 11 February:Ben Fester, Big Yawn, Jon Jones, Lush Life, Micah Heathwood,Otologic and Squid NebulaContinue reading “Electric Kool-Aid 2022 announces more acts and brewers”

Modus Operandi launches state-of-the-art brewery in Newcastle

Award-winning, nationally recognised brewery, Modus, has just opened the very large doors to its epic new Merewether brewery – a fully operational brewery, alongside an architecturally spectacular and innovative dining space, set in the heart of the beachside Newcastle suburb of Merewether. Grant and Jaz Wearin, the founders and owners of Modus, had always had theirContinue reading “Modus Operandi launches state-of-the-art brewery in Newcastle”

In Conversation with Lachy Crothers at Ballistic Beer Co

Jeremy Ryland visits the Ballistic Beer Co in Salisbury, one of their five Queensland breweries, to chat with Head Brewer Lachy Crothers about all things craft brewing, and to discuss the release of their new Low Ha low carb pale that aims to cater for those who love beer, whilst providing a guilt free experience.Continue reading “In Conversation with Lachy Crothers at Ballistic Beer Co”

Lotus Dining Group launches Australian Rice Lager with White Bay Beer Co.

Sydney’s Lotus Dining Group has released its very own beer – a premium Australian Rice Lager specially designed to pair with the restaurant group’s contemporary Chinese dishes. Created in collaboration with White Bay Beer Co., the Lotus ARL is a clean, crisp and aromatic craft beer that uses rice as the base of the brew, bringingContinue reading “Lotus Dining Group launches Australian Rice Lager with White Bay Beer Co.”

Bodriggy Brewpub presents LUNAVERSE

A three-day immersion of dark and dank independent beer and music | 13–15 August.  Bodriggy Brewpub will dedicate an entire weekend to dissolving the lines between sound, space, craft and taste for LUNAVERSE, 13–15 August, a three-day immersion of dark and dank independent beer and music. LUNAVERSE looks to illuminate dark corners and cast new shadowsContinue reading “Bodriggy Brewpub presents LUNAVERSE”

Koko Black launches its first ever chocolate beer

Australian artisan chocolatier, Koko Black, has teamed up with award-winning homegrown brewer Modus Operandi to launch its first ever beer, Koko Black × MODUS Choc Hazelnut Belgian Stout. Available online from Tuesday, 18 May, the collaboration celebrates the best of both brands, offering a full bodied, expertly crafted Belgian stout (6.9% ABV) with an excitingContinue reading “Koko Black launches its first ever chocolate beer”

Bodriggy joins forces with Hop Nation for Good Beer Week with Froff Fight Night

Plus week-long celebrations: 14–23 May 2021. Bodriggy Brewing Co. is hosting a variety of froffy events during this year’s annual Good Beer Week (GBW) from 14–23 May, including a collaboration with heavyweight Footscray brewery Hop Nation; a week-long Bodriggy Cantina where head chef John Dominguez will match a new dish to the Bodriggy tap beers;Continue reading “Bodriggy joins forces with Hop Nation for Good Beer Week with Froff Fight Night”

Arbory serves up beer-inspired dishes with acclaimed Melbourne chefs for Good Beer Week

Good Beer Kitchen returns to Melbourne’s iconic Arbory Bar & Eatery. Good Beer Kitchen is back on deck at Arbory Bar & Eatery, celebrating some of Australia’s best brewers as a part of the Good Beer Week program on Saturday, 15 May, giving a nod to pairing at its best. Known as the festival’s favouriteContinue reading “Arbory serves up beer-inspired dishes with acclaimed Melbourne chefs for Good Beer Week”

A craft beer hotel is set to open in Australia

BrewDog supercharges its Australian expansion plan, with new sites to open in Sydney and Brisbane.  Australia will soon be home to its first craft beer hotel, thanks to BrewDog Australia. The craft beer trailblazer has announced the exciting development as part of its ambitious two-year blueprint for its Antipodean expansion, which also includes the launchContinue reading “A craft beer hotel is set to open in Australia”

BrewDog wants Aussies to ‘get on the beers’ – now and in the future

The Brisbane brewery has announced an exclusive, limited-edition six pack for its Aussie investors, and gifted ownership of the Brisbane brewery to Mashd N Kutcher if they chart in triple j’s Hottest 100.  Ahead of Mashd N Kutcher’s “Get On The Beers ft Victorian Premier Dan Andrews” charting in the triple j Hottest 100 thisContinue reading “BrewDog wants Aussies to ‘get on the beers’ – now and in the future”

BrewDog, the world’s first carbon-negative beer business, launches Equity For Punks Tomorrow in Australia

The pioneering crowdfunding initiative where Aussie beer lovers can invest in BrewDog’s expansion Down Under and a more sustainable future for beer and the planet. The perfect planet-loving Christmas gift for beer geeks. Craft beer trailblazer BrewDog has launched its pioneering crowdfunding initiative, Equity for Punks Tomorrow, in Australia for the first time. BrewDog wasContinue reading “BrewDog, the world’s first carbon-negative beer business, launches Equity For Punks Tomorrow in Australia”

Birds of a Feather sour beers by Brick Lane Brewing: limited-edition release

Like birds of a feather, we flock together … Three beers spiritually the same, yet wonderfully unique. Brick Lane Brewing is excited to announce an extremely limited-edition release of sour beers called Birds of a Feather. Brick Lane has rediscovered and reimaged the sour style’s thirst-quenching potential with a new range of flavours, including Passionfruit &Continue reading “Birds of a Feather sour beers by Brick Lane Brewing: limited-edition release”

Young Henrys present their Summer Brewers B-Side “From Where You’d Guava Be” Guava & Passionfruit Sour

Proudly independent Newtown brewery and distillery, Young Henrys has announced their next Brewers B-side release, “From Where You’d Guava Be”. The session Passionfruit and Guava sour, released on Monday, 16 November, is available in venues, bottle-os, their online store and Newtown Tasting Bar. Young Henrys Head Brewer, Jesse Searls and Brewer, Andre Keller created theContinue reading “Young Henrys present their Summer Brewers B-Side “From Where You’d Guava Be” Guava & Passionfruit Sour”

Young Henrys present “Dark Sour Of The Moon”, their first Brewers B-side in tinnies

Newtown brewery and distillery, Young Henrys has announced their newest Brewers B-Side release, “Dark Sour of the Moon”. The limited Dark Blueberry Sour beer will be their first-ever B-Side available in the humble tinnie. The Brewers B-Sides series are the “alternative tracks to our hit singles”, providing the brewers the chance to get weird andContinue reading “Young Henrys present “Dark Sour Of The Moon”, their first Brewers B-side in tinnies”

BrewDog announces it will now double offset the carbon footprint of all employees (and their four-legged friends)

Scottish craft brewer BrewDog has announced it is the first employer in the world to ensure that all team members will now be carbon negative, just like the business itself. The move comes as BrewDog announced last month that it has taken the unprecedented step to become carbon negative and that it will remove twiceContinue reading “BrewDog announces it will now double offset the carbon footprint of all employees (and their four-legged friends)”

Prahran Market partners with Moon Dog for footy finals

The ultimate pie and beer tasting box! Prahran Market has partnered up with the team at Moon Dog Brewery to make celebrating finals footy at home a piece of pie! That’s right, the Market’s pie-making Traders have put forward their best gourmet pies to create the ultimate taster box to enjoy whilst watching the game,Continue reading “Prahran Market partners with Moon Dog for footy finals”

Young Henrys and Waywards are celebrating the return of live music with a series of ‘Best Served Loud’ Gigs this October & November

Local Newtown legends Young Henrys and Waywards, The Bank have announced the return of live music to Waywards, with five ‘Best Served Loud’ gigs. Kicking off from Friday, October 23rd, the iconic venue will host five shows across five weeks, with a genre-spanning bill showcasing the best of local acts. Tickets will be $10 withContinue reading “Young Henrys and Waywards are celebrating the return of live music with a series of ‘Best Served Loud’ Gigs this October & November”