Newstead Brewing Co – Wastelands Red Rye Ale

Getting beer mail is an enormous treat and a great privilege. I never in a gazillion years thought that I would receive beer IN THE MAIL! So to kick off what I hope will be more blog posts, I’d like write this post as a thank-you to Newstead for sending me the Wastelands Red Rye Ale. Wastelands is Newstead… Continue reading Newstead Brewing Co – Wastelands Red Rye Ale

Archive Tap Takeover -Stone Brewing Co.

Last Thursday I got off my ample backside and headed to Archive for the Stone Brewing Tap Takeover. I’ve been laying fairly low lately so to retire the glorious role of being a home body, I broke the outing drought with this event hosted by Archive Beer Boutique. To be honest I hadn’t looked at the beer list… Continue reading Archive Tap Takeover -Stone Brewing Co.

Craft Beer Vs Mainstream – What’s the Bloody Difference?

My friends and family ask me about the difference between craft beer and mainstream beer; a curiosity they always chirp when they see me down my favourite crafty brew. So, given I am no expert in brewing or beer, I’ll attempt to give my tuppence worth! First, let’s distinguish a microbrewery and a large commercial mainstream… Continue reading Craft Beer Vs Mainstream – What’s the Bloody Difference?

Bentspoke Brewing Co Are Expanding!

When I’m not at home in Brisbane, I’m at home in Canberra, and my partner Graham is very aware how much this news from Bentspoke Brewing will excite me. Canberra is fast becoming a destination for great restaurants, cafes, bars and in my opinion, fab brews! Hot on the heels of Canberra Beer Week, Bentspoke… Continue reading Bentspoke Brewing Co Are Expanding!