Beer & Cider

Vale Brewing Launches New Beer and New Can Format

Vale Brewing Launches New Beer and New Can Format

Vale Brewing has launched its newest addition, the Vale Mid Coast Bright Ale, announced a small batch release of The Gauntlet ESB. The Vale Mid Coast Bright Ale pays tribute to the brewery’s home in McLaren Vale region. Vale Head Brewer, Jeff Wright, said, “Mid Coast Bright Ale is a testament to the beautiful South Australian coastline where the brewery is located. The Mid Coast is home to some of South A...

Read More »

Opera Bar Partners with Endeavour Vintage Beer Co to Release New Brew

Opera Bar Partners with Endeavour Vintage Beer Co to Release New Brew

Opera Bar has announced a partnership with Endeavour Vintage Beer Co. Under the guidance of Head Brewer Andy Stewart, the two brands have developed a new vintage beer named Opera Bar Summer Ale. Paul Lambert, General Manager Independents, Endeavour Vintage Beer Co says: “This is [our] first collaboration, and we are extremely proud that it is with the Opera Bar Team. The guys have been right behind this p...

Read More »

The Best of the Craft Beer Festivals

The Best of the Craft Beer Festivals

From Hop Harvests to Brewery Cellar Doors... As craft beer has begun to firmly cement itself in the Australian market, so too have beer festivals. Where not too long ago you might have struggled to attend a couple of memorable beer events in a year, now you can get to something every month, if not every week. The scene has simply exploded. By Ian Kingham From the Beaujolais-style celebrations of the annu...

Read More »

CUB Assures Customers of Beer Supplies

CUB Assures Customers of Beer Supplies

Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) has promised that it will have adequate supplies of beer for its customers and consumers this upcoming peak season. After concerns about its recent change of outsourced providers , CUB has been w orking with unions to resolve the dispute. CUB has addressed untrue claims and offered the following statement: “Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) has reassured their custome...

Read More »

Rekorderlig Withdraws Cocktail Cans

Rekorderlig Withdraws Cocktail Cans

Rekorderlig has made the decision to temporarily withdraw its Cocktail Cans after discovering an issue that compromises the quality of the product. Rekorderlig has asked all retailers to withdraw the Rekorderlig Cocktail Cans to ensure that no other consumer experience is affected by the defect. Rekorderlig will be replacing the stock. A small manufacturing defect in the cans has resulted in some non-harm...

Read More »

BWS Backs Good Beer Co. to Protect the Reef

BWS Backs Good Beer Co. to Protect the Reef

BWS has partnered with The Good Beer Co to “help save the world, one good beer at a time”. Launched with a crowdfunding campaign in November 2015, The Good Beer Co is Australia's first social enterprise beer company, working with Australian brewers to create and sell beer whilst raising money for worthy causes. 100 BWS stores across Queensland are now stocking the company’s first beer, Great Barrier Beer,...

Read More »

Hahn SuperDry Refuses to Settle with Latest Campaign

Hahn SuperDry Refuses to Settle with Latest Campaign

Hahn Superdry 'Never Settle' Hahn SuperDry has just unveiled its latest campaign entitled ‘Never Settle’, coaxing consumers from their "comfort zone" and establishing a true brand meaning for Hahn. The multi-million dollar campaign will convey inspirational messages to drive home the idea that one's routine of comfort should not rob them of what life has to offer. The campaign will be one of Hahn's large...

Read More »

CCA and Molson Coors Extend Distribution Agreement

CCA and Molson Coors Extend Distribution Agreement

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) extended its distribution agreement with Molson Coors this week, agreeing to also manage the American brewer's new Miller Genuine Draft (MGD) and Miller Chill beers in Australia. The two beers will join Molson Coors' Coors Light and Blue Moon brands in Australia, which have been managed by CCA since 2013. CCA's Managing Director of Alcohol and Coffee, Shane Richardson said, “This ne...

Read More »

IBISWorld: Alcohol Consumption to Reach All Time Low

IBISWorld: Alcohol Consumption to Reach All Time Low

A new report released by IBISWorld this week, predicts that alcohol consumption in Australia will reach an all-time low in 2016-17. Researchers are estimating figures that will put consumption at the lowest it's been in the last 50 years. Alcohol consumption in Australia has been consistently declining over the last few years. Now, IBISWorld expects per capita alcohol consumption will decrease by a furthe...

Read More »

AB InBev Completes SABMiller Mega-Merger

AB InBev Completes SABMiller Mega-Merger

AB InBev completed its multi-billion acquisition of SABMiller on 11 October, having divested several the joint companies' brands in Europe, Asia, and the US, which had been holding up final regulatory approvals. The mega-merger created Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, the world's largest brewer. The acquisition saw AB InBev sell Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brand families in Europe to Asahi Group Holdings, whi...

Read More »
Share the News