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Brewery Owning Companies

March 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

As the craft beer industry in Australia continues to grow, the normal elements of industry growth are beginning to form. One of these is the change in ownership and [...]

Brewery List: Update No. 23 (January 2020)

January 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Our first update of 2020 adds those breweries that have opened since our last update in October 2019, together with those that missed the last update. As well as the total [...]

Next in Line?

December 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Since 2015 we’ve been identifying through a number of articles called Who’s Next, Who’s Next Now?, and Who’s Next in Line which are the most likely [...]

Brewery List: Update No. 22 (October 2019)

October 28, 2019 // 1 Comment

As we get closer to the end of the year, the October update adds those breweries that have opened since our last update in July 2019, together with those that missed the last [...]

What is Independent Beer?

September 26, 2019 // 1 Comment

In May 2017 the Australian Craft Beer Industry Association (CBIA) decided to rebrand and become the Independent Brewers Association (IBA) removing the Corporate Craft Beer [...]

Brewery List: Update No. 21 (July 2019)

August 10, 2019 // 1 Comment

Our mid year update of 2019 adds those breweries that have opened since our last update in April 2019, together with those that missed the last update. The “rate of [...]

UPDATE: New Breweries in 2018

April 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

In January we posted about the new breweries that opened in 2018. Following our recent Brewery List update, where we added a number of new breweries that opened towards the [...]

Brewery List: Update No. 20 (April 2019)

April 8, 2019 // 1 Comment

Our first update of 2019 adds those breweries that have opened since our last update in December 2018, together with those that opened late last year that missed the last [...]

New Breweries in 2018

January 17, 2019 // 2 Comments

Last year, 2018, saw the highest ever number of new craft beer breweries added to The Brewery List. The total number of new craft breweries that opened in Australia in 2018 [...]

Brewery List: Update No. 19 (December 2018)

December 19, 2018 // 1 Comment

Our last update of 2018 adds those breweries that have opened since October. It has been another big year for Australian craft beer with 73 new breweries opening in 2018. The [...]

Brewery List: Update No. 18 (October 2018)

October 9, 2018 // 1 Comment

This is our biggest update since we started the Brewery List in 2014. Since our last update in June, there has been a huge number of new breweries opening – the most in [...]

2017 Brewery Openings and Closures

January 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

2017 was another big year for the Australian Craft Beer industry with: 61 new craft beer breweries opening 16 closing and being removed from our Brewery List, and 4 selling [...]

Brewery List: Update No. 14 (July 2017)

July 29, 2017 // 1 Comment

Our latest update of 2017 still sees the continuing opening of new craft beer breweries in Australia. With the trend, for the past 3 years, of a new craft beer brewery [...]

Sunshine Coast Breweries Boom update

June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

In February last year we highlighted the boom in Sunshine Coast breweries.  Mirroring the rest of the country, that boom has continued with more new breweries opening and [...]

The Return of Eumundi Brewing

October 25, 2016 // 1 Comment

In an interesting collaboration, big brewers Lion are working with the independently owned Imperial Hotel in Eumundi to bring back brewing to the small Sunshine Coast [...]

Road Trip: Northern NSW

August 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

A recent long weekend proved to be the perfect incentive to take a road trip around some northern NSW breweries that we’ve not been to before. Apart from the great beer on [...]

Review: ikegger growler – Pour as you go

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

It seems that everyone loves growlers, us included.  Especially then they are metal, shiny and look like mini kegs.  And if that wasn’t enough, there are now tap systems [...]
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