What’s Happening in SA: Issue #13

It is that time of year again, when it starts to hit peak beer drinking weather and the festivals start to pop up all over. In this issue, we have added yet another brewery to the directory, have removed one and found out about another that needs more investigation. There are a few jobs that…

Haaaaaave You Met……Dan Wright?

Dan Wright, owner of Swell Brewing Co, has been around the South Australian craft beer scene since 2011. Born from his love of surfing followed by a couple of beers, Swell brings the surfing culture to the beer scene. Originally starting out as a gypsy brewer, Dan now has his very own brewery and tap…

Haaaaaave You Met……Stuart Kirk?

Have you met Stuart Kirk from SK Beverages? There is a big possibility you haven’t quite crossed paths with Stu, as he released his first beer and label just this week. He launched with ‘Black Top’ Blonde Ale, a beer designed for long hot days on the road. An easy drinking beer with enough flavour…

Haaaaaave You Met……Pete Wellington?

Say guten tag to Pete Wellington from Mephisto Brewing Company, a nano brewery located south of Adelaide. Inspiration for many of Pete’s beers draw on the years that he lived and drank in Germany with the purists of old. His beers are brewed in very small batches, just 200L at a time. The core range…

Haaaaaave You Met……Agi Gajic?

Meet Agi, beer brewer for female led beverage company, Sparkke Change. These ladies launched their social message branded label in late 2016, with Agi driving the beer side of the company. Recently, Sparkke have announced that they are building a taproom and brewery in the Adelaide City; more specifically Whitmore Square. There is a hive…

Haaaaaave You Met……Toy Soldier?

  Introducing Paul and Cori from Toy Soldier Brewing Company. Definitely new onto the scene in SA, launching their first beers and brand at the 2018 Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival. This company surprised a lot of people, as they flew under the radar before appearing at the festival, offering two beers, including their first…

Haaaaaave You Met……Oscar Matthews?

I first met Oscar in Byron Bay, at the 2015 Stone Beer brew day, at the Stone and Wood brewery. He was invited by the Adelaide S+W representative as he was always a big supporter of their range in the bottle shop that he worked in at the time; the Stirling Hotel Cellars and Patisserie….

Haaaaaave You Met……Simple Brew Co?

  Chances are, you haven’t quite met all the Simple Brew Co crew just yet, mainly because there are seven of them. These guys come from a variety different backgrounds, with jobs in the health and fitness and fire fighting sectors just to name a few. Their philosophy is simple, they just want to make…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #12

  There is never a dull moment here in SA and in this month’s issue, we have tons of beer events (especially around Father’s Day), four new breweries added to the directory and a stellar line up of new beers. In case you missed the post, Haaaaaave You Met is back for a second showing….

Haaaaaave You Met……Marco Bona?

Haaaaaave You Met is back! With quite a few new brewing companies popping up, I thought it would be a great idea to introduce some new faces and their story. There are also some new questions thrown into the mix to spice things up a little. First up, is Marco Bona from Libation Army Brewing…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #11

Who said South Australia is sleepy in the colder months? Because they would be incredibly wrong. We have just added another four new breweries to the directory, have a plethora of new beers and some new events to show you. Since the last issue, Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival has come and gone with another…

South Australian Success

    South Australian brewers will fly home with a swag of awards after the Independent Brewers Associations awards ceremony last night in Sydney. The Mismatch Brewing team were beaming in particular, taking out the ‘Best Beer in Show’ for their Munich Helles style lager. Brewer Owen Lyons was at the ceremony to accept the…