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…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #10

    Again, another big lull between editions due to the craziness that is life. Winter has swept in and that means all the winter releases and darker beers enter the fray. There is also some Beer and BBQ news and first time release beers coming out and a few new breweries to add to…

Super Stout Sunday: An Analysis

Good Beer Wheaty is over for another year and I was stoked to be invited to host a competitive blind tasting. These sort of events are always a blast and great for comparing a similar style side by side. With stout, there is quite a few different varieties, with subtle and not so subtle differences…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #9

It has been too long between editions, which means that there is heaps of new content to share with you all. We have breweries for sale, breweries sold, pubs for sale, heaps of new beers and heaps of events. Remember, if you have something that you think fits the parameters of this newsletter style post,…

Versus Battle #7: Double IPA

A special edition ‘Versus Battle’, with not two but three double IPAs being thrown into the ring to battle it out stylistically. Two of the battlers reign from South Australia and one ring-in from Victoria. The style guidelines for the Double IPA have been added to the bottom of the article. The Clare Valley IIPA…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #8

Since the last edition, so much has happened in the South Australian craft beer industry, the government has handed some more money out, new venues have opened, and the season has ticked over to autumn. With nearly twenty new beers to announce and even a few industry jobs available. Grab a beer, settle in to…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #7

  Another jam packed issue of ‘What’s Happening in SA’, with some huge news, heaps of events and some new beers too. With the beginning of the working year behind me, I finally found some time to whip up another edition. Here we go. Remember, if you have something that you think fits the parameters…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #6

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all my readers, I thank you for following along in 2017 and 2018 looks to be a belter. Already there is news of at least ten new breweries or tap houses that will be opening or upgrading in 2018, which is huge news considering we are not even one month in…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #5

2017 is drawing to a close and this issue will be the last until 2018. Closer to New Years, I will be releasing a reflection on what each brewery has been up to this year and some news about what is on the horizon. There has been plenty happening around SA and again this issue…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #4

Summer is just around the corner, which by chance happens to be the busiest time for the craft beer industry. There has been quite a lot happening in SA and some exciting new ventures on the horizon. Remember, if you have something that you think fits the parameters of this newsletter style post, please email…

What’s Happening in SA: Issue #3

  I am back from Japan and there is a large collection of juicy South Australian craft beer news, events, new beers and general shenanigans going on. Remember, if you have something that you think fits the parameters of this newsletter style post, please email the details through to me at thecraftbeerking@gmail.com. Let’s begin. Events:…