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…

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…

Haaaaaave You Met……Tom O’Reilly?

I first met Tom in March 2015 at the Stone and Wood Brewery in Byron Bay. Whilst assisting in that year’s Stone Beer, he also helped to create another limited release; The Beers of the Earth. Tom has since moved to South Australia and is leading up the brewing at Barossa Valley Brewing Company. In…

Haaaaaave You Met……Denham D’Silva?

Introducing Denham D’Silva, owner and founder of Barossa Valley Brewing Company.  Beers such as ‘Hop Heaven, Canis Major and I Can’t Believe it’s Not Bacon’, are released from this brewery. The Hop Heaven and Canis Major are awarded winning beers with Hop Heaven being awarded multiple gold medals at the AIBA awards and the Canis…

Haaaaaave You Met……Janie Butterworth?

Say hello to the final piece of the puzzle at Beer Garden Brewing Company in Port Lincoln. With a background in chemical analysis and quality control, Janie was always meant to own her own brewery some day. She has a love for darker beers and (as you will soon read) has even replace her morning…

Haaaaaave You Met……Dan Treagus?

Haaaaaave You Met Dan Treagus, man of many talents at Port Lincoln brewery, Beer Garden? I am told that Dan is a bit of a legend in the home brew scene in Port Lincoln so the natural progression was going to always gravitate towards a full time brewing position. Before starting at Beer Garden, Dan…