Each year my family’s yearly Christmas getaway takes us south for a few weeks to just over the Queensland New South Wales boarder, to the Tweed Coast. A great area with some great townships and watering holes! Generally a day trip here and there takes us to one of the more touristy towns in the vicinity, and Byron Bay gets a visit from us most years. Even though I’d normally stay away from this alternative holiday mecca during this period, this time a strategically planned trip would see some benefits – in the way of a few brewery visits to the two breweries that Byron harbours.
The main road from the highway into Bryon normally is bumper to bumper during this time, so when you come to the commercial estate on the left it’s well worth dropping into Continue Reading
Over 100 events at over 60 venues celebrating the people, the places and the pints that make up Brisbane’s beer community. Head to the website for more updates on events, the venue map, competitions and one hell of a launch party.
Brewsvegas is a grass roots, community minded celebration of Brisbane’s burgeoning craft beer culture set to run from the 22nd to the 29th of March, 2015. We aim to promote innovation, creativity and collaboration to help nurture and grow a local beer scene already replete with passionate contributors.
The inaugural Brewsvegas in 2014 saw 40 venues stage 90 events through the week, displaying fantastic creativity, passion and individuality. In the year since, many new venues and events have sprung into being and action; to spread the good word and champion great beer. As Brisbane’s thirst for better beer has continued to grow, so have the quantity and quality of venues offering good beer, and so has Brewsvegas. Now in its second year, some 65 venues will celebrate Brewsvegas with some 120 events for the week. Continue Reading
Well it’s not a usual thing for me to venture out on a workday night, generally I stay home with the family and my craft beer fridge and watch something on the idiot box or surf the interweb with a glass in hand! But after getting an invite to an upcoming comedy night and having a chat to Gavin Croft about this little shindig, I decided to break from tradition and mosey on along.
Glad I did! Because it would have to be the best Continue Reading
The Vine Liquor Mart Cleveland
Now I’m not sure I want to put this out on the interweb about this liquor mart as it’s my local craft beer store, and for me it’s like being a kid in a candy store, and I love candy, and I’ve got it all to myself! I can go in there and select from the weekly delivers with out fear of them selling out before I get there. Continue Reading