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A Visitors Guide To Tasmanian Craft Brewers

July 16, 2018

Living on an island has its benefits…if there is ever a zombie apocalypse on the mainland, we should be pretty safe. But that bit stretch of water that keeps us safe from brain eating zombies is also one of the main reasons we miss out on so much down here…great beers, concert tours and of […]


How Not To Home Brew – Part 3

November 22, 2016

Every day is a school day in Home Brew! These home brew instructional videos aren’t really working out how I planned. It was bottling day this week and I was ready to shoot the next instalment for this series. Things were going well, but then, as usual, a hiccup! Don’t let me spoil it for […]


How Not To Home Brew – Part 2

November 7, 2016

Every day is a school day in Home Brew! In case you hadn’t picked up on it, I am a pretty big fan of all things to do with beer, especially home brew! I spend way too much time obsessing over the latest beers, thinking up new ideas for videos to share with you and […]


Introducing The Tasmanian Independent Brewers Association

October 31, 2016

The Craft Beer Scene In Tassie Is Growing Up! If you are a regular reader of my blog (and I hope you are), you would know two things…I live in one of the greatest places in the world, Tasmania, and I used to work for a big brewer. Even though my love for craft beer […]


How Not To Home Brew – Cooling Your Wort

October 24, 2016

Home brew is awesome, but sometimes I mess up! I am not the most experienced guy when it comes to Home Brew, but I do my best. Occasionally I make a few mistakes, and the day that I decided to film my brewing, a mistake did occur. How Not To Cool Down Your Beer – […]


Homebrew! Interested? Then read this!

September 16, 2016

Homebrew is awesome! Hey guys, I just fell across this awesome 2-pager on getting into home brewing. It’s Princeton Homebrew’s, How To Brew 5 Gallons of Beer, which outlines the extract brewing process in really simple terms. If you are just getting started, give it a quick read, and then move on to John Palmer’s, How To […]


Rise Of The Brewing Machines – Craft Beer Lovers, Don’t Be Afraid!

September 12, 2016

Wifey, I wanna get a Brewie! There, I have just said it out loud… This week I happened to fall across a video for a little piece of awesome that is called “The Brewie”. I was at work at the time and I must have had strange a look on my face while I was […]


Too Cold To Brew – Spare A Thought For Tassie’s Brewers This Winter

July 17, 2016

Tassie’s Beer Scene Is More Than Boag’s & Cascade. It’s brew night in my house…the wife and kids are away for the evening and I am all ready to brew my favourite Porter recipe. The problem is, I live in Hobart and we are in the middle of a cold snap, its about 3 degrees […]


New Kid On The Block – The Hobart Brewing Company

May 8, 2016

Brewing Beer Is a Lifestyle Choice! Recently, Hobart Tasmania, celebrated the opening of a new craft brewery in the heart of the city…it was a very cold night, but us Hobartians are used to that! Situated on Hobart’s picturesque waterfront, in an area that has everything from a University Campus, to high end accommodation, a shipping […]


Starting A New Brewery Ain’t All Beer ‘n’ Skittles

May 2, 2016

Batch Brewing Company Co-owner, Andrew Fineran, talks about the journey of starting a new brewery. A few weeks ago, I talked about my concerns for the long term viability of the increasing number of craft breweries popping up in my home state of Tasmania. I was running the idea for my article by my friend, Andrew, one […]

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