Beer & Cider

Little Creatures Brewery Releases First Ever Seasonal Release

A first ever seasonal release for the brewery – Little Creatures has created a Domestic Extra Stout that will be available both on tap and in pack. The release plays on the brand’s Single Batches – The Dreadnought, and was designed as a brew that would last the entire winter. Taking inspiration from an old … Continued

May 6, 2015

CCA Reveals New FJD 18 Million Brewhouse at Suva Brewery

Paradise Beverages (Fiji) Ltd., owned by Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA), has revealed its new FJD 18 million brewhouse at its Suva Brewery. The brewhouse was officially opened by Fijan Prime Minister Rear Admiral Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama and CCA Group Managing Director Alison Watkins, and is part of owner CCA’s three-year, FJD 44 million capital investment program. … Continued

April 28, 2015

The Anti-Craft Movement

It’s safe to say that a craft beer ‘explosion’ has, well and truly, happened. And while its re-birth should be applauded – considering the state of craft brewing pre-1980 – its presence has grown so large and so quickly, that it has begun to unnerve some, and somewhat of an ‘anti-craft movement’ has appeared. Thankfully … Continued

April 16, 2015

Australian Beer Company Extends Distribution of Yenda Draught Range

Distributed by: Coca-Cola Amatil RRP: Contact Coca-Cola Amatil for pricing. Until now, the award-winning craft beer Yenda range has only been available on draught, but in a bid to extend the beer’s availability across Australia and in line with the growing popularity of craft beer, the Australian Beer Company has bottled its hometown brews in … Continued

April 10, 2015

Diageo to Acquire Sorghum Beer Business in South Africa 

Diageo has entered into an agreement to acquire United National Breweries’ (UNB) Traditional Sorghum Beer business this fiscal year. The company announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 50 per cent of UNB’s Traditional Sorghum Beer business in South Africa, currently owned by Pestello Investments Inc. While dependent on consent … Continued

April 7, 2015

New Cider to Hit Market via Crowdfunding Campaign

A new cider is set to hit the Australian market via a crowdfunding campaign hosted by McLaren Vale winery Skin Deep Wines. The man behind this latest release and Skin Deep Wines is Adam Hooper. While primarily known for the Love Lost range of wines, Adam has now transferred his winemaking talents over to cider … Continued

April 7, 2015

ILG Fined for Promotion of Aussie Beer

The Independent Liquor Group (ILG) has been fined $10,200 by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for incorrect labeling and packaging. ACCC says ILG’s Aussie Beer was labeled incorrectly, misleading consumers to think they were purchasing an Australian made product, when in fact the beer was made in China. The labeling incorporated the statement … Continued

April 1, 2015

Raise A Glass to Australia’s Soldiers and Veterans

Victoria Bitter (VB) has released this year’s Raise A Glass TVC in support of Australia’s soldiers and veterans, raising funds and awareness for the welfare programs of the Returned Services League (RSL) and Legacy. Each year, VB promotes its Raise A Glass Appeal in the lead up to ANZAC Day to raise money for the … Continued

April 1, 2015