Beer & Cider

XXXX Gold Expands Range with Addition of Pale Ale SKU

XXXX Gold has revealed a new addition to their range – XXXX Gold Australian Pale Ale. Brewed with a combination of specialty malts, Amarillo hops and fermented ale yeast, XXXX Gold Australian Pale Ale is positioned as an easy drinking, mid-strength beer with a crisp finish. Tanya Marler, XXXX Brand Director, believes the beer will … Continued

July 20, 2015

CUB Releases New Female SKU in Australia

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) is rolling out a new Peroni SKU across Australia, aimed at the female drinker. An exclusive pack format for the on-premise, the Peroni Piccola offers the same Italian brew, but in a 250ml sleek, embossed bottle. CUB believes the smaller format will appeal to women and men alike, helping to … Continued

July 9, 2015

Coopers Brewery Releases 2015 Extra Strong Vintage Ale

  The 2015 vintage marks the 15th release in the Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale series. At 7.5% ABV, the limited-edition sits alongside previous series releases as the strongest beer brewed by Coopers, and as one of the strongest beers available worldwide. “The Philosophy behind the 2015 Extra Strong Ale, as with previous vintages, was … Continued

July 8, 2015

7.5% Baltic Porter from 4 Pines

Oaked Baltic Porter is the latest Keller Door release from 4 Pines Brewing Company. Inspired by original English Porters and Russian Imperial Stouts, the new brew is high in alcohol content (7.5% ABV), sweet and robust in flavour. To combine the two styles, 4 Pines brewers blended a whisky barrel-aged brew and a French oak-infused … Continued

July 7, 2015

Lion Ends Lease of XXXX Island

From January 2016, XXXX Island will drop the XXXX and return to its former occupancy as Pumpkin Island. XXXX took over the island in 2012 to create a destination it could host its male drinkers on, offering consumers a place to escape and enjoy a break with friends. Three years on, XXXX has hosted over … Continued

July 1, 2015

Cider and Wine Blend Pip & Seed

Jacob’s Creek has created a new product that combines wine with cider. Using white grape and apple juice, Pip & Seed according to the brand offers a lighter and cleaner style of cider that’s not as sweet as most. To produce the new release, Jacob’s Creek Winemaker, Rebekah Richardson used her knowledge of winemaking to … Continued

June 29, 2015

The Cat’s Pyjamas Cider

Small Acres Cyder has released the 2013 vintage of its The Cat’s Pyjamas cider. Named after the 1920s saying, meaning the best that you can do, The Cat’s Pyjamas is only produced in good vintages. Small Acres Cyder uses 100 per cent estate grown apples that have fruit and acid balance. The cider house also … Continued

June 29, 2015

Tooheys Rebrands with Darling Pale Ale Release

Inspired by the Tooheys brothers’ first brewery, Darling Pale Ale is the newest release from the brand, now offering consumers an easy drinking style beer alongside Tooheys New, Old Dark Ale and Extra Dry. Purchased in 1872, Darling Brewery was where John Thomas Toohey and James Mathew Toohey brewed their first beer – Tooheys Black … Continued

June 25, 2015

Murray’s Dark Winter Beers

Murray’s Dark Winter Beers Distributed by: Murray’s Craft Brewing Co Murray’s Craft Brewing Co. has released five new dark winter beers, including its iconic Wild Thing Imperial Stout, plus a Wild Thing Chocolate Imperial Stout. Released each June, this year’s dark beer releases also include a Strong Belgian Ale – The Night Demon, a Dunkelweizen … Continued

June 18, 2015