Beer & Cider

Fuller’s Limited Edition Anniversary Ale

Distributed by: Empire Liquor RRP: $19.95 Celebrating its 170th birthday, London brewer Fuller’s has released a limited edition Anniversary Ale. Anniversary Ale is a seven per cent bottle-conditioned (will mature with age in the bottle) beer produced using Fuller’s trademark yeast to create a beer packed with those citrus notes the brewery is often recognised … Continued

June 11, 2015

Interview Insight: Fresh is Best

Carlton & United Breweries’ (CUB) passionate leaders Mike Walsh, Richard Oppy and Peter Filipovic say over the next few months retailers and suppliers will need to look closer at how to influence the beer and cider categories. Where do they think growth will come from? For CUB, the answer lies with easy drinking styles and the fresh, … Continued

June 9, 2015

Two Birds Brewing Taco Beer Now Available in Consumer Handy 330ml Bottle

Distributor: Two Birds Brewery RRP: $20 Initially available as a “Flights of Fancy” exercise in speciality kegs, before being produced in 500ml bottles, Taco Beer, the Melbourne produced brainchild of Two Birds Brewery, is now available in 300ml/4packs with an extended consumer off-premise retail push. The fresh and fruity beer was inspired by head brewer … Continued

June 4, 2015

Winners of the 2015 Australian International Beer Awards Announced

During the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) Presentation Dinner last week, the winners of Champion Australian Beer and Champion International Beer were announced. Mountain Goat Beer (Champion Australian Beer) from Victoria was awarded for its Barley Wine – Barrel Beer, part of their Rare Breed range, and Lion Beer Spirits Wine (Champion International Beer), New … Continued

May 25, 2015

Young Henrys Partners with Kegstar in Australia

Keg rental and collection business, Kegstar has signed a multi-year agreement with Sydney brewery, Young Henrys. Kegstar will act as the main supplier for kegs to Young Henrys, helping to support growing demand at the brewery. “Young Henrys’ cult following and quality beers has resulted in their massive growth, something Kegstar is excited to support … Continued

May 18, 2015

Rekorderlig Festival Pear Cider Rolls out Across Trade

Following the popular release in March of Rekorderlig Festival Äpple Cider, Rekorderlig is now rolling out the new release of its Premium Festival Pear Cider. The pear cider has a 6.5% ABV and is the latest addition to the growing Rekorderlig brand, targeting new male and female consumers with a taste for premium products. The … Continued

May 14, 2015

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