Beer & Cider

Carlton & United Breweries under Investigation over Allegations of Forcing Smaller Breweries off the Market

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) is under investigation after evidence of the brewing giant using “unlawful” tactics to push out smaller breweries came to surface this week. Consumer advocacy group Choice has said that it has evidence of CUB demanding exclusivity to taps from pubs in return for cash bribes, limiting availability for distribution of … Continued

February 12, 2015

NSW Biggest Beer Market for Coopers

NSW is now the biggest-selling beer market in Australia for Coopers Brewery. For the last 153 years, South Australia has been the company’s biggest state for sales, where Coopers Brewery is currently based. Recent figures however now show NSW accounting for 26.3 per cent of total Coopers beer sales, in comparison to 24.8 per cent … Continued

February 10, 2015

Drinks Picks: 4 PINES Citrus IPA

4 Pines Citrus IPA Distributed by: 4 Pines Brewing Company RRP: $9 4 Pines Brewing Company has released its latest small batch release, Citrus IPA, which joins the breweries Keller Door limited-edition range. Citrus IPA is 7% ABV, produced after the surprising popularity of its 8% Imperial India Brown Ale. The release has been timed … Continued

February 5, 2015

Drink Brands Take Prime Position During Super Bowl

2015 Super Bowl went live on Monday, the annual championship of the US National Football League and the most-watched television event in America. As Australians gathered around screens to see who would take out this year’s game, drinks brands sat in prime position at key game intervals, when their advertisements would break and engage with … Continued

February 5, 2015

Coors 12-Pack Now Available in Selected Stores

What’s better than a six-pack? Since the recent success of the launch of Coors Silver Bullet cans in Australia, the brand has now also made the format available in a 12-pack. Bottlemart, the exclusive supplier of the Coors 12-pack, has reported encouraging sales since the new format was featured in its Australia Day catalogue. The … Continued

February 4, 2015

Australia’s Hottest 100 Craft Beers

Feral Brewery from WA has been voted as the number one Australian craft beer in the ‘Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers’ poll, for the third year running. Run by co-owners of The Local Taphouse venues, the Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll asks craft beer venues across Australia to vote for their favourite Australian craft … Continued

January 30, 2015

Drinks Picks: Limited Edition Quiet Deeds White IPA

Distributed by: Red Island Group RRP: $22 per six-pack A limited edition brew from Quiet Deeds, pointing to a change in direction for the brewery, which plans to produce more unique, small batch brews in 2015. Also the first product from Quiet Deeds in can format. For thosewho enjoy thetechnicalities – Quiet Deeds White IPA … Continued

January 16, 2015