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Brewing Responsibly: Sydney Craft Beer Week and the cultivation of craft beer culture

BY ALANNAH MAHER Sydney Craft Beer Week (SCBW) is back for our city’s sixth annual celebration of finely brewed beer and the culture that comes with it. Brewing up more than 100 events over 75 different venues, the festival is at the biggest it’s ever been and punters are spoilt for choice. In its current […]

Food News – Beer Days

Last month I popped along to Giant Dwarf Theatre for Sydney Craft Beer Week’s Gala Opening Night 2014, the first of more than 100 events across 40 venues celebrating a week of craft beer.

Bar Fly: White Rabbit Launch

Down the Rabbit Hole we go… I’m at the launch of the new White Rabbit Belgian Style Pale Ale for Sydney Craft Beer Week 2014. Zoe from Little Creatures tells me they chose the Work-Shop because the space appealed as a venue to encourage everyone – not just “beer geeks” – to come and try their latest venture.

Sip & Savour: “Craft beer is a conversation”

Something special is brewing in Sydney. Dozens of boutique brewers from all around Australia are heading to Carriageworks to serve up more than 250 mouth-watering craft beers and ciders at Sip & Savour, the closing event for Sydney Craft Beer Week. More than 6,000 foodies and ‘hopsters’ are expected to pass through Carriageworks over the […]

Food News – Beer

Event season has started, good and proper, and beer is the first order of the day. To kick things off, I headed to Hotel Centennial for dinner (cooked by Justin North) with singer/songwriter Josh Pyke and music industry heavyweight, Mark Pope.

Food News – Beer

After tasting four of The Australian Brewery’s canned beers at home - and liking Extra Hoppy Ale the best for its peppery, citrus notes - I popped into the Rouse Hill brewery for an on-tap tasting paddle.