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Beerco brings gladfield malt to homebrewers

Gladfield Malt’s Gabi and Doug Michael with Dermott Dowling from BeerCo A chance kick around a New Zealand craft brewery has led to BeerCo bringing Gladfield Malt to homebrewers’ doors, homebrew shops and clubs around Australia. Fed up working from pre-dawn to post-dusk growing malting barley for the world’s largest multinational malting company, Doug and […]


Gabf homebrew competition returns

The Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) has announced details of its third annual Homebrew Competition and called on all homebrewers who think they’ve got what it takes to enter. James Rimmer, winner of the second competition held earlier this year, is currently preparing to brew his winning batch under the guidance of Little Creatures in […]


New home brew kid on the block

New online home brewing emporiumBarleyman has launched this week specialising in all-grain brewing essentials and bringing new and exciting ingredients to Australian brewers from around the world. Barleyman is run by home brewer Nick Race and his wife Deb (and faithful hound Betty), who got into the business after finding some of the existing offerings […]


Homebrewing conference tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale to the fourth Australian National Homebrewing Conference (ANHC), Australia’s biggest gathering of home brewers and brewing experts. For the first time, ANHC has moved from Melbourne to Canberra, and will be held 16-19 October. Along with the two-day conference there will be plenty of other activities such as the Notorious […]


Anhc homebrewer comp is back for 2014

Calling all homebrewers: the Australian National Homebrewing Conference Homebrew Competition is now open and accepting entries. The comp, which only runs once every two years, is considered one of the toughest to win – and the prize is worth all the effort. The winner will receive a nifty prize package, which includes having your beer […]


Aleticipation encourages homebrewing experimentation in sa

Jared Birbeck – the eponymous founder of Birbeck’s Brewing Company – has been making waves on the South Australian beer scene since launching himself from the homebrewing scene into the world of commercial brewing. However, Birbeck isn’t one to forget his roots, recently holding his brand’s very first hombrewing competition – Aleticipation. The concept was […]