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Radio Brews News focuses on the issues facing the Australian brewing business and discusses them with the people shaping the industry. Every Tuesday, hear an interview with a leader in the brewing industry and every Thursday, hear the Brews News team discuss the news of the week.

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Radio Brews News focuses on the issues facing the Australian brewing business and discusses them with the people shaping the industry. Every Tuesday, hear an interview with a leader in the brewing industry and every Thursday, hear the Brews News team discuss the news of the week.

    Brian Watson - Good George Brewing

    Brian Watson - Good George Brewing

    This week, we chat with Brian Watson, head brewer of Good George Brewing in New Zealand and president of SmartBrew. 

    During the chat, we discuss Watson's extensive career as well as the rise of contract brewing through his work with SmartBrew. 

    Our partners

    Cryer Malt – supplying the best ingredients to Australian and New Zealand brewers for 30 years
    If you like what we do at Radio Brews News you can help us out by:

    Sponsoring the show

    Reviewing us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favourite podcasting service

    Emailing us at producer@brewsnews.com.au to share your thoughts

    • 57 min
    Brews News Week #380 FOMO

    Brews News Week #380 FOMO

    This week the team discuss the liquidation of Stalwart and Pink Boots and Gage team up to launch leadership scholarships.
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    Stalwart Brewing goes into liquidation

    Pink Boots and Gage launch leadership scholarships

    NZ Hops launches Bract Brewing Programme

    The basics of beer tourism

    Sponsored: How to plan brewery builds


    Our partners


    Yakima Chief Hops - 100% grower-owned hop supplier with a mission to connect brewers worldwide with the family farms that grow their hops.


    Rallings Labels and Stickers - Leading provider of high quality Labels, Stickers and Packaging products. Call 1300 852 235.


    Lark Whisky - Celebrating the launch of Wolf Release V and the fifth year of a shared vision between The House of LARK and Victoria’s Wolf of the Willows brewery.


    Bluestone Yeast - Australia's first and only liquid yeast manufacturer. Email info@bluestoneyeast.com.au or call Derek on (03) 8518 3172.


    Brews News Business Directory - The place to advertise brewing ingredients, equipment, services and and more from Australia and abroad.


    If you like what we do at Radio Brews News you can help us out by:

    Sponsoring the show


    Reviewing us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favourite podcasting service

    Emailing us at producer@brewsnews.com.au to share your thoughts

    • 46 min
    Emma Locke - Pink Boots

    Emma Locke - Pink Boots

    Interview with Emma Locke, venue manager at Beerfarm and scholarships coordinator at Pink Boots Society Australia about the launch of the leadership program for members, supported by Gage Roads.

    If you like what we do at Radio Brews News you can help us out by:

    Sponsoring the show

    Reviewing us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favourite podcasting service

    Emailing us at producer@brewsnews.com.au to share your thoughts

    • 23 min
    Scott Player & Steve Finney - FOUND. Goods Co.

    Scott Player & Steve Finney - FOUND. Goods Co.

    This week, we meet Scott Player and Steve Finney, co-founders of FOUND. Goods Co.
    With Player's and Finney's combined extensive experience within the industry, the two have recently teamed up with another two colleagues to form plans for FOUND. Goods Co, a new production brewery and brewpub in East Perth. 
    During this chat, we discuss the evolution of craft beer and how that has shaped the evolution of their plans. 
    Our partners


    Cryer Malt – supplying the best ingredients to Australian and New Zealand brewers for 30 years


    Dixon Asia Pacific – Dixon Asia Pacific supplies all the technical flow products needed to brew a good beer.


    Lark Distillery – Lark’s Wolf Release V will launch on 8th August at 9:30AM AEST. Join the wait list now to avoid missing out on this special release. Strictly limited numbers available.


    Events
    Lark Event: Boilermaker Lunch at The Still
    Join LARK Head Distiller, Chris Thomson and some of the team from Wolf of the Willows for a lunchtime event filled with beer, chicken, and of course whisky. Learn the history of Boilermakers, and why they are continuing to grow in popularity. What brought LARK and Wolf together, the process behind our Wolf of the Willows releases and what makes them special.

    Date: 8th August 2022

    Time: 1:00 PM

    Price: $65 per person

    Event Sign Up: https://www.obee.com.au/thestill/e/boilermaker-lunch


    Tas Whisky Week

     
    WOTW Events: The team at WOTW are having events across Melbourne to celebrate the 5th release of the collaboration, head to their website to find out more.

    Hungry Like a Wolf, 6.30pm Wednesday 10th August, Beer Delux, Fed Square (CBD Melb)

    Master Class, 6.00pm Friday 12th August Wolf Taproom, Mordialloc

    Feast of the Barrel, 6.00pm Saturday 13th August Naughtons, Parkville


    If you like what we do at Radio Brews News you can help us out by:

    Sponsoring the show

    Reviewing us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favourite podcasting service

    Emailing us at producer@brewsnews.com.au to share your thoughts

    • 56 min
    Brews News Week #379 Founders Forever

    Brews News Week #379 Founders Forever

    This week the team discuss a diversity milestone for Sydney Royal, the merits of beer awards, and the paddock to pint philosophy.
    Please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcasting app. It costs nothing and helps other beer lovers discover the podcast!

    Diversity milestone for Sydney Royal judging panel

    BarthHaas report positive despite global risks


    Entries open for 2022 Indies & Indies judging applications now open


    New Australasia appointment at NZ Hops

    New Zealand Beer Awards 2022 winners announced

    Reinvention keeps brewing industry fresh

    The rise of the “paddock to pint” philosophy


    Our partners


    Yakima Chief Hops - 100% grower-owned hop supplier with a mission to connect brewers worldwide with the family farms that grow their hops.


    Rallings Labels and Stickers - Leading provider of high quality Labels, Stickers and Packaging products. Call 1300 852 235.


    Lark Whisky - Celebrating the launch of Wolf Release V and the fifth year of a shared vision between The House of LARK and Victoria’s Wolf of the Willows brewery.


    Bluestone Yeast - Australia's first and only liquid yeast manufacturer. Email info@bluestoneyeast.com.au or call Derek on (03) 8518 3172.


    Brews News Business Directory - The place to advertise brewing ingredients, equipment, services and and more from Australia and abroad.


    If you like what we do at Radio Brews News you can help us out by:

    Sponsoring the show


    Reviewing us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favourite podcasting service

    Emailing us at producer@brewsnews.com.au to share your thoughts

    • 49 min
    Chris Swersey - Tribe Breweries

    Chris Swersey - Tribe Breweries

    This week we meet Chris Swersey, who - following a 30-year career in the brewing industry in the US - recently moved to Australia and has started a role with Tribe Breweries as a new product development brewer.
    During the chat, we discuss Swersey’s extensive career in the US, including his time with the Brewers Association as competition manager, where he ran the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup competitions.
    Our partners


    Cryer Malt – supplying the best ingredients to Australian and New Zealand brewers for 30 years


    Brewstaff – Brewstaff partners with some of Australia’s favourite craft breweries & distilleries to find the best talent the industry has to offer.


    Lark Distillery – Lark’s Wolf Release V will launch on 8th August at 9:30AM AEST. Join the wait list now to avoid missing out on this special release. Strictly limited numbers available.

    Events
    Lark Event: Boilermaker Lunch at The Still
    Join LARK Head Distiller, Chris Thomson and some of the team from Wolf of the Willows for a lunchtime event filled with beer, chicken, and of course whisky. Learn the history of Boilermakers, and why they are continuing to grow in popularity. What brought LARK and Wolf together, the process behind our Wolf of the Willows releases and what makes them special.

    Date: 8th August 2022

    Time: 1:00 PM

    Price: $65 per person

    Event Sign Up: https://www.obee.com.au/thestill/e/boilermaker-lunch 

    Tas Whisky Week


    WOTW Events: The team at WOTW are having events across Melbourne to celebrate the 5th release of the collaboration, head to their website to find out more.

    Hungry Like a Wolf, 6.30pm Wednesday 10th August, Beer Delux, Fed Square (CBD Melb)

    Master Class, 6.00pm Friday 12th August Wolf Taproom, Mordialloc

    Feast of the Barrel, 6.00pm Saturday 13th August Naughtons, Parkville

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
163 Ratings

163 Ratings

pauly650 ,

All inclusive relevant content.

I like to think I’m industry adjacent. I find the weekly topics informative, the beer as a conversation interesting and the banter quality.
Highly recommend listening if you have an interest in the Aussie beer scene

chrisbride ,

Great discussion and analysis of the Australian beer industry

Really informative run down of the latest beer news, great discussion about the industry and some great in depth interviews with brewers and brewery owners.

Gump_bmx ,

Boom is back, had to review.

Great podcast. From beer is a conversation to brews news week, the team will keep you up to date with all that’s happening in the industry of aussie craft beer.

Best bits are the below the fold long form excitable conversations and what’s happening with Broo

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