Australia’s best known beer brands are part of a huge acquisition deal by the Asahi group based in Japan. The deal is expected to be finalised in the first quarter of 2020, as reported by the...

A SPIRALLING decline in beer drinking is leading Australia to a 55-year low in alcohol consumption, though figures show ours “guts” continue growing. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics report,...

Beer generates $16.9 billion a year to the Australian economy and accounts for just over one per cent of GDP new research has found. In a new report into the economics of beer conducted by CIL Allen Consulting...

Carlton United Breweries has launched a mid-strength version of Corona beer exclusive to the Australian market. The new ‘Corona Ligera’ has an alcohol beverage volume (ABV) of 3.2 per cent and will...

Australian brewery Four Pines is on the forefront of history helping develop the first beer designed for space. An everyday Australian may also be the first to test the beer in the sky as part of a competition. For...

Carlton and United Breweries has launched a new Yak ale variety. The new ‘Rusty Yak’ is a an alcoholic ginger beer and will be sold both in liquor retailers and pubs from later in 2018. The launch...

Little Creatures have released its first new single batch beer for 2018, ‘Little Creatures Extra Pale Ale’. Little Creatures’ Extra Pale Ale is a “cranked up version” of Little Creatures signature...

Concern for the sustainability of Australian breweries and pubs has been made by industry insiders as new research has found breweries are opening across the country at high frequency. Brewing historian,...

A bid to increase tax on beer sold in Australia to discourage consumption has been labelled “misguided, lazy and flawed” by brewers. In early January 2018 the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education...

Coopers has opened a $65 million malting plant at its Regency Park brewery in Adelaide. Coopers says the 13, 000sq m plant is considered the most technically advanced malting plant in the world. The facility...