Lion’s Hahn has introduced a new Radler style beer created for the Australian market. Radler is a German-style lager traditionally consisting of 50 per cent beer and 50 per cent lemon juice. However...

Australia’s well-known scientific body, the CSIRO, has discovered the science demonstrating that a certain type of pear can prevent a hangover by consumption before heavy alcohol intake. Those looking...

Coca-Cola’s Fanta has removed a television commercial and app after it was found to be in breach of advertising standard guidelines aimed at fighting childhood obesity. The ‘Fanta Tastes Like’ campaign...

Australian-owned Coopers Brewery has released a new ale, ‘2015 Extra Strong Vintage’. The new beer is the latest in Coopers vintage line which sees a different beverage ‘vintage’ introduced to...

Schweppes Australia will be introducing changes to its advertising creative process. Reported by Mumbrella earlier this week, Schweppes wants to now use a number of external agencies to help boost advertising...

Introduction The molecular biology technique PCR has now been applied to the determination of Brettanomyces bruxellensis yeast in wine. A kit system is now available in Australia and has been used in our...

Brettanomyces bruxellensis (Brett) is a commonly occurring organism in the brewing and wine industries, which can alter the taste and aroma of finished product. Since Brett can cause varying degrees of...

Two facts remain constant in Australia’s beverage market: it’s constantly changing and it’s only increasing in competitiveness. Here’s quick run down on the major trends across soft drinks, juice,...

Beer is good. In fact, some might say it’s very good. Except when it’s bad. One reason good beer can turn bad is due to the presence of unwelcome microorganisms, such as Lactobacillus and Pediococcus....

Beer spoilage microorganisms are of major concern to most breweries. Negative effects of beer spoilage include off taste, off smells, and visual faults such as turbidity. NEW brewPAL™ — powered...