Why I don’t Use the Word ‘Craft’ and Why You Shouldn’t Either

*** WARNING – INCOMING RANT POST ***   There has been a lot of debate lately on the recent news of Lions departure from the CBIA by retiring the memberships of their Malt Shovel (James Squire), Little Creatures, and White Rabbit labels.  While the discussion is lively, I’m going to touch on a related issue … Continue reading

Ballistic Brewing (or how I missed out yet still didn’t miss out)

Ballistic Brewing (or how I missed out yet still didn’t miss out)

One of the little perks of running a beer blog with minimal readership is that you get the occasional invite to a launch or tasting night. Unfortunately, now being a member of the hospitality crowd, things get a bit more difficult to get to. So when I was invited to the Ballistic Brewing tasting event … Continue reading

My 5 Summer-time Smashers 2016-17

My 5 Summer-time Smashers 2016-17

Around this time last year, I made a decidedly early post about my favourite 5 smashable summer beers. I’ve decided, since I’m sweating again, it might be time to dig this idea out and once again dive into the lowest form of blogging: lists.