Blind Leading the Blind #3 – Hefeweizen

Hefeweizen. The name conjures memories of eating white sausage, pretzels and a tall glass of Paulaner for breakfast in Bavaria. My mouth is salivating just at the thought of it. The style is as German as lederhosen and Hasslehoff.
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Bites & Brews Laneway Festival

1Add another festival to Brisbane’s growing portfolio. This Saturday, the Shafston Hotel in East Brisbane will be hosting its inaugural “Bites & Brews” Laneway Festival and it’s looking like it’ll be a good one. The outdoor event will be featuring some of Queensland’s top breweries, food trucks, and live local music.

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Media Release: Brewsvegas – Brisbane’s craft culture exposed, beer by beer

It’s here! It’s finally here! The much anticipated launch of the Brewsvegas 2015 events calendar! Head over to www.brewsvegas.com to check it out now!

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Top 5 of January 2015 – A Month in Review

Not so long ago on a blog not unlike this one, there was a monthly addition highlighting the top 5 new beers I had consumed. Due to life doing what it does best and getting in the way laziness, it fell by the wayside, but for 2015, I’ve decided to resurrect it. Admittedly, this is still late in the month, but, hey, I’m just happy to be getting it out.
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Media Release: Hawkers Beer

I remember back to when I walked the Bridge 2 Brisbane back in 2013. After it was done, we had gone to a Turkish restaurant and I saw this beer called “961 Beer Lebanese Pale Ale”. I remember it having a very interesting flavour, with the addition of thyme, sage, chamomile and various other herbs. I’ve only ever had the one, but it stands out distinctly in my mind.

Looking forward to seeing what these gents have to offer with their new “Hawker Beer” brand!

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Bards of Brewsvegas

Image credit: Darren Magin

Image credit: Darren Magin

February is the new November. It’s that month before a big, highly anticipated event. November has Christmas to look forward to and February, it gets Brewsvegas.

This year, I’ve decided I’d get a bit more involved in the festivities. Instead of simply drinking my way through paddles of beer, I’m throwing a little competition called “Bards of Brewsvegas”. Continue reading