Review: Little Ceatures burn bright with the Fire Falcon Hoppy Red

the cons of Winter are always balanced against the undeniable benefits that the colder season brings. Yes there’s a lot of rain, but throughout Australia there’s also plenty of celebrations, many of which have to do with food and drink. Sydney’s got Vivid and Sydney Film Festival coming up, Tasmania has Dark Mofo to look forward to, and there’s a whole bunch of food and wine festivals popping up over the next few months. Then you’ve got stalwarts like Little Creatures who have just launched a new Winter brew, adding to the successful Seasonal Release series with Fire Falcon Hoppy Red.... Read More | Share it now!

Messina, Mary’s and more headed to Canberra for 10 day Commons Street Feast

Canberra is getting a big street food festival before the year’s end, a 10 day summer celebration helped along by some of the country’s fines as Commonwealth Park is turned into an oasis of food trucks, artisan chefs, craft brewers and custom art. <>The Commons Street Feast will run from 9th to 18th December, giving reason for out-of-state vendors to descend on our nation’s capital, bringing burgers, gelato and even a dedicated espresso martini bar.... Read More | Share it now!

Our top picks for Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016

More than 100 events celebrating everything craft beer will be taking over Sydney for the next week, forming the sixth annual Sydney Craft Beer Week from now until Sunday 30th October. It all kicked off last night at the massive Opening Night Gala, the yearly sell-out that only begins to scratch the surface of craft beer, both new and old, that’ll be showcased through hair of the dog breakfasts, beer matched chocolate dessert dinners, history lessons, and more; hell, there’s even axe-throwing competitions on the program, and of course, the ever-popular tap takeovers which will see some of the best breweries posted up in some of the city’s best venues. ... Read More | Share it now!

Little Creatures bring back Dog Days as their first ever canned beer

When Little Creatures released Dog Days as part of their seasonal release series last year they were almost immediately flooded with praise. We sure loved it and the refreshing weather-appropriate taste offered by the use of U.S sourced cascade, summit, and mosaic hops with pilsner malt, carahell, malted wheat, caraRye, and rolled oats. It was a limited release though so when winter came around we knew we had to wave goodbye to these bottles; not anymore.... Read More | Share it now!

On the Shelf: Little Creatures “The Hotchkiss Six” (Limited Release)

Little Creatures answered the summer sun with the excellent Dog Days as part of their seasonal release series, but winter has demanded something very different from the famous craft brewers. Blowing in with the furious winds is a domestic stout by the name of The Hotchkiss Six, a dark link back to one of the original single batch beers which was known as The Dreadnought, named for a battleship which sailed around in the early 20th century. On board the Dreadnought was a six calibre gun referred to as “The Hotchkiss”, hence the name.... Read More | Share it now!

On the Shelf: Little Creatures “Dog Days” (Limited Release)

One of Australia’s most celebrated brewing companies, Little Creatures have hopped into spring with the release of Dog Days, a brew that continues their seasonal series, which began with winter’s Return of the Dread. While ‘dread’ was a strong beer with a lot of punch to warm you up, Dog Days is somewhat of an opposite, with an ABV of just 4.4% and a stronger focus on flavour.... Read More | Share it now!

The GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2015 list has been revealed

Australia has spoken! The ‘other’, more delicious Hottest 100 list has been unveiled, looking at the ever-growing craft beer industry across the country and helping rank the best of the best brews of 2015. Since 2008 the poll, started by The Local Taphouse, has sifted through barrels and barrels of creative brews to give us a nice and ordered list of Australian craft beers. Titled The G.A.B.S Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of the Year, the public voted system pulls in the opinions of thousands of craft beer lovers all across the country.... Read More | Share it now!