New Home Brewing Stuff on Sale

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We’ve ran across some cool stuff recently and thought we’d add them to the store. First off is a set of bottle labels for the Hoppy Heart IPA. They’re pretty nice, and we found them in storage (must’ve forgotten about them) To celebrate, we’ve got them on sale (as are all the other homebrewing bottle […]

15 Ways To Create An Unforgettable Father’s Day

Father’s Day is about waking up early to cook bacon and eggs. It’s about laughing at Dad’s bad ‘Dad jokes’. Father’s Day is about showing Dad appreciation for his support, for his sacrifices, for his love.  But Father’s Day can get boring. Year, after year, after year of cards, socks, power tools and books gets […]

Red Rye Ale Returns – Let Us Know, What Beer Would You Like to See Next?

Our Autumn seasonal brew Red Rye Ale is returning to production and will be available starting 27th of March (Pre-order now)! This is a rich, malty beer well balanced with a large dose of late addition hopping. At about 6% ABV, it’s the right beer as the weather starts cooling down. Available as a Kit […]

Upcoming Laneway Learning Homebrewing Class

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Want to learn about beer? Want to try a bunch of our favourite beers too? Of course you do! Join us next Tuesday for an introduction to brewing, learning the hows and whats and try a bunch of world class beers. We’ll even be making one while we learn. More details here: http://melbourne.lanewaylearning.com/classes/homebrewing-fun-fermentation-10/

A Short History of Fruit in Beer And How To Use It

It’s highly likely that wine likely dates back just as far as beer, but from what we can tell, historic people didn’t care for distinctions like we do today and were happy to mix their fermentable ingredients into various types of beverages. There is chemical evidence from the tenth millennium B.C.E, which shows beer with […]

Autumn Recipes

As a chill returns to the air here in Victoria, it’s time for some nice dark beers. If you live somewhere hot – we have recipes for you too! These Autumn recipes are mostly based on the darker beer refills. With a few little additions, we can really make them shine. By the time they’re […]