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 […]

X-Mas Mead Recipe Is X-Cellent

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This is an old recipe which we tried first a few years ago. It went down great, especially considering it was the first mead we had ever brewed. This one uses bread yeast and includes fruit and spices to make a delicious honey-based brew. Ten thousand years of drinkers can’t be wrong! The recipe is […]

Laneway Learning Home Brewing Class – 19 October 2015

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Coming up in a week or two is a new class hosted by the Laneway Learning folks in their Brunswick location. We’ll be learning the basics of beer, the different flavours, how they’re used as well as drinking a bunch of beers and making one in class. Sound fun? Join us for some crafty beer […]