Chasing Ale’s Top 5 of 2015

  Well, it’s 2016. Time for me to write what could easily be the only solo post I do this year – the 5 best Aussie beers I had in 2015. Because tradition To be honest, 2015 wasn’t a fantastic year for me. Plenty of ‘real life’ occurences got in the way of my beer time,…

The Hottest 100 of 2014

Welcome to 2015! It’s that time of year again, when I copy and paste my first post from the previous year and slap “Welcome to 2015!” at the start, making it all seem fresh and new. I could also just say “it’s once again time to vote for the Local Taphouse’s Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers!”,…

Inside the Beer InCider Experience

The past weekend saw beer geeks, foodies, bloggers, and…well, just regular people, descend on Albion Park Raceway in Brisbane to enjoy some tasty beers, cool tunes, delicious food, and *sigh* cider, at the Beer InCider Experience. I only made it down for the Saturday session, and it was by all accounts a fantastic event. My opinion…

The Beer InCider Experience

If you’re like me, then you don’t plan your weekend activities until the Wednesday or Thursday before. So you’re probably staring at your computer screen right now wondering what you’re going to get up to this Saturday and Sunday. Lucky that you found your to my blog then… The first ever Beer inCider Experience is happening this…

Why settle for one when you can have…five!

There’s nothing better than enjoying a good beer next to the Brisbane river on a sunny day. Actually, there is…enjoying five good beers from the local lads at Fortitude Brewing, coupled with some smooth tunes from five of Brisbane’s best live music acts. Add five flavorsome food choices, including a Pulled Peppered Beef Roll (oh yeah…)…

Blood Sweat and Craft Beers

I’ve been out of the blogging game for a few weeks now. There are a few reasons for this; I’ve been trying to take a break from beer after my recent North America trip; I’ve also been busy with extra training to help burn off the cushion that’s appeared around my midsection after said North…

Stuff you may have missed

Firstly, I must apologise for my recent disappearing act – it’s been 32 days since my last post! Oh the shame… But there were a few valid reasons for my absence: It’s difficult to run a blog when your home internet access mysteriously disappears for 25 days straight (thanks again Optus!) I’ve been ridiculous busy with work, and since work pays the bills,…