The other OTHER hottest 100

This past week-and-a-bit there’s been a lot of buzz about the latest Hottest 100 results – by which I mean the Local Taphouse’s Hottest 100 craft beers, not the Triple J hottest100. Although I guess it’s generated a little buzz as well. Anyway…as always I voted for my favorite beers, and I’m happy to say…

The Hottest 100 of 2013

Welcome to 2014! It’s that time of year again, when beer nerds across the country try to cut through the drunken haze of memories that was the previous year to remember the best beers that they tasted, so they can compile a list of their favourite five and vote for them in the Local Taphouse’s…

Yep, bloggers can brew beer…

…and I’m not talking about just any beer; I’m talking about fresh, tasty, exciting brews that push boundaries and make people go wow! (ok, it helps to have a brewing mastermind behind the scenes as well) Tuesday night saw the culmination of 3 months of planning, drinking, more planning, more drinking, brewing, even more drinking, and some hardcore social media flooding by myself…

Chasing the Baron

There’s just over 24 hours left until the #BacchusBeerBloggersSeries event kicks off at Tipplers Tap in Brisbane – six different beers created and brewed by the beer bloggers of Brisbane with the expert assistance of the team at Bacchus Brewing. To whet everyones appetites, or more accurately “make y’all a little thirsty”, I figured I should give you a bit of a teaser of…

The secret is out…

Those of you that keep up to date with social media may have noticed that something special happened in Brisbane yesterday. A collaboration of sorts, involving myself and five other Brisbane based bloggers (plus one who was present in spirit, while physically being located on the other side of the planet), at one of Brisbane’s…

A test of Sessionability

It needs to be noted from the start that this post isn’t designed to promote binge drinking. I’m merely putting my body on the line for science, so that you don’t have to. Please, don’t try this at home. Unless it’s the next Grand Final day… Sessionable – it’s a word that I’ve been hearing…

My Blogs 2nd Birthday – welcome to ‘Chasing Ale’

On Thursday 5th September my Blog celebrated its 2nd Birthday. It was a rather quiet event; WordPress sent me a “Happy Anniversary” notification, and I celebrated with a beer (no surprises there). But I’ve decided that this occasion is the perfect time to do something that I’ve been planning to do for a while now.…