Join IBA Chair, Pete Philip, and General Manager Kylie Lethbridge, for an update on all things Independent Brewers Association. There will be room for Q&A.
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Beer DeLuxe's grandest of beergustation dinners returns for 2021! We've teamed up with westside heavyweights Hop Nation for a gastronomic experience with attitude straight outta Footscray.
Good Beer Week's longest standing event is back. In many ways it's the inspiration for the whole week. This year join Sailors Grave, Future Mountain, 3 Ravens and Dollar Bill for a champagne breakfast to celebrate 10 years with our real friends.
How many tinnies can you open in one minute, one handed? Register to compete for this epic record.
Plus the legends from Boatrocker will bring their epic beers. Get down to Fed Square and open a tinnie en masse with your fellow beer lovers.
Join 3 Ravens Brewmaster Brendan O'Sullivan for the ultimate plant-based beergustation. We'll be celebrating beer and food built around plant-based values, sustainability and responsible industry practices.
Good Beer Week Opening Night is a celebration of everyone’s favourite week and we have you sorted for beers and tunes. Major Bummer and Friends will bring Britpop bangers.
The party that started it all. It predates Good Beer Week, and is where we all head after the AIBA Awards to let our hair down, loosen our ties and say cheers to the winners of one of the largest beer awards in the world.
Can you tell if a beer has gone bad? Join an expert panel from the Pink Boots Society to learn about common beer faults and how to detect them with smell and taste. Samples provided.
If you are interested in BJCP or Certified Cicerone® this is a chance to hear from those who have been there. Some of the highest qualified beer drinkers in Australia will be on hand to tell you how to get on their level.
The Pink Boots Society is here with a panel discussion on how changes in your family, including pregnancy and becoming a new parent, can be juggled and managed with your work life.
Staffing a business is difficult at the best of times, let alone in the current climate. Justin Joiner (Stomping Ground) will present a panel of guests, and discuss how they managed staffing throughout the pandemic.
Jon Seltin (Brick Lane Brewing), a panel of guests from the trade, and brewery quality managers to discuss packaging quality in a Q+A format. They'll cover modern trends, including hazies and seltzer, and how to ensure high quality standards.
Keeping your staff happy goes beyond a knockoff beer at the end of the day. It means talking with them, and putting in protocol and pathways to manage the diversity that comes with a modern workforce.
Consumers love the Independence Seal because they trust it supports local business. Find out how to use the seal and your own independence to the best of your advantage across packaging, social and engaging with outside media
IBA Chair, and Wayward Brewing founder, Peter Philip is joined by Callum Reeves (Kaiju) and trademark expert James Omond (Omond & Co) to discuss registering trademarks, dealing with issues, and how to manage it internationally.
Jessie Jungalwalla, founder of Craft Instinct, will illustrate how a brewery can evolve in a fad based environment while keeping it real. She will discuss successes and failures, examine trends, and practical applications
Join Yakima Chief Hops’ James Monshing and Cryer Malt’s Jon Burridge as they present a Hop Sensory Session. They take you through Pacific Northwest Hop aroma profiles and how they translate in the finished beer.
Contracting hops is increasingly important for brewers of all sizes. Join James Monshing, ANZ Sales Manager at Yakima Chief Hops, and Jon Burridge, Hop Specialist at Cryer Malt, as they run through contracting and ensuring a healthy supply chain.
IBA General Manager, Kylie Lethbridge, has a wealth of experience working in and with governments of all sizes. She hosts a panel of Government and advocacy experts to share knowledge on how to get results from local, state and federal government.
For the past six years, Cryer Malt and The Crafty Pint have joined forces to deliver a series of Brewery Startup Panels at major events across Australia. As we have ridden the rollercoaster of the last 12 months, it appears that reliable advice on how to overcome the challenges which face brewery startups today is now more important than ever.
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