International Travel: Düsseldorf and Cologne

April 23, 2021 A brief memoir by Liam Anderson One of my favourite things to do this past year has been to remind friends (and any captive audience) about the beer-centric trip around parts of Europe my...

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Brussels to Berkeley

February 28, 2021 Taking a look at some lesser known IPA sub-styles with Tony Van Der Linden When you think of IPAs these days, where does your mind normally go? Is it hazies and the (these days)...

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How to Really Clean Glasses

January 30, 2021 By José Perez If you got served the two beers below, which one would you choose to drink? If you picked the one on the right, then you can already instinctively recognise a beer poured in...

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Mini Comp Style Guide 2021

December 13, 2020 JANUARY: Lager Mini Comp Categories being judged: 3B Czech Premium Pale Lager3D Czech Dark lager4A Munich Helles5D German Pils6A Marzen6B Rauchbier7A Vienna Lager8A Munich Dunkel8B...

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A Brief History of Barrel

November 19, 2020 A history of the club wild brew project by Stephen Wharton and Dion Clark The Backstory Back in early 2010 the then head brewer of Mount Tambourine Brewery and active BABBs member, Ian...

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Reaching Terminal Gravity

August 24, 2020 By Dion Clark Reaching your proper final gravity is something that newer brewers in particular worry about a lot. Here are some tips. Learn your tools Whatever tool you are using for your...

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Beer Design: Improving Competition Results

July 20, 2020 By Nick Holt Are your beers scoring low 30’s and fault free, but your not getting those competition wins? Take heart, these scores are a sign you are really a good brewer. When a judge...

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Fruited Kettle Sours

May 16, 2020 with Anthony “Ziggo” Zigenbine Sour beers have been around since beer was invented, and this new trend of fruited sours is just their latest incarnation. You can impress your...

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Hilltops Hops: Brisbane’s Own Hop Farm

May 14, 2020 by Dion Clark Steve from Hilltops very generously hand delivered three pots of Chinook hop plants to my door recently. As a token of my gratitude, and in normal home brewer fashion I gave...

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Mini Comp Style Guide 2020

January 21, 2020 BABBS JANUARY: Lager Mini Comp Categories being judged: 3B Czech Premium Pale Lager 3D Czech Dark lager 4A Munich Helles 5D German Pils 6A Marzen 6B Rauchbier 7A Vienna Lager 8A Munich...

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