A Brief History of Barrel

November 19, 2020 A history of the club wild brew project by Stephen J. 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

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QABC 2019 Wrap-up

September 23, 2019 By Steve “Snow” Wharton The annual Queensland Amateur Brewing Championships (QABC) were held recently at Newstead Brewing Co in Milton. The largest event in the competition’s history,...

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BABBs Annual Club Comp 2019

August 23, 2019 by Tony Van Der Linden Our Club’s annual competition was judged again back on Saturday 6th July. The folks at Ballistic Brewing at Salisbury were kind enough to host us on judging day for...

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Club Championship 2019

July 30, 2019 TROPHIES Champion Beermaker  WINNER Daniel Angus  2nd Liam Anderson  Champion Beer (Best Of Show)  WINNER Daniel Neuhausen Lagerregal 3A: Czech Pale Lager 2nd Daniel Angus Tropical...

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Common Beer Faults

March 31, 2019 by Dion Clark These faults were sampled in our March 2019 education night sensory training session. They represent some of the most common beer faults. Tips aim to be relevant to our...

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