During the late 1960s and 1970s, when I was young and did a fair amount of traveling, one beer I was fond of was Ballantine XXX Ale. It was an ale rather
Written by Bill Pierce
Issue: May-June 2010
Australia’s beer landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade — from mass-produced lagers to flavorful craft beers gaining an adoring crowd. Most of that success can be traced back to the homebrewing hobby, which is also alive and well Down Under. Plus: Brew some Australian craft beer clones.
Homebrew shops and craft breweries are two of our favorite places to hang out, explore what’s new, and talk to like-minded people. But what if the two could be combined? Turns out, there are a handful of homebrew shops that also operate craft breweries. We explore four of these unique hybrid models and share a clone recipe from each.