Carlton & United Breweries is rolling out 2,000 barrels of free beer to help pubs and clubs survive the coronavirus crisis. Having already raised more than $1 million in cash for struggling pubs and clubs through the For the Love… Read More ›
‘WHISKY’, a grey, is, the only horse left at the SA Brewing Company, after horses have pulled the company’s beer delivery wagons in Adelaide for more than 60 years. They have been replaced by motor trucks. The last pair of… Read More ›
There was a tempting sight for the thirsty when, reported the Border Morning Mail on August 6 1938, a Carlton Brewery lorry was bogged for several hours while delivering beer in Dean Street, Albury.
This newspaper picture, taken at Darling Harbor, Sydney in May 1948, shows workmen loading Toohey’s beer on to a train. Picture: The Sydney Daily Telegraph May 11 1948.
OVER 80 men conducted a ‘sit-in’ strike at Brisbane’s Castlemaine Perkins brewery in a failed effort for a 40 hour week in early September 1937. The men received an unpleasant awakening in the early hours of September 24 when over 100… Read More ›
By MICK ROBERTS THE cellar’s sunk and the concrete slab laid in readiness for a new micro-brewery to be opened in a historic former guesthouse at Bulli on the NSW South Coast. While progress has been steady, the owners of… Read More ›
By MICK ROBERTS © FROM a humble innkeeper on the NSW South Coast with a keen interest in horse racing, to one of Australia’s wealthiest businessmen, the story of George Adams centres firmly on Sydney’s Tattersalls Hotel. Having a punt… Read More ›