Beer Blog

Towradgi Beach Hotel Beer Food and Wine Fair

Nothing like a beer, food and wine fair being held at your local on a perfect summer Sunday afternoon. With a great line up of local breweries, wineries and distilleries filling the car park of the TBH, it was a good day to sample some quality ales from my new home region.

Bars & Pubs

The Charming Squire (James Squires bar) in Southport, Brisbane

Good meeting spot for after work beers. All the standard range on tap plus exclusive beers. On my trip I had the Capt’n Steamo, a Californian Common Ale. Decent menu of share plate, burgers, pizza, salads and cuts of beef. Little live music stage and a casual atmosphere on the shores of the Brisbane River. […]


James Squires – The Swindler

Brewery: Malt Shovel Brewery in Camperdown, NSW Style: Summer Ale ABV: 4.1% Rate Beer: 19/100 Pour: Pale golden yellow colour with thin head on pour A change up in recipe, turning it into more a summer ale, this really has a strong malty biscuit tone to it. The Calypso and El Dorado hops are non existent […]