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Toby - July 2019 - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Toby - July 2019 - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Slow down...your running too fast! Be careful...You don't want to blow a Sandshoe!
Toby King, 2000.

Hop you are keeping warm this winter and your glass is full of a warming winter ale or dram of something nice. Lots of news to share this month so we will get straight to the Brewing & Distilling News.

Yee Ha! We are Hiring! Click here for our Blog Post and How to throw your name and resume in the mash tun! BeerCo Co-Worker Wanted!

NEW! Fresh Wort Kits are here! GTP Go To Pale Ale Fresh Wort Kit we make brewing easy with fresh local independent craft brewery quality wort that all you have to do is pitch and ferment and brew happy!

Malt of the Month - Crisp Naked Oat Malt - Hop of the Month - Waimea NZ Hops - Yeast of the Month - GY080 Irish Stout GigaYeast - Adjunct of the Month - Maple Syrup - BeerCo All Grain Recipe of the Month - Toby | Oatmeal Stout with Vanilla, Cinnamon and Maple Syrup and another great video from Andrew at Stass Brewing on How to Bottle from a Keg and what's coming up on the Events calendar?

See You Soon at the Dan in Carlton, Melbrewin' for Merri Mashers Club Night on 30th of July, or Yes we CANbeerA for Canberra Brewers Club Night on Wed 7th Aug and hop you can come to MELbrewin' for BrewCon 2019 3-6 Sep and say G'day to the BeerCo.com.au crew at Trade Booth #16.

BeerCo Co-Worker Wanted!

BeerCo Co-Worker Wanted!

Do you love beer and brewing? Do you love whisky and distilling?

Are you curious, hard-working, self-motivated and love making things and making people happy?

Do you want to work with one of Australia’s fastest growth Brewing and Distilling Supply Companies? Well what are you waiting for? Read on...

Split - June 2019 - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Split - June 2019 - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺
BeerCo Brewing & Distilling News... Malt of the Month - Crisp Finest Maris Otter® Ale Malt - Hop of the Month - NEW! X06277 US Hops - Yeast of the Month - GY001 Nor Cal Ale # 1 GigaYeast - Adjunct of the Month - Vanilla Beans - BeerCo All Grain Recipe of the Month - Split | Red IPA and TILT  product review video from Andrew at Stass Brewing and what's coming up on the Events calendar?

See You Soon at SABC Club Night at the Wheaty in rAdelaide on Wed 19 June, or at the Dan in Carlton, Melbrewin' for Merri Mashers Club Night on 30th of July, or Yes we CANbeerA for Canberra Brewers Club Night on Wed 7th Aug or come to MELbrewin' for BrewCon 2019 3-6 Sep and say G'day to the BeerCo.com.au crew at Trade Booth #16....SSSHHH! get on with it mate.... but wait mate, what about the EOFY Specials! Keep an eye on the EOFY Specials page as we clear out the warehouse before stock-take!

Milli - May 2019 - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Milli - May 2019 - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺
Malt of the Month - Crisp Premium Peated Malt - Hop of the Month - Bouclier FR Hops - Yeast of the Month - Lallemand DistilaMax GW - Adjunct of the Month Crisp Flaked Torrefied Rice Equipment of the Month - Adjustable Magnetic Stirrer Machine- but wait! there's more...BeerCo All Grain Recipe of the Month - Milli | Vanilla Porter and lest we forget another great How to Brew like a Pro! video from our great mate Andrew at Stass Brewing on Cleaning and what's coming up on the Events calendar to close out the News!

Apr 2019 - Blanche - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Apr 2019 - Blanche - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺
Malt of the Month - Crisp Chevallier Malt - Hop of the Month - Hort Research NEW! Varietal 04-99-09 NZ Hops - Yeast of the Month - GY028 Belgian Wit GigaYeast - Adjunct of the Month - Crisp Flaked Torrefied Oats - Equipment of the Month - Tilt™ Hydrometer and Thermometer - but wait! there's more...BeerCo All Grain Recipe of the Month - Blanche | Witbier and lest we forget another great How to Brew like a Pro! video from our great mate Andrew at Stass Brewing on Water Chemistry in Beersmith and phew...that will do it for now...go and brew and/or distill happy!

Mar 2019 - Märzenbier - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Mar 2019 - Märzenbier - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺
Time waits for no man or woman and it's time we kicked off our Mar 19 - Märzenbier - BeerCo Brewing News...so without further adieu...pull up a chair, pour yourself a beer or single malt whisky, read, think, drink and then brew and/or distil happy our brewing brothers and sisters...

Malt of the Month - Crisp Light Munich Malt - Hop of the Month - Hallertau Tradition - Yeast of the Month - GY045 German Lager GigaYeast - Adjunct of the Month - Crisp Rye Malt - Equipment of the Month - Hanna - pHep®4 pH/Temperature Tester - HI98127 - but wait! there's more...BeerCo All Grain Recipe of the Month - Oktoberfest | Märzenbier  and let's not forget another great How to Brew like a Pro! video from our great mate Andrew at Stass Brewing on Introduction to Water pH and phew...that will do it for now...go and brew and/or distil happy!

Oh, yeah! Least we forget, More Fresh Crop 2018 US Hops have dropped into the Shop! including Mosaic®Ekuanot™El Dorado® and Cashmere  along with fresh Crop 2018 GR Hops and CZ Saaz.  We still have some great SPECIALS on to clear out Crop 2017 US and GR Hops which are selling out FAST! Hop on over to the Shop Specials page and Shop Happy and SAVE!

Feb 2019 - Brew Time - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Feb 2019 - Brew Time - BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Our climate is changing rapidly and 2018/9 Global Malting Barley Harvests have been impacted dramatically.  

Fortunately, the UK experienced a relatively good harvest in 2018 certainly in comparison to most of the EU. Here is a link to our supply partners at Crisp Malt 2019 New Season Technical Guide.  Here is a link to 
CRISP MALTING GROUP LTD – HARVEST 2018 UPDATE BY BOB KING

We have just received Doug at Gladfield Malt NZ 2018/9 Harvest Report and by all accounts it was another successful harvest "across the ditch" as well.

On with the BeerCo Brewing News...

Malt of the Month - Crisp Wheat Malt - Hop of the Month - Chinook Yeast of the Month - GB122 Berliner Blend GigaYeast - Adjunct of the Month - Crisp Flaked Torrefied Barley - Equipment of the Month - Hanna - Halo Wireless Beer pH meter - but wait! there's more...a NEW! Recipe of the Month - Helmut | Berliner and let's not forget another great How to Brew like a Pro! The Perfect Malt Crush from our great mate Andrew at Stass Brewing and phew...that will do it for now...go and brew and/or distil happy!

Jan 2019 - Hoppy New 🍻 🎸BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺

Jan 2019 - Hoppy New 🍻 🎸BeerCo Brewing News...🍻 📡📻 📺
This month we look forward to introducing to you to the amazing NEW! 2019 Crisp Malt Technical Guide and of course our January 2019 Malt and Hop and Yeast of the Month and a NEW! Recipe Kit to get you back up and brewing happy in 2019!  On with the news...

Malt of the Month - Crisp Torrefied Wheat - Hop of the Month - Comet Yeast of the Month - Mangrove Jack's 100g Dry Yeast Range - Equipment of the Month - Hanna - HI96841 Digital Refractometer for Brewing - but wait! there's more...a NEW! Recipe of the Month - Billy | Lager and let's not forget another great How to Brew like a Pro! How to do a simple Iodine Mash Conversion Test from our great mate Andrew at Stass Brewing and phew...that will do it for now...go and brew and/or distill happy!

Oh, yeah! We nearly forgot - help a mate out in 2019 to get into brewing or distilling happy by forwarding them our new FRIEND get FRIEND Referral program.  S/He gets 10% OFF all products in the Shop on their first order at BeerCo.com.au and You get 10% OFF all products in your cart on your next order...well what are you waiting...tell a great mate to start brewing happy! Simply click here: BeerCo.com.au Referral Candy

Dec 2018 - Beery Christmas BeerCo Brewing News...🍻🎄🎅

Dec 2018 - Beery Christmas BeerCo Brewing News...🍻🎄🎅
Malt of the Year - Gladfield American Ale Malt - Hop of the Year - Citra - Yeast of the Year - GY054 Vermont IPA GigaYeast  - Equipment of the Year - Mill Master - Mini Mill - but wait! there's more...we couldn't see you into the Silly Season without some Bubbles so we have a NEW! Recipe of the Month - Delores | Brut IPA and let's not forget another great How to Brew like a Pro! How to Make a Yeast Starter from our great mate Andrew at Stass Brewing and last but not least if you are running out of stocking stuffers we give you some great gift ideas for that special brewing buddy in your life!

What about a BeerCo Sahm Glass or 6 or a 200gm Heavy Duty BeerCo Gildan Tee to show your a member of the Brewing Revolution or you can not decide what the special s/he in your brewing or distilling life needs...well give the BeerCo Gift Card and let them decide in nominations of $25 $50 $100 or go LARGE $200...

Oh and lest we forget last day for orders out is Mon 24th Dec and we reopen for dispatch and pickups again on 2nd Jan 2019! Scroll to the bottom of this email for Hunter Express and AusPost shipping over the festive season...

Mo-vem-Beer is here! Nov 2018 BeerCo Brewing News 📡📩🍻

Mo-vem-Beer is here! Nov 2018 BeerCo Brewing News 📡📩🍻
Mo-vem-Beer seems to be shaping up to an equally big month in terms of happenings at BeerCo.com.au and if you are saying No to Beer or growing a Mo to raise funds and awareness for men's health we wish you all the best this month.  Read on for the BeerCo Brewing News...and tips on how to unstick a stuck fermentation

Malt of the Month - Crisp Best Ale Malt - Hop of the Month - Sabro - Yeast of the Month - GY021 Kolsch Bier GigaYeast - Adjunct of the Month - Calcium Sulphate (Gypsum) - Equipment of the Month - Grainfather Connect - Recipe of the Month - Resistance | Kolsch - Event SlideShare last Month - anhc 6 - How to Make a Malt Tea and what's on in No-vem-Beer?

Californication - Oct 2018 - BeerCo Brewing News 📡📩🍻

Californication - Oct 2018 - BeerCo Brewing News 📡📩🍻

This Oct 18 monthly is another bumper issue - Malt of the Month - Crisp Europils Malt - Adjunct of the Month - Dextrose Hop of the Month - Hallertau Blanc - Yeast of the Month - GY005 Golden Gate Lager Gigayeast Equipment of the Month - Malt Mechanics 30L Conical Fermenter - BeerCo Recipe Kit of the Month - Californication | EuroCal Lager and that will do for now...oh no it won't!

Andrew @StassBrewing brings us his second installment of his excellent "How to Brew like a Pro!" BrewTube videos on Malt where he does a very interesting deep dive using the Briess Hot Steep method of comparison into Base Ale Malt using Gladfield Ale and Crisp Maris Otter Malt and Gladfield American Ale and Crisp Best Ale Malt.


We SlideShare a talk last week to Inner Sydney Brewers on Why? Crisp Malt  - 3 different SMaSH Beers (recipes included in the SlideShare) and Fast Souring Techniques with Dr Jim at GigaYeast.  Read on for the SlideShare from a fun engaging and entertaining night with Inner Sydney Brewers in Syncity!

Last but not least, please do not forget to put these upcoming meetup dates into your brewing calendar

  1. BeerCo Bottle Share meetup - Wed 24 Oct - 4-7 PM at BeerCo HQ find us here: https://goo.gl/maps/FNUkM6T2v9v a short 10 mins from MELbrewin' Airport. Drop in and say g'day on your way to anhc
  2. anhc 6 - 26-8 Oct 2018 in MELbrewin' - have you got your Tickets and accomodation sorted?

In the Garage - Sep 2018 - BeerCo Brewing News...📡📩🍻

In the Garage - Sep 2018 - BeerCo Brewing News...📡📩🍻
In the Garage - Sep 2018 - BeerCo Brewing News 📡📩🍻 - This month we feature #Pilsner #Malt and  #HowToMake a Malt Tea before you brew - Styrian Dragon #Hops - GY017 Bavarian #Hefe @GigaYeast - Garage #Hefe BeerCo All-Grain Recipe Kit - the #ClearBeerDraughtSystem and a wonderful #CanYouBrewIt challenge from a special Fathers Day celebration at Fury & Son Brewing Co their 2018 Vintage #Smoked #Maple #Dark #Ale that is Not your Typical #SMaSH #Beer cheers #brewhappy #beer #brewing#homebrewers #probrewers #craft