Who We Are

We run a tight ship @BeerCoAu and we aim to keep it that way for as long as possible. We rely on excellent partners in supply, retail, and logistics to get the best quality brewing ingredients and equipment to our customers as fast and efficiently as possible.

We focus on what we are good at so we can achieve our mission of searching the globe for your brewing satisfaction finding, securing and procuring the world's finest brewing ingredients and equipment and bringing them to your brewery door as fast and efficiently as humanly possible always with an emphasis on premium quality products and superior customer service.

Who we are...

Dermott Dowling

Managing Director

Dermott is responsible for representing BeerCo to our valuable supply partners, retail partners, customers and friends. An avid homebrewer and craft beer drinker Dermott uses his expertise in marketing, distribution and international business to bring superior brewing materials to quality focused brewers.

Prior to founding BeerCo in late 2013, Dermott founded International & Innovation Business Consultancy Creatovate helping great growers like Gladfield Malt to enter the Australian craft and home brewing industry. Dermott is a proud father to two young daughters Mazzy (aka Malt) and Lola (aka Hop), loves growing his own hops in the garden and getting out for a run or a mountain bike ride whenever time permits.  Nothing thrills him more than talking to customers or spending time with growers and suppliers and makers understanding what they do so please feel free to reach out anytime to say g'day.

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

Current Brewing Systems

  • Robobrew V2 with Pump
  • 2V Crown Urn + Rubbermaid Esky for Clean Beers
  • Picobrew Zymatic for anything Sour or Experimental
  • Dreams of a 4V HERMS - 50L Brew Anything Like a Pro! System - Still Saving for it!

Favourite Sports Teams

Angus Florance

Chief Technology Officer

Angus is responsible for making BeerCo keep up with the play online making it the easiest place to shop and order your brewing supplies. A recently bug-bitten homebrewer and passionate craft beer drinker Gus uses his expertise in IT and collaboration to build, measure and learn from live testing the latest in online platforms for order to delivery and payments technology.

Prior to and since co-founding BeerCo in late 2013, Angus has worked in leading consumer package goods companies like Mars and Lion in IT and fast growth start-ups like leaders like Yammer! and established technology leaders including Microsoft.  Angus is a proud father to two young children Ava and Rafael, loved his life in San Francisco and was blessed to live a stone’s throw from the 21st Amendment Brewery and Giants Park.  Nothing thrills Gus more than #gettingshitdone and #shippinit.  Gus is a prized member of the team for his ability to decide and act fast and never get fazed or flustered by technology!

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

Current Brewing System:

  • Pico S – Gus was living in a shoe-box size apartment in SF so go figure, he still drools over the bling bling big systems at MoreBeer on a weekly basis and enjoys getting his mash paddle out at BeerCo HQ when time permits on a Thurstday Brew Day!
  • Picobrew Zymatic now he is back home in MELbrewin'

Favourite Sports Teams

Roger Lew

Chief Financial Officer

Roger is responsible for keeping BeerCo in the black and procuring the best deals possible on your brewing supplies and equipment.  A newbie to homebrewing and a now believing craft beer drinker Roger uses his forward looking financial analytics skills to keep BeerCo growing sustainably and paying our suppliers on time!

Prior to and since co-founding BeerCo in late 2013, Roger has worked in global brewing at Foster’s International, Banking and Insurance and Hospitality at Esanda a business of ANZ, AXA Pacific and Crown and has consulting experience to fast growth privately held companies as a senior associate at Creatovate.  Roger is a recent proud new father to the fiery monkey Kyle and welcomes another little brewer Harper into this world.  He loves life in MELbrewin and enjoys balancing his love of good beer and brewing with instructing people self-defence Krav.  Nothing thrills Roger more than #growing well and #sustainably i.e. profitably.  Rog is a prized member of the BeerCo team for his ability to rationalise enthusiasm with pragmatism and bring us all back to the numbers!

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

Current Brewing System:

  • Roger is enjoying brewing up a storm on the Robobrew with Pump in the warehouse every Thurstday!

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Greg Kemp

Co-Worker

Greg helps us deliver on our promise to you our customers and glorious brewers!  Fulfilment of your orders to delivery fast, flat rate or FREE! and strives to keep us in stock and get the right stock out the door lightening fast so you can keep on brewing on happy like a pro all weekend or week long!

Prior to joining BeerCo Greg worked as an Electrician which is a handy trade to have around the place and has studied to become a paramedic! Another handy skill we hop Greg does not have to use when he is at BeerCo.  Greg has a fond passion for local fresh independent craft beer and when he is not busy helping brewers to brew the best beer possible from the best brewing ingredients and equipment from BeerCo he is often at festivals tasting or sampling beer to craft beer drinkers.

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

Current Brewing System:

  • Still yet to get the time or space to brew like a pro at home Greg enjoys playing on the PicoBrew Zymatic at BeerCo HQ and is looking forward to playing with the Pico S at home very soon!

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Tom Isaac

Tom Isaac

Co-Worker

Tom helps us deliver on our promise to you our customers and glorious brewers!  Fulfilment of your orders to delivery fast, flat rate or FREE! and strives to keep us in stock and get the right stock out the door lightening fast so you can keep on brewing on happy like a pro all weekend or week long!

Prior to joining BeerCo Tom studied Chemical and Process Engineering which led to working in the Oil and Pharmaceutical Industries.  He is a handy man to have around the warehouse especially when we are assembling advanced brewing systems and has also studied a Masters of Sustainable Energy - another asset as Sustainability is a Core Value at BeerCo.  Tom has a passion cooking and loves shopping at many of Melbourne's fine markets and purveyors of local foods. He also dabbles in a bit of bartending on the weekends and enjoys kicking back at home with a good book or a movie when he's not working, cooking or brewing with us here at BeerCo. 

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

  • Belgian Witbier
  • Porter

Current Brewing System:

  • Tom loved brewing his favourite classic style Belgian Witbier on the Robobrew recently and is already dreaming up new and exciting single vessel brewing systems to prototype for BeerCo

Favourite Sports Teams:

  • Richmond Tigers FC
  • Liverpool FC