Category: Musings

In Need of Some Air!

Working in a micro-brewery is similar to working in a large brewery, but of course everything is just done on a smaller scale. That means they have much of the same equipment, much of the same processes and definitely the same base ingredients to make the delicious beers that they produce. Last Tuesday, I was lucky enough to get a… Read more →

Bike Beer Tours Get the Boot

Australian craft beer lovers look longingly to overseas countries such as… well, anywhere, really, as bastions of relaxed drinking cultures. Almost everywhere outside the Islamic world seems to be free of the nanny-state restrictions we are increasingly shackled with. Plastic cups, restricted trading hours, horrific excise, no drinking in public, even being forced to drink midstrength beer at festivals in… Read more →

Castle Glen Brewery Stanthorpe

Here at Thirsty Critters we pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with all things beer-related in South East Queensland and surrounds. So it was with great interest that I recently read that we have a new brewery in our midst – albeit a little further from Brisbane than those we visit on a regular tour. To sample the wares produced by… Read more →

I think I may have a problem.

You see, I’ve become a bit obsessed with drinks. Hot drinks, cold drinks, alcoholic drinks, non-alcoholic drinks, milky drinks, water-based drinks, in fact anything that is wet and is intended to be poured down your throat has me in a bit of a tizzy. If you haven’t already seen, my name is Tom and I’m a bartender by night and… Read more →