Presented by Cryer Malt
Included with your ticket, these master classes are presented by brewers & industry leaders. Each session runs for approx 30 mins and often include free tastings. Look for the Master Class tent at the festival and plan your visit with our schedule below.
Saturday 13th January 2018
Beer, the Beautiful Truth
Hosts: Nathan Groves, Head Brewer – Boags Brewery
Learn about the brewing process, ingredients, their impact on flavour and the history of brewing in the Tamar Valley.
Hawkers – FROM SCRAP TO BEER
Hosts: Hawkers’ Head Brewer, Justin “I’m just glad to be here” Corbitt & National Manager, Mik “I’m glad he’s here” Halse
The story of a scrap metal collector who found beer and now heads up one of the largest independent breweries in Australia; and his colleague who worked out how to get paid to drink beer.
Please note: Mik can be slightly amusing, but has been known to use occasional fruity language. **Includes limited edition Hawkers Beer Tastings
CIDER FORUM – New Worldview of Craft Cider
Hosts: Leading Tasmanian Cidermakers – Karina Dambergs (Red Brick Rd); Damien Viney (Spreyton Cider) & Mark Robertson (Lost Pippin)
From traditional to new world Ciders and Perries; from pimped out Ciders to jazzed up Perries. Explore the Apple growing process and Cidermaking skills from traditional to cutting edge.If you think you know Cider or would like to know Cider. Join us for a whole new worldview. **Tastings included
Beer Loves Whiskey
Hosts: Sam Johnstone, Yenda
Experience the joy of Beer and Whiskey. Includes Boilermakers and other awesome cocktails with beer. **Tastings included
Goose Island Sour Sisters Sensory Sensation
Hosts: Tiffany Waldron, Beer Ambassador & Certified Cicerone
Experience the unique delights from the Sour Sisters range by Goose Island with a beer and cheese matching session, whilst learning a little more about the award winning Goose Island range. **Tastings included