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Beer Sucks. A craft beer podcast dedicated to taking the BS out of the beer conversation.

Beer Sucks. A craft beer podcast dedicated to taking the BS out of the beer conversation.
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Beer Sucks. A craft beer podcast dedicated to taking the BS out of the beer conversation.




Beer Sucks - Ep 15 - Good Beer Week 2018 Extravaganza

It's a Good Beer Week Extravaganza! We talk about some of our favourite events and some of the GABS beers that are getting us excited. We also announce the winner to our latest competition! The winner of the epic Double Dutch Rudder and $120 beer tab prize pack. Good Beer Week has grown from an idea to a festival made up of more than 300 innovative events that attracts seventy five thousand attendees. Run by a not-for-profit association it is Australia's premiere beer event that attracts...


Beer Sucks - Ep 14 - Paul Holgate Of Holgate Brewhouse

The origin of Holgate Brewhouse dates back to 1999 after Paul and his wife had been on holiday in the U.S. and felt inspired to join the industry due to the small and independent nature of craft breweries that were in business for the love of their product. This sentiment resinated with Paul who had a love of baking, making jams and ginger beer and was intrigued by the nature of first principles production, before the advent of modern production technology. Their brewery took shape in...


Beer Sucks - Ep 13 - Mazen Hajjar Of Hawkers Beer

Today we were lucky enough to sit down with the charmingly enigmatic Mazen Hajjar of Hawkers Beer. We talk about tap contracts, limited releases and quality control. Mazen's career has been varied; war photographer, airline CEO and brewer. Now the owner of the 3rd* largest brewery in Australia, Mazen is forging his own path and putting it all out there. A great guest and even better shit-talker, which means he fits right in with us. To learn more about Hawkers beer go to https://hawkers.beer/


Beer Sucks - Ep 12 - Hamish Coates Of Rocky Ridge Brewing Co

This week we have our main man Hamish on the show. Hamish is the owner and head brewer of Rocky Ridge Brewing Co. located in Jindong, Western Australia. Rocky Ridge is committed to sustainability, what they can't grow or culture on their own 5th generation dairy farm, they source as locally as possible. They have recently received unrelenting praise for their hazey DIPA, Rock Juice. We delve into the new england subset of IPAs, government funding and International Women's Day. To learn...


Beer Sucks - Ep 11 - Fair Share Of Sippies

Beer Sucks tackles some important beer stuff this week. Liquor license reforms, government grants and new breweries opening up!


Beer Sucks - Ep 10 - Competition Winner Announced

We've hit a milestone that even we had doubts about, episode 10 is recorded and in the bank. This episode we announce the winner of our massive competition and talk about beer quality control, the GABS Hottest 100 and the synergy between being punk and filing lawsuits.


Beer Sucks - Ep 9 - Pia Poynton Of Nail Brewing

This week we have the ever delightful Pia Poynton record with us for our first podcast back for the year. Pia who was working with Nail Brewing at the time of recording also runs the successful Girl+Beer blog and holds the title of Western Australia's first female Certified Cicerone! In this episode we discuss cheap pints, excise increases in-line with CPI, an American brewery giving up territory and delve into what makes Pia tick.


Beer Sucks - Ep 7 - Costa Nikias Of La Sirène

This week we sat down with our good friend and highly respected owner/brewer of La Sirène, Costa Nikias. La Sirène is a powerhouse and one of the pioneers of wild, sour and spontaneous ferments in Australia.


Beer Sucks - Ep 5 - Will Was Right

We know it sucks to wait so long for an episode, so now we're finally going to give you one, completely unedited. May the beer gods have mercy on us. WA Beer Week, cheap kegs and fake barrel ageing.


Beer Sucks - Ep 3 - Just The Three Of Us

We prematurely drop a "Best of" album by seeing if we can jam by ourselves. In this episode we discuss our weekends, beer news and NEIPAs!


Episode 2 With Patrick-James Matan Of Ellerslie Hop

This week we have the legendary Patty from Ellerslie Hop. Patty came on to give us his insight into the all important hop industry.


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