Raise a glass for new summer fav: alcoholic root beer

RENATA GORTAN, The Daily Telegraph UNABLE to bear any more beer, drinkers are raising a glass to alternative brews — and an alcoholic version of an American favourite is the latest to hit fridges. Future Memoirs of a Root Beer, the first of its kind available in Australia, was introduced...
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A new brew hits Melbourne: The Hempire is here

AUG 19, 2017, Michael Harden: The Weekly Times and Domain cover the creation of Doss Blockos Hemp Ale following the law change regarding hemp. “…In an example of peak Australianness, three blokes who own a brewery have celebrated the occasion by making a hemp-flavoured beer. So why hemp-flavoured beer? Co-owner...
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Hemp beer: Doss Blockos Hempire ale due out in November

AUG 18, 2017, Megan Miller: The Weekly Times reports on the change of law in Australia regarding hemp seeds being legalised for consumption, and the subsequent release of East 9th Brewing’s Hemp Ale. “Up to 50,000 litres of the beer, made using organic hemp seeds, will hit venues nationally in...
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The Drinks Association covers — Aussie brewers prepare to sell hemp beer

By The Drinks Association Brewers are preparing to capitalise on the nation-wide legalisation of hemp seed for human consumption in Australia. Banned in Australia since the early 1900s due to its association with cannabis, hemp beer will finally be allowed on shelves from November 12. First brewer out of the starting...
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Battle brewing: Cider activists take on Pauline Hanson’s craft beer

MAR 7, 2017, Marie Sansom: Government News discusses the new packaging on Fog City products in a range aptly labelled The People Vs, which “positively protest the injustices of bigoted politicians, laws and prejudices”. “Renegade Melbourne brewers East 9th Brewing Unlimited say they have a protest cider ready for drinkers in response...
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Craft Brewery Is Taking A Stand Against Pauline Hanson

MAR 7, 2017, Osman Faruqi: Junkee Magazine covers the labels of Fog City to protest Pauline Hanson, and how East 9th Brewery are tackling tough political topics through their cider. “Not content with ruining politics, Pauline Hanson now wants to ruin beer. The One Nation leader has announced she’s keen...
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Lick Piers Midnight Ginger Beer

JUN 30, 2017, Lukas Raschilla: Explore Drinks and The Herald Sun report on the newest addition to the East 9th Brewing product range, the Midnight Ginger Beer. Melbourne’s East 9th Brewing has released a new take on their original Lick pier Pier Ginger Beer, Midnight Ginger Beer. This also marks...
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Herald Sun Covers – Doss Blockos Hemp Ale

“MEET the Melbourne trio liberating libation one hemp seed at a time. Under their East 9th Brewing label, Benjamin Cairns, Josh Lefers, and Stephen Wools will release Doss Blockos Hempire Hemp Ale in November one once new laws allow hemp to be legally sold for human consumption. Up to 50,000 litres of...
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Blacktown Sun Covers – E9 vs. Pauline Hanson

“Senator Pauline Hanson has plans to launch her own craft beer – but there’s already one with her name on the market. The courier mail yesterday reported the controversial One Nation leader wants to put her name to a line of beer. It’s believed the move is an attempt to...
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