At Cryer Malt, delivering the world’s best brewing ingredients to Australian and New Zealand brewers has been our passion for almost 30 years - we absolutely love craft beer. The Cryer Malt Trade Hub has been a staple in the Good Beer Week program for almost 10 years now and we’re back in 2021, along with our supply partner, Yakima Chief Hops, to provide GBW attendees with a wide range of industry seminars and discussions.
From beer sensory sessions to start-up panels, we invite you to come along to taste a few delicious brews, make some new mates and broaden your knowledge of our amazing industry. Our team of beer nerds will be on the floor for a yarn or to answer any of your questions about malt, hops or yeast!
If you are interested in BJCP or Certified Cicerone® this is a chance to hear from those who have been there. Some of the highest qualified beer drinkers in Australia will be on hand to tell you how to get on their level.
The Pink Boots Society is here with a panel discussion on how changes in your family, including pregnancy and becoming a new parent, can be juggled and managed with your work life.
Staffing a business is difficult at the best of times, let alone in the current climate. Justin Joiner (Stomping Ground) will present a panel of guests, and discuss how they managed staffing throughout the pandemic.
Keeping your staff happy goes beyond a knockoff beer at the end of the day. It means talking with them, and putting in protocol and pathways to manage the diversity that comes with a modern workforce.
Join Yakima Chief Hops’ James Monshing and Cryer Malt’s Jon Burridge as they present a Hop Sensory Session. They take you through Pacific Northwest Hop aroma profiles and how they translate in the finished beer.
Consumers love the Independence Seal because they trust it supports local business. Find out how to use the seal and your own independence to the best of your advantage across packaging, social and engaging with outside media
IBA Chair, and Wayward Brewing founder, Peter Philip is joined by Callum Reeves (Kaiju) and trademark expert James Omond (Omond & Co) to discuss registering trademarks, dealing with issues, and how to manage it internationally.
Jessie Jungalwalla, founder of Craft Instinct, will illustrate how a brewery can evolve in a fad based environment while keeping it real. She will discuss successes and failures, examine trends, and practical applications
Jon Seltin (Brick Lane Brewing), a panel of guests from the trade, and brewery quality managers to discuss packaging quality in a Q+A format. They'll cover modern trends, including hazies and seltzer, and how to ensure high quality standards.
Contracting hops is increasingly important for brewers of all sizes. Join James Monshing, ANZ Sales Manager at Yakima Chief Hops, and Jon Burridge, Hop Specialist at Cryer Malt, as they run through contracting and ensuring a healthy supply chain.
IBA General Manager, Kylie Lethbridge, has a wealth of experience working in and with governments of all sizes. She hosts a panel of Government and advocacy experts to share knowledge on how to get results from local, state and federal government.
Join IBA Chair, Pete Philip, and General Manager Kylie Lethbridge, for an update on all things Independent Brewers Association. There will be room for Q&A.
For the past six years, Cryer Malt and The Crafty Pint have joined forces to deliver a series of Brewery Startup Panels at major events across Australia. As we have ridden the rollercoaster of the last 12 months, it appears that reliable advice on how to overcome the challenges which face brewery startups today is now more important than ever.