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5Zero Early Bird Entry now open!

Great Course, Great Challenge, Great Cause!

Conquer the 50km gravel ride from Bright Brewery to Clear Spot and back with zero emissions this September! Your entry will help build more mountain bike trails around Bright.

Discounted early bird tickets are now available for 5Zero – the new social cycling challenge to conquer in beautiful Bright, North East Victoria, with the inaugural event to be held on Saturday 8th September 2018.

5Zero stemmed from a desire to bring together a great charitable cause with the amazing views and experience provided by riding the trails around Bright.

Riding on gravel trails through pines with friendsOrganisers and supporters of the event have long valued Bright for its natural beauty and pristine environment and wanted to help promote sustainable event practices and a zero-carbon footprint, whilst also creating a non-competitive social cycling event that is fun for all participants and abilities.

5Zero will combine many of the core elements that make for a great experience when visiting Bright – epic cycling, craft beer, gourmet local food, live music and family fun.

100% of profits from the event will be donated to ACP (Alpine Community Plantation).

ACP are a community-led not-for-profit body which allows recreational activities to take place within the HVP pine plantations of the Alpine Shire, where the 3 course options (13km, 38km, 53km) of 5Zero will take place. This donation will help ACP build more mountain bike trails around Bright.

Whether you have a mountain bike, CX bike or recreational bike, gather your friends and family and head to Bright this September for a fresh adventure on two wheels with zero environmental impact.

To learn more and enter, head to the 5Zero website.


To secure your discounted Early Bird entry, you must register before 14th August 2018.

5Zero feature banner showing a cyclists on gravel roads with mountain vistas

50 kilometres is the distance, zero is the goal for environmental impact as a result of running the event!


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Christmas comes early for Nathan Lukey

Two days after Christmas last year, on December 27th, Nathan Lukey suffered a tragic accident that changed his life in a split second, leaving him with a spinal cord injury. Immediately he was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne where he spent nearly a week in intensive care. He was then transferred to the Austin Hospital for spinal surgery.

Nathan Lukey in rehab“After a hard day’s work I came home to have a swim and that’s where my new life began,” explains Nathan.

“I remember coming to after knocking myself out and feeling completely helpless to move, I managed to call for help and was pulled from the pool. I remember my mum holding my head still as I asked to pull my legs out of the pool because I was cold, to which she responded ‘they’re not in the pool.’

“Paramedics came and I was airlifted to the Alfred hospital for the next 6 days and then to the Austin for surgery. I remember after surgery feeling like I could barely breathe after having my breathing tube removed.

“I had completely smashed my c6 vertebrae which caused damage to my spinal cord which unfortunately causes paralysis. Feeling helpless in a bed with no movement at all wondering if this was to be my story, and me forever.”

Thankfully, following intensive rehab, Nathan has since been able to return home and lives with his parents in Harrietville but continues to travel weekly to Melbourne for two days of intensive and expensive rehab on a long road to recovery.

Whilst he remains in a wheelchair and working towards improving the natural recovery of his hands, his future remains positive.

Bright Brewery is delighted to announce that this year’s special Christmas In July fundraising event on Sunday 22nd July will help support Nathan’s recovery.

Surrounded by snow and winter festivities, Bright Brewery’s annual Christmas in July fundraiser will bring together the local community for a fun afternoon of games and entertainment to make Nathan’s recovery that little bit easier. Come along to enjoy canape service, all day entertainment including live music, games, festive decorations and an auction of donated produce and goodies from across North East Victoria, conducted by local auctioneer Jason Reid.

Bright Brewery will be approaching local businesses in the hope that the generosity of the community will help Nathan with his ongoing medical support and physical therapy. Any donation that you can make towards the running of the event or the fundraising auctions and prizes will be truly appreciated.

Any businesses, services or operators interested in contributing to the fundraising at this event – please contact Kim Huet on 03 5755 1346 or via

Come along to a special family day and fundraiser and create a Bright future for Nathan Lukey.

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Full line-up revealed for DARKER DAYS 2018

Brewers, bands, bites, banter and a ceremonial burning are the foundation of the second annual DARKER DAYS festival in Bright this winter.

Centred around dark beers produced by the brewers of Victoria’s High Country, DARKER DAYS is a showcase of local produce and activities that celebrate winter in Victoria’s Alpine valleys.

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, this family friendly festival will bring together local producers, operators, entertainers, beer lovers and families to toast the season and welcome the return of lighter days following the Winter Solstice.

Additional brewers this year include Social Bandit, Rutherglen Brewery and King River Brewing, as well as guest dark beers from Malt Shed, Two Pot and Wrong Side breweries. More exciting additions to this year’s festival include Backwoods Distilling Co, the new whisky producers from nearby Yackandandah, and the crew from Beechworth’s Asylum Ghost Tours will telling ghost stories around the fires and leading a unique ghost tour around the haunted streets of Bright.

To keep your soul warm throughout the day, there will be live music from local artists Harry & Disco, Liv Cartledge, The Kissin Cousins, plus a headline set from Melbourne band Saint Jude.

DARKER DAYS is a community-minded festival flowing with local produce, warming foods, live music and kids entertainment. After the sun sets, Bright Brewery’s riverside lands will truly come alive with a spectacular ceremonial burning of a giant wooden structure.

The festival will run from 12noon to 9pm on Saturday 30th June at 123 Great Alpine Road in Bright, with entry a gold coin donation for the local CFA.

Come gather around the fires to roast marshmallows and chestnuts. Hear campfire tales and even a ghost story or two. It will be a full day of mid-winter mountain fun!

Festival Line-up

Featured brewers of Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail: Black Dog Brewery (Taminick), Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain), Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth), Bright Brewery (Bright), King River Brewing (King Valley), Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen), Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield), Sweetwater Brewing Co (Tawonga South).

Guest beers from: Malt Shed (Wangaratta), Two Pot (Yakandandah) and Wrong Side (Jamieson)

Featured drinks from: Alpine Cider (Wandiligong), Billy Button Wines (Bright), Reed & Co Distillery (Bright), Backwoods Distilling Co (Yakandanah), Sixpence Coffee (Bright).

Food from: Little Peddler, Bright Brewery, Riverdeck Café, Tolpuddle Goat Cheese & Farm Foods, King Valley Popcorn, The Wingvan, Chestnuts Australia, Shack Donuts.


Peak Pantry Live Music stage: Harry & Disco, Liv Cartledge, The Kissin Cousins, Saint Jude, DJs Bozo & Boozo.

FAM Events & Productions Storytime Tipi: Frustrated Artistic Mothers, Bright Poets & Wordsmiths and Asylum Ghost Tours presents games, singalongs, story times, kids ghost stories.

Around the festival: JD’s Face Painting, Medieval sword woodworks for kids with Schloss Toys, Asylum Ghost Tours present Ghost Tour Walks of Bright, on the hour from 6pm.

After dark: Asylum Ghost Tours and Bright Poets & Wordsmiths present ghost stories for adults.

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DARKER DAYS festival returns this winter

Darker Days midwinter festival – live the day, burn the night!

Bright Brewery is excited to announce that the second annual DARKER DAYS festival will set Bright alight on Saturday 30th June 2018.

DARKER DAYS 2018 midwinter festival Bright VictoriaCentred around dark and winter beers produced by the brewers of Victoria’s High Country, DARKER DAYS is a showcase of local produce and activities that celebrate winter in Victoria’s Alpine valleys.

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, this family friendly festival will bring together local producers, operators, entertainers, beer lovers and families to toast the season and welcome the return of lighter days following the Winter Solstice.

We had such a fantastic response to the first DARKER DAYS last year and we love providing the opportunity to showcase the region’s best dark and winter beers while surrounded by a festival that turns winter dreariness into a fun, fire-filled and delicious day out.

We learned a great deal from our first crack at running a festival last year, including the need to provide more food and warming drinks, more fire and… just more of everything! So, we started planning early to ensure that DARKER DAYS is bigger and better this year, adding new vendors while also maintaining the relaxed atmosphere of a mid-winter festival surrounded by mountains, fire, food, stories and song.

Some exciting additions to this year’s festival include Backwoods Distilling Co, the new whisky producers from nearby Yackandanda, and the crew from Asylum Ghost Tours in Beechworth who will telling ghost stories around the fires and leading a unique ghost tour around the haunted streets of Bright.

Confirmed for DARKER DAYS 2018: Black Dog Brewery, Blizzard Brewing Co, Bridge Road Brewers, Bright Brewery, King River Brewing, Rutherglen Brewery, Social Bandit Brewing Co,  Sweetwater Brewing Co, Alpine Cider, Billy Button Wines, Reed & Co Distillery, Backwoods Distilling Co, Tolpuddle Goat Cheese & Farm Foods, King Valley Popcorn, The Wingvan, live music, kids activities, Asylum Ghost Tours, a big bonfire and more!


DARKER DAYS will also mark the 2018 launch of Bright Brewery’s annual winter brew, Stubborn Russian Imperial Stout, and will see the return of our other limited release winter favourite, Black Diamond India Black Ale.

DARKER DAYS is a community-minded festival flowing with locally produced beers, wine, cider and spirits, plus warming foods, live music, kids entertainment and winter activities. After the sun sets, Bright Brewery’s riverside lands will truly come alive with a spectacular ceremonial burning of a giant wooden structure in the shape of the brewery’s logo.

The festival will run from 12noon to 9pm on Saturday 30th June at 123 Great Alpine Road, Bright (aka Bright Brewery’s vacant block), with entry a gold coin donation for the local CFA.

So, come gather around the fires to make damper and to roast marshmallows and chestnuts. Hear campfire tales and maybe even a ghost story or two. It will be a full day of mid-winter mountain fun!

Located in Sydney or Canberra and keen to come to DARKER DAYS? Check out the Darker Days Tour Bus available through Dave’s Travel & Events.

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Easter Hours 2018

Enjoy a hoppy good time at Bright Brewery this Easter

Bright Brewery is open every day across the coming Easter weekend, our normal hours of 11:00am until late.

Please be aware that no more bookings are available across the Easter weekend (Good Friday to Easter Monday), as all our allocated Reserved tables have now been booked.

We only book a third of our venue, then leave the rest available for walk ups on the day. So, we welcome you to come down and grab any unreserved table. We have a large venue with plenty of space, and our tables tend to turnover relatively quickly.

There’s loads of space at Bright Brewery for everyone to have a hoppy good time!

Please head to our Facebook page for the latest information.

Bright Brewery Easter bunny, eggs and beer



We’ll be holding an Easter Egg hunt for the kids at 11:00am on Easter Sunday, 1st April 2018.

All welcome, come along and enjoy the fun!


Fill yourself with HOPS this Easter by enjoying our 2018 Hop Harvest Ale.

Each year during the hop harvest we select a unique variety of hop from the nearby Rostrevor Hop Gardens and set about showcasing its flavour in this “wet-hopped” beer. The 2017 edition of our Hop Harvest Ale reveals the fresh green hop and soft fruit flavours in an easy drinking, crisp and refreshing Australian style pale ale. A light body of pale malts allow the hop flavours to shine through, which a touch of wheat malt to fill out the mouthfeel. It’s available now, on tap at Bright Brewery.


Come to Bright Brewery, grab a beer, and kick back on Easter Sunday afternoon with a laidback session of acoustic folk and bluegrass featuring Water From The Well.

Water From The Well is a pair of musicians who stumbled into each other’s musical arms through a mutual crazy love of bluegrass and the banjo… Freya Hanly, the veteran lone songwriter, meets Jason Fados, banjo player who is leading a not-so-secret double life as a rock, funk, blues and soul guitarist. To put your finger on the genre of this unique collaboration will depend on which song you catch – at times too fast moving to even see the fingers involved in the banjo antics, at others times so unhurried, there is simply no need to pin it down. Somewhere between folk and bluegrass, images of a stream rolling over rocks will be followed by infectious driving numbers filled with cheek, all engulfed by Jason’s sassy banjo and Freya’s distinctively elegant voice. Their panoramic song writing explores fresh musical and emotional territory that will drop you off in one realm of sound and pick you up in another.

Catch this free live gig from 2pm – 5pm on Easter Sunday, 1st April 2018.

Water From The Well band


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Best Bits of Bright calendar

Body positive calendar raises money for mental health support

Bright Brewery 2018 calendar - ScottYou can now enjoy The Best Bits of Bright… year-round. Bright Brewery’s staff, in all their shapes and sizes, have created their own body-loving calendar in order to raise a donation for research and outreach related to anxiety and depression.

The recent festive holiday and new year’s period is often a time to come together with family and friends to reflect on the past year and indulge in our favourite things. For many, it is also a very difficult time as they battle the pressures and perceptions of body image, anxiety and depression. While “diet” is an all too common new year’s resolution, Bright Brewery’s team prefers the call to action to “get outdoors, get active”.

At Bright Brewery we are active, sustainable and authentic. We enjoy active lifestyles that revolve around Bright’s awesome outdoor activities… and yet we don’t look like fitness models. We hope this calendar can show that strong bodies and lives come in many forms.
Best Bits of Bright Brewery calendar

The calendar features Bright Brewery’s staff enjoying some of the amazing activities and scenery around their home town of Bright.

We hope this special project will open up positive conversation about body image and mental health, while also showcasing some of the best outdoor activities and attractions of Bright.

The calendar is available to purchase for $30 from Bright Brewery’s bar and website shop.

Profits from this calendar will be donated to beyondblue in support of their ongoing work to equip Australians with the knowledge, skills and support to protect their mental health.

Mental health has been a recent focus for Bright Brewery, as both the hospitality and brewing industries increasingly recognise the need to help support and manage the mental health of staff in these high-pressure work places. Bright Brewery’s management team completed timely Mental Health First Aid training and accreditation prior to Christmas.

Bright Brewery's senior team completing Mental Health First Aid training with John from Hot Response This will enable the brewery’s senior staff to identify and offer initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

Bright Brewery team wishes all a happy new year.



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Bright shines Gold at Tourism Awards

Bright Brewery awarded Gold at Victorian Tourism Awards

Visit Victoria CEO Peter Bingeman with Bright Brewery's Scott Brandon, Sarah Higman, Richard Chamberlin and James Davidson

Visit Victoria CEO Peter Bingeman with Bright Brewery’s Scott Brandon, Sarah Higman, Richard Chamberlin and James Davidson

Bright Brewery has been awarded Victoria’s highest honour for Tourism Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries at the 2017 Victorian Tourism Awards.

It’s the first time in more than a decade that a brewery has won the top award in the category at the Victorian Tourism Awards.

Bright Brewery’s owner and founder, Scott Brandon shared his elation following the win.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to win Gold in this very competitive category,” said Mr Brandon.

“Bright Brewery was founded for three reasons; to make the best beer in the region, to create that beer using sustainable practices and to promote Bright and the surrounding areas as a tourist destination hub. These principles drive everything we do and this award recognises the effort we’ve put into living and breathing our core values to be authentic, sustainable and active in all our business decisions and practices.”

“We’re proud to be recognised alongside such excellent businesses, including our independent craft brewing friends at Mornington Peninsula Brewery (Bronze Award), fellow brewers at Little Creatures Geelong (Finalist), and the crews from Crittenden Estate Wine Centre (Silver Award) and Sedona Estate (Finalist).”

“The Tourism Awards process is a fantastic experience for grounding our business, to ensure we are doing the right thing for the tourism industry and that we have a robust and sustainable business.”

“We look forward to continuing our efforts to build on and improve Bright Brewery’s tourism offerings and industry partnerships, and helping our region’s local tourism thrive in Bright and Victoria’s high country.”

The Victorian Tourism Awards, run by the Victorian Tourism Industry Council (VTIC), represent an industry framework for peer recognition of business development excellence and innovation.

Bright Brewery Marketing Manager, James Davidson said that the Victorian Tourism Awards provide a benchmark for tourism excellence through an examination of business practice.

“The awards process addresses the nuts and bolts of operating and managing a robust tourism business,” said Mr Davidson.

“It examines your business planning, marketing, customer service and contributions to sustainability and your community.”

“Winning Gold is fantastic validation for our management of Bright Brewery, from our strategic planning through to delivering on staff training, as well as the partnerships we have formed to support both the local community and wider tourism industry.”

“Not only are all these aspects important us at Bright Brewery, this Gold award shows that we’re operating the right way to be a successful and sustainable business and that we are having a positive impact on our region’s economy.”

“It’s a credit to our whole team across the brewery, bar, kitchen and office. With more than 40 people employed at Bright Brewery, this was truly a team effort.”

Bright Brewery is open every day from 11:00am until late, serving beer-matched meals for lunch and dinner, and providing a beautiful destination in the heart of Bright to kick back with a MountainCraftedTM beer. We hope you can visit us soon!

Sarah Higman, Scott Brandon, James Davidson and Richard Chamberlin celebrate their Gold Award at the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards. Sarah Higman, Scott Brandon, James Davidson and Richard Chamberlin celebrate their Gold Award at the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.

James Davidson, Marketing Manager
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Toast 2 Love – Fri 3 November

Aussies can Toast 2 Love and support marriage equality with special love brew

*** ORDER A CASE OF Love² HERE ***

Australians are being asked to raise a glass with a Toast 2 Love and share it on social media on Friday 3 November as the same sex marriage postal survey reaches its last few days, with all funds from the sale of Love² beer by The Good Beer Co. being pledged to the Australian Marriage Equality campaign.

Fifteen pubs, bars and venues in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Adelaide are supporting #Toast2Love by putting the special Love² brew by The Good Beer Co. and Bright Brewery on tap, and over 100 businesses including Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Medbank, Qantas, and Atlassian are getting involved by serving the Love² beer in bottles at special “Toast 2 Love” Friday drinks events across the country.

A case of The Good Beer Co Love2 beerThe New World style Pale Ale beer has proved so popular since its launch earlier this month that The Good Beer Co. and Bright Brewery are busy brewing a new batch to keep up with orders. But the good news is beer lovers can order a carton of Love² online here and for a celebration at home with mates.

The Good Beer Co. is a social enterprise – a company on a mission to do good – and the Love² beer is its second cause related brew, with the first being Great Barrier Beer in support of the Australian Marine Conservation Society and their work to protect Australia’s national icon, the Great Barrier Reef.

The Good Beer Co. Founder, James Grugeon, said he wanted to “Toast 2 Love” to thank everyone who had already voted YES, urge those who hadn’t returned their survey yet to do it quickly before the deadline on 7 November and remind everyone who has supported marriage equality that the fight isn’t over until the law is passed.

“This is a celebration of love for all those YES voters out there. When you Toast 2 Love on Friday the 3rd November we want you to share it on your social media so everyone can see that you support equality for all,” Mr Grugeon said.

“The Good Beer Co. will continue to support the Australian Marriage Equality campaign after 15 November because that isn’t the end, we will continue to work until same sex marriage marriage is passed into law. And ongoing, we’ll continue to support the cause of equality for everyone.

“I hope to be toasting LGBTIQ friends at their own marriages in Australia before long.”

Janine Middleton from the Equality Campaign said, “Toast to Love will give campaigners and YES voters a chance to pause and reflect before the postal survey result is announced on 15 November.

“We are excited by how popular Love² beer has proved to be and hope it is a good omen for YES. It is a great beer and we hope Australians will enjoy toasting love on 3 November – and well beyond that day.”

Scott Brandon, owner of Bright Brewery, the brewers of Love² beer, said he was delighted about the positive reaction to this special brew.

“This is a hand crafted, small batch brewed beer from an independent craft brewer and social enterprise start up. Beer is a great equaliser in our society that helps bring people together and enjoy each other’s company. We’re proud to be making a beer that supports equality for all Australians and hope that everyone will seek out and try this New World-style session Pale Ale with all Aussie ingredients that’s easy to love, no matter what your preference.”

Anyone supporting marriage equality can also share The Good Beer Co’s #Toast2Love animation…

NOTE: Love² orders – cases of Love² beer (24 x 330ml bottles) are now available to ORDER HERE. To receive a case for #Toast2Love events this Friday, you must order before 8am, Wednesday 31st October 2017. Please be aware that kegs for pubs and bars are now sold out.


Love² beer will be available as part of #Toast2Love at the following bars, pubs and venues on Friday 3 November:


3 guys Toast 2 Love at Bright BreweryAether Brewing Company, 35 Railway Terrace, Milton QLD 4064
Bloodhound Bar, 454 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Collective Kitchen, 369 Ann St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Newstead Brewing Company, 67 Castlemaine Street, Milton QLD 4064
Newstead Brewing Company, 85 Doggett Street, Newstead QLD 4006
Tipplers Tap, 5/182 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101


Harts Pub, Essex Street & Gloucester Street, The Rocks NSW 2000
The Lord Raglan, 12 Henderson Road, Alexandria NSW 2016


Old Canberra Inn, 195 Mouat St, Lyneham ACT 2602


Bar SK, 90 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066
Two Birds, Brewery & Tasting Room, 136 Hall St, Spotswood, VIC 3015

Regional Victoria:

Bright Brewery, 121 Great Alpine Road, Bright VIC 3741


The Wakefield Hotel, 76 Wakefield Street, Adelaide SA 5000
The Wheatsheaf Hotel, 9 George Street, Thebarton SA 5031


Aether Brewing Company, Brisbane, QLD
All Inn Brewing Company, Brisbane. QLD
Balmain Brewing Company, Balmain NSW
Beer InCider Beer and Cider Festival QLD
Blizzard Brewing Company, Dinner Plan, VIC
Blue Mile Brewing Company, Busselton, WA
Bright Brewery, Bright, VIC
Brewsvegas Beer Festival QLD
Captain BlighsBrewing Company, Hobart, TAS
Cheeky Peak Brewery, Wondonga, VIC
Coldstream Brewing, Yarra Valley, VIC
Cubby Haus Brewing, Moun Pleasant, VIC
Edge Brewing Project, North Melbourne, VIC
Fish River Valley Brewing, Locksley NSW
Foghorn Brewhouse, Newscastle, NSW
Froth Craft Beer Magazine
Last Rites Brewing Company, Cambridge, TAS
Newstead Brewery, Brisbane, QLD
Old Wives Ales, VIC
Sparkke Brewing Company, Adelaide, SA
The Good Beer Co, Brisbane, QLD
Two Birds Brewery, Spotswood, VIC
Van Dieman Brewing Company, Evandale, TAS
Wayward Brewing Company, Camperdown, NSW
Willie the Boatman, St Peters, NSW
Wheaty Brewing Corps, Adelaide, SA
Wolf of the Willows Brewing Company, Melbourne, VIC
Young Henrys, Newtown, NSW

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Love² – easy to love

Love Squared beer bottleBright Brewery is a community-minded, family owned business that believes in fairness and equality for all Australians. We make beers to be shared, savoured and enjoyed by everyone of legal drinking age. Our beers do not discriminate, and neither do we when it comes to the matter of equal love.

We love good beer, and we believe love is a truly special human experience that should not be limited through its expression in marriage.

That is why Bright Brewery has proudly helped The Good Beer Co craft a new beer to back the YES vote in the current Australian postal survey on marriage equality.

We’re sure you’ll love this beer, no matter what your preference, and encourage you to

Here’s the full story of Love²



Love² is brewing:  new beer launched to back YES vote

New Love² craft beer on tap and in bottles across Australia with all profits going to marriage equality campaign

Like beer?  Love marriage equality?  We can drink to that.

A new limited edition beer called Love² is being launched across Australia today, Wednesday 4 October, with all proceeds going to the Australian Marriage Equality campaign.

The Good Beer Co., Australia’s only social enterprise beer company, has joined forces with Victorian craft brewers Bright Brewery and the YES campaign to launch the new session pale ale Love².

Peter Black from the Australian Marriage Equality Campaign  said: “The name says it all – Love squared. We’re stoked that The Good Beer Co and Bright Brewery have got behind a YES vote with this awesome beer!”

James Grugeon, Founder of The Good Beer Co said: “There are lots of ways to show your support for marriage equality.  The most important way of course is to vote YES.  But as we’re a beer company with a social conscience, we reckon the second best way is to have a Love² beer.

“We want people to drink responsibly and we also want them to vote responsibly. We hope that once Australia votes to support marriage equality, there’ll be plenty of newly-weds washing down their marriage vows with a Love² beer.”

More than 30 groups, including brewers, pubs, bars, venues and craft beer media, are also getting behind the launch.

Scott Brandon from Bright Brewery said: “Appropriately, Love² is a refreshing pale ale with a little bit of sweet malts that make this beer very easy to love. We love brewing it, we love drinking it, and we love sharing it with everyone, no matter what their preferences. We’re very proud to be brewing it for The Good Beer Co and adding our support to this important campaign for equality.”

Love² beer is being launched on tap at Collective Kitchen & Bar at Ann St in Brisbane at 5.30pm on Wednesday 4th October and at 18 supporting venues in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

The beer is also on sale online for pre orders in 50 litre kegs and cartons of 24x330ml bottles via The Good Beer Co website.

The profits from Love² beer will go to the Australian Marriage Equality Campaign to support its work to bring about a YES vote in the postal survey and, ongoing, support the cause of equality for LGBTI+ communities across Australia.

For more information about Love² and to pre order kegs or cartons go to:

Find out more about the Australian Marriage Equality Campaign go to:


Media enquiries:

James Grugeon at The Good Beer Co
T: 0459 092 923

James Davidson at Bright Brewery
T: 0437 007 950


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