The Scratch

Events

Alementary 101: Ingredients Of Beer

Welcome to Brewniversity, our new weekly beer education session! We kick off proceedings asking the question 'What's in my beer?' with your host Jon Burnett.Learn about the individual ingredients of beer: How they look, how they feel, how they're added and most importantly, how they taste. The session includes hefty samplers ...

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Sat 1st February

Live At The Back Of The Bar: Colin Lillie

Join us around 7.30pm on Tuesday the 4th of Feb for a Colin Lillie  live at the back of the bar!A remote dusty town in the middle of the Central Australian desert is as likely a place as any for a gypsy Scotsman to put down the bottle, find a voice, hone ...

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Tue 4th February

Alementary 102: Hop Varieties

We ask the question 'What's the difference in hop varieties?' with your host Gavin Croft. There are countless hop varieties available to commercial and home brewers throughout the world. Learn what hops are, how they look, feel, smell and taste. Sample a selection of beers that focus on specific hop varieties! Alementary ...

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Sat 8th February

Live At The Back Of The Bar: Oxford & Co.

Join us live at the back of the back for Oxford & Co ! Kicks off around 8pm. Free as always.OXFORD & Co.- words by Amy RussellYou could be forgiven for thinking you already know Oxford & Co; the melodies recall a familiar, yet original, sound. You may also recognise the voice in its ...

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Sat 8th February

Killer Sprocket QLD Launch

 Join us on Sunday from open as we launch Killer Sprocket (VIC) beers in Queensland! Sean Ryan (head brewer by day/comedian and podcaster by night) will be on hand to chat from 2pm for a few hours as we pour the Killer Sprocket Amber Ale and the Killer Sprocket Bandit, ...

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Sun 9th February

Live At The Back Of The Bar: Ben Salter

Join us live at the back of the back for Ben Salter! Kicks off around 7.30pm. Free as ...

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Tue 11th February

Alementary 103: The Darkness

We don't ask a question, but make a case for why there's more to dark beer than Guinness.Interested in dark beer but mildly terrified by it? Don't be, with your host Timothy Goulding.Tim explains what makes a dark beer, what makes them special and highlights the incredible variety of dark ...

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Sat 15th February

Alementary Special: The Evolution of Beer with Matt Kirkegaard

Join us for a special edition Brewniversity unit, with Mr Beer himself, Matt Kirkegaard, as he takes us through the evolution of craft beer through the last couple of decades.To coin a phrase, 'craft' beer has taken years to become an overnight success. With the craft beer industry growing apace ...

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Sat 22nd February

Craft Beer Rising

RISE UP!Mark it down in your diaries folks!On February 22nd (22/2) this year, The Crafty Pint is calling for beer venues across Australia to support Aussie craft beers in a bid to celebrate "local beer and local brewers at the best local venues."We here at The Scratch are right behind ...

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Sat 22nd February

Live At The Back Of The Bar: The Casuarinas

Join us for a Live at The Back of The Bar session featuring The Casuarinas.The Casuarinas is a band from Brisbane with roots that go down deep, taking inspiration from the best of country, folk and rock, propelled by the dual lead vocals of Ric Trevaskis and Maureen Hansen.“The Casuarinas was something ...

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Sat 22nd February

Wolf & Napoleon Live at The Back Of The Bar

Wolf & Napoleon is the ethereal roots solo project of Kahl Wallis, lead singer of the Queensland band The Medics. W&N was born in late 2010 and is now performing captivating solo shows around the Brisbane region, after a three year hiatus. To date W&N has released a small number ...

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Tue 25th February