The Scratch

Events

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 1st March

Residency At The Back Of The Bar: Liam Gerner

Join us around 7.30pm for Liam Gerner live at the back of the bar. The first of a four show residency at the Scratch. In March troubadour songwriter Liam Gerner will perform a string of residency shows on Australia’s East Coast covering Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne playing each city four times in the ...

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Tue 4th March

Live At The Back Of The Bar: We All Want To

Join us live at the back of the bar for We All Want To! Kicks off around 8pm. Free as always!What a rollercoaster ride 2012 was for Brisbane’s previously-undiscovered pop geniuses WE ALL WANT TO. From pretty much a standing start, they’ve made themselves known far and wide with their ...

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Sat 8th March

Alementary 104: The Basics of Homebrewing

We ask the question 'How does home brewing work'? Designed for home brewing newcomers and novices, learn the process of brewing at home with a live demonstration out the front on the Scratch with Gavin Croft. Gavin willl take you through each step of the process and what role each ingredient and process ...

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Sat 8th March

Residency At The Back Of The Bar II: Liam Gerner

Join us around 7.30pm for Liam Gerner live at the back of the bar. The second of a four show residency at the Scratch. In March troubadour songwriter Liam Gerner will perform a string of residency shows on Australia’s East Coast covering Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne playing each city four times ...

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Tue 11th March

Alementary 101: Ingredients Of Beer

We ask 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 of a variety of beers focusing on the unique purpose of ...

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Sat 15th March

Clare Valley Brewing in QLD

On Sunday the 16 of March join us to welcome the Clare Valley Brewing Company to Queensland. Hailing from South Australia in the Clare Valley region, they're bringing their four staple drops to the Scratch.-Bullseye American Pale Ale-Ranga Tang Red Ale-King Kong Stout-Miss Molly Grape CiderKym Deckhart of Clare Valley ...

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Sun 16th March

Residency At The Back Of The Bar III: Liam Gerner

Join us around 7.30pm for Liam Gerner live at the back of the bar. The third of a four show residency at the Scratch. Join us around 7.30pm for Liam Gerner live at the back of the bar. The first of a four show residency at the Scratch. In March troubadour songwriter ...

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Tue 18th March

Alementary 105: Glassware

We ask the question 'Which beer glass?' with your host Matt Kirkegaard.  We all know that any drink with flavour is best enjoyed from a glass, but with beer which glass is the best to enjoy your beer from? Join Matt Kirkegaard and The Scratch as we get hands on with beer ...

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Sat 22nd March

Live At The Back Of The Bar: The Loveless Union

Join us live at the back of the bar for The Loveless Union . Music kicks off around 8pm. Free as always! The Loveless Union is a lo-fi, guitar spangled, folk/country rock and roll band from the deepest darkest depths of eastern Australia. Stealing and running with beer hall highs and sleepy gutter ...

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Sat 22nd March

Uncle Scratch's Matches - BREWSVEGAS

Suds vs Salami? Collabs vs Cukes? Froth vs Fromage?The Scratch shall waste no time getting in to the spirit of Brewsvegas – opening the week with a multi-collaborational afternoon-a-palooza of mouth party proportions.We’re teaming up with our mates at Stone and Wood – cracking a zesty and very special keg ...

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Sun 23rd March

Residency At The Back Of The Bar IV: Liam Gerner

Join us around 7.30pm for Liam Gerner live at the back of the bar. The fourth of a four show residency at the Scratch. In March troubadour songwriter Liam Gerner will perform a string of residency shows on Australia’s East Coast covering Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne playing each city four times ...

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Tue 25th March

Ca-beer-et & Cans - BREWSVEGAS

For one night only, the Scratch will be taken over by some of Brisbane’s finest caberet performers, who will be transforming the bar into a den of deviance, dazzlement and delight.Join us for a most informal evening of cheeky skits, sassy songs and daring feats, as the bar staff crack ...

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Wed 26th March

Scratch Vs Tippler's Round II

Round Two of the inaugural Scratch vs Tipplers battle roy-ale gets underway on Thursday night. It's gonna be a big night of competitive intensity: The lads from Young Henry's and The Grifter Brewing co will be DJ battling it out on the decks, whilst simultaneously spinning up the roulette wheel ...

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Thu 27th March

Inhoption 2014

Perhaps the most ambitious Scratch event to date yet, this one is all about getting deep into the world of hops. With the help of the good folks at Hop Products Australia, we will be literally filling the bar with a bounty of freshly harvested hops direct from the farm for ...

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Sat 29th March

Alementary Special: Brewsvegas Edition - Commercial Brewer Q & A

Join us for a Q & A panel with some of Australia's prominent commercial craft brewers to talk beer, the industry and whatever the hell else we feel like. Beers will be available over the bar from 10.30am with the talks kicking off at 11am. Guest speakers to be announced ...

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Sat 29th March