The Scratch

Events

Alementary 108: Farmhouse Ales

Join Gavin of Newstead Brewing Co. as he takes you through the wonderful world of Farmhouse Ales. Focusing on Saisons and Biere De Garde's, you will look at the history, the regions, the differences and similarities, old world examples and new world examples of this wonderful category of beer. Alementary is ...

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Sat 3rd May

Harley Young: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Join us live at the back of the bar for Harley Young . Kicks off around 7.30pm and is free as always! http://www.harleyyoungmusic.comOver the last two years, Brisbane native Harley Young has been heavily involved in the Montreal/Canadian music scene. Having arrived in 2012, Harley released a series of cassettes entitled Suburb on ...

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Tue 6th May

Alementary 109: Weird Beers

Join Benjamin Nichols, owner of The Scratch as he takes you through a less than scientific adventure through 'weird beers'. You'll explore a selection of strange and curious beer offerings currently available while discussing their place in the beer world. Alementary is an additional resource of The Scratch designed to further ...

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Sat 10th May

Alementary 110: Beer Flaws

Join Mark Howes of Newstead Brewing Co. as he talks about the things that can go wrong with beer. You'll try a base beer purposefully damaged in one of 5 different ways. You'll talk about what the flaw is and what to look for when detecting it.Alementary is an additional ...

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Sat 17th May

Desert Blues Cartel: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Join us live at the back of the bar for Desert Blues Cartel. Kicks off around 7.30pm and is free as always! http://www.dickdesert.net/desertbluescartel.htmlFrom extensive musical backgrounds varying between post-rock, indie-pop, punk, country and blues, the Desert Blues Cartel form a captivating and compelling post-post-modern musical outfit. Their eccentric mix of Blues, Gypsy, ...

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Sat 17th May

Alementary 111: Barrel Ageing

Join Timothy Goulding of The Scratch and Brewtal Brewers as he takes you through the wonderful world of barrel ageing. You'll try a variety of beers aged in a variety of barrels. Compare a barrel aged beer to its non barrel aged equivalent. Learn what the process of ageing involves ...

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Sat 24th May

An Epic good time of Awesomesauce Proportions - SOLD OUT

(This event is now sold out)The Scratch invites you to an Epic good time of Awesomesauce Proportions!For one very special schoolnight, we are playing host to Luke Nicholas, head brewer at Epic – easily one of NZ’s most exciting and adventurous brewing companies.He’ll be bringing 6 beers for our taps, ...

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Mon 26th May

Alementary 112: The True History of IPA's

Join Dr Nathan Garvey as he takes you through the true history of the IPA. For many years it was for taken for granted that India Pale Ale, the distinctive hoppy beverage now virtually synonymous with the craft beer revolution, evolved as a practical response to the problems of preserving English ...

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Sat 31st May

Colonial Brewing Co. (WA) Tap Takeover

Over the weekend of Saturday the 31st of May we'll be tapping 9 different beers from the Colonial Brewing Co.  (WA).Across the weekend you can sample the likes of their:Small – Session IPA, Kolsch – German Kolsch Ale, Witbier – Belgian Wheat Beer, Pale – German Altbier, IPA – Gazza – Australian IPA (All Aussie Malts ...

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Sat 31st May

Gentleman Sir - Live at The Back of The Bar

Join us for a Live at The Back of The Bar session with Gentleman Sir. Free entry from 7:30pm!Stripped back, gritty, raw music with an element of haunting.Gentleman Sir is a two-piece band hailing from Brisbane, QLD. The duo is largely a guitar driven outfit that relies on distinctive baritone ...

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Sat 31st May