The Scratch

Events

Nurses Eve Social - A Charity Event

On Tuesday the 1st of July, the Jovial Society Pleasant Company Abound & The Scratch will host the Nurses Eve Social, raising money to help miscarriage patients in Brisbane. Stone and Wood Brewing  have donated a Karma keg of Pacific Ale for a 'donate by the glass' arrangement and we'll have some ...

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Tue 1st July

Luize: Live At The Back Of The Bar

On Thursday the 3rd of July songstress Luize will be playing at The Scratch. Entry is zero dollars as always and kicking off around 7.30pm.Luize is a petite little red head with neon skin and the imagination of a unicorn. She has lead such eclectic assortments as the Frank Zappa ...

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Thu 3rd July

Alementary 116: Rye Beers with Hop Dog BeerWorks

Join Tim and Jedi Matt of Hop Dog BeerWorks (NSW) as they take the group through Rye Ales. You'll talk about different styles of rye beers, the science behind substituting barley for rye and of course you'll try a few along the way. While not common in Australia, Hop Dog ...

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Sat 5th July

An Evening With Hop Dog BeerWorks + Tap Takeover

Tim Thomas and Jedi Matt of Hop Dog BeerWorks  (NSW) will be joining us on Saturday July the 5th for a tap takeover and meet the brewers event at the back of the bar. The gents will take you through six of their boundary pushing beers off tap and talk about what ...

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Sat 5th July

Beerkary Bakery X Brewtal Brewers

The Beerkary Bakery  returns to the Scratch on Sunday the 6th of July at an early opening time of 10am. For this edition, the Beerkary are teaming up with Brewtal Brewers who will have 4 beers pouring off tap to be matched with baked treats. Both the Beerkary and Brewtal Brewers have been ...

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Sun 6th July

Rob Zosars ft. Chase NoStraighter: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Tuesday the 8th of July the one and only Rob Zosars will be playing live at the back of the bar. Festivities start at 7.30pm..ish and this show of a lifetime is absolutely free!Usually found destroying the keys and belting out vocals with 8-piece genre-hop band LeSuits, Robert Zosars has ...

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Tue 8th July

Alementary Special: Bus Adventure to Fortitude Brewing (Mt Tamborine)

Join us for a special edition of Alementary. It'll be a 6 hour adventure just outside of town to Fortitude Brewing in Mt Tamborine, who have recently taken over the Mt Tamborine Brewery. We'll meet at The Scratch at 10am and set off by bus at 10.30 to spend a ...

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Sat 12th July

Georgia Potter: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Sharp-tongued chanteuse Georgia Potter has rapidly moved to the cutting edge of Alt- electronic pop in a short a burst of hyper-activity. On Saturday 12th she will be joining us Live At The Back Of The Bar for a solo set, so come get you ears tickled from 7.30ish and ...

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Sat 12th July

The Awesome: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Switch your ears on to the smooth sounds of The Awesome this Sunday at 4pm live at the back of the Scratch Bar for free.Mili Cifali and Jim Horvath are The Awesome, a travelling duo from Mallacoota Victoria.They met two years ago and have since travelled extensively performing small country pubs, wine ...

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Sun 13th July

Sian Evans

The  wonderful Sian Evans will be playing live at the back of the bar Tuesday the 15th of July, musical delights start at 7.30ish and heck, its free!“Sure Sian’s got a great voice, dexterous guitar chops, is a looker and charming as hell, but what about the positives” – Tim ...

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Tue 15th July

Ekim Brewing Slammer Tequila Spiked Pale QLD Launch!

Join us for the Queensland launch of Ekim Brewing Co's  Slammer -- A tequila spiked pale ale recently featured at the Great Australasian Beer Spectapular. Mike of Ekim Brewing will be on hand to chat beer and make a case for why this beer was a good idea!Beer is tapped from ...

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Wed 16th July

Alementary 103: The Darkness (Weekend of Darkness Special Edition)

In conjunction with our Weekend of Darkness, Tim Goulding of The Scratch will be taking a group through the darkest of the dark beers he can get his hands on. We'll talk about the process behind dark beers, the difference in varieties and their place in the beer world. Expect ...

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Sat 19th July

The Weekend of Darkness - Part 1 - The Darkening

In 2013 The Scratch made a deal with the wrong devil and held a weekend so cold, so otherworldly that the entirety of its taps turned the way of the beast - Darkness took over. In 2014 , we wilfully throw ourselves back into that dark time and give our entire taps ...

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Sat 19th July

The Weekend Of Darkness - Part 2 - The Dark Scratch

In 2013 The Scratch made a deal with the wrong devil and held a weekend so cold, so otherworldly that the entirety of its taps turned the way of the beast - Darkness took over. In 2014 , we wilfully throw ourselves back into that dark time and give our entire taps ...

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Sun 20th July

Shem Allen: Live At The Back Of The Bar

On Tuesday 22nd of July, Shem Allen, of Skinny Jean fame, will be treating us one of his often heart wrenching, always bizarre, rare solo performances. All the fun starts at 7.30..ish and no cover charge for for you, yes, you.Shem has an approach to songwriting that could be called architectural. ...

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Tue 22nd July

Alementary 117: Trappist Beers

Join Gavin Croft of Newstead Brewing Company and Croft Brewing Company as he takes you through the world of Trappist beers. Some of the earliest European brewing culture was carried out by monks. Beer was seen as an excellent restorative in times of sickness and many monks made it their business ...

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Sat 26th July

Woodstock Road: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Come down to The Scratch on Saturday the 26nd of July to be tickled with the tinkerings of Woodstock Road at 7:30pm..ish.Woodstock Road is the infant recording project of Lucas de Lastic and Leisa Howlett. Members of surf rock band The Shakeouts, Lucas and Leisa began writing songs as a ...

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Sat 26th July

Steve Lane & The Autocrats: Live At The Back Of The Bar

If superbly-crafted indie pop-rock and great songwriting is your thing, then look no  further than Steve Lane & The Autocrats, who will be joining us live at the back of the bar in a stripped back, rare, duo performance on Tuesday 29th of July. The festivities begin at 7.30pm and entry ...

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Tue 29th July