Sunshine Coast Brewers Club

Sunshine Coast Amateur Brewers

Amateur Brewers Club

Buy a man a beer and he wastes an hour. Teach a man to brew and he wastes a lifetime
We are a group of avid home brewers and beer appreciators on the Sunshine Coast that get together about once a month. We welcome any level of brewer or enthusiast from absolute beginner to the professional commercial brewer. 

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2024 AGM and Feb Catch Up

We sell malt!

The club sells malt. You get a great price and a small mark-up goes back to the club funds. In the end, this goes back to all who participate in events and prizes. We order when required, all members receive an SMS, if you’re not a member, sign up here. Grain can take from 2-4 weeks from notice given it’s ordered by the pallet.

This is the cheapest way to make craft beer. Malt is the primary ingredient and typically its the most costly (excluding hop heads).

A bag of malt will make around 100 litres of craft beer at 5% ABV. That’s about 30 cents a beer (+ other ingredients).

Members ~$76 (25kg bag including 10% discount).


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Sunshine Coast Amateur Brewers - SCABS

Sunshine Coast Amateur Brewers - SCABS

Fermenting our way to communal enlightenment one brew at a time.

'Buy a man a beer and he wastes an hour. Teach a man to brew and he wastes a lifetime.'

4 months ago

Sunshine Coast Amateur Brewers - SCABS
Battle of the Brews 2023!Big thanks to Brouhaha for hosting this year's event.1st - Xavier Evens (NEIPA)2nd - Everett Putney (German Pils)3rd - Kurt Wilson (NZ Pils)Peoples Choice - Xavier Evens (NEIPA)Xavier will now brew his winning beer with the lads at Brouhaha. Can't wait till it's on tap! ... See MoreSee Less
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Over the weekend we crowned ours 2023 SCABS Winter Swap Competition Winner.A big thanks to the team at Sunshine Brewery for hosting us. A great family run business with excellent beers.Congratulations to;1st place - Xavier Evans - NEIPA 2nd place - Mark West - Hazy Pale3rd place- Stuart Crookham - Jap LagerCracking beers gents, well done! ... See MoreSee Less
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Yesterday we were lucky enough to have one of our more experienced brewers, Wayne Robertson open up his home and his brewery for a brew day.The man described by his wife as the "frustrated inventor" showed off his hobby with everything hand built and carefully considered, brewing a Russian Imperial Stout that will be aged and cracked open this time next year.Solid beers, great food and company!Thanks for hosting 🍻 ... See MoreSee Less
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A great day for the SCABs Saison Sweepstake Competition. Some fantastic examples of style 25b. Some great examples of off flavours. Well done to 3rd place Mark West taking away some assorted hops and yeast. 2nd place Murray Egan taking away a couple of SCABs etched glasses and to 1st place, Stuart Crookham with his balanced Saison, spot on Aroma and flavour profile. Stu left with the trophy and a $50 voucher generously donated by The Brew Store Noosa. Thanks Scotty! ... See MoreSee Less
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