A Quick Overview of Beer in 5 Minutes

History of Brewing

In Mesopotamia there is evidence of beer from barley via a poem honoring Ninkasi, the patron goddess of brewing. A quick time vortex over  the middle ages, 1st and 18th century to 1516 and we land in Bavaria where there was a purity law that defined beer and what was legally able to be classified as beer. This became federal German law in 1919 which still stands today.

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Simple Shipping and Updated Rates

Our simplified shipping rates gets you more in your kit.

We have simplified our shipping and pricing model so that you can get more for less.  Everything is now priced based on weight. Small deliveries are a fixed fee of $2.95.

Choose between our flat rate option or alternatively have it personally hand delivered by our friendly couriers.

Sydney deliveries via courier are on average delivered within 24 hours of you placing your order. East coast deliveries are usually delivered within 1-3 days and our friends on the west coast it can take up to 7 days.

Here is our current shipping charge table:

Up to 250g $2.95
250g to 500g $7.95
500g to 2kg $10.95
2kg to 5kg $14.95
5kg to 10kg $18.95
10kg to 20kg $25.95

We have also decided that if you get a lot of kit we will throw in shipping for free at our cost. As an example, just spend $125+ in one transaction and we will pay for someone to come and hand deliver it to you quickly. What better way to start your home brewing journey!

That’s all there is to it and remember Dream Big, Brew Small.
Our commitment is to help you brew better beer, with only the essential premium equipment you need. Get one of our home brew starter kits and mini keg kits and start your journey with us. Just because you are brewing small doesn’t mean you cant dream big. Tag us @smallbatchbrew so we can tell the world about another up and coming Master Brewer.

Why I Became a Small Batch Brewer

I first started brewing almost a decade ago and made mistakes, plenty of them.  I started with plastic buckets, big cauldrons and everything took so much time and not to mention the space.  I dedicated a full day in setup, cleaning and preparation and not to mention the countless trips to the brew store because I’d forgotten something. Now don’t get me wrong the beers turned out great, friends and family loved them, they won awards but I thought there had to a better way.   Read more “Why I Became a Small Batch Brewer”

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Stainless Steel Mini Beer Keg (5 Litre) + 2 Items
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Small Batch Brew - Mini Regulator SodaStream Gas Converter Adaptor
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Small Batch Brew - Hop Sock - Grain Steeping Bag - BIAB
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Bought by Gareth from Lake wendouree
about 22 hours ago
 
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Brew Day Bits - Syphon & Filter + 5 Items
Bought by Luke from Ilawong
about 23 hours ago
 
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Hop Sock or Steeping Filter Bag - Home Brew BIAB + 1 Item
Bought by Brendan from Caboolture
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Hop Sock or Steeping Filter Bag - Home Brew BIAB
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about 2 days ago
 
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Bought by Daniel from Whyalla
about 2 days ago
 
Small Batch Brew - Syphon and Filter
Brew Day Bits - Syphon & Filter + 5 Items
Bought by Ben from North ryde
about 2 days ago
 
All in One Home Brew Beer Starter Kit + 2 Items
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about 5 days ago
 
All in One Home Brew Beer Starter Kit + 2 Items
Bought by Kellie from Kangaroo flat
about 5 days ago
 
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Sodium Percarbonate (250g) - No Rinse Home Brew Sanitiser
Bought by Graham from Anna bay
about 5 days ago
 
All in One Home Brew Beer Starter Kit
Bought by Nicholas from Exmouth
about 6 days ago
 
All in One Home Brew Beer Starter Kit + 3 Items
Bought by Nicole from Rochedale south
about 6 days ago
 
Small Batch - Mini Beer Keg
Small Batch All in One Mini Beer Keg Kit + 2 Items
Bought by Ben from Brighton
about 6 days ago
 
Small Batch Brew - Gas and Forced Carbonation Kit
Mini Keg Carbonation and SodaStream Gas Kit
Bought by David from Regency downs
about 6 days ago
 
Pond Ripple Pale Ale Home Brew Recipe Kit + 1 Item
Bought by Neil from Paynesville
about 6 days ago
 
Safale BE-134® Home Brew Saison Beer Yeast
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about 7 days ago
 
Small Batch - Mini Beer Keg
Small Batch All in One Mini Beer Keg Kit + 1 Item
Bought by Monique from Westbrook
about 7 days ago
 
Safale BE-134® Home Brew Saison Beer Yeast + 9 Items
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about 1 week ago
 
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Bought by Adam from Bairnsdale
about 1 week ago
 
Safale BE-134® Home Brew Saison Beer Yeast
Bought by Ryuichi from Crows nest
about 1 week ago
 
Small Batch Brew - Home Brew Starter Kits
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Bought by Jeannine from Quakers hill
about 1 week ago
 
Small Batch Brew - Home Brew Starter Kits
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Bought by Nathan from Richlands
about 1 week ago
 
Small Batch Brew - 5 Litre Glass Carboy
Home Brew Beer Glass Carboy / Demijohn (5 Litre) + 1 Item
Bought by Lucas from Brisbane
about 1 week ago
 
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about 1 week ago
 
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