US craft beers arrive in Australia

13 December, 2013 by

By James Atkinson

Experience it Beverages has announced the arrival in Australia of products from leading US brewers Sixpoint and Deschutes.

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The importer this week kicked off a nationwide program of tap takeovers for each brand, starting at The Local Taphouse in Melbourne and Sydney, followed by The Wheatsheaf in Adelaide, Scratch Bar in Brisbane and The Sail and Anchor in Fremantle.  

"From January we then have a regular flow of Sixpoint kegs and seasonal beers from both Deschutes and Sixpoint," Experience it said.

The importer also confirmed it will have special guest brewers from Sixpoint, Deschutes and several of its other brands visiting Australia for Good Beer Week 2014 and related events in May next year.