Beer is a Conversation: Grant Wearin
This week on Beer is a Conversation, Matt catches up with Grant Wearin, who together with his wife Jaz, launched Modus Operandi almost exactly 4 years ago.
From the very start, Modus has had a major effect on the beer market with the brewery winning a swag of trophies, including being named Champion Small Brewery, at the then Craft Beer Industry Association awards, all within months of opening. They were at it again this year, being named the champion large brewery at the newly renamed Independent Beer Awards in June.
As the team that now comprises 30 people celebrates its fourth birthday this week, we chat with Grant about their journey, including their commitment to quality, look at the importance of fresh beer and cold distribution and the challenges they face with growth.
The Brews News team send Jaz and Grant our very best wishes as they count down to the birth of their first child.
Enjoy the conversation.
You can try the Limited Release Cascadian Howl released to mark their fourth birthday at the following venues, launching 27th June 2018: Modus HQ, The Royston Hotel Vic, Tipplers Tap QLD, The Grainstore Newcastle, The Woolpack Redfern and on the 28th July 2018 the Durham Castle ACT.
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