The Gold Coast City Council approved The Club at Parkwood Village’s resort plans on December 4. Among other things, the project includes a brewhouse, various short and long term accommodation options and a childcare centre.
According to the Courier Mail, Coolum Beer Co is expected to open before Christmas. Founded by homebrewers, the Sunshine Coast brewery is said to be worth “in excess of $1 million.”
Chinchilla-based brewery, Charleys Creek, shared via Facebook that “after all the setbacks… it is exciting to see a dream start to take shape.” Three of four pours for the main brewery building slab are complete, as of early December.
Perentie Brewing Co. opened its lager brewery on December 16. According to a media release, the purpose-built $6 million-dollar brewery specialises in lager beers “produced using traditional German brewing techniques.” The venue has 68 taps, including 40 that are dedicated to Perentie’s beers, as well as a seasonal menu and seating for more than 200 patrons. Perentie “will manage its own canning and kegging onsite in [its]… production facility that has the capacity to brew 1 million litres of beer per year.”