THE BEST OF INDEPENDENT AUSTRALIAN BEER
BrewCon - 5th September, 2019
Winners are definitely grinners! This year Modus walked away with Champion India Pale Ale for our beloved Former Tenant Red IPA. This is the 4th time we’ve won this award, out of the 5 years we’ve been open - so to say we’re stoked is an understatement! We also took out Gold with our Session Pale Ale - Wippa Snippa.
FIVE YEARS IN FIVE BEERS
Crafty Pint - 26th July, 2019
Mick Wust poetically recalls the last 5 years of Modus, with a countdown of our top 5 beers that helped shape Modus into what it is today.
WOMEN IN BEER, WINE & SPIRITS
Crafty Pint - 6th March, 2019
On International Women’s Day this year, we stood along side some amazing people to celebrate women in their chosen industry. This was a world first - having so many women in beer, wine and spirits, all under one roof!
MODUS TURNS FOUR
Crafty Pint - 28th July 2018
We had a ripper of a party to celebrate our 4th Birthday, thanks to everyone that came along. It's been a a crazy ride so far, have a read of the article from Crafty Pint, giving a brief run down!
Beer is a Conversation with Grant Wearin - Radio Brews News
Grant caught up with Matt K on all things Modus, in context of the recent Indies Champion Brewery wins and our 4th Birthday.
TEN DELICIOUSLY DARK BEERS TO GET YOU THROUGH WINTER MONTHS
Concrete Playground picked Former Tenant Red IPA as the top beer to choose during Winter.
MODUS TAKES THE PALE OUT OF PALE ALE AT THE GABS FESTIVAL
Manly Daily - 16 May. 2017
Modus will again attempt to 'push the boundaries' at this year's GABS beer, Cider and Food Festival, producing a 'big, black IPA'.
12 of the best ipa beers you'll be drinking this summer
Executive Style -18 Nov. 2016
It's been a landmark year for India Pale Ale (IPA) in Australia.
Thirty IPAs were voted into the influential GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers poll in January, indicating Aussies' increased thirst for these somewhat polarising brews, highly hopped and typically stronger in alcohol content than standard pale ales.
The Rise of Cans
Broadsheet-13 Oct. 2016
Once seen as second rate, canned beers are cool again. How did that happen?
Thanks in part to the rise of craft-beer culture and improved canning technologies, the idea that canned beer is lower quality seems finished.
How did it happen? Jaz Wearin of Modus Operandi Brewery in Mona Vale, Sydney, thinks it’s scientific.
Modus Operandi Brewing selling canned beer instead of bottles
dailytelegraph.com.au-11 Oct. 2016
LOOKING for a good excuse to get on the cans?
Mona Vale craft beer maker Modus Operandi Brewing has a few good reasons why you should, as tinnies are making a comeback.
Modus launches Session IPA cans
Australian Brews News-20 Sep. 2016
A Session IPA has become the third permanent beer in cans for Sydney’s Modus Operandi Brewing Company.
The 4.1 per cent ABV IPA is hopped with Simcoe, Citra and Chinook, Modus co-founder Jaz Wearin told Australian Brews News.
Modus Operandi Brewing
When husband and wife Grant and Jaz Wearin decided to open a brewery, they needed a quick education. They found it in the US, where they hired a campervan and spent six months touring breweries, sometimes even volunteering their labour in exchange for learning the tricks of the trade.
Modus Operandi Brewing Company
At Australia’s first-annual Craft Beer Awards last October, little-known Modus Operandi Brewing Co. introduced themselves with a half-eaten sandwich and four-letter expletive that echoed through Sydney’s Giant Dwarf Theatre. “I had two beers in one hand and a pork sandwich in the other, thinking that maybe we’d get an honorable mention, and then the first award comes up and we win a gold,” recalls brewer DJ McCready. “The crowd got completely quiet, and all you hear is ‘Holy shit!’ come out of Grant’s mouth.”