Bruce Peachey

Bruce Peachey

Bruce has over 40 years’ experience in brewing, technical and production management and extensive involvement in brewery construction and the innovation of new products.

Bruce is also a qualified international brewer, mentor, and a respected beer judge in Australia and overseas and has launched his own range of craft beers under the QuickDraw label. He was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling in 2014.

Bruce’s previous roles and achievements include:

● Over 20 years with Tooheys’ (part of Lion Group) in a number of roles from assistant brewer through to brewing manager and technical and R&D manager.

● 10 years as General Manager / Head Brewer, Bluetongue Brewery – where Bruce was responsible for designing and installing / commissioning the greenfield brewery. He also developed and successfully launched seven Bluetongue beer brands including an alcoholic ginger beer and a low carb beer which were innovations in the craft beer sector at that time.

● Bruce currently operates his own brewing consultancy business (Peachey Consulting Services) where he has been responsible for:

● Designing a 20 million litre brewery for Australian Independent Brewers.

● Designing, procuring and installing equipment for a 25 million litre automated brewery for Casella Wines (Australian Brewing Company)

● Designing a 20 million litre brewery expandable in stages to 40 million litres for a Sydney based client

● Developing the recipes for a number of innovative craft beers including several alcohol free beers and a malt based alcoholic lemonade.

● Installing and commissioning a range of craft breweries in Australia and oversees on behalf of the equipment manufacturer, DME of Canada.

● Currently full-time brewery consultant at Matilda Bay Brewery