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Hard Yards Brewing Co. is an Australian Craft Brewery which was founded in 2011 by Dean Sheppard and Mark Dixon. The passion for craft beer and home-brewing started in a garage with extract brewing and steeping grains progressing to all grain brewing. Many, many batches later fuelled a quest to start producing craft beer on a larger scale that could be enjoyed by the masses.

Dean Sheppard

Dean is the guy with the "to do" list and a stick.

Mark Dixon

Mark is the OCD brewer with a garage full of scary kit.

Our Journey...

Hard Yards Brewing Co. was founded in 2011 by Dean Sheppard and Mark Dixon. Our passion for making craft beer started in Marks garage with homebrewing. Starting with extract brewing and steeping grains we moving onto all grain brewing. Many, many batches later fuelled a quest to start producing craft beer on a larger scale that could be enjoyed by all.

Our Values...

We strive to make the best craft beer possible to the highest level of consistency. All our beers are made from fresh locally sourced ingredients and do not contain any preservatives. We are both still active homebrewers and understand your passion for beer too. So we provide as much beer geek information as we can so that you can fully appreciate and understand what's in your glass.

It's thirsty work, but we are sure that you will agree it's definately worth it!