When good beer isn’t good enough.


Great Beer Advisory (GBA) has been set up by Brodie French, former Head Brewer, Senior Brewer & Production Brewer to assist breweries who are looking for independent analysis & support for their business operations.


GBA’s core focus is in 3 areas:

In the Brewery

- Improving yields, efficiencies and optimising equipment

- Improving final beer quality with a focus from the mill to the canning line

- Creating and documenting Standard Operating Procedures (including best practice)

- Maintaining brewery equipment

- Staff training from the brewery to bar


In the Office

- Supporting and auditing inventory management systems, ensuring the process from raw ingredient right through to final product is being correctly followed

- Recipe development - traditional & everything new and hype


Brewer for Hire

- An experienced brewer on the floor training staff or filling a short term hole in staff requirements, whether it be a key member of your team taking leave or you find yourself short on staff in a busy period, Brodie can jump in and keep the brewing going.



GBA has access to an ever-growing network of businesses that specialise in the brewing industry.


Our network includes but not limited to:


Software Providers - Brewery Specific



Waste management

Water testing

Coolroom & glycol setups

Plumbing and much more.


Having been a brewer for both large & small operations, there is not much that the GBA team haven’t seen. Our services are strictly confidential provided by a team you can trust.


We’re here to help, so let’s chat about making some great beer

When good

beer isn't

good enough