Who we are

We run a small tight ship @BeerCoAu and we aim to keep it that way for as long as possible. We rely on excellent partners in supply, retail, and logistics to get the best quality brewing ingredients and equipment to our customers as fast and efficiently as possible.

We focus on what we are good at so we can achieve our mission of searching the globe for your brewing satisfaction finding, securing and procuring the world’s finest brewing ingredients and equipment and bringing them to your brewery door as fast and efficiently as humanly possible always with an emphasis on premium quality products and superior customer service.

Who we are…

Dermott Dowling

Managing Director

Dermott is responsible for representing BeerCo to our valuable supply partners, retail partners, customers and friends. An avid homebrewer and craft beer drinker Dermott uses his expertise in marketing, distribution and international business to bring superior brewing materials to quality focused brewers.

Prior to founding BeerCo in late 2013, Dermott founded International & Innovation Business Consultancy Creatovate helping great growers like Gladfield Malt to enter the Australian craft and home brewing industry. Dermott is a proud father to two young daughters Mazzy (aka Malt) and Lola (aka Hop), loves growing his own hops in the garden and getting out for a run or a mountain bike ride whenever time permits.  Nothing thrills him more than talking to customers or spending time with growers and suppliers and makers understanding what they do so please feel free to reach out anytime to say g’day.

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

Current Brewing Systems

  • 2V Crown Urn + Rubbermaid Esky for Clean Beers
  • Picobrew Zymatic for anything Sour or Experimental

Favourite Sports Teams

Angus Florance

Chief Technology Officer

Angus is responsible for making BeerCo keep up with the play online making it the easiest place to shop and order your brewing supplies. A recently bug-bitten homebrewer and passionate craft beer drinker Gus uses his expertise in IT and collaboration to build, measure and learn from live testing the latest in online platforms for order to delivery and payments technology.

Prior to and since co-founding BeerCo in late 2013, Angus has worked in leading consumer package goods companies like Mars and Lion in IT and fast growth start-ups like leaders like Yammer! and established technology leaders including Microsoft.  Angus is a proud father to two young children Ava and Rafael, loves life in San Francisco and is blessed to live a stone’s throw from the 21st Amendment Brewery and Giants Park.  Nothing thrills Gus more than #gettingshitdone and #shippinit.  Gus is a prized member of the team for his ability to decide and act fast and never get fazed or flustered by technology!

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

Current Brewing System:

  • Pico S – Gus is living in a shoe-box size apartment in SF so go figure, he drools over the bling bling big systems at MoreBeer on a weekly basis

Favourite Sports Teams

Roger Lew

Chief Financial Officer

Roger is responsible for keeping BeerCo in the black and procuring the best deals possible on your brewing supplies and equipment.  A newbie to homebrewing and a now believing craft beer drinker Roger uses his forward looking financial analytics skills to keep BeerCo growing sustainably and paying our suppliers on time!

Prior to and since co-founding BeerCo in late 2013, Roger has worked in global brewing at Foster’s International, Banking and Insurance and Hospitality at Esanda a business of ANZ, AXA Pacific and Crown and has consulting experience to fast growth privately held companies as a senior associate at Creatovate.  Roger is a proud new father to the fiery monkey Kyle, loves life in MELbrewin and enjoys balancing his love of good beer and brewing with instructing people self-defence Krav.  Nothing thrills Roger more than #growing well and #sustainably i.e. profitably.  Rog is a prized member of the BeerCo team for his ability to rationalise enthusiasm with pragmatism and bring us all back to the numbers!

Favourite Malt

Favourite Hops

Favourite Yeast

Favourite Beer Styles

Current Brewing System:

  • Still yet to be convinced there is a machine out there that warrants his time on the tools
  • Enjoys playing on the PicoBrew Zymatic at BeerCo HQ!

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