Beer writing bursary winner announced

December 1, 2011
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The winner of Australia’s first ever beer writing bursary has been announced. The bursary has been awarded to Sam Fletcher from Sydney. Bursary sponsor, Tim Lord from Hop Products Australia, said he was impressed with all of the entries and found it very hard to separate the top few. “In the end Sam was a standout...
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Radio Brews News gets its Yeastie on

November 20, 2011

This week's show is a long one, in which we really get our Yeastie on...but first we catch up with Al Carragher from Carlton's Great Northern Hotel.
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Blessed are the brewers…and the cheesemakers

November 16, 2011
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Australian Brews News editor Matt Kirkegaard once thought Corona made him look sexy and Peroni made him seem interesting. He doesn't any more.
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Radio Brews News finally goes Feral

November 12, 2011
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This week on Radio Brews News we speak with one of the organisers behind the Ballarat Beer Festival, as well as our long awaited interview with Brendan Varis from Feral Brewing.
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Radio Brews News goes a-mythbusting

November 6, 2011

Today we meet British beer writer and historian Martyn Cornell. Martyn is the creator of the Zythophile site through which he writes about beer and beer history and, along the way, debunks a few myths.
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How BrewDog brew and bottle

October 25, 2011

When they’re not freezing their beers to increase the alcohol or brewing their beer at the bottom of the North Sea, Scottish brewers BrewDog brew fairly traditionally. In their current newsletter, they take a look at their brewing process — partly because of the recent Great British Beer Festival brouhaha. We thought it was a good...
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iBottleopener competition winners announced

December 2, 2011
iBottleopener competition winners announced

It’s been a very hectic week here at Australian Brews News and so we are only now just getting...
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Deer Santa — Christmas Lunch at Josie Bones

December 2, 2011
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What’s on your Christmas list for Santa this year? How about venison perfectly paired with some of the finest...
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Coopers flies Australian flag in national beer market

December 2, 2011
The style that truly is Australian for beer...

It would be unfair to describe Coopers as the Steven Bradbury of Australian beer, but I’m sure it would...
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Beer Jobs: Brand Manager — Crown and Cascade

November 30, 2011

A unique opportunity exists for a talented Brand Manager to join us and take ownership of this iconic portfolio....
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An apology from the Editor of Australian Brews News

November 29, 2011
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An apology from the Editor of Australian Brews News. At Australian Brews News we pride ourselves on having a voice...
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Scratch that beer itch Brisbane

November 29, 2011
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The craft beer insurgency in Brisbane continues to grow strength as the inner-city beer Guerrilla’s continue to fight the...
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Deer Santa — Christmas Lunch at Josie Bones

What’s on your Christmas list for Santa this year? How about venison perfectly paired with some of the finest beers from across the globe? Then Josie Bones has the gift for you with a special Christmas Lunch event on Sunday 18th December. The “most festive of meals” will feature an indulgent four courses matched with...

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Ballarat entertainment line-up announced

The rise in the number of beer festivals on the calendar is a very positive sign for the continued growth of good beer — and I write having just returned from the highly successful Newcastle Craft Beer Week and the excellent Warners at the Bay festival. While beer festivals appeal to the hard-core beer lover as...

New Zealand vs. Australia

Australia vs New Zealand tasting

That Beer Bloke, Ian Kingham will be presenting another beer showcase, this time featuring a match up of 14 Australian and New Zealand craft beers. He will be joined by Paul Mercurio on December 12th at Beer De Lux Melbourne and Lachlan McBean on Jan 24th at the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel, Sydney with. Tickets....


Celebrate True South’s 2nd Birthday

True South, the young microbrewery and restaurant in Melbourne’s beachside Black Rock, is about to celebrate its 2nd birthday and everyone is invited to the party. Over their first two years of operation, True South has rapidly grown a reputation as one of the best watering holes alongside Melbourne’s beaches. The recent shift towards a...

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PreachersPreaching to the masses

Interesting fact: Back in the mid 19th century Hobart was notorious amongst sailors worldwide...

Review: The Victorian Women of Beer Review: The Victorian Women of Beer

James Davidson gets up close with the Beer Diva and the Victorian Women of...


Weihenstephan/Boston Beer Company Infinium Biere de champagne 10.5% abv 750ml Take a world renowned brewery...

small_dogbolterAn old Dog is off the leash

Prof Pilsner discovers that when the dog sits on the tuckerbox these days, there's...

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