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Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Ultimate Beer Experience

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April 26, 2012
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We get a lot of media releases here at Brews News, most of them are more crammed with adjectives and superlatives than there are tears in an episode of Masterchef. Still, this one caught our attention and so while we would normally strip ‘ultimate’ out of any headline, we left it in this one...
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Hop Harvest Dinner at Josie Bones

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April 26, 2012
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To celebrate the release of this year’s special Hop Harvest ales from Victorian craft breweries, Josie Bones is holding a special dinner event on Wednesday 2nd May to pair fine food with these seasonal brews. “We’re featuring the best of Victoria’s Fresh Hop brews from some of our favourite local breweries paired with the...
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GABS beer preview — 8 Wired

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April 26, 2012
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Next up in this series is from Søren Eriksen of 8 Wired. Technically this is one of two beers he is involved in at this festival, as he is also an assistant brewer at Renaissance Brewery. He also happens to be one of 2012′s top 100 brewers according to website Ratebeer (the only NZ...
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Good Beer Wheaty

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April 25, 2012
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With a nod to Melbourne’s Good Beer Week, Adelaide’s best beer pub, The Wheaty, is running its own mini-beer festival — very sharp, very craft and very Wheaty. Good Beer Wheaty runs at the hotel between May 12 and May 15th. A small sample of the events is below to whet your appetite, but...
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Goodbye comedy, hello beer!

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April 24, 2012
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The curtains have come down on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for another year, but there’s cheer of a different kind just around the corner. Good Beer Week brings 100 events celebrating beer in every way you could imagine to venues across Melbourne and Victoria from May 12 to 19. The eight day festival...
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Coopers Purchases Major U.S.A. Home Brew Brand

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April 24, 2012
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It’s a big enough deal to be Australia’s biggest locally-owned anything these days, but to be the world’s largest producer of home brew concentrates as well — and then buy the US’s biggest home brew brand…well, that’s another. All in their 150th year… Nice work Coopers. Media Release Coopers Purchases Major U.S.A. Home Brew...
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GABS beer preview — Yeastie Boys

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April 24, 2012
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In the third beer in his series looking at the new and novel beers that will be featured at GABS, Luke Robertson goes all Yeastie...
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Stone & Wood’s Jasper Ale

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April 24, 2012
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Stone & Wood’s Jasper Ale is starting to trickle out around the country. Those hoping the Byron Bay brewery was going to roll out a beer with ‘imperial’ or ‘barrel-aged’ in the name will be disappointed. Those who were hoping for a drinkable ale with a touch more hinterland than beach to enjoy over...
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Scotch Ale Scotch Fillet with Blue Cheese Butter

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April 23, 2012
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Rick Besserdin takes a look at an easy recipe to make Australia's favourite home-cooked meal even better...with beer.
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Australian Beverage Industry Digest No. 111

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April 22, 2012
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Brewing industry veteran John Harvey's weekly summary of all the beer industry news for the past seven days.
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