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James Atkinson

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Dainton seeks investor and strategist

August 18, 2017

Dainton Family Brewery is seeking a marketing and business strategist to partner with its founders as they look to leverage the company’s recent success at the Craft Beer Awards.
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Mid-strength leader in freefall

August 16, 2017

XXXX Gold remains the biggest beer in Australia and the mid-strength leader, but figures seen by Brews News confirm the brand’s rapid decline.
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Brett’s not always the bad guy, winemakers told

August 16, 2017

Bridge Road Brewers has collaborated with a local winemaker on a new wine that aims to challenge Brettanomyces’ association with wine spoilage.
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Uphill battle for indie brewers: Economist

August 15, 2017

Independently brewed beer cannot achieve the same market penetration in Australia as it has in US cities like Portland and San Diego, a leading economist says.
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Castlemaine Brewing becomes Shedshaker

August 14, 2017

Victoria’s Castlemaine Brewing Company will now be known as Shedshaker Brewing, with its original identity proving too close to Lion’s Castlemaine Perkins trade mark.
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Lion takes on Great Northern with Iron Jack

August 11, 2017

Lion has launched Legendary Brewing Co., a new trade mark that has initially spawned a mid-strength beer called Iron Jack.
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Willie Smith’s launches a pivotal cider

August 10, 2017

A new cider from Tasmanian producer Willie Smith’s is likely to be the widest distributed Australian cider made using cider apples.
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Split from big brewers poses quality concerns: Richard Watkins

August 9, 2017

The absence of multinational-owned craft beer brands was felt in the overall quality of entries at the Craft Beer Awards 2017, according to Bentspoke Brewing Co’s Richard Watkins.
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Beer judges give brewers feedback

August 9, 2017

The quality of beers entered into the Craft Beer Awards continued to improve in its fourth year, according to several of the competition’s longstanding judges.
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NZ Hops expanding acreage

August 8, 2017

Strong demand for aromatic hop varieties will drive a 40 per cent increase in New Zealand Hops' acreage in the coming years, according to CEO Doug Donelan.
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