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Micro-canning rises up Down Under

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April 28, 2016
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With canning showing itself to more than a passing fad, breweries are reporting significant sales growth when they install canning lines...
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Radio Brews News – Episode 86 – The Crafty Pint

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April 22, 2016
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This we we catch up with James Smith, better known to craft beer drinkers as the Crafty Pint. We learn about his plans for world domination, or at least the ever expanding reach of his awesome Australian craft beer resource and his lack of interest in selling out to News Corp. Don’t forget that the...
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Good Beer Week: Our top Beer Geek events

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April 21, 2016
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Good Beer Week 2016 is rapidly approaching and Australian Brews News is excited to be the sponsoring the Beer Geek stream, which includes 39 different events.
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ACCC twice delays Megabrew ruling

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April 20, 2016
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Australia’s competition watchdog has for the second time delayed its decision on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposed takeover of SABMiller.
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National ambitions for Hobart’s newest brewery

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April 20, 2016
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The newly established Hobart Brewing Company hopes to make packaged product available nationally once it has shored up its local market, according to co-founder Brendan Parnell.
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Gage Roads extends Matso’s deal

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April 20, 2016
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Gage Roads Brewing Co this week announced its contract beverage division Australian Quality Beverages (AQB) had extended its brewing agreement with Matso’s Broome Brewery.
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Chur Brewing seeks contract partner

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April 18, 2016
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Chur Brewing, the new Australian guise of New Zealand’s Behemoth Brewing, is in talks with several potential contract partners to facilitate local production of its beers, according to founder Andrew Childs.
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Keg leasing takes off for Bintani

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April 18, 2016
Keg leasing takes off for Bintani

Brewing ingredients supplier Bintani Australia has successfully expanded into keg leasing, which the company argues offers major benefits for breweries looking to free up capital.
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Pacific Ale court hearings conclude

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April 18, 2016
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The Federal Court on Friday heard closing submissions from Stone & Wood and Thunder Road in the ‘Pacific Ale’ intellectual property dispute.
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Stone & Wood creates new range

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April 15, 2016
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The second release in Stone & Wood’s newly minted Beers From Our Backyard range is a pilsner-inspired brew called Big Scrub.
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