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Radio Brews News – Episode 99 – Willie Simpson

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July 26, 2016
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This week we catch up with beer writer, brewer and now beer Forefather, Willie Simpson. If you read about beer in the era before blogs, Willie was most likely the person whose words you read. Willie has been writing about beer since the late 1980s and, more recently, been brewing it at his brewery,...
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Charge more for beer: Deschutes

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July 25, 2016
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Millennial drinkers equate price with quality, so brewers should consider experimenting with beers at higher price points, according to Deschutes Brewery’s Andrew Tysler.
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Footscray gets Hop Nation Brewing

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July 25, 2016
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Hop Nation Brewing Co. opened its new Footscray, Melbourne brewery to the public for the first time on Saturday July 23.
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CUB ‘outperforming competitors’: SABMiller

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July 22, 2016
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Carlton & United Breweries achieved strong earnings growth for the first quarter ended June 30, despite the continuing decline of its mainstream brands.
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Gage Roads back in the black

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July 22, 2016
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Gage Roads Brewing Co expects to return to profitability for the financial year ended June 30, thanks to the growth of its proprietary brand.
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Hop Thief turns a paler shade

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July 22, 2016
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The new James Squire Hop Thief has made the most significant recipe shift in the history of the series, according to Malt Shovel head brewer Chris Sheehan.
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Champion Beer is Little Creatures

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July 21, 2016
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Little Creatures Brewing has won the top prize at the 2016 Craft Beer Awards.
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ACCC explains tap contracts delay

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July 21, 2016
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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s investigation into tap contracts will be concluded by the end of this year, deputy chair Dr Michael Schaper has confirmed.
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‘Victory for common sense’: Thunder Road

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July 21, 2016
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Thunder Road has welcomed its Pacific Ale court win against Stone & Wood, while the Northern Rivers brewer maintains the proceedings were about “making a stand for originality and creativity”.
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News travels about bad beer: Expert

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July 21, 2016
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Just one bad beer can cause irreparable damage to a brewery’s reputation, beer quality expert Dick Cantwell has warned Australian brewers.
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