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Meet Victoria’s RedDot BrewHouse

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May 26, 2015
L-R: RedDot's Crystalla Huang and Ernest Ng

A Melbourne beer tasting room is on the cards for RedDot BrewHouse, the Singaporean craft brewer that will open a production facility in Truganina on the city fringe later this year.
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Beer judge debates session IPAs

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May 25, 2015
AIBA head judge Warren Pawsey

A session IPA looks more like an out-of-balance Pale Ale to some beer judges, says Warren Pawsey of the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA).
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Episode 54 — Scenes from a Good Beer Week

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May 22, 2015
Old time radio beer

This week we brings scenes from Good Beer Week including AIBA Chief Judge Warren Pawsey, beer writer of the year Luke Robertson and GABS co-creator Steve Jeffares
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Brewing giants in a fix: Steve Hindy

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May 20, 2015
Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy

Craft beer presents a huge dilemma for Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors, says Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy.
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Small brewery update — Victoria

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May 18, 2015
Dereck Hales, Bad Shepherd Brewery

Victorian beer enthusiasts can expect to see new breweries in Cheltenham, Truganina, Mansfield, Rutherglen, Ballarat and Sale during the remainder of 2015.
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Brewers change beer labels to appease ACCC

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May 15, 2015
Crystal clear: The new Little Creatures labels

Twelve more brewers including Lion have agreed to change their beer labels to ensure they do not mislead consumers following the Byron Bay Pale Lager affair.
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Episode 53 — ACCC chair Rod Sims on labelling

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May 15, 2015
Old time radio beer

This week we speak with ACCC chair Rod Sims about beer labelling in the wake of the Byron Bay case, as well as leading brewing kit supplier, Tim Wills from Premier Stainless.
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Foster’s Classic hits retro mark: CUB and Woolies

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May 13, 2015
Foster's Classic

The iconic Foster's beer brand has been embraced by drinkers in its new guise, Foster's Classic, according to Carlton & United Breweries and Woolworths.
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Big brewers in box seat for craft boom: Jamie Cook

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May 11, 2015
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CUB and Lion will exploit the rapid growth of craft beer if independent breweries cannot address their capital needs, says Stone & Wood's Jamie Cook.
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CUB cuts ties with Byron Bay

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May 8, 2015
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Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has ended its partnership with Byron Bay Brewery.
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