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Radio Brews News – Episode 76 – Chris Sheehan

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February 5, 2016
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This week we catch up with Chris Sheehan, head brewer for Lion's Malt Shovel Brewery.
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Fresh and consistent flavour with low oxygen brewing

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February 5, 2016
Shandy and Mark of Riders Brewing with Beverley

The newest member of Riders Brewing's team, the ‘Beverly’ dissolved oxygen meter, has enabled the company to make serious improvements right throughout the brewing process.
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Casella releases Yellow Tail beer

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February 4, 2016
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Casella Family Brands, creator of Yellow Tail wine, has confirmed it is releasing Yellow Tail beer into two test markets in the US.
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New technology keeps Brettanomyces at bay

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February 4, 2016
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Craft brewers who are increasingly embracing sour and barrel-aged beers leave themselves open to unwanted Brettanomyces contamination if they do not manage the risk accordingly.
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Hop Trial Beer Co launches

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February 3, 2016
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Hop Products Australia sales and marketing manager Owen Johnston has launched a new beer brand that aims to showcase how individual hops perform at different dose rates and applications.
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Gage Roads enjoys sales spike

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February 1, 2016
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Gage Roads Brewing Co has reported a 147 per cent increase in net profit after tax for the first half of the 2015-16 financial year (FY16).
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Pirate Life plotting new beers

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February 1, 2016
L-R: Pirate Life's Red Proudfoot and Jack Cameron

Pirate Life Brewing has a raft of exciting new beers coming out this year, but will maintain a considered approach to distribution in the wake of its Hottest 100 success.
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Radio Brews News – Episode 75 – Hottest 100 countdown

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January 29, 2016
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This week's episode is a reply of our live countdown of the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2015, recorded on Australia Day 2016.
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GABS reveals Hottest 101-200 beers

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January 27, 2016
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The GABS team has taken the unprecedented step of revealing beers numbering 101-200 in polling for the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2015.
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Success starts in the lab: Stone & Wood

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January 27, 2016
Bridesmaid no more: Pacific Ale

A relentless focus on beer quality and consistency has been key to the success of Stone & Wood Pacific Ale, brewery co-founder Ross Jurisich said yesterday, as the beer took out top spot in the GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2015.
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