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In depth features about beer travel, beer and food, brewers, breweries, beer history, styles and just about everything you wanted to know about beer.

GABS: Get amongst the good and the gonzo

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April 17, 2014
A celebration of flavour

Peter Burchell speaks with Steve Jeffares about the upcoming Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular...
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The microbrewing industry in the next decade

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April 17, 2014
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Brewing Consultant Vince Costanzo looks at quality and its impact on the future of microbrewing in Australia in this sponsored post...
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Brewers Association says beer has an ‘image problem’. Rest of the world says ‘duh’.

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April 3, 2014
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Australia’s large brewers have discovered beer has an image problem and are determined to do something about it. If they're serious, I suggest they stop advertising their own products.
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Mornington Brewery can

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April 2, 2014
Mornington Cans

Peter Burchell catches up with Mornington Brewery's Matt Bebe to talk about the brewery's new canning line and beer in cans. Apparently cans are great...but still use a glass!
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A rare opportunity set in Stone

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March 28, 2014
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Stone Brewing founder Greg Koch is heading to Australia and The Local Taphouse is offering an exclusive opportunity to meet the man and drink his beers with him for the first time. And it's all legit!!
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A Bright future for Little Creatures?

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March 17, 2014
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Zac Martin had his heart broken when Little Creatures announced changes to his epiphany beer. Will it be mended.
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Good beer gala launch

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March 14, 2014
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Peter Burchell went to the gala Good Beer Week launch and this is what he found...
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Bickley Valley Brewery

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March 13, 2014
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Brett Stubbs introduces us to Western Australia's Bickley Valley Brewery and its creator of Bradley Harris...
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Forgotten brewers (and tax men): Olaf Hilmer Hedberg

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March 10, 2014
Figure: Olaf Hilmer Hedberg, when brewer at George Adams’s Tasmanian Brewery, c.1902.

Brett Stubbs, brewery historian and author of Very Good Beer and Ale - Breweries and Brewers of Tasmania 1820s to 1930s, introduces us to Olaf Hilmer Hedberg, brewer at Cascade and Tasmania's first Collector of Beer Duty
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A Cold War: The battle of Budweiser

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March 6, 2014
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Stephen Holden takes a look at beer names, geography and history and how they relate to the fascinating world of beer marketing and branding....
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