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Proprietary hops vex US brewers

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April 22, 2015

The emergence of proprietary hops that are exclusive to particular producers may be cause for concern, the US Brewers Association says.
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Vale Brewing ‘faceless no more’

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April 21, 2015
Brothers behind Vale Brewing (l-r) Pete Collin, Tim Collin and Michael Collin

The buyout of the shadowy business formerly known as MVBeer puts to rest any doubts over its motives, owner Tim Collin says.
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Why US craft embraced adjuncts

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April 21, 2015
CBC 2015 in Portland last week

Excluding brewers from being considered 'craft' just because they used corn or rice made no sense, the US Brewers Association says.
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Beer’s back at the dinner table

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April 20, 2015
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The US Brewers Association has appointed an executive chef as it steps up efforts to promote the value and compatibility of craft beer and cuisine.
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Tap rotation debate goes global

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April 20, 2015
Brewers Association director Paul Gatza. Photo © Jason E. Kaplan

Bars increasingly rotating their beer taps prompted further discussion at the US Craft Brewers Conference.
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Coopers Vintage scarcest in years

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April 17, 2015
L-R: Coopers' Nick Sterenberg, Jon Meneses Dr Tim Cooper and Simon Fahey

The newly developed Melba hop will make its debut in Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale 2015, which will be scarcer than previous years.
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Episode 49: GABS and Vale

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April 17, 2015
Old time radio beer

This week we catch up with Steve Jeffares to talk things Spectacular, and Tim Collin who with his brothers has recently taken full control of Vale Brewing...
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Exploring Portland’s beer scene

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April 16, 2015
Deschutes Brewery Public House, downtown Portland

With the global beer industry descending on Portland this week, James Atkinson reflects on his recent visit to the city dubbed 'Beervana'.
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First Akasha beers hit the market

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April 15, 2015
Akasha's Ben, Dave and Wesley

Akasha Brewing, the new venture from Riverside Brewing co-founder Dave Padden, tapped its first beers at venues across Sydney on Tuesday.
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Malt cocktail in Stone Beer 2015

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April 15, 2015
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Stone Beer fans can expect a more biscuity flavour profile from this year's vintage, Stone & Wood's Brad Rogers has told Radio Brews News.
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