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Boilermakers gathering steam

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July 3, 2015
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The traditional pairing of whisky and beer is continuing its ascension in Australia, with a recent Bottled Lightning Co event putting 4 Pines beers alongside spirits from Diageo.
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Fat Yak births Lazy Yak; CUB revises craft strategy

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July 3, 2015
Lazy Yak

CUB has announced its first brand extension for the Fat Yak range establishing it as a new franchise, while signalling a change in its craft beer strategy...
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Young Henrys exits WA brewery

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July 2, 2015
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The West Australian brewery currently known as Young Henrys Beer Farm is to become a completely separate entity.
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New Peroni has ‘unisex appeal’

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July 1, 2015
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Female drinkers have been proven to baulk at beers that are overtly targeted to them, according to Carlton & United Breweries (CUB).
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Pale Ale safe with us: Tooheys

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June 29, 2015
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Releasing a Pale Ale under the Tooheys banner gives newcomers to the style a safe option to try, according to creator Lion.
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Radio Brews News — Episode 58 — Rosie Mansfield, James Hird & Mark Toomey

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June 26, 2015
Old time radio beer

In this episode of Radio Brews News we dig a little deeper into the Tooheys Pale Ale with Brewery Director Mark Toomey, talk Dry July with nutritionist Rosie Mansfield and court controversy with 'wine' Sommelier James Hird...
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Tasmanian Beer Trail officially launched in Hobart

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June 25, 2015
Denita Wawn with Tasmanian brewers at today's launch

The Tasmanian Government has launched a new website aimed at capitalising on the state's emerging beer tourism niche.
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Small brewery update — WA

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June 24, 2015
Devices

Mandurah will soon have its first microbrewery, while a mysterious group is in the process of establishing a new brewery in Perth.
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Episode 57 — Peter Willis and Josh Collins

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June 24, 2015
Old time radio beer

This week Matt and Pete record live at Sunshine Coast's Black Bunny Kitchen and chat with owner Josh Collins, as well as chat with Peter Willis from Hawthorn Brewing.
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Why I love Resch’s: Sommelier of the Year, James Hird

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June 23, 2015
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Resch’s Draught might seem an unlikely beer of choice for one of Sydney’s leading sommeliers, but James Hird, of Wine Library and Pinbone, says it is easily his favourite.
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