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Try-It ThursdayS

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December 18, 2014
Try-It ThursdayS

With summer apparently in full swing around the country, Pete Mitcham's Beer of the Week is a classic award-winning thirst quencher which offers more than a lager ever could.
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Brewers band together for Ballarat Big Brew

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December 15, 2014
Brewers band together for Ballarat Big Brew

Brews News popped out to Cavalier Brewing on the weekend to see if fifteen brewers could really make a beer together without getting in each others' way.
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Vote for Australia’s Hottest 100 Craft Beers

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December 15, 2014
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It's on again - The Local Taphouse Hottest 100 poll to discover and countdown the 100 best craft beers of 2014. Vote now...
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The growth of Mornington Brewery

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December 12, 2014
Lots of new, shiny, stainless things at the brewery.

Rick Besserdin visits the new Mornington Peninsula Brewery and learns that expanding a brewery has its challenges...
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Try-it Thursday

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December 11, 2014
Try-it Thursday

This week's Try-It Thursday looks at a beer whose brewer has been in the spotlight of recent times. With a change of home and the closing of its latest digs imminent, Pete Mitcham looks at a beer that wins more awards than it does fans.
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Those who Can, Do at Modus Operandi

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December 11, 2014
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Move over growlers and squeelers, the CANimal is the new take-away Modus Operandi
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All I want for Christmas

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December 8, 2014
All I want for Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching Pete Mitcham walks the virtual aisles for you to seek out the best beery gifts for you or someone you love who loves beer.
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Try-It Thursdays

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December 4, 2014
Try-It Thursdays

In this week's Try-It Thursday, Pete Mitcham looks at a style that is often misunderstood but well worth trying - even in the warmer months.
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How many brewers does it take to make a beer?

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December 3, 2014
How many brewers does it take to make a beer?

Fancy yourself as a 'Beer Namer'? Pete Mitcham (the man behind the name of Ferals' Raging Flem) invites punters to name the new multi-brewer-bi-state collaborative beer due to launch at next year's Ballarat Beer Festival.
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Craft brewers to get licencing exemptions in Queensland

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December 1, 2014
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A Bill has gone to Queensland Parliament to provide permits for the sale of craft beer at markets and promotional events in Queensland
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