Little Creatures are running a little hopping experiment in which they have dry-hopped two 50L kegs of Rogers’ – each with a different Tasmanian Hop Variety. The first keg has been dry-hopped with Topaz – a very high bitterness hop (16.5%AA for those brewing-orientated people) with a lovely aroma. The second keg is dry-hopped with… Read more →
Last year VB rebranded itself, “The dinking beer”. Now, to complement the beer it has launched “The drinking chip” described as “the best hot chips made for the best cold beer.” The snack was created to compliment a chilled VB, and thus, entice beer drinkers to keep on chugging. The spicy chips were created in… Read more →
It may not be the Hills Hoist, a garage roller door, the Bionic Ear or the Two-Stroke Lawn Mower, but the brewers at Murray’s at Port Stephens are pretty proud of what they call Australia’s latest ‘invention’ – a Flemish Summer Ale (known affectionately as Murray’s Endless Summer), being released in NSW and Victoria from… Read more →
As we watch the growing hysteria around alcohol these days, it would be easy to think that we are in a unique point in history. That we aren’t was graphically illustrated when this picture (right) lobbed in my inbox recently. I was fascinated and started digging to find out a little more. It turns out… Read more →
Update 9/3/12 …and it finally happened. There has been interesting speculation in The Age that Fosters could lose the Corona and Stella licences. One of the the most incisive ideas in this article is tucked away right at the very end: “When Foster’s releases its interim results next month it will show that the margins… Read more →
Coopers Brewery says exceptional growth in interstate beer sales in the past six months has enabled it to finish the 2009 calendar year in record territory. And it is predicting that records will continue to tumble in 2010, with beer sales expected to exceed 60 million litres for the first time. Coopers Managing Director, Dr… Read more →
The Australian International Beer Awards have kicked off 2010 with a final call for entries for the country’s premier beer competition.
Publicans across Australia will be breathing a sign of relief today with the High Court ruling they have no general duty of care to protect patrons from the consequences of getting drunk..essentially no duty to protect drinkers from themselves.
Cricket Australia and its partners Foster’s Group, Diageo Australia and the Nine Network today launched their national community service broadcast campaign.
Coopers has commenced the transition process which will eventually see the brewery move from the fifth generation to the sixth. Rachel Cooper-Casserly, 29, is the first member of the sixth generation to join Coopers full time, accepting the position of Brand Marketing Coordinator. Rachel is the daughter of Coopers Chairman and Marketing Director, Glenn Cooper,… Read more →