Part two of Matt’s interview with CUB about the revitalisation attempts for the Crown brand and Tim Ovadia is joined by CUB’s Chief Brewer Jaideep Chandrasekharan about the 2014 Crown Ambassador Reserve…
Crown Ambassador Reserve
Crown Ambassador releases its fifth consecutive vintage today.
Carlton & United Breweries have launched their fifth vintage Crown Ambassador Reserve Lager with a lavish dinner at Melbourne’s Luminare restaurant.
It is Australia’s most luxurious beer, according to the brewer, but Crown Ambassador Reserve Lager is also one of the nation’s most intriguing brews writes James Davidson…
CUB head brewer John Cozens has announced that he will be retiring from the company on 30th March and returning to the UK. The brewing industry is full of good people and John is a senior member of that club. This website can sometimes have a fractious relationship with the large brewing companies but, even… Read more →
On November 14 2011 there will be a large number of people at a large brewery in Abbottsford either holding a collective breath or clenching collective buttocks as the Crown Ambassador Reserve is released to the public. After something of a stumble with last year’s offering of this premium take on an age-old brand, those… Read more →
Last week’s article looking at the Crown Lager Time campaign highlighted the contrasts between the the standard Crown brew and the 2011 Crown Ambassador Reserve. By contrast to the regular Crown lager, Crown Ambassador lives up to its marketing with brewer John Cozens and his team pulling out all stops in the preparation of their… Read more →
Carlton & United Brewers has this week released the third vintage of its Crown Ambassador Reserve. The 2010 vintage has been made with fresh Galaxy hops, hand-picked in Myrtleford and added green to the brew the following day. In a first for the beer, a small portion of last year’s brew was aged in French… Read more →
Carlsberg’s Jacobsen Vintage 2 bills itself as “one of the world’s most expensive beers” and it’s hard to argue as the beer costs 2009 Kroner – or roughly A$422 depending on the day’s exchange rate – per stubby-sized bottle. But is it any good?