Coopers Brewery faced technical challenges moving its traditional ales to cans but it has since overcome a lost opportunity, according to managing director, Dr Tim Cooper.
Dr Tim Cooper
This week we catch with one of our favourite interviewees, managing director of Coopers Brewery, Dr Tim Cooper, for a frank and fascinating insight into Australia’s largest independent brewer.
One of Coopers Brewery’s oldest products, Sparkling Ale, has proved it can still mix it with the modern beers of today.
Coopers Brewery continues to grow and I find myself feeling a little sorry for them from time to time these days. Go back jus a decade and they were revered by many as a bulwark against the blandness. For such a long time they were the one choice in many pubs and restaurants for those… Read more →
Tim Cooper on Coopers, as told to Matt Kirkegaard. Article first published in 2007 Beer occupies an important place in Australian society. It also occupies a fairly important place in my family’s history. So it is exciting to see how vibrant the Australian beer scene is at the moment including the rapid growth of craft… Read more →
This article was first published in Virgin Voyeur Magazine in 2006. Looking at Coopers Brewery now, riding high on the premium beer wave sweeping Australia, you would be forgiven for thinking that Tim Cooper has had an easy ride in the family business. However, it’s not been all plain sailing for the Coopers Managing Director,… Read more →
Strong sales of new lagers have helped Coopers to a record result.
Coopers Brewery has released the 2010 Extra Strong Vintage Ale – the 10th vintage in the celebrated series.