This week we meet up with Dr Tim Cooper, Managing Director of Coopers Brewery, this year celebrating its 150th anniversary.
It would be unfair to describe Coopers as the Steven Bradbury of Australian beer, but I’m sure it would have come as a surprise to a younger Tim Cooper – when his father told him there may be no future in the brewery – if someone had suggested that he would one day run Australia’s… Read more →
Last year South Australian brewer Coopers introduced Coopers 62 named after 1862, the year Thomas Cooper founded the brewery. This year has hit another 62-related milestone, for the first time brewing 62 million litres of beer. In the 12 months to June 30, Coopers produced a record 62 million litres of beer, the first time… Read more →
In a move that will no doubt generate discussion amongst beer purists, iconic Australian Brewery Coopers last night entered the low-carb beer market with their new product, Coopers Clear. Clear enters the ultra-light flavoured beer category with a beer that weighs in at 4.5% abv and one gram of carbohydrate per 100 mls. This is… Read more →
With Coopers 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, or for the brewery itself…