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Pushing The Barrow – An Interview with Dean Romeo from Barrow Boys Brewing

Pushing The Barrow – An Interview with Dean Romeo from Barrow Boys Brewing

Quality and substance are needed for a long term future in the beer industry, according to Dean Romeo from Barrow Boys Brewing. Dean spent an hour or so with me, discussing the liquor industry, craft beer, Barrows Boys and their forthcoming beer dinner at the Astor in Carlton. Dean started working in the alcohol industry at a winery, before landing a hospitality job at the Little Creatures cellar door, in Fremantle. It was an enjoyable job that … Read entire article »

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Herbed Prawns with Asparagus

Herbed Prawns with Asparagus

Serves: Four Prep: 15 min Cooking: 15 min Herbed prawns are a lovely and easy start to any dinner. Ingredients 8 or 12 (about 300gm) large shelled raw prawns 250ml Australian pale ale Bunch (about 170gm) asparagus spears 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 tsp. dried rosemary 3 tsp. dried basil 3 tsp. smoked paprika 1 tsp. salt 1 large pinch black pepper Butter for frying (about 50gm) A few sprigs of fresh parsley Method Grind together rosemary, basil, paprika, salt, and pepper with mortar and pestle or with spice grinder. Put the spices, … Read entire article »

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Is There Anything Beer Can’t Do?

Is There Anything Beer Can’t Do?

Nearly every week, we read news reports about the health benefits from drinking beer in moderation, but is that all it can do? Here is a quick look at some of the many examples where beer has helped foil robberies, save lives and buildings when disasters have struck. When the roof collapsed after heavy snowfalls and rain at the warehouse of L. Knife and Sons, in Plymouth, USA, beer saved the stock and building from further … Read entire article »

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