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Lobethal Bierhaus (South Australia)

Lobethal Bierhaus (South Australia)

Lobethal Bierhaus In 1851 a brewery was set up in the picturesque town of Lobethal. It was an instant hit and spawned the hop growing industry in the region. However, after almost 20 years it closed and eventually became the Onkaparinga Woollen Mills. The wheel turned once more, as the mills closed its doors and Alistair Turnbull and Phil Jones had the bright idea of turning part of the old mill buildings into a brewery. After walking … Read entire article »

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Grumpy’s Brewhaus (South Australia)

Grumpy’s Brewhaus (South Australia)

Turn off the South Eastern Freeway, on the way to what used to be historic Hahndorf, and you will see a building with ‘Grumpy’s’ painted onto the green roof. Grumpy’s first opened in 1999, in Aldgate, as a quality homebrew shop by Andrew Schultz, an ex-chef, and Dave Stewart, his business partner. They provided brewing recipes, calculators, information, and a well used discussion board for home brewers. At the end of December 2000, they moved to … Read entire article »

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Beef Stout Pies

Beef Stout Pies

This recipe has been printed in the August 2011 edition of Australian Automotive, along with a review of Coopers Best Extra Stout and tips on matching food and beer. Serves 6 Rating 4/5 Difficulty 2/5 This is a relatively easy recipe, that’s is wonderful on a cold winter’s night. Baking the pie lids separately makes cooking these pies much quicker and easer.   1kg rump steak, cut into chunky cubes 375ml good quality stout (such as Coopers Best Extra Stout or Grand Ridge … Read entire article »

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