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Mornington Peninsula Brewery

Mornington Peninsula Brewery

Stuart Dew’s brilliant performance for Hawthorn in the 2008 AFL Grand Final has changed the make-up of the Victorian craft beer scene. Dew kicked two goals and set up two others, leading the Hawks on to a win. Mount Eliza neighbours, Matt Bebe and Malcolm McLean got together to celebrate and, like all of us at some time, talked about how good it would be to open a brewery. However, Matt turned this ‘pipe dream’ into … Read entire article »

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Lashing Out

Lashing Out

Chuck Hahn is one of Australia’s elder statesmen of beer, so the opportunity to meet him again is not one to be lightly missed. When offered the opportunity to have lunch with Chuck and James Squire’s head brewer Tony Jones it was eagerly accepted. The occasion was to publicize One Fifty Lashes, the new permanent addition to the James Squire range. This Australian style pale ale was introduced, a few months prior, on tap at limited … Read entire article »

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Mornington Peninsula Brewery celebrates

Mornington Peninsula Brewery celebrates

Despite having to dump their last brew, Mornington Peninsula Brewery are celebrating. There are a few reasons for their joy. Perhaps the main reason is that they have now been able to extent their liquor licensing operating hours. The extension allows them to be open on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, public holidays, as well as later on Sundays. Matt Bebe, Managing Director, explained that there are no plans to open regularly on the two extra weeknights, … Read entire article »

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Coopers Brewery

Coopers Brewery

Coopers are Australia’s largest independent brewery. Still run by members of the Cooper family, they have held their own through many difficult periods for almost 150 years. Most of their beers are ales, brewed with the same care and yeast that was used over a century ago. As the world’s largest exporter of home brew products, they have introduced thousands to the joy of brewing it yourself. Come with me as I go on a pilgrimage … Read entire article »

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