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Sweetwater Brewing Company

Sweetwater Brewing Company

We are talking to Sweetwater’s Peter Hull, sitting at the back of a winery in Tawonga South (Mt Beauty). There are crimson rosellas flying over the luscious green vines, as the wagtails flit around on the ground. Looking out past the trees, we see the imposing peak of Victoria’s highest mountain, Mt Bogong. Peter left his job in Melbourne and moved up to Mt Beauty about five years ago for a change of lifestyle and because he loved … Read entire article »

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Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road Brewers

In the centre of Beechworth sits the impressive old Tanswell’s Commercial Hotel. The brick building was built in the heady days of Victoria’s gold rush to replace the earlier wooden building. A brick coach house and stable built in 1859 to service the original building still stands at the rear. Walking down a covered laneway to the old coach house, the glorious smell of fresh wort fills the air and makes us appreciate that the building … Read entire article »

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Bright Brewery

Bright Brewery

Driving past hop fields and grape vines that replace the former tobacco fields, we arrive at a large tin shed in the middle of Bright, in Victoria’s high country. Two large fermenters stand out front like silent sentinels guarding the brewery within the shed. Two large doors on the side of the Bright Brewery connect the bar to a beer garden covered by two large shade cloths. At the bar you can taste all eight … Read entire article »

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Black Dog Brewery

Black Dog Brewery

Driving along about five kilometres of dirt road through the township of Taminick, we come to a sign that reads Booth’s Taminick Cellars. It is here that we will find Victoria’s latest brewery, Black Dog. It is the creation of fourth generation winemaker, James Booth. We park near a beautiful old stone building that has the sign ‘Tasting & Sales’ posted near the door. Getting out of the car, we are greeted by a friendly black … Read entire article »

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Jamieson Brewery

Jamieson Brewery

Located on the banks of the Goulburn River, where it enters Eildon Lake, is the picturesque Jamieson Brewery. Terri Marsden is the new owner of the brewery and pub after the purchase was completed a couple of weeks ago, at the end of November 2011. Jeff Whyte, the former owner and brewer, who gained a reputation for brewing the fine Jamieson Brewery beers, is staying on as brewer. Jeff originally started brewing at the pub around … Read entire article »

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Coopers and the Garden Of Unearthly Delights

Coopers and the Garden Of Unearthly Delights

Coopers Brewery is the major sponsor and official beer supplier of South Australia’s major arts festival The Garden of Unearthly Delights. The event offers 103 different shows across 11 different venues. The shows include circus, cabaret, comedy, music, puppetry, and family shows from across the world. With an audience of nearly one million it is great opportunity to promote good beer and the Coopers Brewery to a wider audience. This sponsorship will continue for at least … Read entire article »

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