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Celebration Ale Becomes A Regular

Celebration Ale Becomes A Regular

Coopers Celebration Ale is a pleasant sessionable beer that was initially released to help Australian’s celebrate 150 years of Coopers beer. The hop driven aroma and flavours made it a refreshing change from the usual Coopers beers. Nine months of sales growth later and its success has led to it’s inclusion in Coopers regular line up. How good it is to see another quality ale on the Australian beer market, especially in amongst a sea … Read entire article »

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Healthy Drinking Culture

The amount of alcohol and type of drink people consume is strongly influenced by the laws and drinking culture of their region or country. Sociologists tell us that Australian binge drinking culture partially stems from efforts to curb drinking. During the First World War, in an effort to get men home from the pub early, most Australian states introduced six o’clock closing. (West Australia was the only state that missed out.) In theory, men would go to the pub at five o’clock after work, have a beer with his mates, and be home with the wife just after six. However, it turned into an hour-long attempt to drink as a possible before the beer stopped. By the time six o’clock closing was abolished in the mid 1960s (for most states) the damage … Read entire article »

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Coopers Announce Major Expansion

Coopers Announce Major Expansion

Coopers, Australia’s largest independent brewery, have announced major equipment upgrades to help cope with increased sales growth. They now have over 4% of the Australian beer market. It was a little over a year ago that they reduced a major bottleneck by adding a second mash tun. Now other areas have been earmarked for upgrades. These include a new bottling line, that will be designed for their existing bottle conditioned beers, and their 22 fermenters will … Read entire article »

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