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Coopers Alehouse Comes To Sydney Airport

Coopers Alehouse Comes To Sydney Airport

The popular Coopers Alehouse, that is the highlight of Adelaide Airport, is now getting a brother in Sydney. Close to 40 million travellers pass through Sydney Airport every year, so it is a great opportunity to promote good beer and Coopers to a huge audience. Emirates Leisure Retail, the owners of Hudson’s Coffee, will operate this new Alehouse. The new Alehouse gave Glenn Cooper another excuse to get out and about, as he and Adam Summerville, Managing Director, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Brewing News, Pubs & Bars

Hawthorn IPA Wins Gold

Hawthorn IPA Wins Gold

Hawthorn Brewing have won a well-deserved gold medal for their Australian IPA at the 2013 International Beer Challenge. This is the Hawthorn IPA that I recently reviewed here. There were a couple of other Australian breweries that also won gold at these London based beer awards. They are Redoak for their Bitter, Old Ale, Special Reserve, St Nicholas, and Weizen Doppel Bock, and 4 Pines for their Pale Ale. See below for the full Hawthorn press release:  It’s … Read entire article »

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Coopers Record Beer Sales

Coopers Record Beer Sales

A growing appreciation for good beer and an increased marketing drive by Australian family brewer Coopers is helping it to set new sales records. Sales have increased by a remarkable average of almost 10% over the past 20 years. The latest increases have brought its Australian beer market share up to 4.5%. Coopers are now investing in a second bottling line to reduce the brewery bottleneck (and you thought I wouldn’t go there). This will help … Read entire article »

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