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Coopers Brewery to supply Thatchers Gold Cider

Coopers Brewery to supply Thatchers Gold Cider

Over a century old Australian family brewery Coopers have teamed up with a similarly aged English family cider maker Thatcher’s to supply traditional English cider to Australian punters. Out of the Thatcher’s range, Coopers will be supplying the popular Gold cider. This is a crisp clean cider that comes from Thatcher’s own orchards in Somerset. The agreement between the two family companies will allow Coopers Brewery to ship Thatcher’s Gold to South Australia in tankers. It … Read entire article »

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Coopers Sets Another Record Year

Coopers Sets Another Record Year

Coopers Brewery made more than 70 million litres in 2013 setting another record. An expanded range of beers, an improved brewhouse that uses two mash tuns, and a second bottling line, has no doubt helped this result. The largest growth in sales was from their ‘International’ beer brands, which increased by 157%, while Mild Ale sales increased by 25%. By state, Victoria increased the most, with a growth of 15.4%. These sales increases are no … Read entire article »

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The Myth of the Beer Belly

With so many references to beer bellies in jokes, media, and even some beer advertisements, it can be hard to believe that there is no such thing. It’s time we set things straight. The fat that we carry around with us, comes for a factor of how many calories we consume and how much work we do with those calories. Simply put, if we use all the calories that we consume then we won’t put on any weight. Another detail we need to know is the difference between men and women. When women put on weight, the fat is mainly distributed around their bodies under the skin (subcutaneous). However, men tend to accumulate the extra fat around their abdomen (visceral). If you didn’t know the difference before, at least you do now. So … Read entire article »

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Coopers Artisan Reserve Lager

Coopers Artisan Reserve Lager

Coopers are an Australian family business that has a great reputation for producing flavoursome ale for over a hundred years. In recent years, they began producing lagers to help it expand sales. With a few different lagers now in the range, it is interesting that they are now adding a new lager. It will be a Pilsner style with German Hallertau and Hersbrucher hop varieties. While we have heard of similar beers many times before, for … Read entire article »

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