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Rebellion Brewing – O’Brien’s

Rebellion Brewing – O’Brien’s

John O’Brien and Andrew Lavery both suffered from coeliac disease that prevented them from enjoying their regular glass of beer. With nothing available at the time to fill that need, John started brewing his own beer from gluten free ingredients. After many trials, he finally settled on a good recipe. He then teamed up with Andrew and came up with a plan to brew it on a commercial scale. This would help fill their own … Read entire article »

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Red Duck Brewery

Red Duck Brewery

Red Duck Brewery is the handiwork of Scott Wilson-Browne. Scott is a graphic designer who began brewing beer on a commercial scale around ten years ago. Originally brewing from his home at Lake Purrumbete, he moved his 600L Brewhouse to the outskirts of Ballarat in late 2011. At the front of the brewery is a small cedar door tasting room. Here he keeps a selection of most of the beers that he still has available. Behind … Read entire article »

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Rodenbach Flanders Red Ale

Rodenbach Flanders Red Ale

The Rodenbach Brewery has a long history. This Belgian brewery was originally founded in 1821 by four brothers, Pedro, Alexander, Ferdinand and Constantijn Rodenbach. Rodenbach is a traditional Flanders sour red ale that is blended from beers fermented in oak casks. One quarter of the blend is beer that has been matured for two years in oak, while the rest is younger beer. It has a low level of hops, which means it is not very … Read entire article »

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