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Chicken Leek and Ale Pie

Chicken Leek and Ale Pie

This pie recipe is great for sharing a meal with friends. Blind baking adds a couple of steps, but makes a big difference to the finished pie. Serves 6 Time: Prep 30 min Cooking 45 min Ingredients 800g chicken thigh fillets, roughly chopped 1 leek, white part only thinly sliced 1 bunch asparagus, cut into 1cm lengths 1 bacon rasher, cut into large pieces ½ cup tasty cheese, grated 1 tablespoon seeded mustard 2 garlic cloves, mashed 2 tablespoons plain flour 2 tablespoons butter ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 … Read entire article »

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2015 Coopers Vintage Ale or 60 is the new 40

2015 Coopers Vintage Ale or 60 is the new 40

Coopers latest version of their iconic Vintage Ale is now available, and it has more hops than ever. The increase is because of the mellowing that happens to bitterness over time, along with greater consumer acceptance of hoppier and more bitter beers. This should result in a well balanced beer after cellaring  for a few years. The malt bill of the 2015 Vintage is similar to previous years, and consists mainly of pale malt, a lot of … Read entire article »

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