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Black Dog Brewery Revisited

Black Dog Brewery Revisited

It has been a few years since we visited James Booth at Black Dog Brewery in Taminick, North East Victoria. His latest update is the addition of a canning line. James has progressed from the 50 litre pilot brewery to a beautiful Italian Lainox steam Il Mastro Birraio. The brewery is now very well equipped with a row of five Lainox fermenters, CIP (Clean In Place) system, bottling line and a new ABE canning line. The canning … Read entire article »

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Social Bandit Brewing

Social Bandit Brewing

Open the door to Social Bandit Brewing and you are struck by the magnificent gleam coming from the polished brass of the brewery. The Austrian made Salm brewery is the centrepiece of the building and commands attention like a fire on a dark night. Social Bandit is the creation of Jeff and Jeanette Whyte. Previously Jeff had owned the Jamieson Brewery, and even continued brewing there for a while after selling. He eventually took to the … Read entire article »

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Rutherglen Brewery

Rutherglen Brewery

Rutherglen is a long established centre for wine and good food, so when chef Gavin Swalwell and partner Fiona Myers set up their restaurant Taste@Rutherglen, they wanted to build on that foundation. For Gavin, it was only logical that the drink offerings would include quality beer, and what better way to assure quality than by brewing your own. Taste is located in a 150 year-old historic building on Main Street. It quickly became a fine dining … Read entire article »

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Chinese Distribution For Hawthorn Brewing

Hawthorn Brewing have an exciting new distribution deal that will see their beers being sold in Mainland China. This is only one of the future countries they are planning to sell beer into, with discussions also happening for Northern China, Philippines, Hong Kong and Japan. Please note: The photo is an artist’s impression and, despite our desire for a beer that big, it is not to scale.   For more information you can read the full press release below: Hawthorn Brewing Company is pleased to announce that they have recently signed a Chinese distribution deal, resulting in its Pale Ale now being available across five provinces in Southern China. The first container is on the water with beer expected to appear in stores and bars in late July. The deal, on the back of winning … Read entire article »

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