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Anniversary Ale Orange Cakes

Anniversary Ale Orange Cakes

While this recipe takes a long time to cook, it is actually quite easy to make. Most pale ales with citrus notes would be fine, but it was tried and tested using Coopers Anniversary Ale. If using Valencia oranges, try to get all the pips out, otherwise you will get an occasional woody bit in the cake. This recipe was featured by Coopers Brewery in July 2012. Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 3¼ hours Orange Cake 2 large oranges 150ml Coopers Anniversary Ale 4 eggs 250gm … Read entire article »

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New Packaging For Coopers 150th

New Packaging For Coopers 150th

Coopers have been busy promoting and celebrating their 150th Anniversary. Part of this promotion includes placing special 150th labels on the necks of all their bottles. It is a fine reminder to all Coopers drinkers of the century and a half of legacy that they have given to Australians. Along with the neck labels comes a change to the packaging that used to be mainly silver. It will now be mainly the colour that is … Read entire article »

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Coopers Celebration Ale Released

Coopers Celebration Ale Released

Coopers have announced the release of the celebration ale that we have been eagerly awaiting for the past few months. According to the press release, it is a hoppier red ale with an abv of 5.2%. The Nelson Sauvin and Centennial hops will add some complexity and fruitiness, while a crystal malt will add some nutty flavours. We are looking forward to getting our hands on some these. By the sounds of it, it will be … Read entire article »

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Coopers Celebrates 150 Years of Brewing – Update

Coopers Celebrates 150 Years of Brewing – Update

Coopers have released more details of the impending 150th Anniversary of their first commercial brew. The following is the full press release. Coopers Celebrates 150 Years of Brewing Coopers Brewery is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year (2012) and is already setting its sights on the future. Now the largest remaining Australian-owned brewer, Coopers has been securely in family hands since its founder, Thomas Cooper, a former stonemason and shoemaker, produced his first commercial brew in May 1862. Its Managing Director, Dr Tim … Read entire article »

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