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Coopers At The Adelaide Craft Beer Festival

Coopers At The Adelaide Craft Beer Festival

Coopers Brewery is strengthening its ties with Craft Beers by sponsoring the initial Adelaide craft beer festival. This follows on from being a major partner with Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS), and their recent collaboration brew with Lobethal Bierhaus. After brewing craft beer in Australia for over 150 years, it’s nice to see continued involvement by Coopers in this area. For more information go to http://adelaidebeerfest.com.au/   You can read the full press release below. Coopers Brewery Backs Inaugural … Read entire article »

Filed under: Brewing News

Free Beer at Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular!!!

Free Beer at Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular!!!

Now that I have your attention, the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular is looking for 550 volunteers for the festival between 11 and 13 May 2012.  In return for volunteering, each GABS volunteer can attend a free session and will receive a free festival glass, free beer and food tokens. All volunteers will also receive an exclusive GABS volunteer t-shirt and food vouchers for their volunteer session. You can register for the Friday afternoon and evening sessions, Saturday … Read entire article »

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3 Ravens Brewing Company (Vic)

3 Ravens Brewing Company  (Vic)

3 Ravens Brewing Company 3 Ravens was spawned when the engineers at Zektin Engineering lost their favourite English ale after the local pub stopped serving it. Ben Patterson and the other engineers decided to use their skills and money to start their own brewery. That way they could brew any style of beer that took their fancy. And what man doesn’t dream of owning their own brewery? This small beginning, in 2003, grew over the years. In … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breweries

Brewboys Brewery (South Australia)

Brewboys Brewery (South Australia)

Brewboys Just a stone throw from the Coopers brewery, is a small shop with bright orange Brewboys signs. Walking in through the front door, there was a pool table on the left and a small office on the right. However, the interesting part was through the doorway ahead. In the back was Simon, an enthusiastic brewer, chatting with the regulars and visitors. Brrewboys have some Australian muscle car themed beers that have been a great marketing and … Read entire article »

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The Wheaty (South Australia)

The Wheaty (South Australia)

The Wheaty (Wheatsheaf Hotel) By all appearances, the Wheaty is a run of the mill pub, in a suburb not far from Adelaide. Its only when you get closer to the bar that you realize that there is something different here. Firstly, there are no taps featuring West End lager. Instead, there is a strange conglomeration of labels and tap handles, alongside sits an ale beer engine. The blackboards that usually prescribe what kind … Read entire article »

Filed under: Pubs & Bars

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