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Hawthorn Brewing IPA Review

Hawthorn Brewing IPA Review

Hawthorn Brewing is now well known for their pale ale, which has been well received by both the public and the beer community. A couple of weeks ago I got an email from Hawthorn Brewing’s Peter Willis about their new IPA, and that they wanted to send me a couple of bottles to try. I agreed, not being one to say no to this kind of work. A week later the mailman delivered two stubbies, an … Read entire article »

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Coopers Vintage Ale 2013

Coopers Vintage Ale 2013

One of the first beers I ever coveted was Coopers Vintage Ale. Ever since they brewed the first batch in 1998, it has been a beer of real character that is revered by beer lovers. Successive brews have popularised vertical tasting sessions, where brews from different years are tasted and compared. While the early examples are solid beers, those brewed in the last few years have greatly increased complexity, as the brewers try different malts … Read entire article »

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