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Coopers Celebrates 150 Years of Brewing

Coopers Celebrates 150 Years of Brewing

Australia’s iconic Coopers Brewery is celebrating 150 years of brewing quality ales this year. It was in May 1862 that Thomas Cooper brewed his first commercial brew. One and a half centuries later, the world has changed considerably and so has the beer market in Australia. However, Coopers is still a family owned company, noted for brewing fine ales. It was just over ten years ago that Coopers moved brewing operations to Regency Park in South … Read entire article »

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Coopers and the Garden Of Unearthly Delights

Coopers and the Garden Of Unearthly Delights

Coopers Brewery is the major sponsor and official beer supplier of South Australia’s major arts festival The Garden of Unearthly Delights. The event offers 103 different shows across 11 different venues. The shows include circus, cabaret, comedy, music, puppetry, and family shows from across the world. With an audience of nearly one million it is great opportunity to promote good beer and the Coopers Brewery to a wider audience. This sponsorship will continue for at least … Read entire article »

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Lobethal Bierhaus (South Australia)

Lobethal Bierhaus (South Australia)

Lobethal Bierhaus In 1851 a brewery was set up in the picturesque town of Lobethal. It was an instant hit and spawned the hop growing industry in the region. However, after almost 20 years it closed and eventually became the Onkaparinga Woollen Mills. The wheel turned once more, as the mills closed its doors and Alistair Turnbull and Phil Jones had the bright idea of turning part of the old mill buildings into a brewery. After walking … Read entire article »

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Grumpy’s Brewhaus (South Australia)

Grumpy’s Brewhaus (South Australia)

Turn off the South Eastern Freeway, on the way to what used to be historic Hahndorf, and you will see a building with ‘Grumpy’s’ painted onto the green roof. Grumpy’s first opened in 1999, in Aldgate, as a quality homebrew shop by Andrew Schultz, an ex-chef, and Dave Stewart, his business partner. They provided brewing recipes, calculators, information, and a well used discussion board for home brewers. At the end of December 2000, they moved to … Read entire article »

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