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MURRAY’S LAUNCHES FRED IPA IN BOTTLES

Boxing Day 2014 saw the launch of Murray’s Brewery’s FRED IPA in long neck bottles. FRED IPA is aggressively late hopped with a house blend of hops from the US Pacific Northwest. It has the classic USA IPA hop aroma and flavour of big citrus, tropical fruit and pine notes throughout. An assertive bitterness is […]

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INTRODUCING EXP #007 ‘GOLDFINGER’ GOLDEN ALE

McLaren Vale Beer Company’s latest Experimental (EXP) brew is full of Enigma, the exciting, newly cultivated hop. McLaren Vale head brewer Jeff Wright said the ‘Goldfinger’ Golden Ale is complex and sophisticated, not unlike Bond himself. “Goldfinger is all about citrus flavours and aromas, set against a background of subtle melon and spice,” Wright said. […]

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EPIC IMP RELEASED

Brewed as a session IPA, Epic IMP carries a relatively small 4.7%ABV and is generously dry hopped like an IPA (it is more dry hopped than the Epic Armageddon IPA). When poured the aroma hits you with sweet ripe summer stone fruit and citrus as you look at its brilliant pale copper colour. The flavour […]

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THE AB IS BREAKING BAD WITH HEISENBERG CRYSTAL HEF

The Australian Brewery (AB) is known for producing deeply addictive craft beers and injecting international flavours into their Australian made product. So it comes as no surprise to hear the AB brewers have been cooking up a storm creating one of the most addictive seasonal brews this year. Inspired by Breaking Bad and melding Crystal […]

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NEW CIDERHOUSE TAKES FLIGHT

The new Flying Brick Cider House The Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria has welcomed the newest addition to its already impressive array of local producers with the opening of Flying Brick Cider House. The retro-inspired venue features a tasting paddle of ciders, delicious food without the ‘fancy’, more than 20 local Bellarine wines, a solid selection […]

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PIKES TO OPEN $1M BREWERY

Andrew Pike South Australia’s Clare Valley is hoping to leap onto the global craft beer map with the opening of a $1m state-of-the-art brewhouse at Pikes Winery. Brewing is due to begin tomorrow (Dec 12), with the new tasting room to open in January. “We’re getting geared up right now,” said Andrew Pike, the winery’s director. […]

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ROBOT NINJA RELEASES SORACHI PALE ALE

Robot Ninja, inspired by the creative, colourful and sometimes crazy culture of urban Tokyo is expanding its range of craft beer. Distributed in Australia through Nineteen33, Robot Ninja Sorachi Pale Ale is the second Robot Ninja beer to reach our shores. “Robot Ninja beer has a refined flavour that holds appeal with both beer connoisseurs […]