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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 7

December 7, 2015

What did I unwrap today? Stone & Wood Pacific Ale New Age Aussie Ale, 4.4% Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 5 or so years, you will have heard of Stone & Wood Pacific Ale! If you enjoy your craft brews,  most likely you will have tasted it, and probably had […]

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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 6

December 6, 2015

What did I unwrap today? Hop Nation The Fiend Australian Pale Ale, 5.4% Straight Outta Melbourne, some crazy winemakers called Sam and Duncan! These guys decided they would brew some beers after travelling the world with their love of wine…good choice fellas! Working with hops since 2014, they are relatively new to the scene, only […]

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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 5

December 5, 2015

What did I unwrap today? Southern Bay Requiem Pilsner Pilsner, 5% Right, so I think I mentioned this week that in the brewing world, everything is open to interpretation…even the classic old style of Pilsener that is steeped in 100’s of years of brewing tradition. These guys have decided to put a new spin on the […]

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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 4

December 4, 2015

What did I unwrap today? Hargreaves Hill ESB Extra Special Bitter, 5.2% This is getting embarrassing! I am meant to be a craft beer writer and this is three days in a row of being surprised with a new brewery that I know nothing about. My old mate Richard used to always say “every day […]

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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 3

December 3, 2015

What did I unwrap today? Fortitude Original Golden Ale Golden Ale, 4.3% Two days in a row where I have been lucky enough to have been surprised with a new brew that I had not tasted before. I apologise to the guys at Fortitude Brewing Co, but I had not heard of them until today. Once […]

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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 2

December 2, 2015

What did I unwrap today? Bargara Hip Hop Session IPA, 3.5% This is one of the things I am excited about with my Beer Advent Calendar this year…getting to try new beers. I know nothing about the Bargara Brewing Company, but their website says they were founded by six mates in 2014…so pretty new to […]

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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 1

December 1, 2015

What did I unwrap today? Two Birds Taco Wheat Beer, 5.2% The girls at Two Birds have been taking the Aus craft beer scene by storm in recent months…and for good reason, they make smashing beers! I am hoping to write an article about Jane and Danielle some time next year, and not because they […]

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Merry Christmas From The Beer Healer

November 30, 2015

Can you believe that it is almost Christmas already? This last year has absolutely flown by, and now it is time for us to eat, drink, and be merry for a whole month! What have you got planned for the holidays? Perhaps some time in the sun at the shack with the family, like I […]

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Beer Review – Holgate Road Trip

November 25, 2015

Exams are over and you can hear cries of “Road Trip” all around Australia right now. In the coming weeks, the country’s youth will put down their pens, shut their laptops, and pick up the bare minimum in food supplies, maybe(?) some beer, grab a tent and a couple of mates and head off for […]

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Beer, Lollies (candy) & Chocolate!

November 23, 2015

I can still remember my first discussion with a legend of the beer industry on beer and food matching, his name was Chuck Hahn  (sorry, that was a blatant name drop). I was very new to the craft beer world and was pulling together a couple of beer and food matching dinners for him. I was […]

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