Tag / Australia

  • ABV: 5% Availability: James Squire Four Wives Pilsener is an Australian “craft beer” (the Malt Shovel Brewery that owns the James Squire brand is itself owned by Australasian food and beverage company Lion Nathan, which is owned by Japanese company Kirin). At the time of writing, James Squire Four Wives Pilsener is only available on […]

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  • “Great beer just got better with new Beer Days beer boxes!” So says the press release put out by Beer Days, a new craft beer delivery service in Australia that promises to deliver the best craft beers directly to your front door. Beer boxes from Beer Days feature the very best, hard-to-find and limited release […]

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  • What’s going on, Australia? The country that gave the world Foster’s (thanks a lot for that, by the way) is drinking less beer than at any time in the last 69 years. Australians drank on average 4.04 litres of beer per person during the 2013-14 financial year – the lowest rate since the end of […]

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  • New Zealand craft brewers Yeastie Boys have announced the release of a series of “wine beers” made in collaboration with Australian wine makers Some Young Punks. In what’s described by the Wellington-based brewery as a world first, the new “Spoonbender” series of craft beers use botrytis viognier in an innovative brewing process that sees wine […]

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  • 25 May 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Beer and breweries in Australia

    It should come as no surprise that Australia, the home of famous beer brand Foster’s, usually ranks well inside in the top 10 countries by beer consumption list. Recent figures show the average Australian consumes 96.95 litres of beer every year – not far off the average amount consumed per capita in Ireland but still […]

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