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An ode

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For those who have read our series on Conversion Beers, you’ll know about one of the Matts. No, not the Matt that is a regular contributor here, but the other Matt who wrote Belly Full of Steam. What y’all don’t know about Matt is that he is an Untappd addict. So here is an ode to […]

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All bars should have a TV playing sports

Unless this is the view from your pub, get a TV.

On a recent trip to the U.S. (from Australia) visiting Portland and Hawaii, we went to quite a few breweries and bars and there was one common theme throughout most of them: a TV behind the bar playing sports. No, these weren’t sports bars. There was just an unassuming television playing baseball, or football, sometimes […]

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Battling the Big Guys – Everyone is Wrong

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Articles such as this recent one in Melbourne’s Age pop up near monthly as the popularity of craft beer and microbreweries increases more and more. For those of you who can’t be bothered to read the article, it describes how the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is “turning up the heat” on larger breweries […]

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