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“I’ve only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.” - Sid Vicious, English Musician

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Today (Saturday 25th March) from 12.30-3.30PM we’ll have...

Today (Saturday 25th March) from 12.30-3.30PM we’ll have the Mornington beers on our growler station for instore for tasters and growler take away. Mornington are one of our favourite Australian breweries and their beers never disappoint. There will be 4 beers available to taste for FREE: - Hop Culture - IPL (ONLY NSW KEG) - Sunnyside American Wheat - IPA Cans @mpbrewery

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BrewDog Paradox Islay Whisky Cask Aged Stout Cool photo by:...

BrewDog Paradox Islay Whisky Cask Aged Stout Cool photo by: @brewdogza Beer description: Paradox Islay is the latest of our whisky cask aged imperial stouts to be released from its smoky, shadowy cocoon. We have kept our Paradox locked away for 178 days in Islay whisky barrels before bottling. Roasty malt flavours of coffee and chocolate combine [...]

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The Rich and Often Dark History of the Humble ‘Porter’

Few beers arouse more mythology and discussion than the ‘Porter’. After all, it’s killed people in floods, kick started the industrial revolution, built London’s greatest breweries and even slaked the thirsts of America’s revolution-minded colonists. This is the rich and often dark history of the humble ‘Porter’ What is a Porter? Today’s renditions are dark, malt assertive beers. They’re well-hopped, but relatively [...]

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Modus Operandi The Lost Key XPA Great photo by: @hop_geek...

Modus Operandi The Lost Key XPA Great photo by: @hop_geek Beer description: Keys are a pain in the ass. They’re easily lost. Which is exactly what happened when we lent the key to Modus HQ to the crew from Black Bunny Kitchen whilst they were taking over our kitchen. While mistakes happen we insisted they stick [...]

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Epic Danger Zone XPA Great photo by: @the_ultimate_wingman...

Epic Danger Zone XPA Great photo by: @the_ultimate_wingman Beer description: Brewed to celebrate 15 years of beer at Pomeroy’s Pub in Christchurch, Our number one South Island customer since Epic started 10 years ago. Happy Birthday Pomeroy’s - we love you. Malt: 100% US Grown Pale Ale Malt Hops: US Amarillo and Mosaic. Available in store and online: http://www.beercartel.com.au/epic-danger-zone-xpa/

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The Complete Lowdown On Alcohol Free Beers

What is Alcohol Free Beer? Alcohol Free Beer, a.k.a non-alcoholic beer, are brews that have less than 0.5% alcohol by volume (ABV). Amazingly, that’s roughly the same percentage of alcohol found in freshly squeezed orange juice, or a very ripe banana. Technically, it still contains alcohol but not enough to get you drunk. To put it in perspective you’d need to drink [...]

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Doesn’t look exciting but what we’ve got here is hop...

Doesn’t look exciting but what we’ve got here is hop hash. This is a highly resinous by-product of the hop pelletising process, which is usually discarded as a waste product. With breweries always looking to do new things with beer and its raw ingredients, Sweetwater Brewery in the US has pioneered its use in a beer and [...]

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Just starting out on your craft beer journey? Have we got the...

Just starting out on your craft beer journey? Have we got the event for you! We’re running an Introduction to Craft Beer class in our Sydney Store Saturday 4th March 2:30pm-4pm. Over the course of 90 minutes you’ll get to sample 5 different Aussie craft beers while learning about the basics of craft beer, including: - What [...]

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New Belgium Citradelic Tangerine IPA Photo by: @theheftydrunk...

New Belgium Citradelic Tangerine IPA Photo by: @theheftydrunk Beer description: Tune in and hop out with New Belgium Citradelic. Set adrift on a kaleidoscopic wave of hoppiness brought to you by a mystical marriage of Citra hops and tangerine peel, which elevates each sip onto a plane of pure tropical, fruity pleasure. Citradelic’s namesake hop and [...]

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