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Podcast Episode 26: The Shoe Is On The Other Foot

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For our 26th episode The Inside Word is hosted by craft beer fan James Denouden as he asks regular host Lachlan McLean his opinions on some of craft beer's biggest topics.

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What is a Hefeweizen?

Hefeweizen is a type of German wheat beer from Bavaria, Germany. Hefe is a German term for “yeast” while weizen means “wheat”, so basically, a Hefeweizen is an unfiltered wheat beer with yeast in it. The yeast gives the ale a very hazy and cloudy look. The unfiltered yeast and wheat also adds extra bitterness [...]

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Best Vegan Craft Beer Options

An estimated two million plus Australians now identify as either vegetarian or vegan, with more and more people taking on the ethical lifestyle choice daily. Australia is now declared the third fastest growing vegan market in the world.Image: yullisbrewsObviously going vegan doesn’t have to limit the amount of delicious and naughty things one consumes; fantastic craft beer is definitely not off [...]

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Biodynamics & Beer

Biodynamics, is it the Rolls Royce of organic farming or a load of cow manure?Image: biodyngardenerWhat is Biodynamics?According to the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association, Biodynamics is a spiritual, holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food and nutrition. It outlines an alternative form of agriculture, similar to (but not the same as) organic farming. [...]

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What Are New England IPAs (NEIPAs)?

A New England IPA is a style of American IPA that features an intense, tropical fruit centric, hop aroma and flavour. It’s heavily dry hopped to the point of being hazy and has a fuller body, smoother flavour, and less perceived bitterness than typical IPAs. These characteristics are achieved using a combination of brewing techniques including the use of particular strains [...]

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What is a Gose?

Pronounced as “goes-uh”, Gose beer is a pale, top-fermenting wheat beer, flavoured with coriander and salt. A 1740 description of Gose stated "die Gose stellt sich selber ohne Zutuung Hefe oder Gest" ("Gose ferments itself without the addition of yeast"). There's a hefty lactic acid content and the beer was probably once spontaneously-fermented. Gose beer is [...]

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Stone 20th Anniversary Citracado IPA - we had this just recently...

Stone 20th Anniversary Citracado IPA - we had this just recently and absolutely loved it. Stone’s description of this beer: For 20 years our passion for brewing and our obsession with hops have challenged traditional styles and expectations for beer. So it’s only fitting we commemorate this momentous occasion by crafting a liquid ode to bold brewing [...]

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Pretty swanky video for Modus Operandi’s all new Session...

A video posted by Craft Beer • Beer Cartel (@beercartel) on Oct 8, 2016 at 12:47am PDT Pretty swanky video for Modus Operandi’s all new Session IPA. Described as: A tongue punching hop wallop delivered courtesy of our friends Simcoe, Citra and Chinook. Full IPA flavour at half the guilt so waistlines and driver’s licenses [...]

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Have you been to Oktoberfest? Check out our blog on the...

Have you been to Oktoberfest? Check out our blog on the world’s biggest beer festival: http://buff.ly/2cMP2i1 #oktoberfest #germany #munich #beer #beerfest #beerfestival

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These newbies from last week… stack coming in this week -...

These newbies from last week… stack coming in this week - keep an eye out! —- QUICK LIST OF NEW BEERS —- Available in store & online at >> http://buff.ly/2aEtpZN Moon Dog Black Lung VI Starward Whiskey BA Stout - NEW! Balter Brewing XPA - NEW! Balter Brewing Alt Brown - NEW! —- WHATS POURING ON GROWLERS & SQUEALERS —- Akasha [...]

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