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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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Podcast Episode 17: The 2019 Craft Beer Survey Results

For our 17th episode I follow up with Beer Cartel director Richard Kelsey about the recently released results from the 2019 craft beer survey. For all the latest craft beer, head to the Beer Cartel Website: Subscribe to 'The Inside Word' on  iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify

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Podcast Episode 09 - The Australian Craft Beer Survey

For episode 9, I chat to Beer Cartel Co-Founder and Director Richard Kelsey about the annual Australian Craft Beer Survey. We discuss the history of the survey and the inspiration behind it, the results from previous years, the huge benefits the data gives breweries and consumers and much more.For those who haven't yet taken the survey [...]

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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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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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Health Benefits of Beer

While previous research has found that beer in moderation is good for the heart, the latest results has shown that it is good for your bones too. Researchers at  the University of California’s Department of Food Science & Technology have discovered beer is a rich source of silicon. As dietary silicon is a key ingredient [...]

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2012 - a great year in beer!

It's been a busy year for us at Beer Cartel. We just wanted to say a BIG thank you to all our customers and suppliers - we truly appreciate your support and are looking forward to an exciting 2013!Below are just a few of our big highlights (in no particular order): Adding a second growler station [...]

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Show us your Growler!

Earlier in the year (2011) Beer Cartel made the decision to open a bottle shop in Artarmon, on Sydney’s North Shore. Our aim is to become Sydney’s premier craft beer store, bringing the amazing flavours created in craft breweries throughout Australia and overseas to the homes of customers.In the past few months it has been with much excitement (and thirsty lips!) [...]

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