Good Food - Chris Shanahan

Chris Shanahan

Wine reviewer

Chris Shanahan is a wine and beer judge, former liquor retailer and freelance writer. chrisshanahan.com

Quaffers: Pikes dives into grain

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Clare Valley winemaker Pikes plans to open a brewery alongside its wine cellars in December.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 16 23:45:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Jerry Schwartz's gift of beer to Canberra

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The Sydney brewer holds his head high alongside Canberra's own craft brewers.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 09 23:45:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Craft brewers on rise

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Quaffers: There's a growing band of brewers tapping into the craft scene.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Zierholz may move to Kingston

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Quaffers: Brewer Christoph Zierholz hopes to move his Fyshwick brewery and bar to Kingston.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Aug 26 23:45:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Brewers use Adelaide Botanic Garden's barley

Quaffers: Adelaide brewers tap into Botanic Garden's limited supply of barley.

Food News | Chris Shanahan | Tue Aug 19 23:45:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Matso's beers sampled in Broome

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A trip to Kimberley revealed welcome brews that are perfect after a long dusty drive.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Aug 12 23:45:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Chris Shanahan beer reviews, July 30

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The Wig and Pen brewpub brewpub is set to secure a new address.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon Jul 28 00:15:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Chris Shanahan beer review

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Continuing usual practice, Coopers releases its latest extra strong vintage ale.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 15 13:14:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Chris Shanahan beer reviews

Top quality: Hawthorn Premium Pale Ale.

The US's home to perhaps the biggest, most diverse, fast-growing craft beer industry also makes some of the plainest, large-volume beers imaginable.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon Jul 14 16:19:42 EST 2014

Cider challenges pre-mixed drinks

The number of Australians drinking cider has risen dramatically, writes Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon Jun 30 11:52:20 EST 2014

Jerry Schwartz's new Lovedale Brewery is a winner

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Lovedale Lager wins a gong at the recent Australian International Beer Awards.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Jun 25 11:32:01 EST 2014

BentSpoke's heady beer pour in Braddon

The desire to taste a distinctive beer, resulted in a queue outside Braddon's newest pub on opening day, writes Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon Jun 16 14:31:49 EST 2014

Beer awards provide a tasty shopping list

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The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria has released the results of the 2014 Australian International Beer Awards.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Jun 04 16:59:04 EST 2014

Pint of Origin

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The Schloss-Shanahan team found players of a different kind during Good Beer Week in Melbourne.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed May 28 09:13:57 EST 2014

Australian brewer heads to AmericanCAN

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Canned beer advocate, Dave Ward, is taking beers from the Australian Brewery, Sydney, to AmericanCAN.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon May 19 15:30:55 EST 2014

Endeavour Growers Bright Ale: Beer by the bucket

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Endeavour Growers Bright Ale recently rated third in the English summer ale class at the World Beer Cup.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Thu May 15 11:43:26 EST 2014

A toast to Good Beer Week

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There is lots to cheer about with Good Beer Week kicking off on May 17.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed May 14 03:00:00 EST 2014

All eyes on the beers of the year

Results of the 2014 Australian International Beer Awards will be announced in Melbourne on May 22.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed May 07 03:00:00 EST 2014

Cider with a backstory

Small Acres Cyder claims its recently released fortified apple cider, Pommeau, is the first of its kind in Australia, writes Chris Shanahan.

Good Food | Chris Shanahan | Wed Apr 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Coke backs Aussie beer

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In December, Coca-Cola Amatil announced its long-anticipated return to the Australian beer market and its entry into the rapidly growing cider market.

Good Food | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 26 00:04:18 EST 2014