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: 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

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

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

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

Quaffers Thumbnail, March 26.

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

Brewery boost

Six years after establishing, Stone & Wood Brewing is poised to triple its brewing capacity, writes Chris Shanahan.

Good Food,Drinks | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

Winewise judges sift for nuggets

Gold-medal wines compete to become the champion of champions, writes Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Independent brewers dominate craft beer awards

Brendan Varis of the Feral Brewing Company in Western Australia.

The smaller, independent brewers held eight of the 10 top spots at this year's awards.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Cider taste overflows

Australia’s phenomenal growth in cider consumption is driven mainly by the young, particularly 18 to 24-year olds.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 04 12:15:56 EST 2014