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Beers for Melbourne Cup

Spring has sprung and that means racing carnival fever has hit Australia.  The tracks are being prepped, dresses designed, suits pressed and fascinators make their mark in the annual fashion stakes.  Spring Racing is an amazing spectacle, and undoubtedly Melbourne Cup is the King of the scene with its rich history.  In so many ways it…

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Dave’s joins the Global Leader in Craft Beverage Tourism

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Dave’s joins the global leader in Craft Beverage Tourism representation and support – CBTOA as a founding member. Although Craft Beer and Beverage tourism is a releatively new kid on the tourism block it is having major impacts on both the drinks and tourism industries and has enabled many owner/operators to chase their dreams through…

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8 ways to maximise the Beer Tourism potential of your beer business, brewery or taproom.

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Next in our series of Hot Tips from a recent co-presentation with James Davidson from Bright Brewery at Brewcon, here’s 8 ways to maximise the Beer Tourism potential of your beer business, brewery or taproom. Understand tourism – target markets, seasons, marketing and trends Like understanding beer consumer trends, it takes time to get your…

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Will Travel for Beer

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TOP 5 Hacks to tap into tourism markets and engage non-beer travellers 1.Work with credible Tourism Operators who understand the space The beer and tourism industries work in different ways, have different objectives and speak different languages. Overcome these differences by engaging with tour and activity operators whose core business is tourism. Specialist tour operators…

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DAVE’S ANNOUNCED AS BEST TOUR & TRANSPORT OPERATOR AT 2017 NSW TOURISM AWARDS

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Best NSW Tour Operator 2017

We Won!

Our Sydney based Brewery Tours and Pub Walks joined 24 other outstanding tourism businesses from across New South Wales honoured as the winners of the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards. And we’re pretty stoked to say the least.  We…

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Remember, remember

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Remember, remember the 5th of November, Gunpowder Treason and plot, I see no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot.   The 5th of November is Guy Fawkes night, or Bonfire Night, or any other host of names people have for it. It is a British thing, but there are enough expats and aspiring…

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Sydney Beer God

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Sydney Beer Week just finished up and while every week at Dave’s is a Sydney Beer Week, it got us thinking about other historically allotted times we honour beer around the world. Usually they are associated with a beer god, but we don’t have one of those in Sydney….or do we? Ninkasi was the Sumerian…

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Beers around the World: Germany

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Oktoberfest is in full swing at the moment, so what better time to explore some of the interesting facts about the beer world of Germany, from the German Beer Purity Law to the diffrent beer styles. German Purity Law We all know the basic ingredients of beer: water, malt, hops & yeast, but how did…

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Dad & Daves Brewery

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  Founded on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in 2011, Dad & Dave’s Brewing is an independently owned and operated family business (Dad, Dave, Mum, Jess, Scott and James). Dave got his start making beer when he was an apprentice Chef at a top seafood restaurant in Manly, on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Money was tight and his dad…

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Newie Pub Walks

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A walking tour in Newcastle. People told us we were mad.  What’s the point, Newcastle isn’t that big they asked? We agree, Newcastle isn’t that big and with a bit of online effort TripAdvisor and Google Maps can guide you to some of the best spots in the city, but how well do you really…

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