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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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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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Why beer is the new must have at your event!

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  Whether you’re organising a conference, welcome reception, team building activity, EOFY drinks or a product update or launch – GREAT beer is the new best thing to have at your event. Everyone has attended an event where there are PLENTY of beautiful wines on offer representing producers from famous wine regions locally or around…

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Best winter pubs in Canberra

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If you haven’t noticed yet, it’s getting cold in Canberra, real cold.  It’s no surprise – winter can be like that and it’s set to get colder, but a little cold never hurt anyone, in fact, winter can be some of the best time for a beer. It’s no surprise beer is generally regarded as…

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Balmain Temperance

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The Town Hall in Balmain is due for closure later this year and destined to become a medical centre. We’re not sure if the traditional Balmain medical centre ( the bottleshop ) next door will remain. This follows on from the closure late last year of the iconic Exchange Hotel just down the road. Today,…

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Dave’s 2 x 2

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Here at Dave’s we are pretty lucky! Our customers constantly provide us with feedback and new ideas.   We are always striving to improve our customer’s experience and implement our beer explorers feedback.     One of our biggest request we get is for shorter evening tours.   Well, we want what you want, so…

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Why the Dave’s Team is excited for GABS!

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Team Dave’s is heading to GABS! One of Australia’s greatest beer festivals, GABS offers a full spectrum of food, entertainment and of course the unique beers! Here at Dave’s GABS is like our Christmas and we can barley contain our excitement! Below, the team talks about what they are most looking forward to at GABS….

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Australian Sour Beers That You Can Try

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Once a style of beers only consumed by the most elite beer nerd, shared with reverence in private bottle shares and hidden in the back of particular bottle-shops “in the know”. Sour beers have seen a big resurgence internationally and are gaining in popularity throughout Australia. We talked in our last post about how sour…

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Noble Hops

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What are Noble Hops?  You may have heard the term “noble hops” floated around in a conversation about beer or brewing. While it may sound a bit pretentious to call them “noble”, these hops are considered to be the most sought after aroma hops for making traditional lagers and Belgian ales. While these hops are…

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