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Oktoberfest Special: Lowenbrau Oktoberfestbier

Welcome to the third of the Oktoberfest review fest. Tonight we look at a familiar name in the brewing world, Lowenbrau. It is familiar because it is now owned by brewing tyrant,¬†Anheuser-Busch InBev. There are other reasons you would have stumbled across it’s path though, it is one of the six breweries allowed to peddle […]

Oktoberfest Special: Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier

Next up on the Oktoberfest table is the famous Paulaner offering, Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier.   Paulaner is one of the most famous brewers in Germany, the rank 8th overall in sales in their home country. The monks who brewed the beer that eventually became Paulaner started brewing in 1634. They brewed mostly the holiday Bocks […]

Oktoberfest Special: Hacker Pschorr

Well Oktoberfest has been and gone. For most Australians it doesn’t mean much more then those strange bottles of German beer that you were tempted by in October are now just sitting in your local Dan’s gathering dust. Lets change that. Over the next few weeks I will be trying a variety of Oktoberfest beers […]