Just add alcohol ... James edits beer bible BrewsNews and is a former editor of The Shout, and also roves across spirits, wines and bar culture in search of the best imbibing experiences Australia has to offer.

Enjoy a cold frothy one without the chill.

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13 beers you should be drinking now

Normally considered a summer staple, these robust brews will keep the chill at bay.

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Good Beer Week has 300-plus events at more than 200 participating venues.

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One country steals our beer thunder

Craft brewers from this beer-loving nation have found a thirsty market in Australia.

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Blackman's brewery single batch.

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Fruit is the hottest trend in beer

Despite the seeming contradiction, fruit and beer are actually a match made in brew heaven.

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Balter's new pilsner.

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10 Aussie beers we love this summer

While the brands of beers may have changed, Australian drinking habits are still the same.

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Good Heavens in Melbourne has become a popular jaunt.

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14 of the coolest new summer bars

With some long, hot days ahead make sure you know the best places to cool off are.

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<b>Archie Rose Copper Cocktail Kit</b><br>
As used by leading Aussie distiller Archie Rose, this deluxe cocktail kit ...

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29 ideas for a very merry Christmas

Know someone with a distinguished liquor palate? Treat them to a gift they'll savour.

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IPAs come with a stronger hops flavour.

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Why IPA is the beer of the year

Stronger than your average pale, IPAs are a polarising drop that will be everywhere this summer.

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Small brewers are cashing in the demand for local flavour.

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Six beers that play hard to get

The craft beer revolution has seen a rise in local-only brews you need to travel to try.

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