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.

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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Blizzard is Australia's highest altitude brewery.

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Taking cold beer to new heights

Snow-bound this year? A new breed of breweries are hitting the slopes.

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The WilliamsWarn produces bright, clean and flavourful beer at home, fast.

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Who wants a home beer machine?

So-called 'Nespresso of beer' takes just seven days to pour your own brew.

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