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Canberra brewers clean up at the national homebrewing championship

By johnboy - 14 November 2006 8

Thanks to Christoph Zierholz for sending it in, it turns out that a number of Canberra Brewers did very well over the weekend at the national homebrewing championship.

Craig Webber won the British and Irish Ale category with his Irish Ale, the Pale Lager with a German Pilsner, the Dark Lager with a Schwarzbier, and the Australian Lager. This gave him the title of Champion Brewer.

Daniel Rayner won with with his Imperial Stout in the Strong Ale Category, which also won Beer of Show.

Between the two of them and some minor placings to Ross Mitchell and Rod Campbell the ACT was crowned Best State of Show!

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8 Responses to
Canberra brewers clean up at the national homebrewing championship
bonfire 2:16 pm 15 Nov 06

daniel rayner – imperial stout – wig and pen right ?

excellent beer.

RandomGit 9:46 am 15 Nov 06

These are home brewers, not commercial brewers Snarky. Except Zierholz, Zierholz p0WnZ jo aZZ.

Meconium 11:18 pm 14 Nov 06

It’s a good city for beer. Support your local breweries, Wig and Pen and Zierholz, as well as places that stock good regional beers! Just tried a new bottled pale ale (though it was branded as a pilsener) from the Southern Highlands called Leatherjacket. But everything from Zierholz is good, and most of Wig and Pen’s stuff is great too. Hope these home brewers expand the industry in this town. Good work. Schwarzbiers all round!

johnboy 10:54 pm 14 Nov 06

These will be in very small batches and not available to the general public.

RiotACT has been offered a tasting but thought that might be a bit cruel to the rest of you.

Snarky 7:50 pm 14 Nov 06

Anyone know where I can buy these? Are they draught only, or bottled too?

lateralis 3:54 pm 14 Nov 06

We rock, as usual.

PigDog 3:13 pm 14 Nov 06

Go you good things!

che 1:48 pm 14 Nov 06

Good work you Canberra brewers

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