Beer O’Clock Australia

Episode 31 - COVID Delays & Nicaraguan Lager

September 15, 2021

Show Notes

Intro

  • Year of the Local is back!
  • Lockdown for the forseeable future
  • Bonsai Brewhouse Update

News (3:25)

  • Great Australian Beer Festival & BeerFest Merge
  • Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards Wrap Up (Results Link)
  • Broo Land Sale Blocked by Development Victoria
  • VCGLR & ABAC Sign an MOU
  • New Glarus Brewing in Court with Original Shareholders
  • Mountain Culture Be Kind Rewind Named in World Top 5 IPA's
  • Germans Evacuate Beer Before Afghani Refugees
  • Events
    • As predicted here, Blobfish Cancelled & Refunds Issued
    • BrewCon 2021 Cancelled
    • Darker Days Rescheduled (again) for October 2...
    • NZ Got Beervana Done Just!
  • Brewery Closures
  • Brewery Openings
    • Mountain Culture Production Brewery
    • Deep South (North Hobart)
    • Bridge Road Brunswick to Open 2022
    • Sailors Grave Opening Cellar Door at Orbost
  • Tasting Paddle (27:38)
    • Matilda Bay Alpha is Back!
    • Colonial Back in Sport with Cricket Victoria
    • Stone & Wood IG Hacked
    • Balter Cull Strong Pale Ale
    • Rocky Ridge Add Pilsner to their Core Range
    • Deeds Fried Chicken!
    • Home Brewing Banned at Australian Antarctic Base
    • Giant Coors Can Stolen in Canada

What We're Drinking (35:10)

  • Non Alcohol Beers
  • Hop Nation Rattenhund
  • Range Culaccino
  • Fixation The Fix
  • Hawkers Hazy IPA
  • Holgate Sour Brett
  • Kick Sleight of Hand
  • La Sirene Beyond Peach
  • Bonza Dark Ale

Ranking of Lagers (47:28)

  • As we're in lockdown we're only doing one this month
  • This month we add Toña (Nicaragua).
  • The new rankings are as follows:
  1. Pilsner Urquell (Czech Republic)
  2. Tennent’s (Scotland)
  3. Carlsberg (Denmark)
  4. Quilmes (Argentina)
  5. Kingfisher (India)
  6. Gullmack (Norway)
  7. Lvivske (Ukraine)
  8. Sapporo (Japan)
  9. Taiwan Beer (Taiwan)
  10. Birra Moretti (Italy)
  11. Nektar (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
  12. Bud Light (USA - Domestic)
  13. Corona (Mexico)
  14. Steinlager (New Zealand)
  15. Windhoek (Namibia)
  16. Heineken (Netherlands)
  17. Lion (Sri Lanka)
  18. Cisk (Malta)
  19. San Miguel (Philippines)
  20. Snow (China – Internal)
  21. Cantina (El Salvador)
  22. Lasko (Slovenia)
  23. 333 (Vietnam)
  24. Stella Artois (Belgium)
  25. Tusker (Kenya)
  26. Budweiser (USA - International)
  27. Skopsko (North Macedonia)
  28. Zywiec (Poland)
  29. Mythos (Greece)
  30. Tiger (Singapore)
  31. Karlovacko (Croatia)
  32. Singha (Thailand)
  33. Red Stripe (Jamaica)
  34. Bintang (Indonesia)
  35. Toña (Nicaragua)
  36. Lav (Serbia)
  37. Vonu (Fiji)
  38. Cusquena (Peru)
  39. Pabst Blue Ribbon (Contract)

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