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Supermarkets Push For 24 Hour Beer Sales

Issue 62 9th March 2001 - Supermarkets Push For 24 Hour Beer Sales


Issue 62 – 9th March 2001 - SUPERMARKETS PUSH FOR 24-HOUR BEER SALES
Keg Systems Keggy 12.5L & New Kegs from 10 to 50L, Euro or DIN, stainless steel or polyurethane coated, choice of fittings, 50L DIN in stock now. Replacement parts and seals for Post-Mix containers, Myttons, Rheem, Spartanburg, Firestone, Cornelius. Regulators for Soda Stream CO2 cylinders Email: Website: Ph: ++ 61 2 9319 5447

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********************************************************** The Institute of Brewing - Symposium Auckland 26th & 27th March 2001 Waipuna Lodge, Mt Wellington, Auckland

More information at

A special invitation is extended to non-members of the I&GB to attend Registration still open – only 2 weeks to go

********************************************************** SUPERMARKETS PUSH FOR 24-HOUR BEER AND WINE SALES Supermarket owner Progressive Enterprises has applied to the Liquor Licensing Authority for permission to sell alcohol round the clock at the two stores, which are open 24 hours. Under their current licences, they must stop selling alcohol at midnight during the week and at 10 pm on Sundays.

GUY'S WORLD: FOR GUINNESS SAKE Any Irish bar tender worth his salt has at least a bare minimum of 90-120 seconds of blarney up his sleeve. And there’s no sense getting impatient standing in the cue while the scoundrel behind the bar’s chatting up a young rose of Tralee as he serves her a pint of Guinness, he’s simply pouring the perfect pint.

SATURDAY 10 MARCH Guinness Irish Music Festival A “Fleadh” in Aotea Square 12pm – 5pm – FREE A concert showcasing New Zealand’s Irish music and dance talent. Food, beverages and refreshments

SAVE THE PINT The great British pint could become a thing of the past as the nation is slowly dragged towards compulsory use of metric measures, a court was told yesterday (16/01/01)." If you want to have your say about this, please visit and sign the petition and also add your views about this site.

A 'BUD' BY ANY OTHER NAME? A Czech newspaper reports that Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar is sending its Budvar Budweiser beer to the United States under another name, Czechvar, in an effort to circumvent Anheuser-Busch's rights to the trademark.

THE ALE FILE by Luke Nicholas Young’s London Special Ale The flavours are so seamless and full you can understand why this beer has been referred to as a world classic.

*********************************************************** AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL BEER AWARDS 2001


SAVE MONEY - Send your beer in 10 litre kegs supplied by the competition organizers. They send you the kegs, you just have to clean fill and ship to Melbourne. Save money on freight, no worries about keg returns, and only send a 10-litre sample. More info

FREIGHT COMPANY CHANGE FOR SOUTH ISLAND DanzasAEI are the appointed agents for handling of any product being sent across for these awards in May of this year.

The brochure outlining the awards has incorrect contact details for our Christchurch office.

The brochure shows Anglo Pacific as the Chch contact, this was changed as of August last year when Danzas purchased AEI Ltd, forming DanzasAEI Intercontinental Ltd.

The correct contact details are as follows,

DanzasAEI Corner Bolt Pace & Ron Guthrey Road, Christchurch Airport

Contacts Tony Lucas - Southern Region Sales Manager Phone 03 358 0863 Vanessa Vaughan - Export Air Operations - Australia Phone 03 358 0881

The last date for sending product by air is the 27th April.

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10 Day visit - the BEST beer anywhere Including – Anchor Brewing, Sierra Nevada Brewing, New Belgium Brewing

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THE INSTITUTE OF BREWING Symposium Auckland 26 & 27 March Symposium Melbourne 29 & 30 March

NZ BEER AWARDS Entries close - 10 March Beer Awards Dinner - 14 April Brewers Brunch – 15 April

MONTEITH’S WILDFOOD CHALLENGE Auckland 8 – 23 June Tauranga & Hamilton 15 – 30 June Wellington 22 June – 7 July Christchurch 29 June – 14 July Dunedin 6 – 21 July

AUSTRALIAN BEER AWARDS Entries close – 9 April Beer Awards Dinner - 21 June Brewers Brunch – 22 June

*********************************************************** BREWERY FOR SALE – WELLINGTON All equipment from the Copperhead Brewery is now available for sale as individual pieces. Includes 45 near new kegs.

BREWERY FOR SALE – New Zealand Full mash brewery available to right buyer. Everything you need for immediate start. Well presented and easy to operate. Can arrange removal and recommissioning. Brew-length 20hl. Inventory available. Fraction of new price. Contact

FOR SALE IN NZ 2 x 1200 litre s/s tanks. (1 with C.I.P) $600 3 x 600 litre s/s tanks. Slimline. (2 with C.I.P) $300

FOR SALE IN MELBOURNE Refrigeration condenser unit 1.5kw R12/68. Just reconditioned. A$990. Unit suitable for chilling brewing tanks or pub beer dispense system.

50 and 60 litre kegs for A$45 each

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*********************************************************** BLUES BREWS AND BBQ’S – IMAGES A very dedicated beer lover has forwarded a couple of links for images he took while attending the Christchurch and Blenheim Blues, Brews and BBQ’s. The images really capture the mood of the day.

CHRISTCHURCH – Blues, Brews & BBQ’s

BLENHEIM – Blues, Brews & BBQ’s

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