Monthly Archive:: September 2005

27 Sep 2005

Beering up under the strain

One of two brewers at the Washdyke plant, it is hard not be caught up in her enthusiasm as Beth lives and breathes her job. So with the supermarket shelves filling up with a wider variety and
27 Sep 2005

Beer fest among the vines

The beer fest is becoming something of a tradition for many Marlburians with more than 100 people turning out last year and more expected this year. There will be a line up of traditional German beer including
25 Sep 2005

Red Shed dips toe in drink market

The Warehouse could be considering beer and wine sales. The company has trademarked the phrase “The Warehouse Cellars” for beer and other alcoholic drinks, as well as mineral water, fruit juices and other non-alcoholic beverages. Full Story
15 Sep 2005

DB Brewer Receives International Accolade For Service

Neil, enjoying a Monteith’s Winter Ale in the Copper Bar at DB’s waitemata brewery Full Press Release
9 Sep 2005

A beer by any other name would be called …

It’s a hard road naming a new beer, mate, but someone’s got to do it. That’s probably why award-winning Invercargill brewer Steve Nally is appealing to “the locals” to come up with the right name for his
9 Sep 2005

Brewery’s takeover bid goes to court

Lion Nathan, Australia’s second-largest brewer, yesterday lodged a formal appeal to the Supreme Court of South Australia in an effort to preserve pre-emptive rights to acquire shares in rival Coopers Brewery. Last week Coopers, the largely family-owned
1 Sep 2005

Lion in A$352m bid for Coopers Brewery

Trans-Tasman brewer Lion Nathan yesterday made a A$352 million ($385.75 million) takeover bid for Coopers Brewery. Full Story
1 Sep 2005

Sol Mexican Wave Launches 12-pack In Time For Kiwi Summer

From the 16th of September, Mexico’s Independence Day, DB Breweries will be offering its premium imported Mexican lager, Sol, in a 12-pack. Nigel Chenery, Sol brand manager, says the introduction of the new 12-pack is a result