Apparently our NZ brethren get some truly amazing stuff

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by danieelol, Sep 19, 2013.

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  1. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (957) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    Well...the ANZUS region may not have been the first to truly embrace and develop craft beer, but it's the first to use really inherently dodgy search marketing to exploit its (potential) customers

    For the uninitiated, this site never carried any of those beers, their pages are mere googlebait

    Pity, as I quite liked beercellar otherwise
  2. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (957) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    So yer, inherent to this discussion is has Australia (New Zealand) embraced cynical commercialism before actually learning how to brew a decent beer? I would argue it has. We are world class at manipulating those google results but the wort itself is still a problem for us.
  3. spicelab

    spicelab Defender (672) Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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    That is bloody shameless!
  4. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Savant (903) Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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    Typical of the Kiwis, McCaw has getting away with coming in from the side for years.
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  5. sinkas

    sinkas Aspirant (206) Jul 9, 2008 Australia
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    that where i get my carton's of Heady and barrel aged yeti
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  6. Parrotshake

    Parrotshake Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2008 Australia

    Have been buying Heady Topper from those guys for years. Just enter your email address and they'll tell you when they get more.
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  7. heygeebee

    heygeebee Poo-Bah (1,576) Aug 6, 2010 Australia

    however, good to see their methods are appreciated enough to get them the Online Retailer of the Year in Beer and Brewer magazine's awards......

    nuff said!!!!
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