'Tis the season for consuming giving, so we've pulled some products we loved from past volumes and mixed them with a collection of new stuff that'd make us grin like toddlers if we unwrapped them on Xmas morning. Buy! Enjoy!
Aside from Moo Brew, you don't see much from Tasmanian microbreweries on the mainland. A little bit of Van Dieman, Seven Sheds, Ironhouse and Two Metre Tall perhaps, but Morrison Brewery? Rare as hen's teeth.
Comic and improviser Greg Proops has found a home in podcasting, because there's no television station that could possibly air his acerbic wit undiluted, or approve of the heroic amounts of vodka and marijuana it's fuelled by.
There are all sorts of smiths. Word. Black. Some journal. The latest we've stumbled across is a cafe in Marrickville, inner-western Sydney, that specialises inlocally sourced food, good coffee and pickling. Lots and lots of pickling.