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The Story of Australian Brewing (COSHA)

The Story of Australian Brewing (COSHA)

Date & Time

December 9, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Are you looking for a long cool drink? Well this talk should whet your appetite!

In this talk, Australian beer historian Peter Symons provides a brief history of beer and brewing in NSW through the development of XXX beer.

Based on primary source documents we will track the progress of XXX, over some 200+ years. XXX originated from English traditions, however, due to distance, world events, and local tastes, the beverage would change and end up in the modern era with a sole survivor in Toohey’s OLD.

Event Organiser: City of Sydney Historical Association (COSHA)

Date: Saturday, 9th December 2023

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street,
Henry Carmichael Theatre, Level 1

Cost:  Members $5, Visitors $10. Booking not required, please pay at the door.

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Picture: Peter Symons

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Date & Time

December 9, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Pitt Street, Sydney NSW, Australia

Henry Carmichael Theatre

280 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000

Level 1


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