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The greatest yard-glass sinker this or any other country has ever produced is launching a beer brand, named after himself. Bob Hawke, a man Ms Tips doubts has had to pay for a drink since 2012 at the very least (after he inhaled a frothy in seconds before a group of awestruck cricket fans), has lent his likeness to Hawke’s Lager, the first tipple to be released by Hawke’s Brewing Co. He’s obviously not the first pollie to have a beer named after him — Labor’s Anthony Albanese beat him to that with his Albo Corn Ale Beer. 

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