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The Liberals should stop pretending to enjoy beer and leave it to the ALP

The Liberals should stop pretending to enjoy beer and leave it to the ALP

No Liberal leader has ever looked natural while drinking a beer. Meanwhile, Labor has known the visual language of beer in every era and election.

Hawke’s Lager, it’s the Bob Hawke-branded beer

Hawke’s Lager, it’s the Bob Hawke-branded beer

But he's not the first pollie to have a beer named after him.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Hawke lends likeness to lager ... Humphries for Westfield ... Rice throws down gauntlet ...

How much of your Christmas tinnie is going to the taxman?

How much of your Christmas tinnie is going to the taxman?

Australians love to celebrate, and celebrations usually means alcohol. And with Christmas coming up we are here to show much of your drinks are made up of tax. Crikey intern Liam Apter explains.

Skull? Scol? Skal? What do we say when a PM drinks a beer?

Skull? Scol? Skal? What do we say when a PM drinks a beer?

Abbott's ale action gives us a taste of our booze history, writes Lochlan Morrissey, theoretical linguist and PhD student at Griffith University

Saville’s shout: colonial cricket … earning a beer … tasting notes …

Saville’s shout: colonial cricket … earning a beer … tasting notes …

England, Australia and England seem to be picking on other cricket-playing companies. Plus how long does it take to earn a beer?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Scrutineers imported for WA count? ... extra beer for News Ltd's Sydney reunion ... underworld figure helps Sea Shepherd? ...

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: Abbott on the skids

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: Abbott on the skids

Tony Abbott certainly looks to Richard Farmer like he's on the skids with his gratuitous insult to his Liberal colleague Ken Wyatt being the latest example of foot-in-mouth.

Can’t get enough: copyright dispute tips Duff down the drain. D’oh!

Can’t get enough: copyright dispute tips Duff down the drain. D’oh!

A fifteen year-old copyright battle over the sale of Homer Simpson's favourite brew Duff Beer has reignited once again in Australia, with 20th Century Fox taking legal action to stop a local wholesaler from selling the famous drop.

Mayne: Foster’s sale sad but unavoidable

Mayne: Foster’s sale sad but unavoidable

There is a degree of sadness in the takeover of Foster's, which will strip the ASX of one of its most storied top 20 companies. But they had it coming.