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||Adelaide, South Australia, is
one of the country's completely planned capital cities. It is
surrounded by parklands with the Torrens River meandering north
of the city center. It is also the home of the world renowned
Coopers Brewery. Started in 1864 by stone mason, Thomas Cooper,
the Coopers Brewery is Australia’s only family owned and
operated brewery, and is the world’s largest producer
of products for homebrewers as well.
to Michael Jackson, in his seminal book The New World Guide
to Beer, the joy in Coopers beers comes from their “heartiness
and uncompromising honesty”. In his follow-up book,
The Beer Companion, Mr. Jackson gives both the Coopers Sparkling
Ale and Coopers Stout a five-star rating.