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Encyclopedia > Cascade Brewery
Cascade Brewery
Location Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Owner Foster's Group
Year opened 1824
Annual production 36 million litres
Active Beers
Cascade Premium Lager Lager
Cascade Premium Light Low-alcohol lager
Cascade Pale Ale Lager
Cascade Draught Draught beer
Cascade Lager (Blue) Lager
Cascade Bitter (Red) Bitter Lager
Cascade Extra Stout Stout
Cascade Four Seasons Autumn Amber English pale ale
Cascade Four Seasons Winter Warmer
Cascade Four Seasons Spring Fest
Cascade Four Seasons Summer Blonde Wheat beer
Cascade First Harvest Special Ale
This article forms part of a series on beers and breweries of the world.
The Cascade Brewery, with Mount Wellington in the background
The Cascade Brewery, with Mount Wellington in the background

Cascade Brewery is the oldest brewery in Australia. It is based in South Hobart, Tasmania. The brewery was founded in 1824 by Peter Degraves, an entrepreneur who emigrated from England. It is now owned by Foster's Group. The animal featured on the logo is the now extinct Tasmanian tiger. Hobart Coat of Arms View from the port of the city centre and Mt Wellington Hobart is the state capital of Tasmania, Australias island state. ... Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Nickname: The Apple Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Governor Premier Const. ... Fosters Group is a global beverages group with interests in brewing, wine-making and soft drinks. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The litre (spelled liter in American English) is a unit of volume. ... A half drunk pint of lager Lager beers are alcoholic beverages of German and Czech origin, taking their name from the German lagern (to store). The word Lager as a noun can also refer to a camp or a storage depot. ... A half drunk pint of lager Lager beers are alcoholic beverages of German and Czech origin, taking their name from the German lagern (to store). The word Lager as a noun can also refer to a camp or a storage depot. ... A half drunk pint of lager Lager beers are alcoholic beverages of German and Czech origin, taking their name from the German lagern (to store). The word Lager as a noun can also refer to a camp or a storage depot. ... Draught beer (also called draft beer or tap beer) is beer that has been served from, or has been conditioned in, a cask. ... A half drunk pint of lager Lager beers are alcoholic beverages of German and Czech origin, taking their name from the German lagern (to store). The word Lager as a noun can also refer to a camp or a storage depot. ... A pint of stout Stout is a dark beer made using roasted malts or roast barley. ... Bitter is a type of ale, originally derived from pale ale. ... German Weizenbier Wheat beer is a beer that is brewed with both malted barley and malted wheat, rather than only barley. ... A typical mug of lager beer, showing the golden colour of the beer and the foamy head floating on top. ... The entrance of a brewery. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 581 KB)Snow on Mount Wellington behind the Cascade Brewery, South Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 581 KB)Snow on Mount Wellington behind the Cascade Brewery, South Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. ... Mount Wellington is the mountain on whose foothills is built much of the city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. ... The entrance of a brewery. ... Hobart Coat of Arms View from the port of the city centre and Mt Wellington Hobart is the state capital of Tasmania, Australias island state. ... Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Nickname: The Apple Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Governor Premier Const. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... Fosters Group is a global beverages group with interests in brewing, wine-making and soft drinks. ... Binomial name Thylacinus cynocephalus (Harris, 1808) Thylacine The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), formerly known as the Tasmanian Tiger or the Tasmanian Wolf, was a large carnivorous marsupial native to Australia. ...


Cascade produces a range of beers, homebrew, apple cider ('Mercury' brand) and non-alcoholic beverages including apple juice, blackcurrant syrup & carbonated beverages. A typical mug of lager beer, showing the golden colour of the beer and the foamy head floating on top. ... Homebrew is an album by Paul Lansky. ... Cider has different meanings in the United Kingdom and the United States. ... Carbonated bubbles in a soda float to the surface. ...


Cascade is unique among Australian breweries and rare among breweries worldwide in that it operates it own maltings, producing malt for its mainstream beers (including Premium Lager & Pale Ale) from locally grown barley. Specialty malts for dark beers and the seasonal range are imported from mainland Australia and from overseas. Malted barley Malting is a process applied to cereal grains, in which the grains are made to germinate and then quickly dried before the plant develops. ...

Contents

Beers

  • Cascade Premium Lager is an American-style lager, with a distinct spicy flavour.
  • Cascade Premium Light is a low-alcohol lager.
  • Cascade Pale Ale, or "green", is not an English pale ale. It is a lager, and one of the best in the world.
  • Cascade Draught is a traditional full strength lager. It is only available in Tasmania, where it is the state's highest selling beer.
  • Cascade Extra Stout is a stout beer. It is mainly drunk by old men.
  • Cascade Lager, also known as "blue", is a traditional full strength lager. Although it is not as widely available as the other varieties, it has a cult following, particularly amongst impoverished uni students.
  • Cascade Bitter, also known as "red", is a bitter lager. It is cheap, but drinkable.

Cascade also produce seasonal beers in the Four Seasons range and one uber-premium beer, "First Harvest", which has an extremely limited production.

Homebrew Range

  • Spicy Ghost Draught
  • Golden Harvest Lager
  • Imperial Voyage Pale Ale
  • Chocolate Mahogany Porter

Non-Alcohol Beverages

  • Ultra-C Blackcurrant Syrup is a fruit juice syrup made from Tasmanian grown blackcurrants.
  • Apple Isle Sparkling Apple Juice is a lightly carbonated clear Apple Juice made from Tasmanian grown apples. It is the largest selling brand in the sparkling apple juice category in Australia.
  • Cascade Real Range is a range of 100% fruit juices including Apple Juice, Apple & Blackcurrant, Apple & Raspberry, Australian Orange Juice and other variants.
  • Cascade Ginger Beer is a naturally brewed Ginger Beer.

See also

External Links

  • Cascade Brewery website
  • Cascade on the Foster's Group Website
  • Cascade Homebrew Website

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