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Nine Tales Amber Ale

<p>Every man&rsquo;s life tells a story, but James Squire&rsquo;s would have filled a library. From chicken thief and convict, he later found success as the Governor&rsquo;s bodyguard, a publican, baker, butcher, money-lender and, ironically, local constable. But the greatest chapter was brewing&hellip;which worked out nicely for the rest of us!</p> <div class=showmore> <p>The original &ndash; and some would say still the best &ndash; James Squire craft beer, the Amber Ale is deservedly on its way to becoming an Aussie institution. This full-bodied, malt-driven beer is characterised by its rich copper colour, toffee-caramel sweetness and nutty finish balanced against citrus hop notes.</p> <p>If you need a reference point before trying it for the first time, think Newcastle Brown Ale. The deft blend of pale and crystal malts were truly trail-blazing when Nine Tales was first launched 15 years ago, but while many other craft beers are now treading the same malt-driven path, &lsquo;the original&rsquo; retains its pre-eminence.</p> <p>Best enjoyed with richer meat dishes like a rack of lamb, lamb shanks, gourmet meat pies or a mouth-watering medium-rare steak (with a Port Salut or similarly lightly tangy cheese for good measure), the Nine Tales is guaranteed to get people talking over dinner. Whether they&rsquo;ll have nine stories to match James Squire&rsquo;s remains to be seen, but at least that gives you a reason to keep sharing Nine Tales with your mates until you get there&hellip;</p> </div>

 Producer James Squire
 Alcohol 5% alc/vol

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About the Producer

James Squire

James Squire

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The story of how James Squire became Australia’s first brewer is a cracking yarn, and one we’re always keen (and proud) to share. He led a life that would make any man envious. It was a journey full of thievery, dishonesty and above all flavour. Indeed, James Squire had an appetite to taste it all. From...

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