Those of you in Melbourne for the Australian Open (or those watching abroad) may want to sample the delights of a quality Australian brew. Although the official beer sponsor of the tournament is Heineken, you should give Coopers Pale Ale a try.
Original Pale Ale — Photo courtesy of calflier001
This still family-run brewery was founded in 1862 in South Australia as an alternative to foreign imports for settlers, and now, celebrating its 150th year of production, is the largest Australian-owned brewery. Coopers Pale Ale is suitable for most palates and ideal on a hot Melbourne summer day, described as having “fruity and floral characters, balanced with a crisp bitterness.”