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No affiliation whatsoever, but for those of you who may be coming to Canberra anytime in the future I couldn't help post this about my favorite pub.
Civic's Wig & Pen Brewery & Tavern has been named the best small brewery in the country at the annual Australian International Beer Awards.

The awards, presented at a gala event in Melbourne last night, also named West Australian microbrewery Feral Brewing Company Australia's best large brewery. Its Hop Hog beer also claimed the best international pale ale prize for the fourth consecutive year at the 20th annual awards in Melbourne yesterday.

A 52-member international judging panel sampled more than 1300 frothy offerings from craft brewers in Australia and countries including Lithuania, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the USA. Feral's co-owner Brendan Varis said he launched his Swan Valley-based brewery in 2002 with a vision to craft beers that, true to their company's name, were a little on the wild side.

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