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This building is now part of J Boag & Son’s Brewery in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. It was built as a store in 1886 by the flour miller Thomas Wilkes Monds (1829-1916) and was rented by the confectioner Arthur Biddell. The brick store…

The 1886 malt kiln of the Esk Brewery of James Boag and Son (Boag’s Brewery) is in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. The façade is in the Queen Anne architectural style and includes a number of medieval features, such as…

This sculpture of St George and the Dragon is at the top of the 1886 malt kiln of Boag’s Brewery in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. St George is depicted as a medieval knight wearing armour and a helmet with an open visor and a…

‘‘Thingless Names’? The St George Legend in Australia’ is an article by Andrew Lynch from The University of Western Australia. It appeared in the La Trobe Journal (No. 81, pp. 40-52) in Autumn 2008. The article briefly…

This billboard in Launceston advertises James Boag’s Draught beer. The logo for the beer features an armoured knight wearing a helmet and thrusting downwards with a spear. Behind him lies a dragon. The inclusion of a dragon suggests that the knight…

This advertisement is for the Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag’s ‘St George’ beer. The slogan of the commercial is ‘Gallantry is back’, which plays on one of the attributes associated with St George, that…

The Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag has a ‘St George’ beer. The bottle’s label features St George on a horse and carrying a sword trampling a dragon underfoot. This was one of the original logos of the brewery and…

Released in 2007, New Norcia Abbey Ale was developed and produced by Chuck Hahn (of the Malt Shovel Brewery) in collaboration with the Benedictine monks at New Norcia. Unlike Trappist beers which are brewed within abbey walls under the control of…