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Speight’s beer labels

Speight’s beer labels

The English were great drinkers of beer, and this tradition continued in New Zealand. English brewers were common in the new world, including the Yorkshireman James Speight, whose brewery opened in Dunedin in 1876.

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Popular culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015