State of Tasmania Local Customs

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    freshlyu picked blackberries from our...
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    great for pikelets
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  • NEVER BE WITHOUT A STRONG INSECT REPELLANT.
    NEVER BE WITHOUT A STRONG INSECT...
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State of Tasmania Local Customs

  • Boag's Beer

    Since 1881, James Boag and his family have been producing high quality beer out of Launceston at the Esk Brewery.The company has faced some rough times, but it has never affected the taste of their delicious brew. I was first introduced to this Tasmanian delicacy in Sydney, and have been a fan since.Pictured here is the Boag's Draught, but I prefer...

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  • Try this great, aged cheddar cheese!

    Anyone looking for a snack or picnic food, etc, might pick out some Tasmanian cheese, and the Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, a "Vintage Cheddar" cheese aged 18-24 months is really tasty! And it's a white cheese, not yellowy-orange like in the States.The label says it has "very strong flavor" and it should be served with cabernet sauvignon.From...

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  • Tasmania: The Art of Hedges

    Some time in the 1940s or 50s a local council maintenance worker from the town of Oatlands started a good thing. Tired of merely trimming the undergrowth and bushes at the roadside of the Midlands Highway he decided to fashion some into his own creations. Topiary, the art of cutting and clipping trees or shrubs, was however nothing new to Tasmania,...

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  • Tasmania: Preserving the Natural...

    Tasmania's wealth of endemic plants and trees, unusual wildlife - along with the island's natural beauty, are unique to the world! Some 20% of the island is protected by the UNESCO World Heritage classification. This wouldn't have been so with out a good deal of help from the state's environmental activists' community. It was here where the world's...

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  • Taswegian People

    To me, the atmosphere in Tassie seemed to be a little old fashioned, and I think I detected in some locals a slightly different, more English accent (since they’re separated from the mainland this could indeed be possible).The shopkeepers were friendly and helpful, as were staff in Information Centres. Foods : Taswegians seem rather fond of...

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