XXXX (pronounced fourex) is a beer brewed in Brisbane, Australia by Castlemaine Perkins(now owned by Lion Nathan). It can be recognised by its distinctive yellow and gold label showing four large X's. First brewed in 1916 it is described by its makers as:

"A traditional Australian lager with a clean, crisp taste and a satisfying after-bitterness. XXXX Bitter's delicate aroma comes from the blending of two hop varieties and a sweeter, fruity tang from the yeast. High drinkability in warm climates"

It has nothing to do with porn. Indications that XXXX is your preferred beer makes you a Queenslander. Other people like VB (Victoria Bitter).

Though the precise formula for XXXX is a closely guarded secret, most non-Queenslanders believe it to be a derivative of camel's piss.

In Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels, "XXXX" (a.k.a. "Fourecks") is the name of a large, unnamed, and vaguely Australian continent in the lower corner the map. It was featured prominently in The Last Continent, where Rincewind proved to be responsible for, among other things, inventing Vegemite.

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