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Your Guide to Australian Craft Beer / Thursday 24 April 2014

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23 April

Up On The Hill

A few months ago, a spy got in touch to tell us he had seen what could only be brewery tanks being craned over a wall close to his house in Clifton Hill. It turned out his eyes were not deceiving him and that his local corner pub – previously a rather more run-of-the-mill suburban Melbourne pub, complete with live music venue to the rear and a TAB – was about to undergo a reinvention as the city’s latest brewpub.

Today, the Clifton Hill Brewpub is up and running, with five of its own beers pouring through five...

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16.04.14: Strings 'N' Tins

It may have taken them an interminable length of time before they were able to construct their brewery and brew their first...

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08.04.14: The Rivers Overrunneth

Scottsdale used to be one of Australia’s most significant hop growing regions. Today, there is just one remaining hop farm in t...

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03.04.14: Beyond Craft...

Had enough of craft beer? Then how about cult beer? Clearly, the owners of a new bar in Melbourne feel it’s time to take...

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Good Beer Week 2014 Preview: Brewery Action

The biggest week in the Australian beer calendar is looming large. In just 22 days, the Good Beer Week 2014 Opening Party at

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Beer Travel: World Beer Cup / Craft Brewers Conference 2014

Every two years, the beer world gathers in the States for the World Beer Cup, the biggest beer awards of its kind, which runs a...

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Brew & A: The Monk Brewery & Kitchen

It’s been a while since we last ran one of our Brew & A features with an Australian brewery. But, with so many new breweries...

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Hargreaves Hill Fresh Hop Ale

With former Hargreaves Hill head brewer (and regular Crafty Pint blind tasting panellist) Glenn Harrison having upped sticks after six years to join Temple, the Yarra Valley brewery has brought in …

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Coming up

24 April

USApril at Sail & Anchor: Stone Tap Takeover:

Anyone that’s popped into Fremantle institution the [Sail…

24 April

Black Dog Beer vs Wine Dinner at The Alehouse Project:

It’s time for a beer versus wine dinner which only one ma…

25 April

ANZAC Day Australian Brewery Tap Takeover at Quarryman's Hotel:

The Quarryman’s Hotel is putting the ‘A’ in ANZAC day thi…

25 April

Anzac Weekend Bus Trips to Red Hill:

For Red Hill’s at second long weekend opening of the mont…

25 April

Anzac Crafternoon at Dove & Olive:

There will be two-up, prices, all Aussie Kiwi chains and …

25 April

Anzac Tap Takeover at the Grain Store:

This is very rare indeed that anything other than indepen…

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