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Your Guide to Australian Craft Beer / Friday 18 April 2014

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beer festivals Good Beer Week 2014: Sold Out Events

Crafty Pint / 25.03.14


The festival doesn’t kick off until May 17, but already events have sold out for the fourth Good Beer Week. As in past years, as part of our role as the festival’s online media partner, we’ll keep ...

beer festivals Beer Travel: Beer Lovers Week & The Tasmanian International Beerfest 2013

Crafty Pint / 26.11.13


There was quite the choice for beer lovers this November when it came to beer events. There were concurrent beer weeks in Canberra, WA and Hobart plus the Beer Day Out, Beers By The Bay, Fremantle ...

beer festivals Beer Travel: The Fremantle BeerFest

Pia Poynton / 18.11.13


The curtain has just come down on this year’s WA Beer Week, having risen with the inaugural Fremantle BeerFest on the opening weekend. Pia Poynton, AKA girlplusbeer and also recent recipient of...

beer festivals Beer Travel: The 9th Australian Hotel Beer Festival

Crafty Pint / 22.10.13


It’s been a big few days for craft beer in Sydney. On Saturday, the third Sydney Craft Beer Week kicked off while, preceding it by a day (or six years depending on how you look at it) was the 9th A...

beer festivals Beer Festival Roundup

Crafty Pint / 27.08.13


The festival calendar becomes busier by the week as the popularity of craft beer grows. We’ll do our best to ensure they’re all listed in our Events Diary but figured it wouldn’t hurt to pull...

beer festivals Beer Travel: Beervana NZ 2013

Tiff Waldron / 16.08.13


The large contingent of Aussie beer lovers that made their way to Wellington’s superb annual Beervana festival last weekend should have just about shaken off the cobwebs by now. Among them was...

beer festivals Beer Travel: Great Australian Beer Festival, Geelong

Crafty Pint / 05.02.13


Victoria’s summer of beer festivals continued at the weekend with the arrival of the inaugural Great Australian Beer Festival. Taking over much of the Geelong Racecourse, it brought together...

beer festivals Get Ready For Good Beer Week 2013

Crafty Pint / 21.11.12


Submissions for the third Good Beer Week close on November 30 and through The Crafty Pint’s involvement on the organising committee we’re aware of loads of fantastic ideas for the festival. Next...

beer festivals Beer Festivals: Willoughby Craft Beer Fair

Nick O / 14.09.12


For a long while, craft beer has been considered a sleeping giant in Sydney. But perhaps, finally, the giant has awoken from its slumber. There are increasing signs that it is rising and...

beer festivals Good Beer Week: Around the Houses

Crafty Pint / 28.06.12


Missing Good Beer Week? If so, we’ve got good news. In the form of photos. Roving photographer – barman – beer lover Michael Carlson took his trusty camera around to a number of the Melbourne...

beer festivals Good Beer Week: Star Spangled Canners

Nick O / 29.05.12


When it comes to craft beer role models, it’s hard to look past our friends in the USA. Over the past few decades, they have turned their industry from essentially nothing into the largest in the w...

beer festivals Crafty Snaps: Liquid Lounge at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

Crafty Pint / 21.03.12


Today’s the day the 20th – and biggest ever – Melbourne Food & Wine Festival draws to a close. It’s seen beer play a more central role than ever before, with the festival having its own beer...

beer festivals The South West Beer Festival 2012

Anthony Williams / 01.03.12


When the Western Australian Brewer’s Association (WABA) made its long-talked-about WA Craft Beer Showcase a reality in November last year, it seemed that Kevin Costner’s limited wisdom had finally ...

beer festivals Newcastle Craft Beer Week

Crafty Pint / 14.10.11


Thanks to the passion and hard work of two beer lovers, Newcastle is to host its first Craft Beer Week in November. Corey Crooks, from the Albion Hotel, and Mark Mead, manager of the Warners at...

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