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Archer Takes Off

A new brewery is taking flight in Brisbane this month. Archer Brewing has been launched by former pilot Stuart Martin, wife Lucy and the man behind Croft Brewing and has found an underground home in the base of the city's International Hotel.

October 16th, 2017 by Mick Wust


Coca-Cola Amatil Buys Feral Brewing

October 12th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

WA trailblazer Feral Brewing has become the latest leading Australian craft brewery to sell its business to a multinational operation. Today, it was announced the business has been acquired 100 percent by Coca-Cola Amatil.


Bickford's Buys Vale Brewing

October 12th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Two of the country's biggest craft brewers have been sold on the same day, with news that The Bickford's Group has bought Vale Brewing following Coca-Cola Amatil's purchase of Feral Brewing Co.


Strait Forward

October 10th, 2017 by Will Ziebell

In the grand scheme of things, Tasmania isn't that far from the mainland. Yet the Bass Strait has proven a challenging hurdle for most of the state's small brewers. Change could be at hand, however, as Will Ziebell discovers.


Garage Project On Top At NZ Beer Awards

October 9th, 2017 by Jono Galuszka

Garage Project was named New Zealand's Champion Brewery at the weekend's NZ Brewers Guild Beer Awards. Other winners included names both familiar and unfamiliar to Aussie beer drinkers, while the Beer Writer of the Year went to a woman for the first time.


Rocks Taken Off The Market

October 9th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

The owners of Rocks Brewing have taken the brewery off the market. Earlier this year, they announced the brewery and venue in Alexandria were for sale, although they planned to continue making beers under the Rocks banner.


Goat At 20 – Part II

October 6th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Time to bring the story up to date. In part II of our look back at two decades of Mountain Goat, we tell the last 11 of the 20 stories of people, moments and beers that helped build the Melbourne legend.


Enter The Netherworld

October 5th, 2017 by Julia Charalambous

Brisbane has its offbeat bars. And Australia has other venues that combine gaming and arcades with craft beer. But there's quite possibly never been anything quite like Netherworld. Ahead of its huge Monster Menagerie, we crawl tentatively inside...


Mountain Goat At 20 – Part I

October 4th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Mountain Goat wasn't the first craft brewery to launch in Australia but for many beer drinkers, especially those from Melbourne, it has a special place in their heart. As it turns 20, we head back across the two decades in the company of owners and staff, past and present.


New Business Directory Goes Live

October 3rd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

The Crafty Pint has added a new business directory to the site. It is designed to complement those we have for breweries, venues and bottleshops and help beer businesses reach our audience to find new customers.

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