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The Australian Craft Beer Survey Returns

by Crafty Pint June 23rd, 2017

Last year, Sydney bottleshop Beer Cartel launched its Australian Craft Beer Survey, collecting feedback from 6,500 people. The 2017 version is live now as they look to capture a more detailed picture of the local beer landscape.


Our Man In NZ: Beer Camp Heads South

by Jono Galuszka June 21st, 2017

Beervana has lined up a meaty exclusive, luring Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp outside the US for the first time. With more American breweries looking at the Australasian market, Jono Galuszka looks at what it means for the festival and the NZ beer scene.


A Sporting Chance?

by Will Ziebell June 20th, 2017

If you were to name one facet of Australian life small breweries are least likely to crack in a hurry, the nation's sporting citadels would be up there. But, asks Will Ziebell, do small wins here and overseas suggest there's hope?


Is The Tide Turning On Tax?

by Crafty Pint June 20th, 2017

In today's increasingly polarised society, it takes something special to bring opposing factions together. Maybe craft beer can be the answer. This week saw Labor and Liberal politicians unite to call for fairer treatment of and greater support for craft brewers.


Getting Blind With Crafty: Hoppy Reds & Ambers

by Crafty Pint June 19th, 2017

After an unplanned seven month break, we brought our blind tasting panel back. We focused on hoppy reds and ambers, with readers helping select the featured beers. Here's the results – and how readers can join us for a public version of the tasting.


Making Inner West The Best

by Crafty Pint June 16th, 2017

Five brewers today launched a new brewing association for Sydney's Inner West in the company of a trio of local politicians. They've grand plans for their home, which has the greatest density of microbreweries in Australia.


The End Of A Cult?

by Crafty Pint June 14th, 2017

As he settles into a new role as a shift brewer at Stone & Wood, BrewCult founder Steve "Hendo" Henderson has words of warning for others looking to follow him into the brewing game.


The Collaborators: Oxebar

by Will Ziebell June 8th, 2017

The Collaborators is our series shining a spotlight on businesses working alongside the craft beer industry. Here, we chat to the Melbourne manufacturers of an innovative new one-way keg called Kegasaurus.


The Golden Goose: On Beer's Frontier

by Nick O June 6th, 2017

Goose Island's arrival in Australia represents the meeting point between the biggest of Big Beer and Australia's craft beer industry. We find out why it's a big deal and ask what it means within the rapidly evolving landscape here and globally.


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