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Handing Back The Baton

by Crafty Pint October 23 2014

It's all change at Murray's, with the man who brewed the New South Wales brewery's very first beers when it first launched at the iconic Pub With No Beer returning to take up his old head brewer's role. Graeme Mahy returns from his native New Zealand, where he's been putting out beers under the 666 …


Willie vs The Daleks

by Nick O October 17 2014

Slowly but surely, the dots on the map of Sydney’s Inner West are joining up. In the past couple of years Newtown, Marrickville and Alexandria have all fallen under the spell of the small brewery. Now it’s Tempe’s turn as, set inside a rustic industrial warehouse, Pat McInerney and Nick Newey …


Crafty Pint II: The Sequel

by Crafty Pint October 15 2014

Four years on from its original launch, The Crafty Pint has a new look. It's more evolution than revolution, with Crafty Mk II designed to be more contemporary both in appearance and cross-platform functionality and to make better use of the huge amount of content we've generated since September 201…


Holgate: A Love Story

by Crafty Pint October 10 2014

In the opening moments of a video shot to mark the 15 year anniversary of Holgate Brewhouse, Paul Holgate points out that it’s 25 years since he and wife Natasha met."So ours is a love story really, I suppose," he says, with a grin.They're not the only couple in Australia to have gambled everythin…


WAy To Go

by Pia Poynton October 9 2014

If you like tap takeovers, beer dinners and schmoozing with brewers then WA Beer Week is going to be a pretty busy week. perhaps it’s best you call in sick to work now just to save the hassle later on…There’s a record number of events this year – more than 60 – all taking place across…


Hold Tight Sydney!

by Crafty Pint October 7 2014

In little more than a week, the fourth Sydney Craft Beer Week kicks off. It goes without saying that this will be the biggest yet as the festival has grown every year. But it's really the biggest yet, with the program bursting through the 100 events milestone, barely pausing for breath and cracking on to surpass 120.


The Great Keg Robbery

by Crafty Pint October 2 2014

Making it as a craft brewer isn't easy. There's huge investment involved (particularly if you decide to open your own brewery). You're going up against big business with greater economies of scale and vast reach, trying to get your product into venues that often don't understand it and face a less t…


Register for GBW 2015

by Crafty Pint October 1 2014

It may be more than seven months away but already registrations are open for next year’s Good Beer Week festival in Melbourne and Victoria. The festival organising committee today opened registrations online, inviting anyone wishing to take part to submit their ideas by October 31. You can read th…


Drinking God's Tears

by Crafty Pint September 23 2014

We'd last seen Dave Adams at around 4am on October 3, 2010, as we savoured the afterglow of Collingwood's premiership flag on what paint-stained clothing later revealed to be an as-yet-unfinished trophy presentation platform in Gosch's Paddock. Several months later, sat in the crowd at Collingwood's…


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