News and features tagged “beer festival

The Biggest Week In Beer Is Coming

Good Beer Week has grown into a happening of global stature, encapsulating 270 events, the Australian International Beer Awards and the ever-growing beast that is GABS. The 2017 version promises to be the biggest yet.

March 16th, 2017 by Crafty Pint


Crafty Crawls: Ballarat City Guide

February 24th, 2017 by Matt King

Each summer, Ballarat attracts thousands of beer fanciers to its City Oval for its annual festival. But, with four breweries and a growing number a craft venues, there's plenty of reason for beer lovers to visit at other times.


Get Fresh

February 23rd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

It's hop harvest time across Australia. And this year's offers more chances than ever to get up close and personal with the little green flowers, not least thanks to a pair of festivals celebrating the harvest and fresh hops beers.


A Year Of The Crafty Cabal

November 30th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Just before the end of 2015, we launched The Crafty Cabal, a beer lovers bonus scheme that offers readers the chance to help The Crafty Pint grow in return for heaps of beery benefits. Here, we take a look back at its first 12 months.


What Is Oktoberfest?

September 29th, 2016 by Will Ziebell

As Munich's Oktoberfest comes to a close, and with scores of imitators taking place across Austalia, we look at where the global phenomenon started and how the Bavarian organisers are trying to keep tradition alive.


Australian Beer Festivals 2016/17

September 16th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

There are few times of the year when a beer lover can't find a festival or beer week in some part of the country. To make it easy, we've gathered together the major events and beer weeks in one handy guide.


Crafty Cabal Update – 01/07/16

July 1st, 2016 by Crafty Pint

With our second launch party done and dusted in Brisbane, it's all eyes on Adelaide for the next week or two. We've got lots of winners to announce and some new swag to give away too – read all about it in our second update from The Crafty Cabal.


Toowoomba Becomes Brewoomba

November 13th, 2015 by Darren Magin

The Spotted Cow in Toowoomba was one of the first Queensland venues to embrace better beer more than a decade ago. Now it's one of three venues joining forces to create the city's first craft beer festival, Brewoomba.


Never Mind The Molluscs

August 14th, 2012 by Crafty Pint

The Crafty Pint was invited to brew a beer for the Beervana Media Brew competition. Somehow we ended up creating a smoked imperial Belgian mussel and oyster stout. And somehow it came first with a perfect score...

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