Crafting A Certifiably Sustainable Beer Industry

From individual beers to malt and hops, Certified Sustainable is a name and logo that's become an increasingly common sight in the beer industry. But what does the seal mean and where does it come from?

Modus: Ten Lessons From Ten Years

Modus celebrate a decade of beers this weekend. Over that time, they've followed a path that's very much their own. Here, founders Jaz and Grant Wearin look back, sharing some of the lessons learned along the way.

Event Submissions Now Open For Sydney Beer Week

In 2023, Pete Anstey and Josh Quantrill revealed to the beer world that they'd taken over and planned to revive Sydney Beer Week. As we march towards October, the festival has opened event submissions so if you'd like to take part, here's your chance.

Calling All Reps For The Pint of Origin Konvoy Kegfluencer Kompetition!

As Pint of Origin approaches, The Crafty Pint has teamed up with Konvoy for a fun competition for brewery reps that showcases the 2024 venues and will see one win a pallet of kegs for their brewery.

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Victoria's Oldest Independent Brewery Is In Voluntary Administration

Grand Ridge Brewery, which launched in 1989, is in voluntary administration, joining more than a dozen others over the past 18 months. The owners have appointed Mackay Goodwin in late March and hope to sell the business.

Mighty Craft To Sell Mismatch & 78 Degrees To Group Led By Former CUB Boss

Mighty Craft plan to sell Mismatch and 78 Degrees Distillery to a group led by former CUB boss Peter Filipovic. The announcement follows multiple divestments from the business founded to support craft breweries and distillers.

Aussie Exports: Mike Roberts - Cru Brewing Systems

Mike Roberts has spent more than a decade brewing in Australia and Canada, currently working for Cru Brewing Systems. After running into him at a distillery, Will Ziebell caught up with the former Mountain Goat brewer for a chat.

Bodriggy Become Carbon Neutral

Bodriggy Brewing have joined the small number of breweries in Australia to become climate neutral. It makes the Abbotsford-based brewery the first indie brewer in Victoria to gain certification from the Climate Active program.

Black Hops Enter Voluntary Administration

Black Hops have become the latest brewery to enter voluntary administration; the Gold Coast-based operation appointed Deloitte today. The news follows Akasha and Deeds making similar moves over the last couple of weeks.

Craft Beer Heroes: Scott Overdorf

Scott Overdorf has been an integral part of Hobart Brewing Co since its launch, but his involvement in beer and brewing goes back far further. Following his retirement, we caught up with the American expat for a chat.

Double Gold For BentSpoke In World's Oldest Beer Competition

BentSpoke have claimed two gold medals at the International Brewing Awards in the UK. They won with Barley Griffin and the non-alc beer that debuted last year, Freewheeler, in a competition running since 1886.

Akasha Go Into Voluntary Administration

Akasha Brewing have become the latest independent brewery to go into administration, with the brewery appointing Vincents to oversee the business as they restructure debt and look to agree terms with creditors.

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Big Shed Emerge From Administration With Founders Still In Control

Big Shed have announced that following a second meeting of creditors on March 20, the brewery's founders were back in control of the business.

IBA Board Nominations Are Now Open

​Would you like to help shape the indie beer industry? Nominations are now open for the Independent Brewers Association's board, with the organisation seeking three to five directors to join them.

Brewing With Tradition: Wheat Beer's Rich History & Modern Appeal

Classic wheat beers like Weissbier and Witbier are few and far between in Australia, at times polarising consumers. Here, we explore what these styles are, where they come from, their common ingredients, and how they taste.

Blackman's Beers Now Available At Kardinia Park

Geelong Football Club have renewed their partnership with CUB, which means the major brewer's beers will continue to pour at Kardinia Park. And, in good news for indie beer lovers, Blackman's are also available at the stadium.

Grain And Grape To Close In May

After more than three decades of supplying the local industry with homebrewing equipment, John Preston is set to retire. It means Grain and Grape will close its doors in May but before it does, we spent some time reflecting with the local beer hero behind it.

Deeds Enter Voluntary Administration

Deeds Brewing have become the latest brewery to enter voluntary administration, with the Melbourne brewery appointing Deloitte Financial Advisory as administrators this week but with the founders remaining at the helm.

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