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The 2022 Australian Craft Beer Survey Launches

The 2022 Australian Craft Beer Survey Launches

The largest survey of consumer trends and attitudes in the local beer industry is back. The Beer Cartel Australian Craft Beer Survey last took place in 2020, and this time has a focus on alc-free and GF beer plus purchasing habits.

July 1, 2022 by Crafty Pint


No Alcohol: All Choice

June 30, 2022 by Crafty Pint

There's a multitude of reasons why people seek out alcohol-free beers and the good news is that the choice has never been broader. Ahead of Dry July, we caught up with some of the people behind the more interesting non-alc beers.


The Collaborators: Freestyle Hops

June 29, 2022 by Will Ziebell

If you love limited release hazy beers, you might have spotted the name Freestyle Hops on a can from your favourite brewery. We caught up with the managing director of the NZ grower to find out what the Freestyle life is all about.


Little Bang Bought By SA Pub Group

June 28, 2022 by James Smith

What one of the brewery's founders called "the worst-kept secret in South Australia" is no longer secret. The fast-growing Duxton Pubs Group has bought Little Bang Brewing in a move that sees a highly-rated SA brewer join the Stepney business too.


Who Brews Beachport Beers?

June 27, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Beachport Brewing are located in a small coastal community on SA's Limestone Coast where the founders have ambitious plans to put Beachport on the map, and to see their beer, spirits, grain and meat all feed into each other.


Atomic Whip Their Way To The Top

June 23, 2022 by Will Ziebell

In a sea of wacky beers, making waves isn't easy. But Atomic have managed to do it, with their flame-kissed Lemon Whip Sour taking out the People's Choice from all the festival beers at GABS 2022.


The Collaborators: Flavour Logic

June 22, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Taste is highly subjective but if you work in the beer industry or are passionate about beer, recognising off-flavours can be essential. Which is where sensory analyst Briony Leibich – AKA Flavour Logic – comes in.


Catchment Buy Fellow QLD Brewery Fortitude

June 21, 2022 by James Smith

Catchment Brewing have acquired Fortitude Brewing Co and their offshoot brand Noisy Minor as part of ambitious future growth plans. The West End-based operation is targeting ten venues and more brewery brands.


Brew & A: Stuart Taylor of Homestead

June 20, 2022 by Mike Cridge

As he sets about making his mark on Homestead's beers, we caught up with Stuart Taylor in the Swan Valley to chat about his journey from front of house to helm of brewhouse, uncool hops, early Hop Hog, and stupidly-patterned pants.


The Wild Ones: Two Metre Tall

June 17, 2022 by Crafty Pint

The Wild Ones is a series showcasing Australian brewers creating spontaneously fermented ales. Here we caught up with the couple behind the truly unique farmhouse operation that is Tasmania's Two Metre Tall.

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