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BentSpoke Top The GABS H100 Again

BentSpoke Top The GABS H100 Again

BentSpoke have gone back-to-back in the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll, with their Crankshaft IPA holding onto top spot. The Canberra brewery's flagship beer finished ahead of the former winner Balter XPA.

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Aunty Gets Crafty In New ABC Show

January 19, 2022 by Will Ziebell

An upcoming episode of ABC's flagship science program Catalyst puts craft beer and the science of brewing and the agriculture that supports it front and centre. We chatted to some of those involved in The Great Brew Challenge.


A Vision For Indie Beer

January 18, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Late last year, Young Henrys co-founder Richard Adamson was elected chair of the Independent Brewers Association. As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the industry, we chatted to him about his vision for indie beer.


Who Brews Five Aces Beers?

January 17, 2022 by Samuel Laffy

Adam Sheehan was inspired to start a brewery while running a High Country bar. Late in 2021, after overcoming a series of challenges and a name change from Outlaw Brewing to Five Aces, he finally opened the doors of his Gippsland brewpub.


Gage Roads Freo Set To Open

January 13, 2022 by Guy Southern

Sixteen years after launching, Gage Roads are days away from opening their “spiritual home” on Freo’s Walyalup Waterfront. Guy Southern caught up with CSO Aaron Heary to find out what it means for them and WA's beer lovers.


Beer On The Blockchain

January 12, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Blockchains. Crypto. The metaverse. They're terms we hear about a lot these days but do they have much common ground with the world of beer? We spoke to two Australian brewing companies embracing digital currencies to find out.


Ministry Of Beer Welcomes A New Congregation

January 11, 2022 by Matt King

In five years, Brett Reimann has gone from brewing with a single barrel in a shed on his farm to opening an impressive cellar door in the Barossa Valley. Matt King called in to sample from its 16 taps.


Who Brews YEPP Beers?

January 10, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Yeppoon is known for its beautiful beaches and as a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef but one local couple hope the coastal town will soon be known for beer too. We caught up with Tanya and Justin Adam to find out more about YEPP Brewing.


Open And Shut: Omicron Crushes Hospo's Summer Comeback

January 6, 2022 by Crafty Pint

Far from the new year bringing new hope, the beer and hospo industries face arguably their toughest period of the pandemic – and without government support. We spoke to business owners across the country as Omicron runs rampant.


The Year Of No Booze

January 5, 2022 by Will Ziebell

In 2020, Australia witnessed the launch of a number of alcohol-free brewing companies and brands, and in 2021 sales rocketed, quality rose and options blossomed. As 2022 starts, look at why booze-free beer has struck such a chord.

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