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The Odd Culture of Newtown

The Odd Culture of Newtown

Sour beer, natural wines, a fine dining menu, European opening hours and a prime spot on Newtown's King Street. The new Odd Culture venue may be difficult to categorise, but it's not difficult to enjoy.

Today by Mick Wust


Getting Blind With Crafty: Cold IPAs

Yesterday by James Smith

Something a little different for our last blind tasting of 2021 as we tuck into an emerging style that's only been attempted by a small number of Aussie brewers. So, what did our panel make of the world of cold IPA?


Indies Trophies To Change Hands Following Audit

December 7, 2021 by James Smith

Four state champion trophies from the Indies awards in 2020 and 2021 are changing hands following an independent audit of results. Wildflower, Future Mountain and Mismatch are the new recipients as the audit continues.


Who Brews Five’ 3” Beers?

December 6, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Killer Sprocket has fast become something of a brewing incubator for newcomers to the beer industry. Among them is Christopher Martin, the man behind Five' 3" Brewing, and now part of the Killer Sprocket team too.


Crafty's Christmas Giftathon!

December 3, 2021 by Crafty Pint

To celebrate the imminent arrival of the festive season, we're running a weeklong Giftathon for our beer club, The Crafty Cabal. Each day until December 9 we're giving away mixed cases of beer and double passes to GABF Geelong.


Australia's First Gluten-Free Bottlo

December 2, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Gluten-free beer has come a long way in Australia in recent years and one new retailer has committed to stocking the widest variety anyone can find. We spoke to David Lilley about his decision to launch the online Gluten Free Beer Shop.


Tell Us Your Beer Highlights Of 2021 And Win!

December 1, 2021 by Crafty Pint

Have you enjoyed great beer, great breweries, great venues and great beer experiences in 2021? If so, we want to hear about it! Tell us what's impressed you the most in your local beer scene and you could win more great beer!


Casey’s Brewery Opens Bar To Thirsty Locals

November 30, 2021 by Benedict "Benny" Kennedy-Cox

After spending six years keeping Penrith locals well supplied with takeaway beer and fresh wort, Casey's Brewing have finally opened a bar. We caught up with founder and head brewer Patrick Casey to find out more.


Wild Life Get Wilder

November 30, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Shepparton-based Wild Life Brewing recently took their pilot kit away from home to spend a day in the elements. We caught up with co-founder Jack Thomson to find out about the adventure and plans for their own brewery.


Who Brews Tall Timbers Beers?

November 29, 2021 by Guy Southern

Fifty years on from Swan's aborted plans to build a brewery in Manjimup, a group of locals took over the building and created one themselves. We caught up with the team at Tall Timbers Brewing Co to find out more.

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