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Best Beers of 2017 – So Far

by Crafty Pint July 17th, 2017

With so many new releases hitting taps and fridges every week, it can be hard to keep up. So here's a mid-year refresher featuring the thoughts of 40 beer writers, educators and venue operators on the best of 2017 so far.


Fresh Prints

by Crafty Pint July 13th, 2017

The unofficial campaign to educate drinkers about the important of drinking (most) beer fresh continues with the launch of a new video by Modus Operandi highlighting the benefits of checking the age of any beer you buy.


Tap Contracts Here To Stay

by Kerry McBride July 13th, 2017

Small, independent Australian brewers didn't get the news they were hoping for today. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released the results of its multi-year investigation into tap access and declared the status quo was here to stay.


River Of Gold

by Ross Lewis July 10th, 2017

In just 18 months, the trophy cabinet at Brewhouse Margaret River has become a well-stocked affair. On the back of trophies at the Perth Royal Beer Show awards, Ross Lewis finds out more about the young brewery and its fine dark beers.


Where It's At: On Beer's Frontier II

by Crafty Pint July 7th, 2017

Global or hyperlocal. Independent or "crafty". The beer world isn't just getting more competitive, it's getting more complex too. Here, we try to unpick the state of play today by studying the craft beer scenes both here and in the US.


Strength In Numbers

by Kerry McBride July 4th, 2017

Just weeks after the CBIA became the Independent Brewers Association, the body has released research showing Australia’s independent beer industry now includes more than 400 breweries, generating $740 million in economic output in one year.


Enjoy By

by Kerry McBride July 3rd, 2017

Some breweries print a best before or packaged date on the label, some put a date on the bottle, others have nothing at all. For the consumer standing in a bottleshop, how are they to know what’s new, what’s old, and what’s been kept in a warm warehouse for months?


The Golden Handshake

by Ross Lewis July 1st, 2017

Outgoing Feral sales boss Steve Finney was sent off in fine style last night as the beer brewed as his farewell gift picked up a trophy at the Perth Royal Beer Awards. There was major success for Margaret River Brewhouse too.


Something's Brewing On Southbank

by Will Ziebell June 27th, 2017

There aren't many things that haven't been attempted along Melbourne's busy Southbank Promenade. But this week brought something new as Brewmanity headed to Hopscotch to christen Frank the Tank with an oyster stout brew.


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