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The Great British Beer Writer

Pete Brown started out in beer marketing before becoming one of Britain's best-loved writers on beer and wider booze and pub culture. We caught up with him in London ahead of his keynote address at BrewCon.

Today by Will Ziebell


A Sour Taste In Their Mouths

Yesterday by James Smith

Sour beers have really taken off in Australia in the past couple of years, but what are they? Ahead of Blobfish, a festival dedicated to sour, wild and funky beers, we chatted to four Australian and Kiwi breweries who love them.


Green Beacon Bought By Asahi

August 21st, 2019 by James Smith

Asahi's shopping spree continues apace with today's news that they've acquired Green Beacon. The move comes shortly after last month's announcement they plan to purchase CUB, 4 Pines and Pirate Life from AB InBev.


One Year. Five Beers. Nine Fingers

August 20th, 2019 by Judd Owen

His entry into commercial brewing was unusual – the prize for winning a homebrew competition was to brew a 2,000 litre batch and receive 12 months of mentorship. A year on, we caught up with David of Nine Fingers.


Staves & Wayward Top Sydney Royal Beer Awards

August 17th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Tiny Glebe brewpub Staves took out Best NSW Beer for their Pale as well as Champion Draught Beer at the 2019 Sydney Royal Beer Awards, with Wayward claiming Champion Packaged Beer for their Raspberry Berliner Weisse.


Gimme Shelter

August 16th, 2019 by James Smith

The buzzing beer scene in South West WA is to gain another new brewery, with construction work beginning this week on Shelter. We caught up with director and head brewer Jason Credaro to find out more.


Crafty Cabal Update – August 2019

August 15th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Want to know what's new with The Crafty Cabal, our beer lovers bonus scheme? In short, plenty! We've got festival giveaways, exclusive events, new offers and more!


Behind Bars: Copper & Oak

August 15th, 2019 by Guy Southern

The brothers behind Copper & Oak have been selling booze to the people of Perth for more than 15 years. Guy Southern called in for a chat to see what they make of the fast-changing beer scene that surrounds them.


Who Brews Frexi Beers?

August 14th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

They hail from France and Mexico, met in London and embarked on a trip through Europe and South East Asia sampling beers before landing in Melbourne. Now they've launched their first beers as Frexi Brewing, we got in touch.


The Besk Comes To Those Who Wait

August 12th, 2019 by Guy Southern

It's taken rather longer than planned to get here and is a different beast to that originally envisaged by the founders, but ambitious Perth venue Besk is finally open. Guy Southern caught up with the team to find out more.

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