Articles by Crafty Pint

Mountain Goat At 20 – Part I

Mountain Goat wasn't the first craft brewery to launch in Australia but for many beer drinkers, especially those from Melbourne, it has a special place in their heart. As it turns 20, we head back across the two decades in the company of owners and staff, past and present.

October 4th, 2017 by Crafty Pint


New Business Directory Goes Live

October 3rd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

The Crafty Pint has added a new business directory to the site. It is designed to complement those we have for breweries, venues and bottleshops and help beer businesses reach our audience to find new customers.


Craft Beer To Pour At New Perth Stadium

September 25th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Gage Roads has continued its run of success on multiple fronts by winning the right to pour its beers at the new Perth Stadium. It is reported that the Palmyra based brewery beat off competition from brewing giants to seal the deal.


AB InBev Buys 4 Pines

September 22nd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

In news that will send shockwaves through the Australian beer industry, it has been announced today that AB InBev has taken 100 percent ownership of 4 Pines. It is the global brewing giant's first Australian purchase since merging with SABMiller.


4 Pines: Behind The Sale

September 22nd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Following a courtship of more than 12 months, 4 Pines today became a 100 percent owned subsidiary of AB InBev. We spoke to brewery co-founder Jaron Mitchell and Peter Filipovic at AB InBev to find out more on the background to the sale.


Russian Moo-lette

September 21st, 2017 by Crafty Pint

In one of the more innovative promotional gambits we've seen, Moo Brew founder David Walsh has commissioned a roulette style vending machine filled with the brewery's cans – and one option drinkers may wish to give the bullet.


Brewsvegas Celebrates Its First Beeries

September 21st, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Queensland's craft beer community came together en masse last night to celebrate The Beeries, an awards with a difference. Instead of judging beers and breweries, it handed out awards to the people that make up the state's industry.


Help Us Get Blind: Pale Ale Double Header

September 18th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

For our next blind tasting, we're going to return to pale ales for the first time since 2013. With so many available, we're splitting the tasting into two sessions – New World and American pales – and want your help compiling the lineup.


Big In Japan

September 18th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Three Victorian breweries are celebrating collecting multiple medal hauls in one of Asia's biggest beer competitions at the weekend. Holgate led the way with four medals at the International Beer Cup in Japan as Mountain Goat and Edge won two each.


Crafty Pint Supporter News – 08.09.17

September 8th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

It's a seriously bumper update for Crafty Pint supporters this week with heaps of new ballots and giveaways plus some new offers and a stack of signup bonuses for new members too.

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