Articles by Crafty Pint

Double Ton Up For Radio Brews News

Many beer sites, blogs and podcasts have come and gone since the first episode of Radio Brews News was recorded. As the team prepares to mark its 200th episode with a live special, we caught up with Brews News founder Matt Kirkegaard.

December 6th, 2018 by Crafty Pint


Biz Directory Update

November 29th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

We'll be introducing a few changes, some cosmetic, some more substantial, at The Crafty Pint in the coming weeks. One will see the Business Directory integrated with our brewery, venue and bottleshop directories.


Major Brewery Supplier DME Is In Receivership

November 28th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

One of the largest suppliers of brewing equipment, Canada based DME, went into receivership yesterday leaving customers around the world unsure how they will be affected.


Help Us Get Blind: NEIPAs

November 23rd, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Having brought our blind tastings back from a hiatus earlier this month, we're closing out 2018 with another one looking at NEIPAs. To whittle the list down to a manageable number, we're asking you to help.


The Beer Festival Six-Pack

November 21st, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As beer festival season hots up, we chat to the BeerFest team running no less than six major events across the country to find out more about the people behind the festivals and how they're navigating an increasingly busy market.


Where Next For The Wig & Pen?

November 19th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

In June 2019, Canberra's Wig & Pen will turn 25. But, following its owners decision to sell, it's likely a new chapter will be underway in the brewery's tale. We chatted to Lachie McOmish about his decision and hopes for the future.


Getting Blind With Crafty: Mid-Strengths

November 12th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Following our article on the golden age of mid-strengths, we gathered a panel to assess more than 20 available around Australia for our latest blind tasting. So who came out on top...?


Good Beer Week & The IBA Become One

November 9th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

The country's leading beer week and the national body representing Australia's independent brewers have today announced they are to merge with both parties confident the move will help both achieve more in the future.


Help Us Get Blind: Mid-Strengths

October 29th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Following our Golden Age Of Mids? feature, we're bringing our blind tastings out of hibernation to see who's doing such beers the best. We're getting a panel together in early November and want your help picking the lineup.


From The Pacific To The Forest

October 29th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

The man who created the most successful Aussie craft beer of the past decade has been back on the tools. Stone & Wood co-founder Brad Rogers has returned to hands-on brewing with the launch of the new farmhouse range Forest For The Trees.

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