Articles by Crafty Pint

Black Mark For Black Hops?

The marketing around a new release from Gold Coast brewery Black Hops has come in for fierce criticism, described as sexist and even "rapey" in nature and, according to one brewer that has contacted The Crafty Pint, represents "a new low for Australian craft beer".

September 13th, 2018 by Crafty Pint


Balter Top 2018 Craft Beer Survey

September 12th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Balter has continued its run of success, named Australia's best brewery in the third Australian Craft Beer Survey. More than 18,000 people took part in the survey run by Sydney retailer Beer Cartel.


Hawkers Takes Out Another Trophy In London

September 4th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

The International Beer Challenge in London has long proved a happy hunting ground for Australian brewers. And, in 2018, it's Hawkers with its hands on silverware again, adding the Brewer of the Year for Oceania to past wins.


Brew & A: Joel Nash of Innate Brewers

September 3rd, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Innate Brewers has been quietly building a reputation and amassing silverware from its cosy brewery in Spearwood, WA. Now they've expanded their original kit, we chatted to brewer Joel Nash to find out more.


The Big Issue: Ownership Revisited III

August 27th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Close to 100 brewing companies have licensed the IBA's independence seal since its launch in May. We contacted the US Brewers Association, whose campaign inspired it, to find out how they are driving the message in the States.


The Gypsy Lifestyle

August 23rd, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As Barrow Boys winds down and West City Brewing makes a comeback under new ownership, we speak to three other brewers about the challenges facing gypsy/cuckoo/contract brewers in today's evolving beer world.


Mornington Peninsula Brewery Joins The Tribe

August 14th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Mornington Peninsula Brewery is the latest brewery to sell, becoming the newest addition to the Tribe family of businesses launched by the people behind Stockade Brew Co and the contract facility previously known as BrewPack.


Pirate Life & Lord Nelson Take Top Trophies in Sydney

August 13th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Two very different beers from two very different breweries took the top trophies at the 2018 Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show. Pirate Life's Mosaic IPA took yet another piece of silverware, with Lord Nelson scooping Champion Draught Beer.


More Sporting Success For Gage Roads

August 12th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As Gage Roads secures pouring rights at another major stadium, we ask their head of marketing for his thoughts on what the future holds based upon his two decades in and around craft beer in Australia.


Crafty Cabal Update – August 2018

August 10th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Fancy getting your hands on free festival tickets, cases of mixed beer, free brewery tours, tasting paddles galore and invites to exclusive events? Then you need to check out the latest update for Crafty supporters.

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