Articles by Graham Frizzell

Crafty Crawls: The Frankston Line

We kicked off our Crafty Crawls series with a public transport route – the 86 tram in Melbourne – and here's another. It's arguably not the most likely, yet it offers access to some of Victoria's best breweries, bars and bottleshops.

February 1st, 2019 by Graham Frizzell


Crafty Crawls: The 19 Tram

April 6th, 2018 by Graham Frizzell

Two years on from launching our Crafty Crawl series with a tour along Melbourne's iconic 86 tram route, we're hopping about PT again. This time, it's the turn of the city's 19 tram, from Coburg to the CBD and taking in the vibes of Brunswick's Sydney Road.


Who Brews Blasta Beers?

October 30th, 2017 by Graham Frizzell

In just two years, Steven Russell has gone from his first homebrew to launching Blasta Brewing and next year will open a brewpub designed to be a community hub as well as a home for his beers. We found out more.


Beer Nuts: Rosemarie Ensink

August 29th, 2017 by Graham Frizzell

There are few characters more colourful in the Australian beer community than Rosie Ensink – and not just because of her neon chameleon like hair. Here, Graham Frizzell delves deep into her beery obsession as she becomes our latest Beer Nut.


The Story Of: Moon Dog Black Lung

July 26th, 2017 by Graham Frizzell

With the seventh iteration set to leave the brewery this week, we chat to Moon Dog co-founder Josh Uljans about the only special release to be released annually. This is The Story Of: Black Lung.


Behind Bars: Jac Morgan

July 5th, 2017 by Graham Frizzell

Behind Bars sees The Crafty Pint hop around the country asking people behind reputable beer bars what they're seeing in front of them: what are people drinking, what are the coming styles and so on. This time, it's Jac from Melbourne's Dr Morse.


Behind Bars: Joel Beresford

January 9th, 2017 by Graham Frizzell

For our first Behind Bars interview with one of Australia's leading venue operators, we return to WA to chat with Joel Beresford. He's Perth's Mr Beer, is involved in many facets of the industry and just loves his sours.


Crafty Crawls: Freo Beer-Ho!

November 7th, 2016 by Graham Frizzell

The Fremantle BeerFest returns in a few days at the start of the 2016 WA Beer Week. So what better time to run a Crafty Crawl on the place where the modern Australian craft beer world was spawned. Graham Frizzell took a tour of his old stomping ground.


Crafty Crawls: Perth

June 27th, 2016 by Graham Frizzell

WA may have kickstarted the contemporary craft beer industry more than three decades ago, yet the venues of Perth have been slow to get on board. That's been changing in recent years, as this Crafty Crawl – our first from WA – indicates.


The Big Issue: Water Sustainability

May 25th, 2016 by Graham Frizzell

Water makes up more than 90 percent of the beer you drink. It is also in increasingly scarce supply in Australia. For our latest Big Issue article, Graham Frizzell speaks to three people looking to reduce their breweries' water consumption here and in California.

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