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Handcrafted For You

Victorian breweries have launched a "Stamp of Authenticity" they hope will give beer lovers a clearer idea of where their beer comes from. Bearing the message "Genuine Handcrafted Beer By Your Local & Independent Brewery", the new stamp from the Victorian Association of Microbreweries (VAMI) can…

January 19th, 2015 by Crafty Pint


Beer Nuts: Beardface

January 14th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Late last year, we kicked off a new series of features on The Crafty Pint called Beer Nuts, which shines a light on some of the most colourful beer lovers found in Australia – those that take their passion for the amber nectar above and beyond the normal call of duty. The launch article featuring…


Craftifying Malaysia

January 13th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

A few years back, a Victorian beer lover we'd met at several beer events headed to Kuala Lumpur to join family members in building the country's first ever craft beer venue. The idea was to bring the delights of the beers that had got Adrian Chong into craft beer to a new audience, with a strong foc…


Who Brews Little Bang Icon?

January 8th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For our latest Who Brews feature, we find out all about Little Bang, a small Adelaide startup with plans to make a rather bigger bang over the coming years.


2015: What Lies Ahead?

January 1st, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Happy New Year, beer lovers! We hope you all welcomed in 2015 in fine style and aren't suffering too badly today. After a mammoth year in 2014, Crafty Towers won't be properly staffed again until January 12 but we thought we'd post our usual start-of-the-year article before returning to the R&R.…


Beers of 2014: ACT

December 31st, 2014 by Adrian Moran

Our final look at the best new brews of 2014 visits ACT where Adrian Moran selects the five beers that impressed him most.


Beers of 2014: South Australia

December 30th, 2014 by Jade Flavell

What were the best new craft brews of 2014 in South Australia? For our sixth state by state rundown we turn to the gurus at The Wheaty for answers.


Best of 2014: New South Wales

December 29th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

As the year nears its end, time for the fifth of our state by state looks at the best new beers released by Australian brewers in 2014: New South Wales.


Beers of 2014: Queensland

December 23rd, 2014 by Darren Magin

The fourth of our state-based picks of some of the best new craft beers to be released in Australia comes from Queensland, courtesy of Darren from 250 Beers.


Beers of 2014: Victoria

December 22nd, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Which new brews from Victorian breweries tickled our fancy the most in 2014? The third of our state-by-state top tens focuses on the state where The Crafty Pint began.

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