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Three small Victorian microbreweries have been given the opportunity of a lifetime – collaborating with Californian breweries on new beers for Good Beer Week.

May 13th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Crafty Six GBW Special #9: Learn Stuff

May 13th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Our penultimate themed preview for Good Beer Week 2015 looks at some of the events set to elevate your beer knowledge to new levels.

Getting Blind with Crafty: English Ales

May 12th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

We head to the land where The Crafty Pint's founder spent most of his formative years for this blind tasting, which features a range of English style ales.

Drinking In Style: English Ales

May 11th, 2015 by Chris Brady

They may not have the sex appeal of many US-inspired contemporary beers, but classics are classics for a reason. Here our resident scholar looks at some of the most popular English ale styles.

Crafty Six GBW Special #8: Fun & Games

May 11th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

With just days to go until Good Beer Week 2015, time for another preview to help you pick your perfect event, this time looking at some of the fun times that lie ahead.

Prepare For #PoO15

May 8th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Since launching in 2012, the Pint of Origin has grown into one of Good Beer Week's most popular features. Here's what to expect in 2015.

Sweet 'n' Sour Mash

May 7th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Last year, sister breweries Mash and 3 Ravens picked up several major trophies at the Australian International Beer Awards. Much has changed since, as we discover.

Crafty Six GBW Special #7: Not Beer

May 5th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Good Beer Week 2015 is less than two weeks away, so here's our seventh themed preview to help you find events. This one looks at events offering more than just beer.

Who Brews Steam Train?

May 4th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For our latest Q&A with a young Aussie brewing company, we find out a little about two brothers from the Otways currently gypsy brewing as they plot their own Crowes Nest brewery.

Another Crafty Dozen

May 1st, 2015 by Crafty Pint

We've added 12 more breweries, bars and bottleshops to our Australian craft beer directory since the last roundup, which means it's time for another one.

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