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Beers of 2014: Victoria

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.

December 22nd, 2014 by Crafty Pint


Beers of 2014: Western Australia

December 18th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

What were the best new beers of 2014 in WA? We asked Pia "girl plus beer" Poynton, who also masquerades as Crafty Pint WA to select her 10 top tipples.


Craft Beer Heroes: Corey Crooks

December 17th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Last month, we kicked off a new regular feature on The Crafty Pint: Craft Beer Heroes. It is designed to celebrate the people who have done and are doing great things in the world of beer in Australia but who perhaps don't get the credit that is typically given to brewers. We started with Melbourne…


Beers of 2014: Tasmania

December 16th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Who brewed the best new beers in Tasmania in 2014? We asked beer expert and owner of Saint John Craft Beer, Luke Dempsey. to pick his top ten local brews.


Vote For The Hottest 100 Australian Craft Beers of 2014

December 15th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Voting is open for the Hottest 100 Australian Craft Beers of 2014. You have until January 9 to select your top five beers of the year. Results announced on Australia Day.


Do The Can-Can

December 12th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

The cans keep on coming. A couple of weeks ago, we reported on the launch of the first canned beer from WA's Colonial Brewing and now we've been lucky enough to get our hands on the four tinnies from Brisbane's Green Beacon and spoken to Young Henrys about their imminent cans too, cans that are bein…


The Beer Necessities

December 10th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

There's no doubt this weekend's Meredith Music Festival will, in one sense at least, be like none of the 23 preceding Meredith Music Festivals. In the not too distant past, those who made beer their tipple of choice would have little option but to rock up with slabs of macro lager, cheap Euro pilsne…


Brewed Nude In Brisbane

December 9th, 2014 by Darren Magin

Posing naked for a calendar may not feature highly on everybody's bucket list, but it seems that Brisbane's craft beer community just can't help themselves.Following the huge success of the 2014 Males With Ales calendar, a venture kickstarted by Brisbane's Chicks With Ales all women beer appreciatio…


Beer Nuts: A Craft Beer Ideot

December 8th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

We've showcased brewers, bloggers, beer heroes and podcasters. And now it's time to shine a light on you as we kick off Beer Nuts, featuring the country's most colourful beer lovers.


Brew & A: 4 Pines

December 5th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Measured in any way whatsoever, the story of 4 Pines has been a remarkable one. For one, they managed to established their brewpub in Manly when barely anyone in Sydney, let alone this northern beach outpost, gave a monkey's about craft beer. They then stepped up to a 50 hectolitre brewhouse when ma…

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