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Crafty Six GBW Special #1: Da Funk

With four weeks to go until Good Beer Week 2015 kicks off, we're starting a series of previews to help you navigate the program and find the perfect event for you.

April 20th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Brewer Beware

April 17th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Australian brewers are urged to be extra vigilant when choosing equipment suppliers by a number of small businesses who fear they have lost tens of thousands of dollars.

Creating Waves

April 15th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Four of Australia's top surfers – Joel Parkinson, Bede Durbidge, Mick Fanning and Josh Kerr – and a couple of mates are launching a brewery on the Gold Coast.

Going 'Steady

April 13th, 2015 by Pia Poynton

It's been an impressive first six months in business for WA's Homestead Brewery, with crowds packing the venue and brewer Ron Feruglio with 12 beers under his belt already.

Stone, Cold

April 9th, 2015 by Nick Oscilowski

As Stone Brewing's official Aussie launch approaches, we look at the long tale of its eventual arrival and the impact the brewery's beers and approach could have locally.

It's In The Can

April 7th, 2015 by Matt King

Adelaide's Pirate Life Brewing have launched a world first, using their cans to tell the story of how the beers inside are brewed via pictures and words.

Time For A Paddlin'

April 2nd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Former Masterchef Australia contestant turned brewing company owner Chris Badenoch has turned his hands to a new venture: bespoke beer paddles.

Beer Travel: NZ Hops

March 31st, 2015 by Crafty Pint

With the Southern Hemisphere hop harvest coming to a close and fresh hop beers on their way, we chat to the man heading up NZ Hops.

Getting Blind With Crafty: How We Judge

March 30th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Approximately every couple of months, we host a blind tasting of beers – usually matching the season or a current hot topic. Here's how we carry out the judging and the thinking behind our methods.

On The Road Again. And Again.

March 30th, 2015 by Nick Oscilowski

We join Dave's Brewery Tours for one of its jaunts around Sydney's breweries to see what it's all about and hear founder Dave Phillip's future plans.

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