News & Feature Stories

Modern Day Hawkers

A new, state of the art brewery in Melbourne is set to release its first beers this month. Hawkers Beer is a joint venture between a pioneering Lebanese brewer and local chef.

February 18th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Quietly Plotting

February 16th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Having established their brand, the mates behind Quiet Deeds have invested in a serious brewery which is set to land in Melbourne this year.

A Touch Of Glass

February 12th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Tiny Melbourne start up Cratfd Glass is looking to bring a touch of class to beer lovers' drinking with a range of sexy glassware.

Time To Rise!

February 11th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

The second Craft Beer Rising is approaching fast. Brewers, venues and beer lovers will celebrate local Australian beer across the country on February 28.

Shed's Dead, Baby!

February 10th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Under new management and with a new direction and new beers, it's transformation time at Melbourne microbrewery Kooinda.

Craft Beer Heroes: The Wheaty Crew

February 9th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For many beer lovers and brewers, there is one Aussie beer bar that stands above the rest: Adelaide's Wheatsheaf Hotel. Its owners star as our latest Craft Beer Heroes.

Australian International Beer Awards Open

February 6th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

The Australian International Beer Awards is one of the biggest in the world. Entries are now open for the 2015 competition with winners announced during Good Beer Week.

Ditch Hopping Hoppiness

February 5th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

New Zealand brewery ParrotDog has started brewing in Australia at their mates Two Birds' joint in Melbourne to get their beer cheaper and fresher to the local market.

Beer In Their Blood

February 4th, 2015 by Matt King

A South Australian brewery that first made beer 130 years ago has started brewing once more as Henry Pike's descendants open a new brewery and cellar door in Clare Valley.

Getting Blind With Crafty: XPA / Session IPA

February 3rd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For our first Blind Tasting of 2015, we assembled a panel of beer lovers, experts and brewers to assess XPAs and session IPAs, two hot-right-now "styles".

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