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Wild And Wise

Jaega Wise from Wild Card Brewery is one of the London brewers appearing in Melbourne as part of Good Beer Week's Good Beer Mates program. We caught up with the brewer-singer-campaigner-presenter-van driver-chemical engineers at her Walthamstow home.

May 16th, 2018 by Crafty Pint


The Big Issue: Sexism

May 15th, 2018 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Typically, it's overtly sexist labels or crude marketing that brings the beer world's relationship with women into the spotlight. But, as Marie Claire Jarratt finds, there's a more permanent and insidious form of sexism affecting women every day.


GABS Champs: Where Are They Now?

May 14th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The winner of the GABS People's Choice tends to attract a fair amount of attention each year. But what becomes of those festival beers once the hype has died down? We chatted to the past five winners to find out more.


From Canvas to Can

May 11th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

If you head to the Good Beer Week Festival Hub as it launches this weekend, you might stumble across a State Of Origin battle between two artists. You can vote for your favourite piece, which Moo Brew will then put on cans before the festival is over.


Designed Seal Delivered

May 10th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

The Independent Brewers Association has followed the example of peers in the US and UK and launched an seal with which brewers and their supporters can declare their support for local, independent beer.


The Big Issue: Ownership Revisited

May 9th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Back in 2015, we looked at brewing company ownership, which was becoming a topic for regular discussion in the industry. Now, following a slew of acquisitions last year and with the launch of an independence seal, we take another deep dive.


Around The Blend

May 8th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

There will be many new beers launched at Good Beer Week and GABS next week, but none quite like Woods Of The North: it's a blend of barrel aged beers from five Australian brewers. We chatted to two of the brewers involved about the art of blending.


Crafty Dozen – May 2018

May 7th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

It's time for another roundup of the latest dozen new listings added to our directory. Here it's all brewing companies and beer bars, from Brisbane to Belmont, Perth to the Peninsula and more besides.


The Good Beer Run

May 5th, 2018 by Guy Southern

On May 13, one man and his supporters will be taking the "Good" in Good Beer Week to another level. Steven Blaine is hosting the inaugural Good Beer Run to raise money for the fight against Huntington's Disease, inspired by hi mum Lenore.


Big Budget Bonus For Brewers

May 4th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Friday knockoff beers for small brewers and their supporters will taste a whole lot better this week after the Government announced proposals in next week's Budget that could save them tens of thousands of dollars in excise tax each year.

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