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Crafty Films: #FREOCRAFTBEER

Craft beer is full of clichés. “Beer people are good people” being the one you maybe hear most often. But it’s only cliché because it’s true. Here at Offshoot Creative, we’ve been lucky enough in the past few months to be working with Rich Keam. “Who’s Ri…

February 5th, 2014 by Crafty Pint


Brewing Shenanigans

February 4th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

In the past few years, as the Australian craft beer movement has grown upward, outward and onward in every direction, one of the significant contributors to that growth has been the opening of more craft breweries. As each one begins production it not only helps increase the crafty segment of the ma…


This Is Real

February 3rd, 2014 by Crafty Pint

In next to no time, the Young Henrys crew has established itself as one of Australia’s most creative and exciting young breweries as well as ingratiating themselves with seemingly every drinker, venues, band and artist in and around their Newtown home. And now they’ve got a chance to go …


All Tonkers & Tweakers

January 29th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

After a successful warmup series against England this summer, the 2013 / 2014 cricket season is about to step up another notch or three. No, we’re not talking about the impending T20 internationals – we have something far bigger in mind. For their Craft Beer Rising event, the crazy kids …


Brewing In Wine Country

January 28th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Known for great wine, fine food and local produce, Clare Valley is the perfect region for a growing beer and brewing scene. The newest brewery in the region is the Clare Valley Brewing Company (CVBC), and is culmination of many beers consumed by business partners Craig Harnett and Ben Jeanneret. Imp…


Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2013: The Breakdown

January 26th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

So, for the third year running, the country’s three favourite craft beers, according to The Local Taphouse’s Hottest 100 poll, remain the same. And they’re in the same order as last year too with Feral Hop Hog leading the way ahead of Stone & Wood Pacific Ale and Little Creatur…


H100 Of 2013 Results

January 25th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

For the sixth year running, The Local Taphouse has run its annual poll to find out which Aussie craft beers have wooed drinkers. With the support of The Crafty Pint and Brews News, the number of votes doubled for the 2013 poll. And, as is now customary, the results of the voting will be counted down…


Statement From Temple

January 24th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

TEMPLE: 

It is with much regret that we announce the departure of Brewmaster and Co-Founder Ron Feruglio from Temple Brewing Company. Ron has had a huge impact on the brewing world, starting with his own home brewing ventures, which took him on to establish a refined microbrewe…


Two Birds Are Brewing

January 23rd, 2014 by Crafty Pint

One of the most popular brewing teams in Australia is bringing brewing to Melbourne’s Inner West. Two Birds Brewing, which was formed by former Mountain Goat head brewer Jayne Lewis (above right) and longstanding friend Danielle Allen (above left) in 2011, is set to open its own facility in Sp…


James Halliday Article: Aussies Taking Off

January 22nd, 2014 by Crafty Pint

This week we’ve filed our latest feature for James Halliday’s Wine Companion Magazine – a look at the growing interest in wild and sour beers in Australia. We sought input from Richard Watkins, the former Champion Brewer from Canberra’s Wig & Pen Tavern who is now buildin…

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