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TransPacific Thunder Nuts

When he began exploring the idea of launching a microbrewery in Australia, Thunder Road founder Philip Withers spent several weeks on the road in the USA checking out a quite phenomenal number of breweries in a short space of time. There was one brewery above all others that proved his Eureka moment…

February 18th, 2014 by Crafty Pint


Here Come The Nomads

February 14th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Over the past few years, Australia has welcomed an increasing number of guests from the international beer community. Whether it’s for celebrations like Good Beer Week or to judge in competitions like the Australian International Beer Awards, they’re also often coming down here just to see…


The Saint Comes Riding In

February 13th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Anyone that has visited Hobart in the past year or two will be aware that the craft beer scene in the city has really come alive. Its annual Tasmanian International Beer Fest is one of the largest and most successful in Australia and in 2013 was augmented by the inaugural Beer Lovers Week, which saw…


Boomtime In Brewsvegas

February 11th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

The beer scene in Brisbane is unrecognisable from just a couple of years ago. First, a wave of new craft beer-supporting venues opened up to give locals an alternative, and more recently they have been followed by a spate of brand new breweries: Green Beacon, All Inn, Newstead, Fortitude/Noisy Minor…


From NZ to WA to Chico

February 7th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Way back in the depths of time (okay, 2012) the launch of the People’s Pint – a beer that we had invited the country to invent – was used to announce the Temple Brewing / Good Beer Week Scholarship. It invited young brewers from across Australia to apply for the chance to work at Sie…


Will Shoot For Beer

February 6th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

There’s little more than two weeks now until the inaugural Craft Beer Rising. Already, more than 70 events have been registered by breweries and venues across the country, with each of the six states now represented. They range from simple offers to tap takeovers featuring a venue’s near…


Crafty Films: #FREOCRAFTBEER

February 5th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

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…


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 …

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