News & Feature Stories

Nail's Pale Ale Trail

WA icon Nail are to put the beer upon which the brand was built on hiatus as they launch a series of trial releases that will allow the public to vote on a new addition to the core range.

April 3rd, 2019 by Guy Southern


Help Recreate Brewing History

April 2nd, 2019 by Crafty Pint

The author of two books bringing old Australian beer recipes back to life is embarking on another. Peter Symons is keen to fill the gaps in the country's brewing past and is after your help in doing so.


Sydney Brewers Smash Crowdfunding Record

April 1st, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Sydney's independent Inner West breweries have smashed past crowdfunding records, securing $200 million via their drive. They will now merge to form Australia's largest independent brewing company.


Crafty Dozen – April 2019

April 1st, 2019 by Crafty Pint

We've clocked up another 12 listings in the brewery, venue and bottleshop directory, which means it's time for another roundup in case you missed them first time around.


Hoppy Campers

March 29th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Ahead of the fifth High Country Hops festival in Beechworth, Bridge Road have hosted their first Beer Glamp, inviting winemakers and brewers to town to collaborate on beers (and sleep in yurts).


Punky Brewsters

March 28th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Swedish punks Millencolin have toured Australia many times over the years. But their most recent visit was a little different as their frontman is now a brewer – and laid down a few collabs between shows.


Aussie Exports: Penyllan Brewery

March 27th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

It was while working in the Melbourne beer industry Jessica Andersen first met her husband, Christian Andersen of Beer Here. Having moved with him to Denmark, she now brews wood-aged beers on the island of Bornholm.


Who Brews With Sea Legs?

March 26th, 2019 by Mick Wust

He was studying in Colorado as it was experiencing its craft beer boom so now, years later and on the other side of the world, Jon Fuchs has persuaded his mates to join him to become part of the Brisbane boom.


Getting Blind With Crafty: XPAs

March 25th, 2019 by James Smith

Is it just a marketing term? Are XPAs just pale ales or session IPAs by another name? Either way, there's plenty around so we took on more than 20 of them in another Crafty blind tasting.


Brewing On The Banana Farm

March 22nd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Spend time in South East Queensland talking about new and interesting beers and it's not long before Currumbin Valley Brewing comes up. We joined Smokey and Luke on the former's banana farm to find out why.

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