News & Feature Stories

Hopsters Club Together

Plans to open Australia's first cooperative brewery have taken a step forward as the founders joined members at the site of their proposed brewery and taproom in the Sydney's Inner West. Hannah Louise Grugel joined them to find out more.

August 20th, 2018 by Hannah Louise Grugel


Stone & Wood To Open Brisbane Brewpub

August 18th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Brisbane is set to get another brewery as Stone & Wood eyes up a spot in Fortitude Valley to open a brewpub that will act as a home for its Brisbane team from early 2019.


Behind Bars: The Hive Bar

August 17th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The Hive Bar has been keeping things local and crafty in Sydney's Inner West longer than most. It makes co-owner Adam Parker well placed to comment on the rapidly changing scene there as the number of breweries continues to grow.


The Business Of Beer: Where To From Here?

August 16th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The acquisitions of Matso's and Mornington Peninsula Brewery by Gage Roads and Tribe Breweries respectively suggest an industry entering an era of consolidation. We asked a specialist in the business of beer what recent moves could mean.


Fresh Or Dead

August 15th, 2018 by Mick Wust

As the audience for craft beer grows and competition intensifies, quality and education are more important than ever. We speak to a Brisbane brewery and Melbourne retailer finding their own ways of spreading the fresh is best message.


Mornington Peninsula Brewery Joins The Tribe

August 14th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Mornington Peninsula Brewery is the latest brewery to sell, becoming the newest addition to the Tribe family of businesses launched by the people behind Stockade Brew Co and the contract facility previously known as BrewPack.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: Sips & Sessions

August 13th, 2018 by Guy Southern

Instagram has quickly become a focal point for many in the beer world keen to share their adventures and passions. So we're kicking off a new series featuring some of the country's most avid Beerstagrammers.


Pirate Life & Lord Nelson Take Top Trophies in Sydney

August 13th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Two very different beers from two very different breweries took the top trophies at the 2018 Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show. Pirate Life's Mosaic IPA took yet another piece of silverware, with Lord Nelson scooping Champion Draught Beer.


More Sporting Success For Gage Roads

August 12th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As Gage Roads secures pouring rights at another major stadium, we ask their head of marketing for his thoughts on what the future holds based upon his two decades in and around craft beer in Australia.


Chasing Pint Dreams At The Pinny

August 11th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

A bartender at one of Melbourne's iconic pubs, the Fitzroy Pinnacle, has used his workplace as the location for a new web series. Pint Dreams is a six-part show by Ryan Jones and Laura McIntosh and debuts at the pub on August 11.

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