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Black Hops Set Crowdfunding First

Just six days after opening their equity crowdfunding campaign to the public, Black Hops​ have reached their maximum fundraising target of $400,000 – and broken a few records in the process.

January 25th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


New Year. Lucky Beer

January 24th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

It's fair to say the Australian beer world isn't the most culturally diverse of places. But, as Chinese New Year approaches, the team at Temple is hoping to showcase aspects of that country's culture through a new "lucky ale".


Locals Heroes

January 22nd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

They rarely rise to become big sellers for the breweries that make them and are often lagers or approachable pale ales, yet that hasn't stop a growing number of local brewers launching beers with their locals and locale front and centre.


Who Brews Seven Mile Beers?

January 21st, 2019 by Chris Brady

After stints at Riverside and 4 Pines, Matt Wilson headed to Ballina to join his dad Lou and launch their own brewery. Within months, they'd snagged an Indies gold and discovered there was huge appetite for their beers.


Beer Travel: The Adelaide Hills

January 18th, 2019 by Matt King

Once better known for its wines, the Adelaide Hills have become a treasure trove for beer lovers. Here, Matt King takes a meandering tour through the many breweries, beer venues and bottleshops that are found throughout.


Brew & A: Jack Purser

January 17th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Indian Ocean Brewing Co, found in a marina on Perth's northern fringe, is a much-changed brewery from three years ago. Much of that is down to head brewer Jack Purser, so we decided to find out more about him.


The Milkman Of Human Kindness

January 16th, 2019 by Chris Brady

For the past century, you were only ever likely to find lactose – AKA milk sugar – in the occasional sweet stout. These days, it's cropping up everywhere. Brewer and beer scholar Chris Brady examines why.


A Decade Of Oscar's Glory

January 14th, 2019 by James Smith

Ten years ago, one of the best places to find a wide range of craft beer around Melbourne was a little bar in the Dandenongs. As Oscar's Alehouse's owners embark on a new beery venture, we invite them to reflect on a decade of beers.


Who Brews Styx Beers?

January 10th, 2019 by Neil Richardson

Styx is one of the smallest and newest breweries in New South Wales, brewing out of an old coal testing shed in Newcastle. We got in touch with the team there to find out more about them for our Who Brews...? series.


Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Of 2018: The Voters

January 9th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Voting is underway for the biggest public choice poll in the Aussie beer world. But faced with picking just five beers from thousands, how do you go about voting? And who's going to win? We posed questions of some of the nation's keenest beer lovers.

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