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Brewed For Brendale

When we ran our Best New Queensland Beers Of 2018 feature, there was an honourable mention for a tiny brewery in Brisbane's northern suburbs. We soaked up the welcoming locals vibe at Brendale Brewing Co to find out more.

January 8th, 2019 by Matt Aitken


Beer Nuts: Dave Croft

January 7th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Dave Croft is a man who likes to travel for beer. While many beer geeks make outrageous detours to drink beer from the source, Dave is truly a persistent pilgrim. We caught up with him to find out how it all started and how he plans to spend his 40th.


Aussie Exports: Lost And Grounded – Revisited

January 4th, 2019 by Neil Richardson

The very first entry in our Aussie Exports series featured the couple behind Lost and Grounded in the UK. They've since gone on to great things so, on a recent trip to his homeland, Neil Richardson called in to find out more.


Best New ACT Beers Of 2018

January 3rd, 2019 by Mat Farrington

We wrap up our look at the year in beer for 2018 in the nation's capital as Mat Farrington, the man behind CanBEERra, collates the thoughts of two dozen ACT beer aficionados to see what's impressed most in the past 12 months.


Brisbane's Beer Yogi

January 2nd, 2019 by Mick Wust

Looking for a fun way to balance your festive (or year round) indulgences? Mick Wust joins yoga instructor Sammy Ball for a few sessions – with beer at the heart of it all.


The Best Of The Crafty Pint In 2018

January 1st, 2019 by Nick Oscilowski

For a final reflection on 2018, here's a look back at the year through the eyes of The Crafty Pint writers who spent their time covering the biggest year yet for Australian beer – as well as some of our coverage from beyond these shores.


Best New NSW Beers Of 2018

December 31st, 2018 by Nick Oscilowski

In his last Best New Beers roundup before he heads back to New Zealand, Nick Oscilowski commandeers the votes of many to land upon a list that flits from barrels to peat to the rainforest and back – and even includes a humble pilsner.


Big Years In Beer – 2018

December 30th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

It's been a big year for beer in Australia, but some have had bigger years than other. Here, we invite people from each state and territory who've had momentous years in one way or another to reflect on the past 12 months.


Unfamiliar Territory

December 29th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Slowly but surely, the beer scene in the Northern Territory is coming alive. Two more breweries opened in 2018 and more venues are dabbling too. We spoke to some of the Territory's pioneers and newcomers about the scene up Top.


Best New Victorian Beers Of 2018

December 28th, 2018 by James Smith

It's been another monstrous year for beer in Victoria, with more breweries launching, more beers in more styles released than ever before and competition fierce as anything. Here, we try to cut through the noise and highlight some standout beers.

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