News & Feature Stories

Hottest 100 Beers: Memory Lane

Other than the poll's founders, few people have been as close to the annual Hottest 100 Craft Beers poll as Pete "Prof Pilsner" Mitcham. As voting opens for year eleven, he takes a look back down Memory Lane at its evolution.

December 13th, 2018 by Pete Mitcham


Who Brews Mephisto Beers?

December 12th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

It's been a while now since we first spoke to Pete Wellington of Mephisto as part of a look at the next wave of SA brewers. Now, with his beers a regular fixture at indie venues in Adelaide, we went back to find out more.


Paying For Beer

December 12th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As Endeavour becomes the first Australian brewing company to launch a public equity crowdfunding campaign, we look at the growing number of options on the table for brewery owners looking to build their businesses.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: Beers In The Sun

December 11th, 2018 by Guy Southern

Summer's here so it must be time for beers in the sun. Or, more accurately, Beers In The Sun, the unique Instagram account featuring illustrations of Aussie beer cans.


Getting Blind With Crafty: NEIPAs

December 10th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

For the first time in many years of running blind tastings, we've had a brewery go back to back in top spot. In our final panel tasting of 2018, we looked at NEIPAs from breweries across Australia and here's how they fared.


Sensing Something New

December 7th, 2018 by Glen Humphries

Meadmaker Joel Robinson suffered a brain injury while setting up his business that has left him with an incredibly rare condition that makes everything smell rotten. But he's battled through and started winning fans for his unique meads.


Double Ton Up For Radio Brews News

December 6th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Many beer sites, blogs and podcasts have come and gone since the first episode of Radio Brews News was recorded. As the team prepares to mark its 200th episode with a live special, we caught up with Brews News founder Matt Kirkegaard.


Beer Food: The Brewer & The Chocolatier

December 5th, 2018 by Bert Spinks

Seven Sheds and House of Anvers are stalwarts of the burgeoning food-and-booze scene in Tasmania's north-west. Bert Spinks invited them to blend their two worlds – beer and chocolate – as they told him about their traditionalists' approach to production.


Who Brews One Barrel Beers?

December 3rd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

He's worked in the military, the wine industry, been a private investigator and driven trucks around the country. Now, the Too Many Zooz-loving Mark Prior is focused on his beer operation, One Barrel Brewing.


The Most Importantest Beers of 2018

December 1st, 2018 by Judd Owen

What's the best thing about December? No, not the impending summer holidays, the festive season or the music festivals. It's the torrent of Best Of lists. And we're getting in quick this year at The Crafty Pint.

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