News & Feature Stories

Beeries Winners 2019

Brisbane's beer community gathered at the Showgrounds last night for the third annual Beeries. The celebration of the local beer scene was just that: a celebration.

September 20th, 2019 by Crafty Pint


Karma Kegs For The Climate

September 19th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Ahead of the Global Climate Strike​, the Good Beer Co have announced they’ll be bringing people together over beer to help raise money for the Great Barrier Reef. Will Ziebell spoke to brewing company founder James Grugeon.


Aussie Exports: Pat Keeble

September 18th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Stone & Wood have made an impression in the UK like few other genuinely Aussie brands in recent years. Much of that is down to one man, their London jack of all trades, Pat Keeble. Will Ziebell joined him for a Pac Ale in Fitzrovia.


The Blackhearts Family Story

September 16th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

The success of local producers is regularly lauded on these pages and elsewhere. But the achievements of Paul and Jess Ghaie in the world of good booze retail are as worthy of recognition as any indie brewer or winemaker.


No Beer On A Dead Planet

September 13th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

On September 20, people across the planet will join young campaigners for #ClimateStrike. The Crafty Pint will be one of the local beer businesses taking part and hope more people in the Aussie beer world will join us.


Alive And Swell In McLaren Vale

September 12th, 2019 by Alexis Buxton-Collins

He was supposed to join his dad at DogRidge making wine, but an epic 18-month surf trip changed everything. Alexis Buxton-Collins joined Dan Wright at the Swell brewery venue to trace his journey from grape to grain.


Cancer Dads Come Together For Bear Beer

September 11th, 2019 by Guy Southern

A group of WA cancer dads have started working with Whitelakes Brewing to create Bear Beer, an annual release that raises awareness and funds for families whose kids have cancer. We chatted to the man behind it.


Brisbane's Lithuanian Baker Boys

September 10th, 2019 by Mitch Wilkins

Kveik might be hogging the headlines for many but one Brisbane brewing team has taken inspiration from another Northern European beer style – one that involves baking the mash first: Lithuanian keptinis.


Ghosting Back To His Roots

September 9th, 2019 by Glen Humphries

Five Barrel founder Phil O'Shea started out as a homebrewer and remains connected to the local brewing community in Wollongong, even creating a unique series of beers with a homebrewer and their own sour culture.


Fixation, 3 Ravens & Dainton Top 2019's Indies

September 6th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Dainton took out their second Champion Beer trophy in three years at The Indies 2019. Fixation also celebrated a second major trophy in three years, claiming Champion Large Brewery, with 3 Ravens and All Hands also winning big.

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