News & Feature Stories

Ownership Infographic – September 2019

As one industry commentator put it to us recently, keeping this infographic up to date is something of a Sisyphean task. But, given recent moves, we figured we should at least attempt to put together a snapshot of who owns whom.

September 5th, 2019 by Crafty Pint


The Big Issue: Beer Quality

September 4th, 2019 by Philip Goslin

As the craft industry grows and consumer knowledge increases in step, ensuring you're consistently releasing quality beer has arguably never been more important. In this Big Issue feature, we look at why – and how it can be done.


Indie Beer Gets Its Own National Day

September 4th, 2019 by James Smith

October 26, 2019, is to become the inaugural Indie Beer Day, with supporters of independent Aussie beer encouraged to raise a glass in support of the local industry.


Ballistic Beer To Open Springfield Brewpub

September 2nd, 2019 by Mick Wust

Ballistic Beer will soon open their third venue in three years: a brewpub in Brisbane's western suburb of Springfield Central in addition to their Salisbury brewery and West End Alehouse & Kitchen.


Who Brews As Two Rupees?

August 30th, 2019 by Maddison Capuano

Childhood friends Danny Perera and Amila Mendis fell in love with Melbourne's craft beer scene after moving from Sri Lanka. They started homebrewing together and have now opened Two Rupees, a brewpub in Clayton.


The Big Issue: Cracking The Code

August 29th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

A number of well publicised cases has brought the role of ABAC in setting the standards for alcohol advertising to the fore. We speak to ABAC's chair and industry figures to find out how businesses can avoid running into trouble.


Beer 'n' Spice & All Things Nice

August 28th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

No beer lovers trip to Bendigo is complete without a stop at Flight Bar for some spicy food and a restock of hot sauce. Now the owners have a burger joint too we caught up with them – and nicked their hot sauce recipe.


Who Brews BrewiColo Beers?

August 26th, 2019 by Mick Wust

Ocean Grove is a relaxed coastal town, but BrewiColo are keen to take things even further, encouraging people to slow down and enjoy a taste of island life. Find out more as part of our Who Brews...? series.


The Great British Beer Writer

August 23rd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Pete Brown started out in beer marketing before becoming one of Britain's best-loved writers on beer and wider booze and pub culture. We caught up with him in London ahead of his keynote address at BrewCon.


A Sour Taste In Their Mouths

August 22nd, 2019 by James Smith

Sour beers have really taken off in Australia in the past couple of years, but what are they? Ahead of Blobfish, a festival dedicated to sour, wild and funky beers, we chatted to four Australian and Kiwi breweries who love them.

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