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Something To Braggot About

Something To Braggot About

With his latest collaboration with a local brewer hitting shelves – a braggot brewed with Seasonal Brewing Co – we caught up with the passionate homebrewer turned meadmaker Sean Johnson, of WA-based Erosion Meadery.

August 4, 2021 by Jono Outred


The Welder's Dog Pack Grows Again

August 3, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Seven years on from the launch of their first craft beer bar in Armidale, The Welder's Dog team have opened a third. They've renovated the 135-year-old Oxford Hotel in Inverell, installing 20 taps and with a kitchen on the way.


Who Brews In Kalbarri?

August 2, 2021 by Jono Outred

The Finlay's name has an association with the WA coastal town of Kalbarri stretching back decades. These days, it's attached to a family-friendly brewery serving beers inspired by the region and a seafood driven menu.


The Crafty Pint's Best Of 2021 – So Far

July 30, 2021 by James Smith

After skipping a year due to the madness of COVID, our Best New Beers – So Far mid-year feature is back. It's a little different this time around, reflecting the changing beer landscape, and so late it's barely mid-year for that matter...


Craft Beer Heroes: Adam Trippe-Smith

July 28, 2021 by Mick Wust

He started a GABS Hottest 100 winning brewery and two of the keg rental companies that drive the Aussie craft beer industry, but still Adam Trippe-Smith is unknown to many. We caught up with Adam to get his story.


Science Made Beerable

July 26, 2021 by Nemesia Dale-Cully

It's often said brewing is a meeting of art and science, and for two beer-loving scientists from Tassie, the focus is very much on the latter. And puns. Ahead of Science Made Beerable's Nationa Science Week event, we got in touch for a chat.


Brew & A: Matt Cuthbert

July 23, 2021 by Ben Hopkins

He's brewed for many Australian brewing companies across three states, and has been at Revel since the Brisbane operation launched. Here, Matt Cuthbert traces his brewing career from high school to head brewer.


Vale On Top At Adelaide Awards

July 23, 2021 by Crafty Pint

Vale Brewing claimed Champion Large Brewery and Most Outstanding Beer In Show for their Fox Hat Phat Mongrel at the 2021 Royal Adelaide Beer and Cider Awards, which saw a large number of awards go to darker beers.


Bridge Road To Open Melbourne Brewpub

July 22, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Beechworth's Bridge Road Brewers have today unveiled their plans to build a brewery in Melbourne. The new, 30 tap, 350-seat venue will be part of the East Brunswick Village development.


Keeping Local Alive '21

July 21, 2021 by Crafty Pint

With the winter 2021 lockdowns spreading and looking likely to stick around in some places for a while, we've rebooted the resources section of the Keeping Local Alive campaign to help people wanting to support their locked down locals.

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