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Pirate Life & Lord Nelson Take Top Trophies in Sydney

Two very different beers from two very different breweries took the top trophies at the 2018 Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show. Pirate Life's Mosaic IPA took yet another piece of silverware, with Lord Nelson scooping Champion Draught Beer.

August 13th, 2018 by Crafty Pint


More Sporting Success For Gage Roads

August 12th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As Gage Roads secures pouring rights at another major stadium, we ask their head of marketing for his thoughts on what the future holds based upon his two decades in and around craft beer in Australia.


Chasing Pint Dreams At The Pinny

August 11th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

A bartender at one of Melbourne's iconic pubs, the Fitzroy Pinnacle, has used his workplace as the location for a new web series. Pint Dreams is a six-part show by Ryan Jones and Laura McIntosh and debuts at the pub on August 11.


Beers For Bales

August 10th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

With many Australian farmers experiencing their driest conditions in living memory, a growing number of local beer businesses are banding together to raise money for and awareness of their plight.


The Beer In North Korea

August 9th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

If you're a regular reader of The Crafty Pint, chances are high you've been on your fair share of brewery tours. But one in North Korea? We got in touch with the man leading the first of its kind for tourists to find out more about the DPRK beer scene.


Brew A Batch – An Ethical Guide To Homebrewing

August 8th, 2018 by Judd Owen

Brew A Batch is one of two quality beer books released in Australia in the lead up to Father's Day. It's a beginner's guide to homebrewing by Batch co-founder Chris Sidwa that delves into the brewer's ethos too. Judd Owen joined him to find out more.


The Big Issue: Copyright Or Wrong?

August 2nd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Borrowing from pop culture is one way in which many breweries have fun with their beers and branding. But is there a danger of overstepping the mark? And what are the consequences for anyone that does?


AB InBev Buys Online Retailer BoozeBud

August 1st, 2018 by Crafty Pint

The world's largest beer company has moved into the local retail market with the acquisition of online business BoozeBud. AB InBev's global venture capital arm, ZX Ventures, announced the purchase today.


Crafty Dozen – July 2018

July 30th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

It's time to round up the dozen most recent new additions to the Crafty Pint directory in case you missed them when they were first posted. Here it's all breweries and bars, hailing from along the East Coast and across to Margaret River too.


Keg Bottle Can: A New Guide To Aussie Beer

July 27th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Local beer lovers are in for a treat in the coming weeks as two new books are released in the lead up to Father's Day. One of them comes from Luke Robertson, founder of the Ale Of A Time blog and podcast, beer writer, host and more.

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