News & Feature Stories

Crafty Dozen – June 2019

Time for another roundup of new brewery, bar and bottleshops added to the site as we've listed another dozen since the last wrap.

June 1st, 2019 by Crafty Pint


Winter's Still Coming

May 31st, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Winter is traditionally the toughest time for brewers as sales slow. With competition already fierce and more brewing companies closing or selling, can we expect to see bloodshed? Or does the future remain bright?


Saison D'Être

May 30th, 2019 by Judd Owen

Many brewers love them, their characteristics are ideal for Australia's climate, they offer diversity and are wonderful with food. So why are saisons proving a harder sell than most in today's beer world?


Crafting A Healthy Conversation

May 30th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Craft Beer Coopery is a beer club with a difference – it aims to tackle mental health issues by helping start conversations among mates. And now The Crafty Pint is joining forces to help them start even more.


Aussie Exports: Dean McLeod

May 29th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

After working with many of the pioneers of Australia's craft beer scene, Dean McLeod headed to Vancouver Island with his Canadian wife. Here, he offers insight on the beer scenes in both countries.


Who Brews Humpback Beers?

May 28th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Towards the end of 2016, Cliff Wallis started taking the pokies out of the Tathra Hotel and laid the foundations for a brewery. Now Humpback Brewery is up and running, we thought we'd find out more.


Going Green: One Drop's Box

May 28th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

As part of their mission to inspire change, young Sydney brewery One Drop have designed unique environmentally friendly packaging for their cans. Marie Claire Jarratt got in touch to find out more.


Sydney Beer Week 2019 Cancelled

May 27th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

The organisers of Sydney Beer Week have decided to cancel this year's festival, citing a "combination of reduced registrations and a pull-back of sponsorship support".


BrewDog Brisbane Set To Open Late 2019

May 27th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

BrewDog co-founder Martin Dickie is in Australia checking on progress of their Brisbane brewery. Will Ziebell chatted to him about their plans for Australia, including the use of local hops and barrels.


The Wheaty At 16

May 25th, 2019 by Alexis Buxton-Collins

It's gone from craptastic pub to pioneering beer venue to award-winning brewpub. As Adelaide's Wheaty turns 16, Alexis Buxton-Collins traces its evolution with owner Jade Flavell.

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