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Crafty Crawls: Freo Beer-Ho II – Day One

Crafty Crawls: Freo Beer-Ho II – Day One

Freo has long been recognised as the birthplace of today's craft beer culture in Australia. Now, following an explosion of new breweries and beer venues, it's better than ever for beer lovers seeking adventure.

July 22, 2022 by Graham Frizzell


Moo Brew To Open A New Hobart Brewpub

July 21, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Moo Brew have announced plans to open a new home in Hobart. Tasmania's longest-established independent brewery has signed a lease on a site in Salamanca where they hope to open a brewpub before the end of 2022.


12 Taps Rises Again In Sydney

July 20, 2022 by Will Ziebell

COVID's impact on hospitality saw the 12 Taps team close their two Sydney venues. But they're back – opening one in Marrickville last month. We spoke to bar's co-founder to find out about their comeback and plans for the future.


Who Brews Warrandyte Brewing Beers?

July 18, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Warrandyte might sit within Melbourne's boundary but it's not your typical outer suburb, sitting on the banks of the Yarra River and home to stunning bushland. It's a spirit that Warrandyte Brewing have looked to capture with their beers.


Left Barrel On Top At SA's Beer Awards

July 15, 2022 by James Smith

The punnily-titled Bob's Ya Dunkel from Left Barrel was named Most Outstanding Beer in Show at the 2022 Royal Adelaide Beer and Cider Awards. Champion brewery titles were claimed by Vale Brewing and Nowhereman.


Dean Can Draw – Bringing Crushed Cans To Life

July 14, 2022 by Mick Wust

To some, a crushed tinnie is a piece of rubbish ready to be recycled. To artist Dean Spinks, it's inspiration for a 30-hour photorealistic drawing.


Brew & A: Nathan Munt

July 13, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Hazy IPAs, pastry stouts and imperial sours get a lot of attention but you're unlikely to find them in Victoria's King Valley. Instead, you'll find all manner of European styles pouring – and it's a good thing, since King River Brewing make them rather well.


3 Ravens To Open A Perth Brewpub

July 12, 2022 by Will Ziebell

3 Ravens have announced plans to build a home in WA as well as upgrading their brewery home in Thornbury. We caught up with head brewer Brendan O'Sullivan and general manager Nathan Liascos to find out more.


Who Brews On Magnetic Island?

July 11, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Magnetic Island is home to scenic beaches, stunning hikes, and a slower pace of life. Soon it will be home to a brewery too. We caught up with the head brewer of Maggie Island Brewery to hear what they have planned.


David Cryer – 30 and Out

July 7, 2022 by James Smith

One of the most influential figures of the past three decades in the Australian and NZ beer industries has today announced his retirement. We chatted to David Cryer (and friends) about a stellar life in beer.

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