Melbourne Victory & Local Brewing Co Kick Goals For SecondBite

​Melbourne Victory and Local Brewing Co have come together to donate some 21,000 meals to SecondBite via the A-League team's away goals campaign. It saw the indie brewery donate the equivalent of 1,000 meals for every away goal Victoria scored through the 2023/24 season.

New Cityside Beer Belt Tour Launches In Melbourne

​Bayside Beer Belt have introduced a new tour for beer lovers: the Cityside Beer Belt. It includes 14 inner-city craft breweries and distilleries that can be explored through hop on, hop off brewery and distillery tours and private tours.

White Bay Announce Partnership With Sydney Swans & New Brand Strategy

Sydney's White Bay Brewing have announced a three-year partnership with the Sydney Swans alongside unveiling their new branding a major capital raise from existing investors. The news follows the brewery announcing their partnership with Richard Rose last year​​.

Asahi To Close Matilda Bay Brewpub; Brand To Continue

Asahi is to close Matilda Bay's Healesville brewpub on May 19 but the brand will continue. The news comes less than five years after the multinational announced it would revive the brand with the support of founder Phil Sexton.

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BentSpoke Win Big At The International Brewing Awards

BentSpoke Brewing have secured a championship trophy at the UK-based International Brewing Awards for their flagship pale, Barely Griffin. That trophy and accompanying gold medal joined another gold for the Canberra brewers for their non-alc FreeWheeler.

Changing The Face Of Beer Judging

Beer judging is a highlight for many but there are always fewer spots available than people wanting to judge. As the Australian International Beer Awards approach, we spoke to those helping change the face of beer judging locally.

HPA's 2024 Harvest Down Amid Global Oversupply; Galaxy & Enigma Their "Star Performers"

​HPA have released their Crop Report for 2024 which shows a decline in the tonnage of hops harvested. They idled 20 percent of their gardens amid changes in global demand, but report strong performances for Galaxy and Enigma.

Quiz Meisters Celebrate 20 Years With Crafty Collaborations

After two decades spent bringing beer and trivia together, Quiz Meisters invited nine breweries to create some truly unique beers. We chatted to the company's founder and Tallboy & Moose about the marriage of craft beer and quizzes.

TWØBAYS Gluten-Free Session Ale Claims Gold In World Beer Cup

Session Ale from TWØBAYS has won gold in the Gluten-Free Beer category at the World Beer Cup in Las Vegas. It's a remarkable achievement for the Dromana-based brewery at the most prestigious beer competition on the planet.

How Moon Dog Brought The Wild West To Footscray

After an unexpected last-minute delay, Moon Dog Wild West opens in Footscray today. We chatted to brewery owner Josh Uljans as well as the man tasked with creating its uniquely madcap vibe.

Modus Win Big At The Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Modus have enjoyed a considerable showing at this year's Craft Beer Marketing Awards, with the brewery winning three Crushies. Alongside Modus, the only other Crushie recipient was Zero Nine Design Studio who won a Platinum Crushie for their work redesigning the Batlow Cider range.

Brewing Up Brilliance

Four very different breweries have brewed a champions collab for the Australian International Beer Awards. Ahead of the awards night, we joined them at Mountain Goat to find out how the beer was designed and why collaboration matters.

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Bright Brewery To Sponsor The Canberra Brave Ice Hockey Team

​Bright Brewery have announced they've come on as a major sponsor for Canberra Brave, the local ice hockey team. The deal means Brave fans can enjoy Bright beers at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre in Canberra (AKA the Brave Cave).

Nomad Announce Plans To Sell Their Brewery

Nomad have announced their decision to sell the business, with founders Johnny and Kerrie Latta saying they'll continue to be focused on indie beer through their Three Tails brewpub in Mudgee and their distribution business, Crafted Beverages.

Crafting A Certifiably Sustainable Beer Industry

From individual beers to malt and hops, Certified Sustainable is a name and logo that's become an increasingly common sight in the beer industry. But what does the seal mean and where does it come from?

Modus: Ten Lessons From Ten Years

Modus celebrate a decade of beers this weekend. Over that time, they've followed a path that's very much their own. Here, founders Jaz and Grant Wearin look back, sharing some of the lessons learned along the way.

Event Submissions Now Open For Sydney Beer Week

In 2023, Pete Anstey and Josh Quantrill revealed to the beer world that they'd taken over and planned to revive Sydney Beer Week. As we march towards October, the festival has opened event submissions so if you'd like to take part, here's your chance.

Calling All Reps For The Pint of Origin Konvoy Kegfluencer Kompetition!

As Pint of Origin approaches, The Crafty Pint has teamed up with Konvoy for a fun competition for brewery reps that showcases the 2024 venues and will see one win a pallet of kegs for their brewery.

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