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Around The Blend

There will be many new beers launched at Good Beer Week and GABS next week, but none quite like Woods Of The North: it's a blend of barrel aged beers from five Australian brewers. We chatted to two of the brewers involved about the art of blending.

May 8th, 2018 by Will Ziebell


Best New Victorian Beers Of 2017

December 20th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

It's the state with the most brewing companies in Australia, which means there were plenty of new beers to taste in 2017. So, we cast our net wider than ever before seeking input before getting our panel together to select ten of the very best new Victorian releases of the year.


Best Beers of 2017 – So Far

July 17th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

With so many new releases hitting taps and fridges every week, it can be hard to keep up. So here's a mid-year refresher featuring the thoughts of 40 beer writers, educators and venue operators on the best of 2017 so far.


Looking For New England – The Haze Craze

April 28th, 2017 by Guy Southern

New England style IPAs are appearing with ever greater frequencies on these shores. Frontiersman Guy Southern dove deep into their swirling, muddy pool in the company of four local proponents to find out more.


Brew & A: Brendan O'Sullivan of 3 Ravens

March 7th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

As sour beers continue to grow in popularity, one man well set to reap the rewards is Brendan O'Sullivan. The 3 Ravens head brewer has been exploring that realm with success since long before he became a commercial brewer.


Best New Victorian Beers of 2016

December 14th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Each year, we assemble panels of experts around the country to come up with lists of the best new releases to come out of Australian breweries in the previous 12 months. This year, we kick off in Victoria, home to the most brewing companies in the land.


A Day In The Life Of A: Senior Brewer

August 5th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

What's life like as a commercial brewer? We spent a day with Adrian McNulty, the well-travelled brewer now in the Señor role at Moon Dog, to find out what goes into heading up brewing operations at one of Australia's quirkiest breweries.


Best Beers of 2016 – So Far

July 4th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

We're not big fans of lists here at Crafty Towers, but with so many new beers released every week we felt we'd make an exception to take stock midway through 2016. We asked contributors to nominate their best new brews and here are the top picks.


Starward Bound

May 9th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Australian whisky makers are garnering serious attention across the world – and from local brewers keen to lay their hands on used barrels. We visited Melbourne's Starward, best known to beer lovers for its involvement in Boatrocker's Ramjet.


Brew & A: 3 Ravens

June 5th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Perhaps the most striking aspect at this year’s Australian International Beer Awards was the level of success enjoyed by many of Australia’s most established microbreweries. OK, two trophies for Korea’s Oriental Brewery and seven trophies heading Stateside was notable too, but the appearance o…

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