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Fourteen Years Of Fresh Hop Beers

Fourteen Years Of Fresh Hop Beers

The hop harvest is underway in Australia, which means fresh hop beers are on their way. One brewery has been brewing them longer than most: Bridge Road Brewers, so we chatted to co-owner Ben Kraus about 14 years of harvest ales.

March 16, 2022 by Will Ziebell


Bridge Road To Open Melbourne Brewpub

July 22, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Beechworth's Bridge Road Brewers have today unveiled their plans to build a brewery in Melbourne. The new, 30 tap, 350-seat venue will be part of the East Brunswick Village development.


Postcards from the Edge No.54: So Long, Farewell...

September 30, 2020 by James Smith

Among the thousands of Aussies stranded overseas are Ben and Maria Kraus and their kids. A planned year long stay has been extended by flight cancellations, so Ben is now helping commission a new brewery in Innsbruck.


The Collaborators: Feeling Animated

July 17, 2018 by Crafty Pint

With more beers fighting for tap and fridge space than ever before, the challenge of capturing beer drinkers' attention has never been greater. Label manufacturer Graphix is hoping a moving new development will appeal to brewers looking to stand out.


Price Wars Revisited

November 6, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Back in May, we ran a two-part Secret Brewer feature looking at the price war going on in parts of Australia. Six months on, it's intensifying and spreading, according to a number of brewers we've spoken to.


Lion Quits Craft Beer Industry Association

March 7, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Chuck Hahn, one of the figureheads of the Australian craft beer industry since the 1980s has today released a statement announcing Lion's departure from the Craft Beer Industry Association. We sought reaction from independent brewers.


Get Fresh

February 23, 2017 by Crafty Pint

It's hop harvest time across Australia. And this year's offers more chances than ever to get up close and personal with the little green flowers, not least thanks to a pair of festivals celebrating the harvest and fresh hops beers.


Beer Travel: High Country Part II

February 9, 2017 by Kerry McBride

Earlier this week, we ran the first part of Kerry McBride's jaunt through the Victorian High Country, calling in on the members of the region's Brewery Trail. Today, she completes the trip at three more breweries.


Beer Travel: High Country Part I

February 7, 2017 by Kerry McBride

The High Country Brewery Trail has expanded to stretch hundreds of kilometres and include seven breweries. Over the course of a three day weekend, Kerry McBride stopped in at each and every one.


Tour de Brew

December 7, 2016 by Kerry McBride

​You don’t have to look far to find a beer lover who also spends a fair bit of their time in the bike saddle, especially in Victoria. Kerry McBride speaks to three Victorian breweries helping keep the state’s cyclists well hydrated about the bonds between the two worlds.

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