Brew & A

Brew & A: Charlie Hodgson

The rapid growth of the beer industry in and around Brisbane continues apace. Among the newcomers is Helios Brewing, a Yeerongpilly based operation that made a great signing before launch, snapping up Mash's trophy-winning brewer Charlie Hodgson.

November 9th, 2017 by Crafty Pint


Brew & A: Keith Grice

November 2nd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

The Hunter Valley today boasts quite the collection of diverse microbreweries. But, for many years, there was just one: the Hunter Beer Co based at Potters Hotel. Keith Grice has been at the brewing helm for the past decade; we find out more.


Brew & A: The Innovative Goat

June 22nd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Little did we know until recently, but a chance meeting with Alana Rees set her on the path to becoming a brewer. In a short space of time, she's gone from homebrewer to Innovation Brewer at Goat to AIBA trophy winner.


Brew & A: Mornington's Barrel Man

May 23rd, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Earlier this month, Mornington Peninsula Brewery released the first beer from its barrel program, the luscious Old Pumping Station. Overseeing the program is young brewer Kristian Martin. Here, we find out more about him.


Brew & A: Wilson Hede of Two Birds

May 2nd, 2017 by Kerry McBride

He may not be a "bird", but Two Birds head brewer Wilson Hede has certainly played an important part in helping the Spotswood brewery stretch its wings. Here, he shares his brewing tips and insights as part of our Brew & A series.


Brew & A: Thirsty Crow

April 7th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Craig Wealands wasted little time putting Wagga's Thirsty Crow on the map, winning an AIBA trophy for his Vanilla Milk Stout within months of opening. With his new, bigger brewpub firing on all cylinders, he fielded questions in our latest Brew & A.


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.


Brew & A: Greg Mace – The Craft & Co

February 6th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

It's Waitangi Day and the first ever Hottest 100 Kiwi Craft Beers countdown too. So it feels like as good a time as any to run our Brew & A with Greg Mace, a Kiwi brewer who now plies his trade in Melbourne.


Brew & A: Cowaramup at 10

December 9th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Margaret River has long been home to a good number of brewing companies; these days it must be the most populous of any region of Australia. One of the longest established is Cowaramup, which marks a decade since opening today.


Brew & A: Doctor's Orders Brewing

November 25th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Doctor's Orders Brewing could lay claim to being the archetypal gypsy brewing company in Australia (or cuckoo as the Doc prefers to call it). As they turn seven, we invite them to be latest guests in our Brew & A series.

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