News and features tagged “Craft beer heroes

Craft Beer Heroes: Liam Pereira

Within the Australian craft beer community, there is a handful of characters almost everyone seems to know – or at least knows of. Liam Pereira is one of those characters. We caught up with him as he prepares to oversee his first Sydney Beer Week.

August 22nd, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt


Craft Beer Heroes: Trev Birks

July 25th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Bendigo has arguably the most developed craft beer scene of any city outside the state capitals. In large part, that's down to Bendigo Beer, the group promoting better beer there since 2011. Ahead of its latest festival, we chat to one of its founders.


Craft Beer Heroes: John Preston

July 6th, 2017 by Will Ziebell

John Preston is one of the country's most unassuming craft beer heroes. In various ways, he's been helping drive the country's homebrew scene forward while supporting many ventures in the commercial brewing world too.


Craft Beer Heroes: Neil Whittorn

November 30th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

You could search every corner of the Australian craft beer community and you'd struggle to find someone held in greater affection by as many people as Neil Whittorn. So we asked the man well into his fifth decade of brewing to be our latest Craft Beer Hero.


Craft Beer Heroes: Kate Paterson

May 13th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Craft Beer Heroes is a series that shines a spotlight on people doing great things for beer in Australia, including the unsung heroes. Kate Paterson is truly one of those: you may never have heard of her, but she's probably given you a good time.


Craft Beer Heroes: Steve & Guy

May 19th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

In advance of the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular hitting Melbourne and Sydney, we find out what drives its founders, who also run The Local Taphouses, to aim so high.


Craft Beer Heroes: The Scratch

March 3rd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

The Brisbane beer scene has exploded into life in recent years and can lay claim to being the funnest in Australia. And much of that is down to the guys at The Scratch.


Craft Beer Heroes: The Wheaty Crew

February 9th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For many beer lovers and brewers, there is one Aussie beer bar that stands above the rest: Adelaide's Wheatsheaf Hotel. Its owners star as our latest Craft Beer Heroes.


Craft Beer Heroes: Corey Crooks

December 17th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Last month, we kicked off a new regular feature on The Crafty Pint: Craft Beer Heroes. It is designed to celebrate the people who have done and are doing great things in the world of beer in Australia but who perhaps don't get the credit that is typically given to brewers. We started with Melbourne…


Craft Beer Heroes: Miro

November 21st, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Brewers make beer. Without them there would be no beer. Thus it's easy to fall into the trap of focusing on them and them only as the stars of the beer world, especially in the craft beer industry where doors are almost always open and access to brewers – often with a beer in their hand and a smil…

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