Hunter Valley

Founders First Take FogHorn To The Hunter

Founders First's rapid rise to prominence within the Australian beer industry continues this week with the purchase of Potters Brewery and Brasserie in the Hunter Valley, set to become a second home for FogHorn.

February 4th, 2020 by Crafty Pint


Dusty Miner: Slayer Of Beers

January 29th, 2020 by Neil Richardson

He learned the art of brewing as a homebrewer alongside the Newcastle Uni students now at the helm of FogHorn and Hunter Beer Co. Since 2015, Stuart Duff has been brewing commercially too as Dusty Miner.


Sydney Brewery Returns To Sydney

September 13th, 2018 by Nick Oscilowski

Five years after it brewed its last beer in the city, the Sydney Brewery has returned to its roots with the opening of a new brewery in Surry Hills.


Aussie Exports: Jess Wolfgang

March 13th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Jess Wolfgang spent years working with Keith Grice at Hunter Beer Co before being convinced to move to her partner's homeland in New Zealand. Together, they started Rhyme and Reason in Wanaka, where they brew local beer for anyone enjoying the town's splendour.


Crafty Crawls: The Hunter Valley

November 24th, 2017 by Neil Richardson

It's not all wine, you know. The Hunter Valley now has four breweries amid the vines. Neil Richardson took a tour of them all for this Crafty Crawl.


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.


High Hopes

September 22nd, 2016 by Will Ziebell

A few lesser known names appeared among the trophy winners at this year's Craft Beer Awards. No one was more surprised at Hope Estate's Champion Brewery win than its brewer, Matt, who spoke to Will Ziebell about his beers and plans for cans.

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