IPA

Mashing In Anew

As it prepares to launch into its second decade of brewing, WA's Mash is starting afresh. Inspired by one of the newest members of the brewery team, they've unveiled a new look and are set to release some of their beers in cans too.

October 25th, 2016 by Pia Poynton


All Change At Kooinda

September 27th, 2016 by Will Ziebell

After years of changing ownership, management and brewers – plus concerns over consistency – a new team at Kooinda hopes a brand refresh and the outsourcing of much brewing will see the much-loved brewery rise again.


What Drinkers Want

August 11th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

The biggest ever survey of Australian craft beer drinkers has been carried out by Sydney bottleshop Beer Cartel. The results of what they plan to turn into an annual survey are out today.


Events Wrap – 05.08.16

August 5th, 2016 by Nick Oscilowski

From IPA Day to birthdays, moving festivals to Oktoberfest celebrations, degustations paired with beer through to dark beer and sea shanties, August really does have it all – including the launch of the very first Crafty Cabale.


Getting Blind with Crafty: IPA (Part II)

August 3rd, 2016 by Crafty Pint

After two sessions, we've now put 40 Australian brewed IPAs to the test. In part II, we set about blind tasting beers weighing 6.5 percent and above. And here's the results; how did your favourites fare?


Drinking In Style: IPA

August 2nd, 2016 by Chris Brady

In advance of publishing the results from part II of our IPA blind tasting, our Resident Beer Scholar returns with a look at the style. Busting myths and telling the IPA's tale from the 18th century through to today's frenzied hop obsession.


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.


Getting Blind With Crafty: IPA (Part I)

June 15th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

It's been a while, but our blind tastings are back. And, having punished panelists with some less than thrilling lineups previously, here we tackle flavour of the month IPA. With so many now available, we're splitting the tasting over two panels.


Ocho's Online Brewery

April 26th, 2016 by Bert Spinks

The flurry of new brewing companies opening in Tasmania continues apace. Yet it's fair to say that Ocho stands out. Not just because it opened with a barrel-aged saison, but because its means of getting beer to punters is rather unusual.


Fixated On IPA

December 7th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Australia is set to get its first IPA brewing company. Fixation is a new venture between the Stone & Wood Group and IPA-loving former Mountain Goat rep, Melbourne beer legend Tom Delmont, that will release nothing but India Pale Ales.

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