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Shut Up And Drink Your Dessert: Pastry Beers Part 2

Shut Up And Drink Your Dessert: Pastry Beers Part 2

Pastry beers are everywhere now, like it or not. In part two of our deep dive, we explore their appeal: who's drinking them, the brewers' intentions and why they're still "real beer" – as well as the cost to your wallet and waistline.

August 23, 2022 by Mick Wust


Shut Up And Drink Your Dessert: Pastry Beers Part 1

August 16, 2022 by Mick Wust

Sweet, thick beers that taste like dessert used to be few and far between, but now it feels like they're everywhere. In the first of this two-part deep dive, we look at what pastry beers are, where they came from, and how they're made.


2020: The Year In Beer – ACT

January 20, 2021 by Crafty Pint

It wasn't just fires and COVID-19 that hit the ACT in 2020; they had a destructive hailstorm to deal with too. Yet, while there were losses, there were great beers, comebacks and new openings too.


Beer Travel: The High Country Breweries Pt 2

December 4, 2020 by Will Ziebell

In part two of our guide to the High Country breweries, we start off in Myrtleford before taking the long, winding and beer-soaked road back to Melbourne. Join us!


Best New ACT Beers Of 2019

December 30, 2019 by Mat Farrington

It's been an up and down year for ACT's beer scene with the capital's big two continuing to kick goals and new brewing companies launching yet with Wig & Pen and Pact calling it a day. Here, we look at the best new beers of 2019.


Crafty Crawls: Canberra's Breweries & Brewpubs

November 28, 2019 by Mick Wust

If Canberra's a good place from which to run the country, it must be a good place to brew beer. (That's how they choose a location, right?) So, here's our guide to where you can drink beer at the source in our nation's capital.


Bridge Road Splits From Australia

May 9, 2019 by James Smith

Bridge Road Brewers have issued a Declaration Of Independence, forming a micronation on the grounds of their brewery under the name Brewland.


The Milkman Of Human Kindness

January 16, 2019 by Chris Brady

For the past century, you were only ever likely to find lactose – AKA milk sugar – in the occasional sweet stout. These days, it's cropping up everywhere. Brewer and beer scholar Chris Brady examines why.


Best New ACT Beers Of 2018

January 3, 2019 by Mat Farrington

We wrap up our look at the year in beer for 2018 in the nation's capital as Mat Farrington, the man behind CanBEERra, collates the thoughts of two dozen ACT beer aficionados to see what's impressed most in the past 12 months.


The Gypsy Lifestyle

August 23, 2018 by Crafty Pint

As Barrow Boys winds down and West City Brewing makes a comeback under new ownership, we speak to three other brewers about the challenges facing gypsy/cuckoo/contract brewers in today's evolving beer world.

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