alcohol

Brunswick's Booze-Free Bar

Brunswick's Booze-Free Bar

Alcohol-free alternatives to beer, wine and spirits have come a long way in recent times and soon Melburnians will have a dedicated space to try those offerings in. We got in touch with the Brunswick Aces team to find out more.

February 25, 2021 by Will Ziebell


2020: The Year In Beer

December 17, 2020 by James Smith

Well, who saw that coming? We kick off our end of 2020 coverage with a look back at some of the biggest trends and standout moments of the past twelve months.


Getting Blind With Crafty: Non-Alcoholic Beer

December 7, 2020 by James Smith

For our first and only blind tasting of 2020, we went with a suitably 2020 lineup: non-alcoholic beers. They may well ruin the pun in the series title, but how do they stack up in front of our panel of industry experts?


The Rise Of Activebeer

November 19, 2020 by Ben Hopkins

We're already written numerous times about non-alcoholic beer in 2020. Now, two Aussie companies are looking to take things a step further when it comes to healthy drinking with the launch of beers designed for enjoyment post-exercise.


More Sober, More Often

October 1, 2020 by Will Ziebell

As Ocsober kicks off, the choices for anyone wanting an booze-free beer, wine or spirit in their hand is bigger than ever before. Heck, there's even a new online retailer specialising in them.


Modus' Norty Little Number

September 16, 2020 by Crafty Pint

A new non-alcoholic beer hits the market next week as Modus Operandi launch NORT. We chatted to Modus co-founder Jaz Wearin about a project that started with a middle of the night epiphany just ten weeks ago.


Who Brews Heaps Normal Beers?

July 27, 2020 by Crafty Pint

Alcohol-free beers – and other beverages – are becoming an increasingly visible part of the local drinks industry. As Heaps Normal prepare to launch their non-alcoholic XPA, we got in touch to find out more.


High Sobriety

July 1, 2020 by Crafty Pint

As Dry July kicks off, we look at the rise of alcohol-free beers: how a new yeast strain is helping brewers create them affordably, the challenges involved in brewing them, and the opportunities that lie ahead.


The Sobah Option

December 4, 2019 by Mitch Wilkins

There's a growing focus on lower alcohol options across the drinks industry. Within the local beer world, Sobah are looking to go a step further, with the Aboriginal-owned and run operation creating non-alcoholic craft beers.


The Big Issue: Drinking

October 30, 2018 by Judd Owen

Working with beer is a dream job: free-flowing deliciousness, fun people and cool places. But alcohol is also a poison and working long or odd hours and being surrounded by beer poses challenges too.

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