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There's A New Fox In Town

The sale of Hobart brewery Fox Friday went under the radar for most, but the hazy IPAs the new owners are producing are starting to create a stir. Dorian Broomhall caught up with the American brewer keeping hopheads happy.

Today by Dorian Broomhall


Crafty Crawls: South West WA Part I

February 14th, 2020 by Guy Southern

The South West of WA is increasingly fertile ground for beer lovers. With so many breweries and good beer venues to explore, we took a weekend break to put together an extended Crafty Crawl featuring much of the best the region has to offer.


Crafty Crawls: South West WA Part II

February 14th, 2020 by Guy Southern

In part two of our guide to the beer-soaked delights of the South West of WA, we head into the heart of the Margaret River region. There, amid the natural beauty, you find a wealth of small breweries and a passion for supporting local.


Back To The Future - The Rise Of Small Festivals

February 12th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

There's a new breed of beer festival on the rise, one that combines elements of those from craft beer's earlier days with a more tightly-curated program of beers and brewers.


Hawkers To Build A Brewery Bar

February 10th, 2020 by James Smith

As they prepare to turn five, Hawkers are setting out to build a bar at their Reservoir home. The intention is to use the proposed 170-capacity venue to showcase more experimental releases.


Who Brews Boekamp Biers?

February 3rd, 2020 by Harrison Westlake

It can be tough to stand out in today's busy beer landscape but the duo behind Boekamp Bier in Hobart are offering something different. They're eschewing contemporary trends to focus on Bavarian lagers and wheat beers.


Who Brews Cattleyard Beers?

January 24th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Cattleyard Brewing Co was launched to serve thirsty festival-goers at Grooving the Moo but, with JJ Baker at the helm, has taken on a life of its own. We caught up with JJ to find out more?


Behind Bars: Harts Pub At Ten

January 21st, 2020 by Mick Wust

Inside a 130-year-old building in The Rocks, Harts Pub is a ten-year-old bar that's won the gratitude of Sydney beer drinkers and Australian independent breweries alike as one of the city's earliest adopters of craft beer.


Crafty's Advent Calendar

December 27th, 2019 by James Smith

If you'd like to check out our look back at the 2010s in Advent Calendar form, here's all 25 entries gathered in one interactive PDF. Open it in Acrobat to see who's behind each door and click each one to be taken to that day's entry.


Crafty's Advent Calendar: Phil Sexton

December 25th, 2019 by James Smith

He kicked the contemporary craft beer scene in WA in the early 80s and recently announced his return to Matilda Bay on a mission to reclaim its lost iconic status. We close out of end-of-decade series with Phil Sexton.

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