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Bad Shepherd: Five Years In Five Beers

Bad Shepherd: Five Years In Five Beers

It's five years since Bad Shepherd opened their Cheltenham brewpub, a half decade of huge change in beer. We invited co-founder Dereck Hales to take a trip down Memory Lane via five of their beers.

November 27, 2020 by Will Ziebell


Enjoy By

July 3, 2017 by Kerry McBride

Some breweries print a best before or packaged date on the label, some put a date on the bottle, others have nothing at all. For the consumer standing in a bottleshop, how are they to know what’s new, what’s old, and what’s been kept in a warm warehouse for months?


The Collaborators: Voyager Craft Malt

March 15, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

The Collaborators is an ongoing series looking at businesses growing in tandem with the local craft beer industry. Here, Marie Claire Jarratt chats to the man behind a craft malthouse in NSW and brewers who use his malts.


Best New Victorian Beers of 2016

December 14, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Each year, we assemble panels of experts around the country to come up with lists of the best new releases to come out of Australian breweries in the previous 12 months. This year, we kick off in Victoria, home to the most brewing companies in the land.


Cabal Update – 26.08.16

August 26, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Plenty of new offers for Crafty Pint supporters this week, including some coming up this weekend. Updates on forthcoming events and a reminder that deadlines are approaching in some giveaways too.


Starting A Brewery Part I

March 31, 2016 by Crafty Pint

More people than ever are hoping to open their own brewing company in Australia. But turning a dream into reality isn't easy; in fact, it's bloody hard work. Over two days, we're offering advice from experts, starting with brewers themselves.


March's Crafty Dozen

March 7, 2016 by Crafty Pint

It looks like we've added another dozen new brewery, bar and bottleshop listings since last time we did a roundup. So, if you missed them, here's the latest additions to the Crafty directory from QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and WA. More very soon!


Who Brews As Bad Shepherd?

December 22, 2015 by Crafty Pint

It's not that long ago that Dereck Hales took up home brewing. Soon afterwards, he was winning competitions for his beers. And now he's quit the corporate world to open the Bad Shepherd brewpub with wife Diti Haniotis in Cheltenham.


Eastbound And Down

December 17, 2015 by Kerry McBride

The southeastern suburbs of Melbourne are now home to a remarkable number of breweries. Kerry McBride spoke to some of the brewers now – or very soon to be – calling the area home about what makes it so appealing.


James Halliday Feature: Rise of the Brewpub

September 8, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Amid all the new brewing companies launching across Australia, the brewpub format is proving increasingly popular. Crafty Pint founder James Smith spoke to the men behind two of the newest.

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