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Capital Landing At Canberra Airport

Capital Brewing announced today they're to open a 12-tap bar at Canberra Airport. The news bookends a week in which Stomping Ground announced their own plans to build a brewpub at Melbourne Airport.

July 12th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


Best New ACT Beers Of 2018

January 3rd, 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.


Where Next For The Wig & Pen?

November 19th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

In June 2019, Canberra's Wig & Pen will turn 25. But, following its owners decision to sell, it's likely a new chapter will be underway in the brewery's tale. We chatted to Lachie McOmish about his decision and hopes for the future.


Best New ACT Beers Of 2017

January 2nd, 2018 by Patrick Baggoley

With new openings, new venues and growth aplenty, it's been a big year in beer for the nation's capital. Here, we sift through around 40 new releases from ACT's brewing companies and try to agree upon the best.


Crafty Crawls: Canberra

April 6th, 2017 by Patrick Baggoley

Informed beer drinkers have long known Canberra was worth a visit – although a while back only for one or two reasons. Today, things are changing with five breweries and, as this Crafty Crawl demonstrates, good pubs and bars too.


BentSpoke Shifts Up A Gear

November 15th, 2016 by Patrick Baggoley

Canberra brewpub BentSpoke is getting closer to opening its second production facility. Already the canning line there is up and running. Patrick Baggoley caught up with co-founder Richard Watkins at the launch of the first two canned beers.


Making Capital

July 12th, 2016 by Will Ziebell

Until recently, Canberra had little in the way of beer to call its own. Today, with Capital Brewing having followed both BentSpoke and Pact Beer, it has five brewing companies operating there. Will Ziebell caught up with the newest.


BentSpoke Beer For All

November 2nd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Just 18 months after opening the doors of its Canberra brewpub, BentSpoke Brewing today took possession of a second site that will allow them to increase production and package their beers.


Capital Gains

October 22nd, 2015 by Drew Sculthorpe

Canberra has long been home to some of the finest beers in Australia, albeit on a small scale. As the capital's annual beer week and Beer Day Out approach, local home brewer Drew Sculthorpe finds the scene growing apace.

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