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Two Heads Are Better Than One

It took years for Ty Capaci to convert wife Amanda to the benefits of his home brew. But he did such a good job, they've now opened Double Head Brewing together, adding yet another microbrewery to the Tasmanian beer scene.

April 12th, 2016 by Ruth Dawkins


A Complete Shambles

March 30th, 2016 by Ruth Dawkins

The craft beer scene in Hobart continues its dizzying rise. The latest brewpub to open in the Tasmanian capital is also one of the most polished you'll find in Australia. As Ruth Dawkins discovers, it's a case of Shambles by name not nature.


Aussie Beer Blogs: The Beer Healer

March 3rd, 2016 by Crafty Pint

When he left his job with Lion, Chris Lukianenko was still keen to have an outlet for his passion for beer. So he launched The Beer Healer blog in the middle of 2015, a blog that has been developing very nicely ever since.


Trials and Fermentations

February 29th, 2016 by Ruth Dawkins

Former Moo Brew head brewer turned Australian hop guru Owen Johnston has returned to brewing. Hop Trial is his way of trying to educate people about the much-loved ingredient via beer. Ruth Dawkins met him to find out more.


The Smoky, Hoppy, Spotty Dog

January 8th, 2016 by Ruth Dawkins

At the end of 2015, another new brewing company launched its first release into Tasmania's increasingly busy beer scene. Spotty Dog Brewers were already known to locals for their smoked BBQ treats; now they've got beer to go with it too.


Best New Beers of 2015: Tasmania

December 16th, 2015 by Jesse Campling

We kick off our end of year best of roundups in Tasmania. A panel of beer gurus gathered at Saint John Craft Beer to chew the fat and come up with their top 10 from all the new releases in the state in 2015.


Canny Moovers

December 9th, 2015 by Ruth Dawkins

Tasmania's highest profile microbrewery has been celebrating its tenth birthday with a "Month of Moo" celebrations across the state. It enters its 11th year with plans to launch its beers in cans and sights set overseas, as Ruth Dawkins discovered.


Last Rites' First Rites

October 26th, 2015 by Ruth Dawkins

The microbrewery scene in Tasmania is in the midst of rapid growth. The latest to open its doors is Last Rites in Hobart. Premier Will Hodgman was there for the brewery's official opening. And so was Ruth Hawkins.


An Old Dog's New Tricks

September 16th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

A Tasmanian brewer hit hard by the collapse of an equipment supplier is finally about to brew its first beers. We caught up with The Winston's Kris Miles.


Beer Nuts: The Beer Drinkers

August 27th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Beertography has become quite the thing. And few, is any, Aussies are doing it as well as The Beer Drinkers, two mates from Hobart and Melbourne – our latest Beer Nuts.

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