hops

Behind Bars: Jac Morgan

Behind Bars: Jac Morgan

Behind Bars sees The Crafty Pint hop around the country asking people behind reputable beer bars what they're seeing in front of them: what are people drinking, what are the coming styles and so on. This time, it's Jac from Melbourne's Dr Morse.

July 5, 2017 by Graham Frizzell


Something's Brewing On Southbank

June 27, 2017 by Will Ziebell

There aren't many things that haven't been attempted along Melbourne's busy Southbank Promenade. But this week brought something new as Brewmanity headed to Hopscotch to christen Frank the Tank with an oyster stout brew.


Our Man In NZ: Kiwi Hops

May 24, 2017 by Jono Galuszka

The New Zealand hop industry produces some of the most sought after varieties in the world. Jono Galuszka spent time with NZ Hops and one of the lead scientists behind the development of new hops to find out more.


The Breeder

March 23, 2017 by Will Ziebell

Washington State based Select Botanicals Group has developed some of the hops most beloved of craft brewers. We met head breeder Jason Perrault when he was in Melbourne to talk torture, promiscuity and limitless possibilities.


Cabal Update - 3.2.17

March 3, 2017 by Kerry McBride

It might be Autumn, but the beer calendar is still hot, with events and festivals going strong, especially as fresh hop season gets closer. Cabalistas can make the most of it, thanks to a bumper crop of special events and new offers.


The Collaborators: Spark Breweries & Distilleries

March 1, 2017 by Crafty Pint

We know plenty about the Aussie brewers, hop growers, venues and festivals helping the local industry grow. But did you know there's a local business designing and installing innovative breweries? Meet Spark.


Get Fresh

February 23, 2017 by Crafty Pint

It's hop harvest time across Australia. And this year's offers more chances than ever to get up close and personal with the little green flowers, not least thanks to a pair of festivals celebrating the harvest and fresh hops beers.


The Crafty Dozen – February 2017

February 14, 2017 by Crafty Pint

With a handful of other directory listings waiting in the wings, time to round up the most recent dozen to be added to the site. It's the usual mixture of breweries, venues and bottleshops, this time from WA, NSW, TAS and VIC.


Betting On The Farm

February 13, 2017 by Guy Southern

Next month will see the first beers released by Rocky Ridge Brewing Co. The WA operation aims to be totally self sufficient, growing and harvesting all of its ingredients on the family dairy farm near Busselton.


Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2016: Analysis

January 27, 2017 by Crafty Pint

With the results out and the resultant debate underway online, it's time for us to have a look at what the Hottest 100 of 2016 says about the local beer landscape.

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