indies

The Story Of: Moff's Summer Ale

The Story Of: Moff's Summer Ale

How does a session IPA designed for easy beach drinking beat out both session beers and bigger IPAs for beer awards? None of us, including the brewer, seem to quite know the answer. But read about the beer that does it in The Story Of Moff's Summer Ale.

November 16, 2022 by Mick Wust


From Cask Ale To The Beerfarm: Young Gun Emma Locke

November 2, 2022 by Jono Outred

Emma Locke's first brush with beer came while pulling pints of cask ale to help fund a uni degree in the heart of England. Now, having switched British pubs for WA's Beerfarm, she's been named Indies Young Gun of the Year for 2022.


The Indies 2022 Winners

October 14, 2022 by James Smith

White Bay claimed Champion Beer for their Lager at the 2022 Indies, a night on which Moffat Beach continued their remarkable run of form, and Jade Flavell of The Wheaty won a Champion Brewery trophy and the Services To Industry award.


A Day In The Life Of: A Beer Steward

October 13, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Ahead of the 2022 Indies awards, we went behind the scenes at judging. While there, Will Ziebell spent time with Joslyn Erickson, the Indies Coordinator, to find out who and what goes into becoming a beer awards steward.


IBA Unveils New Look Indies Awards

June 9, 2022 by Crafty Pint

Last year, an audit of recent Indies awards saw a number of state trophies change hands. It led to a review of the entire judging process, which has now concluded with significant changes including new categories and a mentoring program.


Indies Trophies To Change Hands Following Audit

December 7, 2021 by James Smith

Four state champion trophies from the Indies awards in 2020 and 2021 are changing hands following an independent audit of results. Wildflower, Future Mountain and Mismatch are the new recipients as the audit continues.


Blasta, Moffat Beach, Stomping Ground & Future Mountain Triumph At Indies 2021

November 25, 2021 by Crafty Pint

WA's Blasta are once again toasting their awards success, with the brewery's wheat beer named Champion Beer at The Indies. The perennial award winners at Moffat Beach also had a huge night, as did Stomping Ground and Future Mountain.


Hepburn Springs A Surprise

December 10, 2020 by Ben Hopkins

Hepburn Springs Brewing Co's trophy triumph at the 2020 Indies was one of the highlights of the night. We got in touch with the tiny family-run operation to find out more about their inspiring win.


Range Win Big At 2020's Indies

November 19, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Range had an impressive night at the Indies 2020, taking out four trophies including Champion Australian Independent Beer. Perennial award winners Dainton and Moffat Beach also added to their considerable collection of silverware.


Postcards From The Edge No.59: The Indies Reinvented

November 11, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Most major beer events have been cancelled in Australia this year. But, having had to cull most of theirs, the IBA was determined the Indies awards would survive. We found out how they reworked it for our COVID times.

Kaiju Pleazure Kruze- D
FB Propak B

LATEST OFFERS FOR CRAFTY CABAL MEMBERS

Fermentis BR-8 C
FB Propak B
Goat Blood Orange
Bendigo bottom