News and features tagged “local taphouse

Crafty Crawls: Chapel Street & Surrounds

At long last, life is getting easier for beer lovers south of the Yarra, as more bars and restaurants start to take a walk on the crafty side. Our latest Crafty Crawl checks out the good stuff in and around Melbourne's famous Chapel Street.

September 19th, 2016 by Kerry McBride


Beer Nuts: ‘Manda Lê

August 8th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Beer Nuts is our occasional series that showcases the most colourful characters in Australia's craft beer community. And few are more colourful than ‘Manda Lê, a chameleon-haired longstanding fixture in the Melbourne scene.


A Meeting of Malts

July 7th, 2016 by Will Ziebell

From humble origins to another means by which we can take our palates on an adventure in booze, the boilermaker has come a long way. Will Ziebell speaks to some whisky and beer pairing gurus to find out why the two work so well together.


Breaking New Ground

May 12th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

The irrepressible trailblazers behind The Local Taphouses and GABS are adding another string to their bow. Later this year, they open Stomping Ground Brewery in Collingwood. Before then, you can have a sneak peek during Good Beer Week.


Vote For The Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers

December 14th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

It's time to vote for your favourite beers of 2015 as the Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll returns. The poll launched by The Local Taphouse eight years ago has become a national event, with results announced once again on Australia Day.


A Pallet For Your Palates

November 16th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

In a rare turnaround in traditions, Australia is exporting something crafted and beer-related to America. It's not beer, however, but new thinking drinker's beer mag Pallet, a joint venture between two Aussie journos and Sam Calagione from Dogfish Head.


From Cider To Rider

June 6th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

There are clear advantages to having a home brewery in a garage that faces onto the street. For one, there’s the opportunity for a spot of people watching while the boil does its thing. What’s more, if your beer is any good, it’s a great way to make new friends. And so it proved for Andrew …

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