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Same Same But Different

Mountain Goat's new GM tells us that nothing will be changing at the brewery since Asahi's takeover, other than the brewery having access to Asahi's greater reach. Meanwhile, what does the news mean for beer in Australia?

September 30, 2015 by Crafty Pint


Flaming Gala

September 18, 2015 by Kerry McBride

A visit to the Good Beer Week Gala Showcase in March led one beer lover to launch his own beer business. We joined Ben's Brew Tours on one of its first tours.


To Serve Brewmanity

September 9, 2015 by Andrew Tijs

An unlikely alliance between Melbourne's beer and footy worlds has been formed with a mission to raise awareness and funds to fight motor neurone disease through beer. Andrew Tijs joined the Brewmanity team on brew day.


James Halliday Feature: Rise of the Brewpub

September 8, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Amid all the new brewing companies launching across Australia, the brewpub format is proving increasingly popular. Crafty Pint founder James Smith spoke to the men behind two of the newest.


Finely Crafted Comedy

September 7, 2015 by Kerry McBride

When the Melbourne Fringe starts next week, craft beer will be on the lineup as home brewing, beer hawking standup Blake Willoughby takes his "Brewed Thoughts" on stage.


Beers Out Back

September 3, 2015 by

It took Ben Carwyn longer than he hoped to add a bar to his Thornbury store. But, as its first birthday approaches, the Backroom Bar at Carwyn Cellars has already become something of a north Melbourne institution.


Beer Nuts: The Beer Drinkers

August 27, 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.


The Great Craft Beer Taste Off

August 11, 2015 by Kerry McBride

We love blind tasting beers at The Crafty Pint. Later this month, Forester's Hall is offering drinkers the chance to have a go themselves. Kerry McBride asks why you should give it a go.


From Cider To Rider

June 6, 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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