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Price Wars Revisited

Back in May, we ran a two-part Secret Brewer feature looking at the price war going on in parts of Australia. Six months on, it's intensifying and spreading, according to a number of brewers we've spoken to.

November 6th, 2017 by Crafty Pint


BrewDog Down Under

July 25th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

One of the UK's leading craft beer brands, BrewDog, has announced it is to set up operations in Australia. They will be opening a brewery and venue in either Brisbane or Newcastle.


Behind Bars: Nick Pogonoski

October 26th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

There was a time when Tooheys was pretty much all you could hope for in Newcastle, but today venues such as the Grain Store are bring craft beer to the people. For our Behind Bars series, the venue's manager Nick Pogonoski tells us where tastes are at in Newy.


Aussie Beer Blogs: The Year of Beer

September 22nd, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Our latest featured beer blog is The Year of Beer, one fairly recent convert to craft beer on a mission to document his adventures in beer – and convert his mates and missus to the good stuff too.


One For The Road

March 1st, 2016 by Nick Oscilowski

Newcastle Craft Beer Week is returning after a two year hiatus. We met up with the man bringing it back, Shannon Kearnes, the Novocastrian behind the One for the Road walking tours that take guests around his beloved hometown.


James Halliday Feature: Rise of the Brewpub

September 8th, 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.


Craft Beer Heroes: Corey Crooks

December 17th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

Last month, we kicked off a new regular feature on The Crafty Pint: Craft Beer Heroes. It is designed to celebrate the people who have done and are doing great things in the world of beer in Australia but who perhaps don't get the credit that is typically given to brewers. We started with Melbourne…


Beer Nuts: A Craft Beer Ideot

December 8th, 2014 by Crafty Pint

We've showcased brewers, bloggers, beer heroes and podcasters. And now it's time to shine a light on you as we kick off Beer Nuts, featuring the country's most colourful beer lovers.

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