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Australian International Beer Awards Winners 2017

Australian International Beer Awards Winners 2017

Last night's beer awards in Melbourne put the seal on an incredible first year for Balter as the Gold Coast brewery took out three major trophies. They were among several multiple winners, which included several locals and Dagon from Myanmar.

May 19, 2017 by Crafty Pint


First Among Equals

April 5, 2017 by Kerry McBride

​A brewery’s first beer can tell you a lot about how the owners want to present themselves, acting as a marker of what's to come. Kerry McBride chats to three brewers about the nature of what comes first, and how it sets up all that follows.


Brew & A: Brendan O'Sullivan of 3 Ravens

March 7, 2017 by Crafty Pint

As sour beers continue to grow in popularity, one man well set to reap the rewards is Brendan O'Sullivan. The 3 Ravens head brewer has been exploring that realm with success since long before he became a commercial brewer.


Beer Travel: 12 Hours In San Diego

February 14, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

When Aussie beer lovers head to the States, they usually give themselves several weeks to explore the beer scene. What if you've only got 12 hours? In San Diego for a conference, Marie Claire Jarratt discovered the answer is: plenty.


Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2016: Infographic

January 26, 2017 by Crafty Pint

In what's becoming a time-honoured tradition, we present a breakdown of the results of the Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll in colourful infographic form. Complete, appropriately, with lots of hops.


A Day in the Life Of: A Draught Beer Specialist

December 12, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Stone & Wood's Draught Beer Specialist Ed Bodey travels the country making sure Stone & Wood's beer comes out of the tap exactly how the brewery intended and that bar staff serving you know just how to look after it.


Beer Nuts: Matt Kirkey

December 6, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Beer Nuts is our semi-regular feature focusing on people taking their love of beer to extreme levels. People such as Matt Kirkey, who quit his job this year to travel the world doing research for upcoming beer book, Beer Around The World.


Craft Beer Heroes: Neil Whittorn

November 30, 2016 by Crafty Pint

You could search every corner of the Australian craft beer community and you'd struggle to find someone held in greater affection by as many people as Neil Whittorn. So we asked the man well into his fifth decade of brewing to be our latest Craft Beer Hero.


Star Crossed Clubbers

October 18, 2016 by Crafty Pint

As the Australian beer landscape becomes ever more crowded, brewers are seeking innovative ways to get beer to market and rise above the noise. Club Brewing is one such operation – one that comes with added star power.


Mead Made Modern

September 8, 2016 by Marie Claire Jarratt

A tiny number of Australian brewers have played with mead and braggots, but there's now a small yet growing number of people specialising in these ancient beverages. Marie Claire Jarratt spoke to some of them in her debut article for the site.

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