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Tap Contracts Here To Stay

Small, independent Australian brewers didn't get the news they were hoping for today. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released the results of its multi-year investigation into tap access and declared the status quo was here to stay.

July 13, 2017 by Kerry McBride


Beer Travel: Malaysia

August 25, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Five years ago, two Melbourne brothers enticed their cousins to join them and open a craft beer bar in Kuala Lumpur. Taps has ended up spawning Malaysia's nascent craft beer scene, as Kerry McBride discovers.


Surfer's On Tap

August 10, 2015 by James Graham

The craft beer revolution that has swept Brisbane is working its charms along the Gold Coast too. Now even Surfer's Paradise has a 32-tap venue pouring mainly craft beer to call its own.


Craftifying Malaysia

January 13, 2015 by Crafty Pint

A few years back, a Victorian beer lover we'd met at several beer events headed to Kuala Lumpur to join family members in building the country's first ever craft beer venue. The idea was to bring the delights of the beers that had got Adrian Chong into craft beer to a new audience, with a strong foc…


Malaysia's Taps Takeover

July 2, 2012 by Crafty Pint

Despite the rapid growth in the local craft beer market in recent years, we still tend to get a little excited when a venue away from the capitals eschews the financial incentives of tap contracts and nails its flag to the crafty mast. Even the smallest of victories is worth celebrating given the lo…


Malaysian Invasion

January 3, 2012 by Crafty Pint

Readers of The Crafty Pint’s Friday newsletter may recall plans for a craft beer bar in Kuala Lumpur serving a selection of Aussie and Kiwi beers. The brainchild of two Malaysian brothers who developed a taste for quality beer after moving to Australia, Taps is now open, bringing our local brews t…

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