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Best New Tasmanian Beers Of 2019

Best New Tasmanian Beers Of 2019

The past decade has seen the number of brewing companies in Tasmania rise from just seven to nearly forty. Here, we take a look back at the past twelve months via the prism of the best new releases from the state's brewers.

December 28, 2019 by Dorian Broomhall


Crafty's Advent Calendar: Willie Simpson

December 7, 2019 by James Smith

Back when there was about one-hundredth as much to write about in the local beer world, Willie Simpson was documenting the country's beers and brewers. Today, he's a brewer and hop grower in North West Tasmania.


Take A Hike

May 24, 2019 by Bert Spinks

Bushwalking guide Will Horan would spend his days in the Tasmanian wilderness dreaming up beer recipes. Since launching Du Cane, he now supplies bushwalkers – and others – with his beers.


Help Us Get Blind: Pint Of Origin Championship II

April 29, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Time for the second and final vote to help us decide which 16 IPAs will go head-to-head in the first Pint of Origin Blind Tasting Championship at Good Beer Week 2019.


The Collaborators: FermenTasmania

April 24, 2019 by David Douglas

FermenTasmania is a not-for-profit organisation looking to boost all Tasmanian industries working with fermentation in one way or another. We got in touch with one of the founders to find out more.


Brew & A: Stu Grant

April 18, 2019 by Will Ziebell

As he embarks on a new head brewer role with plans for more of his beers to be sent into the world, we invited Ocho founder Stu Grant to feature in our Brew & A series.


Help Us Get Blind: Pint of Origin Championship

April 14, 2019 by Crafty Pint

At Good Beer Week 2019, we're combining two of our favourite things: Pint of Origin and blind tastings. We'll pit an IPA from each of the 16 regions against each other and you get to choose them.


Who Brews Buttons Beers?

April 10, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Inspired to turn their dream into reality by the birth of their first son, Josh and Cora Roberts launched Buttons Brewing last year. Now their cellar door is open in Ulverstone, we got in touch to find out more.


Getting Blind With Crafty: XPAs

March 25, 2019 by James Smith

Is it just a marketing term? Are XPAs just pale ales or session IPAs by another name? Either way, there's plenty around so we took on more than 20 of them in another Crafty blind tasting.


Help Us Get Blind: XPAs

March 5, 2019 by Crafty Pint

For our first blind tasting of 2019 we're going to look at XPAs. Sure, it's a category that remains open to some interpretation but plenty of people are brewing and drinking them so it seems only right.

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