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Last Rites' First Rites

The microbrewery scene in Tasmania is in the midst of rapid growth. The latest to open its doors is Last Rites in Hobart. Premier Will Hodgman was there for the brewery's official opening. And so was Ruth Hawkins.

October 26th, 2015 by Ruth Dawkins


Getting Blind With Crafty: Ownership Special

October 14th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Part two of our examination of the issue of ownership in the craft beer world is a blind tasting special. In it, we pit beers from the big brewers, major retailers and multinationals against those from small independent Australian brewing companies.


Glory For Sydney In Sydney

September 19th, 2015 by Nick Oscilowski

The Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Awards saw the Sydney Brewery take out trophies in both beer and cider, with the majority of the record number of golds awarded also going to NSW breweries.


Who Brews Stompbox?

September 17th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Fledgling brewery kick|snare created quite the buzz around Launceston when its IPA Stomp Box hit taps. The first of the musically inspired to come from its own brewing kit are launched this weekend.


An Old Dog's New Tricks

September 16th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

A Tasmanian brewer hit hard by the collapse of an equipment supplier is finally about to brew its first beers. We caught up with The Winston's Kris Miles.


Bottling The Farm

August 21st, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Two Metre Tall isn't the only Tasmanian brewery on a mission to create estate ales creating solely in homegrown ingredients. Van Dieman hopes to capture its farm in a beer soon too.


Getting Blind With Crafty: Stouts

August 17th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For our latest Blind Tasting we gathered a panel of beer experts to taste more than 25 local and international stouts. Who came out on top?


The Great Craft Beer Taste Off

August 11th, 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.


Tall Story

August 7th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

A noble goal, unfettered ignorance, vitriol, unpleasantness, dismay and, ultimately, rebirth and redemption. The remarkable story of Tasmania's Two Metre Tall.


The Tassie Beer Trail

July 28th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

The number of brewing companies in Tasmania is growing fast. And now they have a new initiative to help entice you to go and visit them all.

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