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Getting Blind With Crafty: How We Judge

Approximately every couple of months, we host a blind tasting of beers – usually matching the season or a current hot topic. Here's how we carry out the judging and the thinking behind our methods.

March 30th, 2015 by Crafty Pint


Who Brews Captain Bligh's Colonial Ale?

March 2nd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Brewing has returned to Hobart's Tasmanian Brewery Building with the launch of Captain Bligh's, a purveyor of traditional ales and ciders. And jam.


Brew & A: Ironhouse Brewery

November 15th, 2013 by Crafty Pint

The first ever Hobart Beer Lovers Week is up and running and in just over 24 hours the Tasmanian International Beerfest returns to the city’s waterfront. So we figured it was as good a time as any to focus our Brew & A series of features on one of Tassie’s brewers. This time around. it’s Mich…


Getting Blind With Crafty: Ambers and Reds

October 15th, 2013 by Crafty Pint

There was much change afoot for our latest Crafty Pint Blind Tasting Panel at the weekend. For a start, it featured an entirely new set of panellists. Each and every one of those who taken part in a previous panel had their own excuse for not coming along, although we suspect that they may just be w…


Drinking In Style: Amber and Red Ales

October 14th, 2013 by Chris Brady

In order to keep pace with the Crafty Pint Tasting Panel, this month'€™s instalment of Drinking In Style takes a look at two styles named for their respective hues: amber and red. If only there were a green ale to complete a brewer's traffic light…


Getting Blind With Crafty: Imperial Stouts

August 26th, 2013 by Crafty Pint

So which beers came out on top in the biggest (in every way) Crafty Pint blind tasting to date? HOw did the Aussies fare against beers from the Old World. Read on to find out...

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