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Best New Tasmanian Beers Of 2017

For our roundup of the Best New Tasmanian Beers Of 2017, our inimitable wandering contributor Bert Spinks seeks the thoughts of beer folks across the state and ponders whether, in 2018, he should deliver the outcome in sonnet form.

December 30th, 2017 by Bert Spinks


Bottling The Farm

December 13th, 2017 by Bert Spinks

Van Dieman has released the first two of its "estate ales" – beers brewed with ingredients grown and sourced entirely on Will Tatchell's family farm south of Launceston. Bert Spinks joined him for a tasting and tour of the farm he's finally bottled.


Best New Tasmanian Beers of 2016

December 23rd, 2016 by Bert Spinks

It's time for the fifth of our seven roundups of the Best New Beers of 2016. This time, we head south to the state that's enjoyed huge recent expansion in the number of brewing companies, even though half a dozen hog this year's list.


Cool Times In Tassie

October 5th, 2016 by Bert Spinks

Last year, we wrote about Van Dieman's plans for a 100 percent estate grown ale. Now the Tasmanian brewery has taken another step into the unknown and brewed its first beers in a custom designed coolship.


Best New Beers of 2015: Tasmania

December 16th, 2015 by Jesse Campling

We kick off our end of year best of roundups in Tasmania. A panel of beer gurus gathered at Saint John Craft Beer to chew the fat and come up with their top 10 from all the new releases in the state in 2015.


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.


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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