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Is The Tide Turning On Tax?

In today's increasingly polarised society, it takes something special to bring opposing factions together. Maybe craft beer can be the answer. This week saw Labor and Liberal politicians unite to call for fairer treatment of and greater support for craft brewers.

June 20, 2017 by Crafty Pint


Making Inner West The Best

June 16, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Five brewers today launched a new brewing association for Sydney's Inner West in the company of a trio of local politicians. They've grand plans for their home, which has the greatest density of microbreweries in Australia.


Aussie Beer Blogs: Sydney Beer

June 12, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Sydney Beer is, we'd suggest, rather more than a blog. Tim Hodge has created a place where he gathers news, events, opinion and more, all united by one thing: they take place in or are about the burgeoning Sydney craft beer scene.


The Collaborators: Oxebar

June 8, 2017 by Will Ziebell

The Collaborators is our series shining a spotlight on businesses working alongside the craft beer industry. Here, we chat to the Melbourne manufacturers of an innovative new one-way keg called Kegasaurus.


The Golden Goose: On Beer's Frontier

June 6, 2017 by Nick Oscilowski

Goose Island's arrival in Australia represents the meeting point between the biggest of Big Beer and Australia's craft beer industry. We find out why it's a big deal and ask what it means within the rapidly evolving landscape here and globally.


Beer Travel: The Other High Country Beer Trail

May 30, 2017 by Jack Davis

The High Country Brewery Trail in North East Victoria is one of the most popular and rewarding trips an Aussie beer tourist can take. The region is also home to some fine craft beer supporting pubs. And here are the best of them.


Our Man In NZ: Kiwi Hops

May 24, 2017 by Jono Galuszka

The New Zealand hop industry produces some of the most sought after varieties in the world. Jono Galuszka spent time with NZ Hops and one of the lead scientists behind the development of new hops to find out more.


Australian International Beer Awards Winners 2017

May 19, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Last night's beer awards in Melbourne put the seal on an incredible first year for Balter as the Gold Coast brewery took out three major trophies. They were among several multiple winners, which included several locals and Dagon from Myanmar.


The Secret Brewer: Price Wars Pt II

May 17, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Yesterday, we presented an article from The Secret Brewer claiming a price war poses serious challenges and issues for the Australian craft beer industry. Here, a brewery owner, a sales rep and a venue owner respond to those claims.


The Secret Brewer: Price Wars

May 16, 2017 by Crafty Pint

For the past couple of years, there has been much discussion around the prevalence of low priced kegs – and more recently cases – hitting the markets, particularly in Melbourne and Sydney. This Secret Brewer two-parter asks if it's good for beer.

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