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Beer Travel: Adelaide's Craftiest Beer Gardens

Summer's here, which means it's beer garden time. Matt King has been visiting many of the best and craftiest that Adelaide and surrounds has to offer, asking owners and patrons what makes a beer garden great.

Mining A Rich Seam

Visitors to WA's Great Southern region will probably have visited Boston Brewery and sampled its wares. Now, with a new brewery in place and bottling line on the way, you may not have to travel quite so far to check them out, as Pia Poynton discovered.

Who Brews Watts River Beers?

When Lion announced its decision to move White Rabbit to Geelong, many bemoaned its loss from Healesville. But now two former White Rabbit brewers and their partners have set about bringing a new brewery to the town.

Five Star Deluxe Treatment

The long-mooted expansion of the Beer DeLuxe brand across Australia is gathering pace. In the coming weeks, new venues will open in Wagga Wagga and Darling Harbour with more planned, as Nick O discovers.

Beer Travel: Bushwalking with Beer

Having returned from the outer reaches of Northern Europe to his home state of Tasmania, wandering storyteller Bert Spinks has been out bushwalking. Here, he ponders the whys and wherefores of doing it with beer.

Amalgamation For The Nation

Australia's longest running beer week kicks off tomorrow night. One of the defining features of this year's WA Beer Week is the proliferation of colourful collabs. Guy Southern gets the lowdown.

Sweet And Sour

A sour beer has been named Australia's best craft beer of 2015, while there was more champion glory for Two Birds and Modus Operandi, as well as Freo's Monk at last night's Craft Beer Awards in Sydney.

The Big Story of a Small Beer

Guy Southern chatted to Colonial Brewing's manager-cum-raconteur Richard Moroney to get the story behind their uniquely packaged Small Ale. He walked away with an insight into the essence of beer and why it pays to remember that it is, after all, just beer.

Glory For Sydney In Sydney

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.

Brew & A: Will from Feral Brewing

WA's Feral Brewing has been a genuine trailblazer for the Australian beer industry. Key to their success in recent years has been brewer Will Irving, owner Brendan Varis' trusted lieutenant in the breweries.

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Australia's Winning Edge

Australian brewers continued their success at the UK's prestigious International Beer Challenge as Edge Brewing Project followed in the footsteps of Redoak and Hawthorn Brewing Company.

Beer Food With Beersine: Steak with Beernaise Sauce

The beer food guru behind Beersine is back with another of his favourite beer food recipes. This time Mitch offers up his versatile twist on Béarnaise sauce as well as what to pair with it.

Aussie Beer Blogs: What's Mashing WA

Having resurrected our focus on Australian beer bloggers with Brews and Bacon, we're switching our gaze to the west and What's Mashing WA, a blog that focuses predominantly on the state's beer scene.

Pirates Plunder The West

Last night's Perth Royal Beer Show awards saw home state brewers win big. And even the trophies that went outside the state had strong WA connections.

The Latest Crafty Dozen

Time for another of our regular roundups of the breweries, bars and bottleshops added to The Crafty Pint's directory in the past few weeks.

Smiles All Round

Smiling Samoyed, Prancing Pony and Vale Brewing were all smiles after taking out the major trophies at the 2015 Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards

The Boys Are Back In Town

The Monk in Freo has a new dream team in charge and is busy redesigning the venue, the beers and the menu – and starting a barrel room program to boot.

No Place Like Home

Eight months after it started brewing operations, Young Henrys Beer Farm in WA is breaking away from Young Henrys to become a separate entity.

Beer Food: The Mega Dega Dessert

Yesterday we announced Mitch from Beersine was to be our regular beer food guru. Here he presents the dessert he created to pair with Clout Stout at Good Beer Week's Mega Dega III.

Introducing Beer Food with Beersine

This week, we're kicking off regularly features on beer and food pairing and cooking with beer in the company of WA beer food maestro Mitch from Beersine.

Crafty Pubs Dominate Sydney Pub Awards

A host of Sydney's best craft beer venues took out most of the awards at the second Time Out Sydney Pub Awards, with Dove & Olive collecting Best Pub and Publican of the Year.

Wayward Brewer Puts Down Roots

Having won fans and awards in its short lifetime, NSW brewing company Wayward will be a gypsy no more after building its own brewery in Annandale.

Brew & A: The Monk Brewery & Kitchen

We bring back our Brew & A series by firing some questions at Craig Eulenstein, who recently moved from Mountain Goat to The Monk in Freo.

Brew & A: Indian Ocean Brewery

We’d originally planned to run this Brew & A with the head brewer at Indian Ocean Brewing this week as a precursor to WA Beer Week starting. Then we got the results of this year’s Perth Royal Beer…

Brewer Abroad! Nick at Nøgne Ø Pt II

A few weeks back we ran an article by Holgate brewer Nick Rhodes, who had not long touched down in Norway to commence a brewing internship with Nøgne Ø. It was part of a brewer exchange that has seen…

Brewer Abroad! Nick at Nøgne Ø Pt I

A week ago, Nick Rhodes from Holgate boarded a plane in Melbourne bound for Norway. Coming the other way was Norwegian brewer Ingrid Skistad from Nøgne Ø. We brought you the story behind their brewer…

The Year In Beer 2012: WA

Western Australia: it’s to craft beer in Australia what Iraq is to human civilisation. Home to dozens of craft breweries, including some of the country’s very best, as well as some spectacular bottleshops…