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Brewski Venue

Not too long ago, Caxton Street in Brisbane was known colloquially to some as CaXXXXton Street. Every single one of the strip of bars, clubs and restaurants a short walk from the city’s Suncorp Stadium had a Lion contract. Had someone suggested it would become home to one of the easiest craft beer…

Little Bang Dark Arts & Sludgebeast Beer

Why bring one dark beer out for winter when you can release two? (OK, if we're honest, there's more than two in the Little Bang locker, but bear with us as these two have been released in cans within a week of each other...) **Dark Arts** is the Stepney brewers' joint venture with SA's State Theatre…

Hop Nation & Up In Smoke Red Haze Beer

The beer scene in Melbourne's west has been coming into its own in some style in the past few years. Two of the more recent additions are Hop Nation, the brewery opened by a pair of winemakers, and Up In Smoke, a venue combining craft beer with smoked meats. And now the two have come together to create…

Crafty Crawls: Richmond News

If Richmond had a nickname, it would 100 percent be “The Sporty Suburb”. This place has ties to practically every massive sporting event in Melbourne, from the AFL, rugby and soccer to the cricket, tennis and basically every other non-aquatic sport you can think of (although – fun fact: Richmond…

Crafty Crawls: South West WA Part I News

The South West of Western Australia is increasingly fertile ground for beer lovers. With so many breweries and good beer venues to explore, we set off for a weekend break down the coast to put together an extended Crafty Crawl featuring much of the best the region has to offer.  The article…

Crafty Crawls: South West WA Part II News

In part one of our guide to the beer-soaked delights of the South West of Western Australia, we traversed the upper fringe of the Margaret River region. In part two, we head south into the heart of one of the most populous areas for breweries anywhere in Australia. You can read day one here or…

Beer Travel: South Gippsland News

South Gippsland has many claims to fame. Its wineries produce some of the finest pinot noir in the land, it's long been the heart of Victoria’s dairy industry and, as a result, the region is filled with butter factory after butter factory that would make for ideal breweries. Back in 1989, that’s…

Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Of 2019: The Countdown News

The countdown for the twelfth GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers is done and dusted and Stone & Wood Pacific Ale is back on top. A record 35,500 people cast votes for their favourite five beers in what's grown into the biggest people's choice vote in the country. Congratulations to Stone & Wood,…

Best New ACT Beers Of 2019 News

It's been an up and down year for the beer scene in the ACT. On the one hand, you have the two big-hitters, BentSpoke and Capital, continuing on their upward trajectories – kicking goals when it comes to the quality of their beers and expanding their reach (in particular BentSpoke) and, in the case…

Crafty's Advent Calendar: Kris Miles News

Sometime around the start of the 2010s, the bar team at Beer DeLuxe in Fed Square launched a range of beer cocktails. They went beyond the typical beer cocktail in which you'd use beer as an ingredient, however: hops were being infused into spirits; dense malt reductions were bring prepared. The man…

Crafty's Advent Calendar: Corey Crooks News

Newcastle has long counted itself as a beer city. But it's only over the past decade that it's come into its own as a craft beer city. And the drinkers counting their blessings at this change owe a fair debt of gratitude to Corey Crooks. These days, you'll find him at The Grain Store, the beer-centric…

Crafty Crawls: South & Port Melbourne News

When it comes to craft beer in Melbourne, people like to keep the city nicely divided: the inner north leads the way while the south side trails behind. A few years ago, however, the adage was that almost all the good beer sat north of the river and south of the Yarra, well, that was a wasteland.…

Crafty Crawls: Canberra's Breweries & Brewpubs News

The nation’s capital has long had a love for craft beer – even before we started calling it by that name. And so more than a few tears were shed when Wig & Pen and Pact both ceased operations within the same year, especially since the former had been keeping Canberrans hydrated for just shy of quarter…

Crafty Crawls: Adelaide's Small Bars News

Back at the start of 2017, we published a guide to the small bars helping to bring good beer to the people of Adelaide. As we wrote at the time, a lot of the venues brought into existence by the passing of "small bars" legislation were thriving and, while craft beer is typically only part of a broad…

Beer Travel: Port Macquarie News

Port Macquarie is known for its pristine beaches, surrounding natural beauty and koalas. Lots and lots of koalas. The surrounding area in this part of New South Wales' north coast has the largest population of the furry critters in Australia’s east and boasts the world’s first koala hospital. Unfortunately,…

Sauce To Open Brewpub In Cairns News

Marrickville's Sauce Brewing today announced they are to open a brewpub in Cairns. The new venture has been made possible through a partnership with "craft accelerator" Founders First, for whom Sauce becomes a third brewing partner following their investment in Jetty Road on the Mornington Peninsula…

Crafty Crawls: Newcastle News

For years, Newcastle carried the stigma of a tough town blanketed by a thick yellow smog, where the locals rioted when the cops tried to shut down one of their pubs. Its streets were built on blood, sweat and Tooheys beers. Where the bar tiles were hosed down from the night before, ready for the shift…

Crafty Crawls: Chapel Street & Beyond News

The Chapel Street precinct may have a reputation as something of a shopper’s hotspot, but these days it’s also home to more than a few craft beer venues. What’s more, the variety here is impressive too. There are classic pubs with extensive tap lists, American-themed bars that will transport you…

Crafty Crawls: Adelaide News

Of all the Australian capitals, Adelaide is arguably the most laid-back. Sure, there's the month between mid-February and mid-March into which the city crams enough festivals and major events to sustain thrill seekers well into winter. Yet, outside that period, things tend to be kept pretty simple and…

Crafty Crawls: Toowoomba News

A city of contrasts, Toowoomba sits at the crown of the Great Dividing Range, 700 metres above sea level overlooking the Lockyer Valley. From the interactive museums to the 150-plus parks and gardens, it's a city that attracts all walks of life.  In recent years, it has become home to…

Crafty Crawls: Geelong News

Geelong may have taken a little time to embrace craft beer but these drinkers have a growing range of options whether they’re seeking out beer bars or local breweries. From the tiny Barrabool Hills Brewing Company (home of Cockies beer) through to the might of Little Creatures, Geelong’s…

Behind Bars: Old Faithful Amos News

After spending any amount of time with Amos Polglaze it’s impossible not to be impressed by his passion. Passion for beer, music – metal in particular, quality food, stream of consciousness answers and profanity (dear reader, you have been warned). Luckily, as the resident "Beer Walrus" at Perth…

Beer Travel: 48 Hours In Rome News

It’s the eternal city, and it wasn’t built in a day. All roads lead there, and Nero fiddled while it burned. There may be more sayings about Rome than any other city, and for good reason – it used to be known as the capital of the world.  It’s arguably the most beautiful city in the world…

Young Henrys Bar Shout At Prince Alfred Port Melbourne (VIC) Event

The season of giving is upon us, and the folks at the Prince Alfred are getting right into it. On Wednesday, December 18, make your way to the classic corner pub in Port Melbourne, where they'll be shouting pots of Young Henrys Newtowner.Join them at the bar from 5pm to…

Brews and Barbie Bash 2019 (QLD) Event

Few things go together better than BBQ and beer. So, if you fancy getting your fill of both in the company of local brewers and BBQ pros, Toowoomba's Brews and Barbie Bash should be in your diary. The event on November 9 features core and limited range beers from the likes of Slipstream,…

Cairns Craft Beer Festival (QLD) Event

Cairns Craft Beer Festival is a new festival that aims to celebrate the growing local beer scene in Far North Queensland. Hemingway’s Brewery, Barrier Reef Brewing Co, Macalister Brewing, Coral Sea Brewing and Townsville Brewery are all taking part and have brewed a beer together for the…

Wildflower Showcase At Bucket Boys (NSW) Event

Two of Marrickville's top craft beer operations, Bucket Boys and Wildflower, are coming together on November 30 when the former showcases the latter's beers on tap. In preparation, the team behind Bucket Boys Bar has spent the last few months hoarding some of Wildflower's releases and will be pouring…

Boatrocker Can Launch Along The 86 (VIC) Event

Music fans who have long wished they could bring Boatrocker's Miss Pinky with them to festivals rejoice: the beer will soon be available in cans. But it's not just Miss Pinky that's getting the tinnie treatment, the brewery's Pilsner and Sunshine and Rainbows will also be part of the can range. Those…

Ballistic Beer's Pale Can Launch (QLD) Event

Ballistic's Pale is a beer that's been making its way through the brewery's taps and across Brisbane for some time now.  But, if you've wanted to enjoy the beer at home, few options have been available to you. That's until now. On July 13, Ballistic will be launching its Pale in cans…

SHED YOUR SKIN during Dark Mofo at Hobart Brewing Company (TAS) Event

Dark Mofo is currently turning Hobart inside out and putting a few noses out of joint as it does, which means it's time for Hobart Brewing Company to kick off its fringe festival, SHED YOUR SKIN. It's the third year the brewery has hosted a fringe music event – offering even more to the tens…

SHED YOUR SKIN during Dark Mofo at Hobart Brewing Company (TAS) Event

Dark Mofo is currently turning Hobart inside out and putting a few noses out of joint as it does, which means it's time for Hobart Brewing Company to kick off its fringe festival, SHED YOUR SKIN. It's the third year the brewery has hosted a fringe music event – offering even more to the tens…

South West Craft Beer Festival 2018 (WA) Event

The South West of WA is a region awash with craft breweries big and small, old and new, each with their own personality. And the best way to get a feel for as many of them as possible in as short a time as possible is to head to the annual South West Craft Beer Festival. It returns for a seventh…

Launch of the Yarra Beer Mile (VIC) Event

Richmond and Abbotsford are home to some fine breweries and beer venues – and so five of them have come together to celebrate the situation. They've created the "Yarra Beer Mile" – so called as the venues are all close to the river as it winds its way towards the city centre – and are offering…

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