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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…

Philter Haze Beer

Philter have joined the haze craze and done so in the typical fashion, calling their new IPA, simply, Haze and giving it a lively retro feel with cans inspired by 80s soft drinks but also recalling a casino. And, as is their wont, they've aimed to produce a beer that checks the boxes you'd expect from…

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: The Barossa News

The Barossa Valley enjoys global fame, known mainly for its bold, rich reds and delicious food offerings. It’s no secret the Valley is stained with shiraz and laced with vineyards that stretch across the Eden Valley, Tanunda, Nuriootpa, Greenock, Angaston as well as the well known Seppeltsfield regions. However,…

Ten Years Of Crafty: Meet The Team II News

In part two of the midway feature in our Ten Years Of Crafty series we again hand the mic to some of the people who've been part of the growth of the site over the past decade. You can view part one of Meet The Team here and find the remainder of the series here. To date, we've looked at the site's…

Ten Years Of Crafty: The Big Ones News

There's a simple guide when it comes to working out which stories tend to attract the most eyes in this day and age. It's lists and controversy, pretty much the model for many news organisations and almost every lifestyle publication. So, when we took a look at the stories that had proven most…

From Belgium With Love: The International Beer Collectors News

If you have ever purchased a bottle of fine Belgian beer from your local bottleshop or enjoyed a glass of the latest Brouwerij De Molen on tap, chances are it started its Australian journey in a shed in Newcastle.  Jason and Anita Pugh are the couple behind International Beer Collector: importers…

Postcards from the Edge No.28: Pint of Online News

Since 2013, this weekend in May has always had a similar look to it for Ben Weereratne and his mates. Gather at a pub for lunch – normally The Palace in South Melbourne – and spend the afternoon moving across Melbourne to visit some of its top beer venues. Like many, Ben's Pint of Origin…

Crafty Crawls: Sydney's Northern Beaches News

Saying you love Sydney’s Northern Beaches is sort of like saying you love Europe. Yes, when you look from the outside, you can see it as a whole, and enjoy its collective culture. But once you get there, you’ve got decisions to make. London, Paris or Berlin? Majorca, Santorini or Amalfi? Fjords of…

Crafty Crawls: Abbotsford News

As the home of CUB, Abbotsford’s association with beer comfortably stretches back more than a century. The brewery has long been a part of the suburb's story but, more recently, the beer choices in the suburb have grown increasingly diverse. Small breweries have increased the amount of local beer…

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…

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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