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Deeds Brewing Brewer

When Deeds Brewing fired up their Glen Iris brewhouse in the first half of 2019, it was the end of a long journey for Pat Alé and Dave Milstein. The seeds of the idea to build a brewery together had first been planted way back in 2003 when they attended university together and started spitballing…

Eumundi Brewery Brewer

For a small town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, Eumundi’s name is surprisingly well known. People come from far and wide for its massive twice-weekly markets, where vivid artworks, handcrafted textiles, sustainable goods and alternative remedies are available as far as the eye can see. The artistic…

Reub Goldberg Brewing Machine Brewer

An epic cycling trip from Alaska to Costa Rica, visiting 150 breweries along the way, was all it took to convince partners Billy Barneston and Anna Suthers to start a brewery of their own. Travelling more than 9,000 kilometres through nine countries provided them not only with an impressive amount of…

Detour Beer Co Brewer

The opening weeks of 2019 saw the Yarra Valley brewing community welcome another member to its ranks. Well, sort of... There's a new brand featuring all new beers and a new taphouse in which to enjoy them. At the same time, there's no new brewery or, indeed, new brewery owners. Confused? Thankfully,…

Ogdens Brewery Brewer

The Ogden name will be familiar to many Western Australian drinkers. The family has enjoyed a long association with iconic hotels in and around Perth for generations – and now they have a closer connection to beer than ever before. At the start of 2019, the first beers bearing the Ogden name were…

Otherside Brewing Co Brewer

“What if we could ‘can’ this feeling?” That’s where Otherside Brewing Co started out: surrounded by the noise, sunshine, energy and shared experience of the summer festival season, something upon which the brewery’s owners had built a very successful career. Within two years of being…

Wilson Brewing Co Brewer

There's a fair few Australian breweries that have been around longer than Wilson Brewing that also take the name of their owner. Yet we're not sure we've come across one that is even close to being an extension of its owner quite like this Albany operation. It was launched by Matty and Jessica Wilson…

Your Mates Brewing Brewer

It’s the age old story. Mate meets mate. Mate dreams about making beer for the Sunshine Coast with mate. Mate opens brewery that serves up rippin’ brews with mate. At least, that’s the story of Hep and McGarry, the duo behind Your Mates Brewing. Perhaps you heard of them when they started gypsy…

Hope Brewery Brewer

Nestled in the heart of the Hunter Valley, New South Wales’ iconic wine country, is the last place you might expect to find 2016’s Champion Small Brewery. Yet, the sprawling venue that is Hope Estate is home to just such an operation. The 420-hectare location is also home to a winery, restaurant…

Helios Brewing Brewer

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out Helios Brewing has something to do with the sun. Their logo is a glass of beer from which is emanating the light of the sun. Inside the brewery is a wall mural of the Greek sun god Helios riding a chariot in the sky, holding said glass of beer and the light…

Bottle House Balaclava Bottleshop

When a couple of mates opened Bottle House back in 2011, their focus was firmly fixed on providing those who walked inside with ample opportunity to find the perfect bottle of wine for any occasion. A stone’s throw from South Yarra train station, Bottle House soon became one of those essential stops…

Bottle House South Yarra Bottleshop

When a couple of mates opened Bottle House back in 2011, their focus was firmly fixed on providing those who walked inside with ample opportunity to find the perfect bottle of wine for any occasion. A stone’s throw from South Yarra train station, Bottle House soon became one of those essential stops…

Tippler's Tap Fortitude Valley Venue

James Street in Fortitude Valley is a classy precinct. Historically, most of us visiting there were just window shopping in the fashion boutiques and wondering why pulverised avocado on quinoa costs twice as much as smashed avo on sourdough. But no longer – now we head straight to Tippler’s Tap.  This…

Pumpyard Bar & Brewery / Dovetails Restaurant Venue

On the corner of Limestone and Ellenborough Streets is a complex of stately red brick buildings. These heritage listed behemoths were built a century ago to house the Technical College, but they’re now a precinct offering some of the best food and drink in Ipswich. Walking between these tall buildings…

Uitgang Bar & Beer Garden Venue

Anyone who has spent time in the company of Fraser "Frase" Rettie and Craig "Grum" Knight, the duo behind Melbourne-based gypsy operation Exit Brewing, will know they are gregarious, men of the people sorts. Such a description can also be readily applied to their mate David Pike, someone whose relationship…

Empress Craft Beer VenueBottleshop

If you pay even the slightest bit of attention to what's going on in the craft beer industry in Australia, you'll have noted a rising tide in Tasmania. After years in which the number of breweries in the state remained steady, from around 2015 onwards that steadiness was replaced by a stampede as, almost…

Saccharomyces Beer Café Venue

For folks fixated on finding tasty treats, South Brisbane’s Fish Lane is quickly becoming a reliable source. Spanning four blocks back from Grey Street to Manning Street, you could almost forget you’re in Brisbane’s busiest tourist precinct.  The area has undergone a rejuvenation; once dominated…

BrewSmith Venue

Like many who have gone before him, Adrian MacGeraghty’s drinking journey began with things such as cleanskin wine and the homebrew attempts of his buddies. While those endeavours weren’t quite exciting enough to truly kickstart his own homebrewing adventures, in 2011 he and his wife Carolyn decided…

Brewhouse Brisbane VenueBottleshop

Perched on the cusp of Woolloongabba and South Bank, on the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road, Brewhouse Brisbane represents everything a pub should be. There’s no defined or predictable demographic, there are brews to comfort the lager lovers and excite the beer geeks, they show all…

The Noble Hops Venue

Joe Wee wanted to do something different. An engineer by training and trade, for some years he had harboured the idea of changing tack and creating a place where his beer fantasies could play out. As this dream swirled around he was keeping abreast of the fast changes in the growing Sydney scene, while…

Deeds Brewing Fortune & Glory & The Traveller Beer

They might both be hazy double IPAs that sit at 8 percent ABV, but these two releases from Deeds Brewing show how well murky beers can shine a light on different hop profiles. **Fortune & Glory** was originally brewed a few months ago to mark the launch of the Deeds’ Glen Iris brewery. Even though…

Batch Brewing Co Addison Rye Ale Beer

Complexity and simplicity come together in this beer to deliver an easy-drinker that can be explored in depth, or enjoyed without a second thought. If you like rye beers, you can appreciate the peppery aroma, the subtle spice, the savoury cracker character. A mix of seven Voyager and Gladfield malts…

Batch Brewing Co The Huge Kahuna Beer

There’s the Big Kahuna, Batch’s coconut infused brown ale and then - when the tides are right - there’s the Huge Kahuna, a coconut and cacao infused imperial brown ale. Although this is brown in name, it’s entirely opaque when you hold it up to the light. It’s full and fragrant; the coconut…

Wheaty Brewing Corps & Small World Bakery Kvass Beer

The Wheaty Brewing Corps don't just collaborate with other brewers; here, they turned to a business that specialises in a very different type of fermentation: sourdough bread. Along with the Wheaty’s mixed culture yeast, 60kg of Small World Bakery’s rye sourdough was sliced, toasted and thrown into…

Wheaty Brewing Corps & The Bruery Quandong Saison Beer

It is no secret the Wheaty Brewing Corps team love a collaboration, especially around the time of Good Beer Wheaty. As part of the 2019 mini-fest, the crew from The Bruery in the US jumped into the Thebarton brewery and straight into the hazmat suits, as house culture "The Menace" was once again wheeled…

Innate & The Monk The Snow Leopard Imperial Stout 2019 Beer

Fresh from their Perth Royal Beer Show Champion Small Brewery award, Innate strike again with a collaboration that brought their relatively near neighbours, The Monk, into the Spearwood brewery. Together, their label art playfully, and welcomely, bucks the dour clad trend of midwinter big black beers:…

Bad Shepherd Brew Crew Series 9: Peanut Butter Porter Beer

For the ninth iteration of their Brew Crew series, Bad Shepherd have given recipe rights to Carl, the brewpub’s head chef. An American football fan, Carl supports the Ohio State Buckeyes and the very American-sounding sweets that share that teams name: Buckeye Candy. According to the internet, Buckeye…

Otherside Brewshed Debut Releases Beer

Typically, we cover new beer releases from a brewery as they come to hand. This used to be a straightforward affair but, if the late twenty-teens have taught us – and most drinkers – anything, it’s that more breweries means more beer. In the case of some, the now weekly new release schedule manifests…

BentSpoke Brewing Co Big Nut Beer

The latest beer to make its way into cans as part of BentSpoke’s limited release Drifter series is another popular pour from the Braddon brewpub: Big Nut. The name itself stems from one of the taps at the brewpub, all of which are the [work of Peter Rogers](https://craftypint.com/news/970/Turning_The_Handles).…

Deeds Brewing Dark Deeds: The First Horseman Beer

Quiet Deeds have welcomed their first beery cousin into the world with the launch of the Dark Deeds lineup of beers by Glen Iris’ Deeds Brewing. It’s a big, dark beast too, an imperial stout sitting at 9.5 percent ABV and bearing the suitably epic name The First Horseman – a reference to the beer’s…

Brew & A: Sam Clayman News

“Brewers are essentially just glorified janitors who farm yeast on the side.” Studying enzyme function relating to metabolism in snails. It doesn’t sound like an obvious precursor to brewing. But for Sam Clayman, head brewer at All Hands Brewing House, it was exactly that. Sam started homebrewing…

Who Brews Watsacowie Beers? News

Every morning, Drew Coleman drives to work past endless rows of sun-drenched barley and wheat. If you drink beer in Australia, odds are you’ve ingested some barley from the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. The region as a whole has long been referred to as the barley capital of the world, and the…

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…

Small Batch News

For an established and successful brewery, opening a second venue is hardly a surprising course of action. In the past few years, there have been plenty of new openings, typically justified by a desire to drastically increase production capacity: Cheeky Monkey opened theirs in Margaret River this…

Behind Bars: Big Ears News

"We just wanted a place in Geelong where you could drink Rodenbach Caractère Rouge." As far as goals go, it has to be among the noblest. And, as far as first impressions go, they don't get much better. It was with those words The Crafty Pint was introduced to Big Ears, a Geelong bar dedicated to good…

Who Brews Hoppy Puppy Beers? News

It might be the most overused – and gendered – adage but dogs, they say, are a man's best friend. Given their tendency to pop up on beers – from Black Dog Brewery's (now departed) Macca to Moon Dog's recent foray into doggy-dedicated IPAs or Rocky Ridge's brewpups – they might well be a…

Brew & A: Mattias Isaksson News

When the team behind Prickly Moses took over Queenscliff's Esplanade Hotel, it offered a unique opportunity for Mattias Isaksson.As one quarter of the team behind the gypsy brewery Old Wives Ales, Mattias was keen to find more work brewing and, having just moved into the area, saw the opportunity to…

Beer Travel: Vancouver News

Vancouver has long been a hotspot for craft beer in Canada, home to the country’s first prohibition craft brewery back in the 1980s. Unfortunately, British Columbia, the province in which Vancouver is located, has lagged behind compared to the rest of the Pacific Northwest, which also comprises the…

Who Brews Ornith Beers? News

When Daniel Venema launched Ornith Brewing in 2018, he hoped at some point he might be able to leave his regular job behind and move to brewing full-time.In the end he didn't even had to wait for his first beer to be served for hopes to become reality. That said, it wouldn't be Ornith that took up most…

Common Ground: Blending Beer & Coffee News

The worlds of coffee and beer might initially seem like polar opposites. For starters, caffeine and alcohol have competing effects on the body, typically resulting in their consumption at opposite ends of the day. Yet an increasing number of breweries are rolling the two drinks into one by adding coffee…

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…

Who Brews As Paper Scissors Rock? News

Located at the base of the Grampians National Park, Halls Gap is a town built on tourism, with a population in a constant state of flux as visitors head to the town year round – using it as a launching pad for climb, camping and explore the neighbouring mountain ranges.  So, if you're going…

Beer Travel: A Taste Of Mexico City News

As I soon discovered when I first moved to Mexico City in 2016, beer – or cerveza here – has an important place in Mexican culture.  No fiesta – if not lunch or dinner every day – would be complete without a few caguamas (literally, "turtle" - one litre bottles shaped like said…

The Drinks Adventurer News

“Come on. Try something new. Where’s your sense of adventure?” It seems to be a shared trait among people who love good beer to try to win others over. Even when we don’t have a vested interest in it, we relish seeing people broaden their tastes. So we tell someone about a new beer, or a…

Beer Travel: The Breweries Of The Sunshine Coast News

The Sunshine Coast is known for many things: a beautiful climate, stunning beaches, great surf, its spectacular Hinterland. If you're heading there as a family, there's Australia Zoo, the Big Pineapple and the odd theme park to keep you entertained. Heck, thanks to the Russell Crowe's jockstrap and the…

Who Brews As The Sophisticated Beast? News

Over the last decade, WA's South West has become a melting pot of brewing activity and, while some breweries in the region are rapidly expanding and rebranding, others are just getting themselves established and champing at the bit for their piece of the beer market pie.  The Sophisticated Beast…

Winter's Still Coming News

Game of Thrones might be over but winter is still coming. It's traditionally the slowest time of the year for beer sales, when brewers have to tighten their belts while they await the return of warmer weather and, with it, our Pavlovian desire to consume more beer. But will this winter be different…

Who Brews Humpback Beers? News

The Tathra Hotel first opened its doors more than a century ago and has taken on many different guises over the years. What hasn't changed, however, is the pub's view. Located by the historic Tathra Wharf, the hotel looks over the Pacific Ocean and, as if the beaches and and clear waters…

Going Green: One Drop's Box News

The philosophy behind Botany’s One Drop Brewing Co is simple: to inspire widespread change using a single action, just like the ripple effect in water caused by an individual drop. At the core of their values is sustainability, and they way they’re inspiring change is through the development of a…

The Wheaty At 16 News

When Jade Flavell, Liz O'Dea and the late Emily Trott took over the Wheatsheaf Hotel in 2003, they had a simple vision: “It was all about creating a pub that we'd want to go to,” Jade says.  Fortunately, the trio were excellent judges of what made a good venue and the “craptastic” Thebarton…

Nine Fingers Brew's First Birthday At Uncle Hops (NSW) Event

Nine Fingers Brew launched one year ago at Uncle Hops in Newtown, so now that it's time for the gypsy brewer's first birthday, there's an obvious place for the celebrations to take place.Six taps will be pouring Nine Fingers beers, including a new brew being saved for the day. What better way…

Beer, Footy & Food Festival 2019 At Henson Park (NSW) Event

When it comes to festival names, you can't get much more self-explanatory than the Beer, Footy & Food Festival.Now in its fourth and biggest year, the BFFF is a winter ritual for Inner West footy lovers who want to be a part of Newtown Jets’ tradition by watching the footy from the hill at…

Hills Dark Beer Fest At Australian Hotel & Brewery (NSW) Event

The hills are alive with the taste of dark beer. On Sunday 28th of July, the Australian Hotel & Brewery is hosting the Hills Dark Beer Fest. The brewers will be opening the doors to the Tap House & Craft Yard from 12-6PM, letting the darkness take over the whole joint for your…

The Dark Nights At The Union Hotel (NSW) Event

Now in its fourth year, The Dark Nights party is one of the best weekends of the year for the crew at the Union Hotel Newtown. Why's that? Well, it sees the pub curate a list of 40 different dark beers to pour over two nights, so expect a huge list made up of some of the best stouts, porters, bocks,…

Brewer's Got Talent At Frenchies (NSW) Event

In collaboration with The Brew Shop, Frenchies Bistro & Brewery are running Brewer's Got Talent, an event that lets beer fans judge their favourite homebrew. Last year's event saw Nine Fingers launched into the world of commercial brewing. There will be 15 different homebrews in a wide range of…

Inner West Beer & Food Truck Festival At Willie The Boatman (NSW) Event

Willie The Boatman is moving into a larger home a matter of metres away from its original one and, if you're yet to check it out, the Beer and Food Truck Festival is the perfect time to do so.  Organised by the Inner West Brewers Association, the festival will see a whole host of local…

Sunburnt Country Karma Kegs For Asylum Circle Launch (QLD) Event

Asylum Circle (an arm of Communify) carries out important work providing support to people in Queensland who are seeking asylum. They work with volunteer groups and donors to provide shelter, food and community connections. To raise money for the charity, Sunshine Coast brewery Brouhaha,…

Pint of Origin At Brewsvegas: March 15 Event

The Pint of Origin - The Crafty Pint's corner of Brewsvegas - is back for its third year in Brisbane. It’s there to showcase the best beers from Australia and the rest of the world, with bars and pubs across Brisbane welcoming scores of brewers through their doors too. As well as weeklong tap…

Pint of Origin At Brewsvegas: March 16 Event

The Pint of Origin – The Crafty Pint's corner of Brewsvegas – is back for its third year in Brisbane. It’s there to showcase the best beers from Australia and the rest of the world, with bars and pubs across Brisbane welcoming heaps of brewers through their doors too. As well as weeklong…

Pint of Origin At Brewsvegas: March 17 Event

The Pint of Origin - The Crafty Pint's corner of Brewsvegas - is back for its third year. It’s there to showcase the best beers from Australia and the rest of the world, with bars and pubs across Brisbane welcoming scores of brewers through their doors too. As well as weeklong tap takeovers,…

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