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Craft Beer Takes Flight

In another positive step for small, independent brewers in Australia, Cheeky Monkey has secured a spot on all Singapore Airlines flights to and from Perth. More announcements are expected from other cities too.

Yesterday by Will Ziebell


Help Us Get Blind: Pale Ale Double Header

September 18th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

For our next blind tasting, we're going to return to pale ales for the first time since 2013. With so many available, we're splitting the tasting into two sessions – New World and American pales – and want your help compiling the lineup.


Big In Japan

September 18th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Three Victorian breweries are celebrating collecting multiple medal hauls in one of Asia's biggest beer competitions at the weekend. Holgate led the way with four medals at the International Beer Cup in Japan as Mountain Goat and Edge won two each.


A Brewer Walks Into A Winery...

September 13th, 2017 by Nic Sandery

Ahead of the launch of Molly Rose Brewing, young brewer Nic Sandery has been immersing himself in beer cultures across the world and writing about them for us. More recently, he immersed himself in wine too.


The Pinny Restored

September 12th, 2017 by Will Ziebell

Almost two years after a fire destroyed much of the building, one of Melbourne's iconic pubs is back to full strength. Will Ziebell caught up with Fitzroy Pinnacle owner Leigh Wilkes as his staff prepare to serve the first meals since November 2015.


Retro Philter

September 6th, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

The Craft Beer Awards have had a tendency to turn the spotlight on new brewing companies. And that was no different in 2017 as four-month-old Philter took out Champion Pale Ale. We chat to the well travelled brewer at the helm.


Another Prize For Pirate Life

September 5th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

There was more awards joy for Pirate Life overnight as it was named Brewer of the Year at the International Beer Challenge in London. The Adelaide-based brewery was one of three Australian breweries to collect gold alongside Prancing Pony and Hawkers.


The Crafty Dozen – August 2017

August 31st, 2017 by Crafty Pint

With plenty going on, we've been a little slower than usual in getting new brewery, venue and bottleshop listings up on the site. But, with the arrival of Batch Brewing Co, it's time for another roundup of the latest dozen.


Pirates Aiming For Port

August 30th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

With the title of Australia's Best Brewery bestowed on them from the biggest ever survey of the country's craft beer drinkers, we chatted to Pirate Life co-founder Red Proudfoot about the recognition and where their ambition will take them next.


Australian Craft Beer Survey Results 2017

August 29th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Pirate Life and pale ales are Australia's most popular, according to the results of the biggest ever survey of craft beer drinkers. Beer Cartel's survey of 17,000 drinkers also revealed that independence matters and The Crafty Pint remains the most read Australian beer at new source.

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