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Stomping Ground Strikes For Melbourne City

by Crafty Pint Yesterday

Melbourne brewery Stomping Ground has struck up a partnership with Melbourne City FC. They brewed a beer for the club's FFA Cup launch in what's the latest win for craft brewers striving to gain a toehold in an area traditionally dominated by the big brewers.


Help Us Get Blind: Imperial Stouts

by Crafty Pint July 21st, 2017

Having brought our blind tasting panels back last month – and taken them public – we're aiming to run them every two months now. Next up is imperial stouts and, once more, we're asking you to help us decide which beers to put to the test.


Best Beers of 2017 – So Far

by Crafty Pint July 17th, 2017

With so many new releases hitting taps and fridges every week, it can be hard to keep up. So here's a mid-year refresher featuring the thoughts of 40 beer writers, educators and venue operators on the best of 2017 so far.


Fresh Prints

by Crafty Pint July 13th, 2017

The unofficial campaign to educate drinkers about the important of drinking (most) beer fresh continues with the launch of a new video by Modus Operandi highlighting the benefits of checking the age of any beer you buy.


Tap Contracts Here To Stay

by Kerry McBride July 13th, 2017

Small, independent Australian brewers didn't get the news they were hoping for today. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released the results of its multi-year investigation into tap access and declared the status quo was here to stay.


River Of Gold

by Ross Lewis July 10th, 2017

In just 18 months, the trophy cabinet at Brewhouse Margaret River has become a well-stocked affair. On the back of trophies at the Perth Royal Beer Show awards, Ross Lewis finds out more about the young brewery and its fine dark beers.


Where It's At: On Beer's Frontier II

by Crafty Pint July 7th, 2017

Global or hyperlocal. Independent or "crafty". The beer world isn't just getting more competitive, it's getting more complex too. Here, we try to unpick the state of play today by studying the craft beer scenes both here and in the US.


Strength In Numbers

by Kerry McBride July 4th, 2017

Just weeks after the CBIA became the Independent Brewers Association, the body has released research showing Australia’s independent beer industry now includes more than 400 breweries, generating $740 million in economic output in one year.


Enjoy By

by Kerry McBride July 3rd, 2017

Some breweries print a best before or packaged date on the label, some put a date on the bottle, others have nothing at all. For the consumer standing in a bottleshop, how are they to know what’s new, what’s old, and what’s been kept in a warm warehouse for months?


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