QLD Govt Launches Craft Brewing Strategy

As the fifth Brewsvegas draws to a close, Queensland brewers have been given a boost by the state government with the announcement that a Queensland Craft Brewing Strategy will be drawn up to help the industry's expansion.

March 17th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

St Patrick & The Black Stuff

March 15th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

As Irishmen and women – genuine and honorary-for-the-day – prepare to celebrate St Patrick's Day across the planet, we look back at the day's origins, how it become synonymous with Guinness and how it was and is celebrated in Australia.

Getting Merry On The Ferry

March 13th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

4 Pines has struck up a deal with the company responsible for bringing many visitors to their Manly brewpub over the years. It means you'll now find 4 Pines bars on four of the ferries operated by Harbour City Ferries.

Brewsvegas 2018 Launches

March 9th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Brisbane's citywide celebration of good beer and the community that surrounds it is ready to roll. There's more than 70 events at 50 venues over the next ten days, including Pint of Origin showcasing the best of Australia, the US and New Zealand.

More Pink Boots Made For Brewing

March 8th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The evolution of the Pink Boots Society​, set up to assist and encourage women working in beer, continues apace. As the 2018 series of collaborative brews kicks off, the Australian wing of the global society has its own hop blend to play with and is launching in Tasmania too.​

Fresh, Wet, Green & Hoppy

March 7th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Hop harvest has started across Australia, with the first fresh or wet hop beers already hitting taps and fridges. But what are they and why are more and more brewers looking to brew them every year?

Bubbling Up: The Rise Of Craft Lagers

February 28th, 2018 by Guy Southern

There's been talk of a renaissance for lager within the craft beer world for some time now. And, with more small breweries adding one to their lineup and a rise in the number appearing in the 2017 Hottest 100, maybe we're starting to follow America's lead once more.

Bigger. Brighter.

February 26th, 2018 by Jack Davis

It's been a big few weeks for Bright Brewery. One of the first breweries to open in the Victorian High Country opened a second production facility this month and, at the weekend, took out a Silver Award at the Australian Tourism Awards.

We're Going On A Beer March

February 23rd, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Fundraising brewing company Brewmanity is set to embark on its most ambitious venture yet in support of FightMND. Beer March aims to raise tens of thousands of dollars throughout March. We caught up with David Neitz and Neale Daniher to find out more.

The Crafty Dozen: February 2018

February 21st, 2018 by Crafty Pint

We've added another dozen brewery, bottleshop and bar listings to the site since our last roundup in December. So, as is our wont, we've gathered the latest together in one place in case you missed them when they first went live.

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