Articles by Crafty Pint

Crafty Dozen – April 2019

We've clocked up another 12 listings in the brewery, venue and bottleshop directory, which means it's time for another roundup in case you missed them first time around.

April 1st, 2019 by Crafty Pint


Gold Coast Brewers Dominate Queensland's Beer Awards

March 13th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

It was another day of triumph for Gold Coast brewers as Burleigh Brewing, Black Hops and Balter all picked up trophies at the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Beer Awards, with Burleigh's new Bock taking out Champion Beer.


Help Us Get Blind: XPAs

March 5th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

For our first blind tasting of 2019 we're going to look at XPAs. Sure, it's a category that remains open to some interpretation but plenty of people are brewing and drinking them so it seems only right.


Brew & A: Jack Beavis of Woolshed Brewery

February 12th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

There's few breweries in Australia with as picturesque a location as Woolshed in SA's Riverland region. At the helm for most of its existence has been Jack Beavis, a local lad who returned to Renmark to follow his brewing dream.


Behind The Hottest 100 Beers Of 2018

January 29th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

There's been a couple of days for the dust to settle on the eleventh running of the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers, which has given us enough time to chat to the people behind the breweries and beers making the stories in 2018.


Crafty Dozen – January 2019

January 28th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

After a rush to start the new year and with more waiting in the wings, it's time to round up the most recent new additions to our brewery, venue and bottleshop directories with a dozen(ish) stretching from Albany in WA to a trio in Brisbane.


Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Of 2018: The Results

January 27th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Well, what an interesting countdown that has proven to be. The top four might not have changed but there's some big wins for some unlikely newcomers and big drops for the breweries that are now part of bigger brewing companies.


Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Of 2018: Infographic

January 27th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

The results of the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2018 have been revealed, which means it's time for the annual Crafty Pint infographic! We pored over the results and made them into pictures for your visual pleasure!


Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Of 2018: Analysis

January 27th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Maybe there's as much of the data nerd as the beer nerd within the Crafty team but we do enjoying taking the Hottest 100 results and seeing what, if anything can be surmised. And here's what we came up with from the 2018 results.


Brew & A: Jack Purser

January 17th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

Indian Ocean Brewing Co, found in a marina on Perth's northern fringe, is a much-changed brewery from three years ago. Much of that is down to head brewer Jack Purser, so we decided to find out more about him.

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