News & Feature Stories

Moffat Beach Win Big In Queensland

Sunshine Coast-based Moffat Beach received a timely boost ahead of opening their second brewery and venue with a swag of trophies at the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Beer Awards

March 4th, 2020 by Crafty Pint


Downsizing: The Global Looking Local

March 3rd, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The rise of the brewpub and taproom model is one of the most striking aspects of the changing beer landscape in Australia. And it's an area in which the world's biggest brewing companies and their brands are playing too.


Who Brews Sausage Queen Beers?

March 2nd, 2020 by Judd Owen

Killer snags, boss beers and mid-period Madonna... Judd Owen caught up with Chrissy Flanagan, the self-anointed Sausage Queen of Australia who also runs a brewing company of the same name (and a record label for good measure).


The Collaborators: Hopping Mad

February 28th, 2020 by Jakkii Musgrave

You can't grow hops in Queensland. But two small operations are giving it a red hot go, with UV lights to extend the days, help from growers and researchers worldwide and goodwill aplenty.


Crafty Crawls: Abbotsford

February 28th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

In three years, the beer offering in Richmond and Abbotsford has changed so much we've split what was a combined Crafty Crawl into two. Here's our guide to the best breweries, bars and bottleshops in the home of CUB.


The Galaxy's The Limit

February 27th, 2020 by James Smith

Demand for Aussie hops shows no sign of slowing, with Hop Products Australia this week opening a new processing facility in the Victorian High Country yet already looking at further expansion well into the future.


Hard Seltzer: The Alcopopalypse Cometh?

February 25th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Hard seltzer has taken the US by storm in the past few years and early examples are starting to appear here. But what is it, why has it exploded Stateside, and will it have the same impact with Aussie drinkers?


Who Brews Project Beers?

February 24th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

A visit to Watts River Brewing on opening day proved the catalyst for Braden and Caitlin Beggs to launch their own brewery. Today, Project Brewing brings locally-brewed beer to the people of Rowville in Melbourne's south-east.


All Hands Changes Hands

February 24th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

All Hands Brewing House claimed the Champion Brewpub title at the 2019 Indies. And now it's become the latest brewery to change hands with Signature adding it to a portfolio that includes TGI Fridays and Foresters in Brisbane.


Crafty Crawls: Richmond

February 21st, 2020 by Maddison Capuano

When we first ran a Crafty Crawl guide to Richmond it was paired with Abbotsford. Such has been the growth of crafty offerings in both, we've now split them into two. Here's Richmond, with Abbotsford to follow.

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