News & Feature Stories

My Bonny Lies Over In Fitzroy

The beer offering along Fitzroy's main strip of Brunswick Street continues to improve as Bonny joins Near & Far as a welcome new arrival. At its heart are some well known faces from the local booze scene and 27 taps.

March 12th, 2020 by Will Ziebell


Podcast People: Step Brewers

March 11th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The Step Brewers Podcast brings banter, beers and brewing along with diversions into pop culture and plenty of laughs. We caught up with the Tasmanian trio ahead of their trip to host events at Brewsvegas 2020.


IBD Convention Postponed Due To COVID-19

March 11th, 2020 by Crafty Pint

The organisers of the IBD Convention due to take place in Perth next week – March 16 to 20 – have taken the decision to postpone this year's event due to escalating concerns over the spread of the coronavirus disease.


Resin Brewing Opening In The Illawarra

March 9th, 2020 by Glen Humphries

A quarter century after bumping into each other while surfing, Brendan Down and Steve House are set to open a brewery together. All being well, Resin Brewing in Bulli will be officially open from this week.


Sparkke To Fire Up In Melbourne

March 7th, 2020 by James Smith

The female-led Sparkke Change will be bringing their unique brand of social activism through alcoholic drinks to Melbourne later in 2020. As they prepare to launch two new beers, we chatted about their grand vision.


Warrior Women

March 6th, 2020 by Jakkii Musgrave

Ahead of International Women's Day 2020, many breweries across Australia have been celebrating the growing role of women in beer. Jakkii Musgrave spoke to some of them about the advances made and challenges that remain.


Latest News From The Crafty Cabal - March 2020

March 5th, 2020 by James Smith

We know it's only three weeks since the last of these but we've been busy, not least in launching the long-mooted new look Crafty Cabal homepage. We've also added a stack of events and giveaways so high time for an update.


Drink Up – Bushfire Relief's Global Brew

March 5th, 2020 by Judd Owen

Well over 200 breweries across the planet have brewed a version of the Australian Resilience Beer in support of bushfire relief. Judd Owen spoke to those involved here and overseas – while lending a hand with one of them too.


The Beer Professor

March 4th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Sam Holloway has combined his passion for craft beer (which includes owning a brewery) with his academic career in business management and entrepreneurship to help advise small brewery owners on building sustainable businesses.


Moffat Beach Win Big In Queensland

March 4th, 2020 by Crafty Pint

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

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