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CUB Buy Balter

CUB Buy Balter

The rumours swirling around the beer industry have turned out to be based in reality as CUB today confirmed they've added Balter to a stable already containing the likes of Pirate Life and 4 Pines.

December 5, 2019 by James Smith


Pirate Life Sold To CUB

November 30, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Pirate Life Brewing has been sold to CUB / AB InBev. You can read the media release here and find our interview with co-founder Mick Cameron linked below too.


More On The Pirate Life Sale to AB InBev

November 30, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Following the announcement that Pirate Life has been sold to CUB/AB InBev, we chatted to the Adelaide brewery's co-founder Mick Cameron and Peter Filipovic of AB InBev to find out more.


Tap Contracts Here To Stay

July 13, 2017 by Kerry McBride

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.


The Golden Goose: On Beer's Frontier

June 6, 2017 by Nick Oscilowski

Goose Island's arrival in Australia represents the meeting point between the biggest of Big Beer and Australia's craft beer industry. We find out why it's a big deal and ask what it means within the rapidly evolving landscape here and globally.


Behind Bars: Zach Hill

April 10, 2017 by Crafty Pint

There's been a fair bit focus on Ballarat recently, with the launch a Beer Trail and announcements of a $100m brewery project and a Brewing Centre of Excellence. Here, one of the city's barmen tells us what's happening on the ground.


Crafty Crawls: Ballarat City Guide

February 24, 2017 by Matt King

Each summer, Ballarat attracts thousands of beer fanciers to its City Oval for its annual festival. But, with four breweries and a growing number a craft venues, there's plenty of reason for beer lovers to visit at other times.


The Big Issue: Ownership Infographic

October 13, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Today, we launch a two-part series looking at the issue of ownership in the Australian beer world. As well as seeking the views of various people in the industry, we have compiled a fun graphic showing who's behind some small Australian brands.

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