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Crafty Crawls: Freo Beer-Ho II – Day Two

All aboard the Freo Beer Bus! Graham Frizzell completes his jaunt around Fremantle's beeriest haunts by hopping on the Blue CAT for a trip featuring a brewery-distillery, an OG crafty bottlo, a hotdog hotspot and more.

Crafty Crawls: Freo Beer-Ho II – Day One

Freo has long been recognised as the birthplace of today's craft beer culture in Australia. Now, following an explosion of new breweries and beer venues, it's better than ever for beer lovers seeking adventure.

Gage Roads Freo Set To Open

Sixteen years after launching, Gage Roads are days away from opening their “spiritual home” on Freo’s Walyalup Waterfront. Guy Southern caught up with CSO Aaron Heary to find out what it means for them and WA's beer lovers.

Running With Thieves

With their cans now landing in the fridges of WA retailers, Guy Southern caught up with the team behind Running With Thieves for a chat about the development of their South Fremantle venue, brewery and distillery.

Gage Roads To Build New Freo Home

Gage Roads have today announced plans for a brewery and venue at Fremantle's Victoria Quay. The family-friendly destination overlooks the stretch of ocean that inspired the brewery's name.

Who Brews South Fremantle Beers?

It started out as a bunch of mates brewing together at weekends, turned into a mission to get beer on tap in their favourite bars and eventually become South Fremantle Brewing. As they launch their first can, we find out more...

Otherside Get Social

The rapid ascent of WA's Otherside – or, more accurately, the wider Triple 1 Three operation – takes another big leap forward this week with the opening of Freo.Social. We caught up with three of the key players.

Crafty Crawls: Freo – South & North

Back in November 2016, we published a Crafty Crawl guide to the best beer venues in Freo. As the scene there continues to grow, we return to take in venues both south and north of the city's bustling tourist-friendly heart.

Beers From The Otherside

Ideas for brewing companies can come from anywhere. In the case of Otherside, the aim was to create beers and cider for major events in WA. Guy Southern chats to the two guys charged with bringing Sunset Events plan to life.

WA Clubs Together Again

With WA Beer Week imminent, Guy Southern takes a look at some of the highlights from the many beer collaborations spawned at this time each year by an extremely tight beer community. They involve more than brewers, with spirits, coffee, chefs and more getting involved.

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Crafty Crawls: Freo Beer-Ho!

The Fremantle BeerFest returns in a few days at the start of the 2016 WA Beer Week. So what better time to run a Crafty Crawl on the place where the modern Australian craft beer world was spawned. Graham Frizzell took a tour of his old stomping ground.

Australian Beer Festivals 2016/17

There are few times of the year when a beer lover can't find a festival or beer week in some part of the country. To make it easy, we've gathered together the major events and beer weeks in one handy guide.

The Boys Are Back In Town

The Monk in Freo has a new dream team in charge and is busy redesigning the venue, the beers and the menu – and starting a barrel room program to boot.