good beer week

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.

September 16th, 2016 by Crafty Pint


Be Part of Pint of Origin

September 15th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Pint of Origin is a longstanding highlight of Good Beer Week and is starting to appear at other beer weeks too. Ahead of GBW 2017 registrations opening, we're inviting Melbourne venues to apply to become a PoO venue next year.


Pairings From Portland

August 24th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Meet Paul Kasten, a chef who helped pioneer beer and food pairing in Portland and now calls Melbourne home. The head chef that helped launch new brewpub Stomping Ground is coming on board as a beer food expert at The Crafty Pint.


Aussie Exports: Oh Danada!

May 17th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Aussie Exports is supposed to be a series of features on Australians doing fun things in craft beer overseas. Yet, this once, we're doing something a little different as we feature honorary Aussie Dan Johnston, now back in his native Canada at Collective Arts.


Craft Beer Heroes: Kate Paterson

May 13th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Craft Beer Heroes is a series that shines a spotlight on people doing great things for beer in Australia, including the unsung heroes. Kate Paterson is truly one of those: you may never have heard of her, but she's probably given you a good time.


Pint of Origin 2016 Preview Pt II

May 10th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Time for part two of our preview of the biggest Pint of Origin yet. Good Beer Week 2016 will see 12 Melbourne and two Victorian pubs join the fun, while we've got the first hosted PoO buses and the return of the comp with Now Tapped.


Pint of Origin 2016 Preview Pt I

May 6th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

The ever popular Pint of Origin returns to Good Beer Week for a fifth time in 2016 bigger than ever. As well as a dozen Melbourne venues, there are two regional showcases in Geelong and Bendigo and a PoO Bus, hosted by The Crafty Pint.


Calling All Beer Media

February 17th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Submissions are open for the 2016 Australian International Beer Awards, which includes a new trophy for New World Pale Ales. It's also a third chance for people covering the beer world to be crowned AIBA Media champ.


Chicks Drink Pink Beer

November 9th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

Recent successes for Two Birds Brewing here and overseas, plus a trophy for the Pink Boots Society's latest collaboration, shows the strength of women in beer. Beer drinking woman Kerry McBride finds out how life is for the ladies making waves in the craft beer world.


Beer Food: The Mega Dega Dessert

July 2nd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Yesterday we announced Mitch from Beersine was to be our regular beer food guru. Here he presents the dessert he created to pair with Clout Stout at Good Beer Week's Mega Dega III.

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