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Crafty Crawls: South & Port Melbourne

The contrast in beer offerings north and south of the Yarra is no longer as stark as it was. To prove it, join us as we set sail on a Crafty Crawl through the best beer spots in South and Port Melbourne.

December 6th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


Crafty's Advent Calendar: Dave Bonighton

December 3rd, 2019 by James Smith

Would the beer scene in Melbourne look like it does today without Mountain Goat? Highly unlikely. In day three of our end-of-decade Advent Calendar series we feature one half of the duo that helped build a beer city.


Hop Nation Movin' On Up

November 15th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Hop Nation are to embark on a major expansion project in 2020. They've secured a new site close to, but far larger than their existing home in Footscray and plan to build a 25 hec brewery and 100-plus capacity venue.


Crafty Crawls: Chapel Street & Beyond

September 27th, 2019 by Maddison Capuano

It's been a few years since we first ran a guide to the best spots to find good beer along and around Melbourne's Chapel Street and much has changed. So, here's a new one to help you navigate the busy strip.


Who Brews Frexi Beers?

August 14th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

They hail from France and Mexico, met in London and embarked on a trip through Europe and South East Asia sampling beers before landing in Melbourne. Now they've launched their first beers as Frexi Brewing, we got in touch.


Bodriggy Fire Up Their Brewery Home

August 2nd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

It's taken longer than they planned, but the Bodriggy team are finally able to open their brewery to the public. And we're pretty sure visitors will judge it worth the wait as it's one of the most striking of its kind in the country.


Who Brews BoJaK Beers?

July 30th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

The name is inspired by their two sons rather than the world's most depressed horse and they pour up to a dozen beers at their Dandenong brewpub. As they move into cans, we find out more about BoJaK Brewing.


Melbourne Airport Lands A Brewery

July 8th, 2019 by James Smith

Melbourne Airport is to get its own brewery, with Stomping Ground set to open their third venue there this coming summer. It's part of a revamp of the airport's offering designed to showcase Melbourne's food and drink scene.


One Hell Of A Brew

June 12th, 2019 by Crafty Pint

He's their most-capped player, longest-serving captain and leading goalscorer – and has his own brewing company. Now, David Neitz has combined his two passions with the launch of Demon Brew with Melbourne FC.


Crafty Crawls: Melbourne CBD – North

May 13th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

In part two of our guide to the best places to grab a good beer in Melbourne's CBD, we take in the northern half above Bourke Street, where you'll find boilermakers, container bars, Viking horns and history dripping from the walls.

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