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A Day In The Life Of A: Senior Brewer

What's life like as a commercial brewer? We spent a day with Adrian McNulty, the well-travelled brewer now in the Señor role at Moon Dog, to find out what goes into heading up brewing operations at one of Australia's quirkiest breweries.

August 5th, 2016 by Kerry McBride


Crafty Crawls: Richmond & Abbotsford

May 16th, 2016 by Kerry McBride

Hot on the heels of our first Crafty Crawl – a guide to the craftiest spots on the 86 tram – here's another. Kerry McBride has been out in her local 'burbs to pick out some of the best beer venues to check out in Richmond and Abbotsford.


Being Pure

April 19th, 2016 by Ross Lewis

The most famous – and contested – beer law in the world turns 500 at the weekend. To mark the occasion, Ross Lewis spoke to one WA brewer who is a passionate believer in Reinheitsgebot and one Melburnian who certainly isn't.


Starting a Brewery Part II

April 5th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Thinking of starting your own brewery? Then part two of our series featuring advice from people already in the beer industry is for you. Following last week's top tips from brewers, here are the thoughts of six experts in other fields.


Best New Beers of 2015: Victoria

December 29th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For the fourth of our Best New Beers of 2015 roundups, we look at the state with the largest number of breweries and brewing companies. Which ten beers did our panel reckon were the best of the year? And do you agree?


The Big Issue: Branding

December 1st, 2015 by Crafty Pint

As the beer landscape in Australia becomes ever more crowded and competition intensifies, it's not enough simply to brew good beer. How a brewery presents itself and its beers is perhaps more crucial then ever before, so we're addressing branding as our second "Big Issue" topic.


Beer Travel: Bushwalking with Beer

November 24th, 2015 by Bert Spinks

Having returned from the outer reaches of Northern Europe to his home state of Tasmania, wandering storyteller Bert Spinks has been out bushwalking. Here, he ponders the whys and wherefores of doing it with beer.


Bowling for Brews

November 19th, 2015 by Kerry McBride

Many bowling clubs have embraced easy-going evenings of Barefoot Bowling to help them survive. Others are turning to craft beer. Kerry McBride joined brewers, beer lovers and bowlers at Melbourne's Flem-Ken Bowlo to find out why.


The Collaborators: Love Handles

January 23rd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

A former circus and sideshow performer, roller derby coach and ceramicist has started creating custom tap handles for Australian craft breweries.


Crafty Snaps: Liquid Lounge at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

March 21st, 2012 by Crafty Pint

As part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2011, we hosted two Liquid Lounge sessions on the banks of the river featuring a host of Australian brewers and Mikkeller. Here's what went down.

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