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Touch Wood

Boatrocker's Barrel Room is set for a soft launch tomorrow. Sitting across the road from the brewery, it will eventually house 300 barrels, as well as the 15-tap bar, making it one of the most ambitious ventures in the Australian beer world.

October 29th, 2015 by Crafty Pint


A Decade Of Duck

October 8th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Red Duck this week marks a decade of brewing. It's been a decade in which boundaries have been pushed and history plundered for inspiration, with spirits next on the agenda.


Same Same But Different

September 30th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Mountain Goat's new GM tells us that nothing will be changing at the brewery since Asahi's takeover, other than the brewery having access to Asahi's greater reach. Meanwhile, what does the news mean for beer in Australia?


Mountain Goat Bought By Asahi

September 28th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Melbourne's longest established microbrewery, Mountain Goat, has been bought by Asahi. The Japanese company has taken a 100 percent ownership stake in the Richmond based company as of today.


Who Brews Venom?

September 11th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

After a lifetime growing up in pubs and working for breweries, Joel Drysdale has brought friends and family into his new brewing venture, Venom, which launched recently with the Kiwi-hopped Golden Ale.


Australia's Winning Edge

September 11th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Australian brewers continued their success at the UK's prestigious International Beer Challenge as Edge Brewing Project followed in the footsteps of Redoak and Hawthorn Brewing Company.


James Halliday Feature: Rise of the Brewpub

September 8th, 2015 by Crafty Pint

Amid all the new brewing companies launching across Australia, the brewpub format is proving increasingly popular. Crafty Pint founder James Smith spoke to the men behind two of the newest.


Beers Out Back

September 3rd, 2015 by

It took Ben Carwyn longer than he hoped to add a bar to his Thornbury store. But, as its first birthday approaches, the Backroom Bar at Carwyn Cellars has already become something of a north Melbourne institution.


Crafty Like A Fox

September 2nd, 2015 by Crafty Pint

For the most part, Australia's restaurants are paying little more than lip service to good beer. Footscray's Fox in the Corn, however, is a shining example of how well it can be done.


Beer Travel: Ballarat

August 24th, 2015 by Clayton Morrison

It's taken its sweet time but Ballarat is finally developing a beer scene worthy of the name. In advance of the opening of Hop Temple, Ballarat beer lover Clayton Morrison rounds up the city's craftiest spots.

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