FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $75

Crafty Beer News

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Ideas for Beer, Wine & Spirit Lovers 01/12/2020 - The countdown to Christmas is on! So, we've put together this gift guide to make your life a little easier.… READ MORE...
Introducing The Craft Cartel – 100 Can Case! 20/11/2020 - INTRODUCING THE CRAFT CARTEL 100 CAN CASE! The Craft Cartel 100 Can Case features 25 independently owned Australian craft breweries… READ MORE...
Something’s brewing! 18/11/2020 - SOMETHING EXCITING IS BREWING! We have something very exciting in the works, launching next week. This is unlike anything the… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Big Shed Indie IPA Review 06/11/2020 - I N D I E Hey Guys, Happy Friday! Weather is starting to get warmer, Beers are getting colder and… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Coastal Brewing BALTIC PORTER Review 29/10/2020 - P E L I C A N  P O R T E RHey Guys,Welcome back to another Frothy Friday -… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Frenchies Tropical BRUT IPA Review 16/10/2020 - H O P  C H A M P A G N EHey Guys!Happy Friday again. Only a few more left… READ MORE...
BEER WITH THE BREWER: MIKE CLARKE 12/10/2020 - Mike Clarke, an ex IT/telco entrepreneur, turned brewer and beer entrepreneur. To him, craft beer is all about variety and brewing… READ MORE...
WIN A BALTER PRIZE PACK 11/10/2020 - Here’s your chance to win this epic Balter prize pack which includes:Balter Shirt signed by Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, and… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Quakers Red Rye Review 02/10/2020 - R E D  R Y E  I P AHey Everyone!Hope you are all still going well – for my Melbourne… READ MORE...
Craft Beer Competition Winners 23/09/2020 - COMPETITION WINNERS WIN A BALTER PRIZE PACK Win this epic Balter prize pack which includes:Balter Shirt signed by Mick Fanning,… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Foghorn Newy Pale Review 18/09/2020 - N E W Y  P A L E  A L EPale Ale weather is finally upon us. Not that you… READ MORE...
Quaffable! Our New Podcast 16/09/2020 - Introducing "QUAFFABLE" A new podcast featuring Craft Cartel Liquor's very own Ben Malouf.  We are excited to announce the launch… READ MORE...
Win an Akasha Brewing co. Prize Pack 14/09/2020 - Craft Cartel Liquor’s Brewery Series invites you to explore the core range, seasonal releases and one-off specials of Australia’s best… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Reckless Hazy XPA Review 11/09/2020 - S M A L L  B A T C HHey Guys!Hope everyone is safe and well as we watch the… READ MORE...
Beer With The Brewer: Dave Padden 09/09/2020 - A lover of hops, particularly the American variety, Akasha’s owner and head brewer, Dave Padden caught up with us for… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Ministry of Beer Mosaic Berliner Weisse Review 04/09/2020 - M O S A I CHappy Friday Everybody!Hope you are all coping and staying safe.This week on the tasting paddle… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Ballistic Apricot Twang Review 21/08/2020 - Hey Guys!!!Another Friday has come around (much quicker than expected) – which means another Friday Frothy review.This week is an… READ MORE...
Why a craft beer subscription is the perfect gift for Father’s Day 17/08/2020 - It's the gift that keeps on giving! Why not give dad a 3, 6 or 12 month Craft Beer Subscription… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – White Bay Sunny Pale Review 14/08/2020 - S U N N Y  P A L EHey Guys!Welcome back to another Friday.Haven’t reviewed a Pale for a while,… READ MORE...
What is Barrel Aged Beer? 12/08/2020 - Brewing beer is a science, but brewing great beer is an art. In no other stage of the brewing process is… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Mash Brewing Lemon Lime Cheesecake IPA Review 07/08/2020 - L E M O N  L I M E  C H E E S E C A K EWowee.Firstly, what… READ MORE...
Father’s Day Gift Guide 06/08/2020 - LAST MINUTE GIFT? Let the lucky recipient know that their craft beer adventure is about to begin! With every Craft… READ MORE...
Win a 12 Month Beer Subscription for your Dad 06/08/2020 - Father's Day is fast approaching, and to celebrate we are giving you a chance to win a year's free beer… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Passion Lemon Sour Review 31/07/2020 - Hey Guys & Gals!Hope you are all well - This year just keeps on flying by and we have made… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Nine Fingers Smoke On The Porter Review 23/07/2020 - S M O K E  O N  T H E  P O R T E RHey Guys.Happy Friday - congratulations… READ MORE...
BEER WITH THE BREWER: LACHY CROTHERS 19/07/2020 - The man who loves to brew the beers with the blast of flavours is Lachy, the head brewer of Ballistic… READ MORE...
Craft Beer And Brewing Terms 17/07/2020 - Wanting to evolve from a simple beer drinker into a beer geek? Well we are back again to help you… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Moorebeer Big Poppa NEIPA Review 17/07/2020 - B I G  P O P P AThis may shock some of you this week but I am not reviewing… READ MORE...
Why I Love Craft Spirits 13/07/2020 - For a while I would go to the bottle shop before a party and grab a bottle of lemonade and… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Stomping Ground Bunker Porter Review 10/07/2020 - YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM. How good is this first beer out of this month’s subscription box?! Stomping Ground Porter – Bunker. I have… READ MORE...
Winter Beer: A Quick Guide To Dark Beer 10/07/2020 - Just as summer ales quench your thirst on a hot day, dark ales warm you up from the inside out. They’re the… READ MORE...
Beginners Guide to Craft Beer 03/07/2020 - Confused by the world of craft beer or just the beer world in general? We were all in that situation… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Bondi XPA Review 03/07/2020 - Happy Friday Everyone!Last beer from last months box is the XPA or Extra Pale Ale by Ben Buckler Brewery.Great little… READ MORE...
Win a Pabst Blue Ribbon 99-Can Carton 02/07/2020 - Here’s your chance to win the ultimate party case, the limited edition 99-can carton of Pabst Blue Ribbon! This carton… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Fox Hat Phat Mongrel Stout Review 26/06/2020 - P H A T  M O N G R E LThis little beauty slipped through the cracks from the last… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – The Mill Brewery Freshest Haze Galaxy Wet Hop DDH Hazy IPA Review 19/06/2020 - F R E S H E S T  H A Z ETalk about flying under the haze radar.The Mill Brewery… READ MORE...
Win a Modus Operandi Prize Pack 14/06/2020 - Craft Cartel Liquor’s Brewery Series invites you to explore the core range, seasonal releases and one-off specials of Australia’s best… READ MORE...
Beer with the Brewer: Luigi Mensi 14/06/2020 - For the last two years, Luigi Mensi has been steering the ship at Modus Operandi as Head Brewer and Head of… READ MORE...
Ultimate Gin Guide 13/06/2020 - World Gin Day is coming up on Saturday, 13 June 2020 and Australia has a lot to celebrate. Australian craft… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Colonial Brewing Porter Review 12/06/2020 - R O B U S T  P O R T E RLoving more and more winter beers being added to… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Your Mates Brewing Co Larry Pale Ale Review 05/06/2020 - L A R R YANOTHER WEEK DOWN.And as the world descends into turmoil a little bit further, let's all take… READ MORE...
Happy World Cider Day! 02/06/2020 - To mark World Cider Day on Wednesday, June 3rd, cider lovers around the globe are doing a collective cheers for… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Loophole Brewing Salt Water Stout Porter Review 29/05/2020 - We have made it through another week and they seem to be getting quicker and quicker.But…Congratulations on making it through!!!We… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Hope Imperial Raspberry Sour Review 22/05/2020 - Hey Guys!Welcome back to another Friday Frothy – brought to you by the ever fantastic Craft Cartel monthly subscription box!This… READ MORE...
What is Seltzer? 21/05/2020 - Well, if you are like most Australians, this is probably a term you’re not too familiar with but in its… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Moon Dog Timothy Tamothy Slamothy Milk Stout Review 15/05/2020 - Hey Guys,Welcome back to another Friday.With the weather getting a little colder, I thought I would crack one of the… READ MORE...
Untamed Beer: A Quick Guide To Sours 10/05/2020 - Is there a “new” style of beer in town? At Craft Cartel, sour beers seem to be showing up everywhere.… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Lord Howe Phasmid Pale Ale Review 08/05/2020 - Hey all you cool cats and kittens.Welcome to another Frothy Friday in isolation. I am super jealous of all you… READ MORE...
WIN A BENTSPOKE HOODIE, BEANIE & MIXED CASE WIN A BENTSPOKE HOODIE, BEANIE & MIXED CASE 05/05/2020 - To celebrate the 10th instalment of Craft Cartel Liquor's Brewery Series we're giving you the chance to #WIN our limited… READ MORE...
Beer with the Brewer: Richard Watkins 29/04/2020 - Known for pushing the boundaries of his craft, we recently caught up with twice crowned Australian Champion Brewer, Richard Watkins… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Willie The Boatman Crazy Ivan Review 24/04/2020 - Welcome back ladies and gentleman.Hope your week has gone quick in isolation or if you are being essential, I hope… READ MORE...
Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020 – Mama Needs A Drink 20/04/2020 - Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and you’re looking for the perfect gift. We’re glad you’re here. Your mum successfully kept… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – A Local Beer XPA Review 17/04/2020 - Hey Guys!Happy Friday! Hope you are all surviving being locked inside and not going too crazy.My beer of choice for… READ MORE...
Win A 3 Month Craft Beer Subscription 16/04/2020 - To make isolation a bit more 'beer-able', we're giving you the chance to #WIN a 3 Month Craft Beer Subscription.… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Prancing Pony Stage Roadie Review 03/04/2020 - Well Friday sneaks up on you when all of your days are the same!Two weeks of isolation down and to… READ MORE...
Best Autumn Red Ales 03/04/2020 - Feel that? A lowering of the heat, maybe a faint crispness to the air? Autumn is here. And while we're… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Slipstream Scooter American Red Ale Review 27/03/2020 - Welcome to another Friday guys. Hope you are all staying safe and at home (if you can) and my thoughts… READ MORE...
WIN A GARAGE PROJECT T-SHIRT + MIXED CASE 25/03/2020 - Craft Cartel Liquor's Brewery Series invites beer lovers to explore the core range and seasonal releases of our favourite independent… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Mornington Galaxy Odyssey Passionfruit Sour Review Friday Frothies – Mornington Galaxy Odyssey Passionfruit Sour Review 20/03/2020 - Welcome back all, I hope you are all keeping safe and well during these strange and scary times.This week, I… READ MORE...
BEER WITH THE BREWER: PETE GILLESPIE BEER WITH THE BREWER: PETE GILLESPIE 18/03/2020 - Behind every great brewery is a great brewer, and that man at Garage Project is Pete Gillespie.Ahead of the launch… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Jetty Road XPA Review Friday Frothies – Jetty Road XPA Review 13/03/2020 - Happy Friday Everybody!Hope you’re not stuck inside being quarantined this weekend. But if you are, maybe try ordering a subscription… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Rodenbach Fruitage Review 06/03/2020 - How could I go past this pint sized like can for a Friday Frothy Review?Rodenbach are the pinnacle when it… READ MORE...
Meet Our Beer Reviewer: Benny Dalton 28/02/2020 - Melbournian Benny Dalton has been reviewing the craft beers in our Monthly Subscription Boxes for yonks now, so we felt… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Dainton Easy Peasy Review 27/02/2020 - Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy is the saying right?I now believe that saying was talking about just how well this Lemonade… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Ballistic Hawaiian Haze Review 21/02/2020 - Happy Friday Everybody!Hope your week has been well and your beers have been tasty.This week’s beer of choice is from… READ MORE...
WIN A KAIJU! BEER T-SHIRT + MIXED CASE 18/02/2020 - Craft Cartel Liquor's Brewery Series invites beer lovers to explore the core range and seasonal releases of our favourite independent… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Moon Dog Old Mate Review 13/02/2020 - With the amount of different beers Moon Dog release every month and the amazing Moon Dog World that they have… READ MORE...
BEER WITH THE BREWER: NAT REEVES 05/02/2020 - Ahead of the launch of our KAIJU! Beer Pack we caught up with brewer Nat Reeves (pictured right) who co-founded… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Grassy Knoll Session Ale Review 31/01/2020 - It is still bloody hot in most of the country, so this week I am sticking true to the lighter… READ MORE...
Valentine’s Day Competition 29/01/2020 - Valentine's Day is around the corner and Craft Cartel Liquor is giving you the chance to win a popular Top… READ MORE...
Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Of 2019 27/01/2020 - On the Australia Day long weekend the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2019 were revealed. Now in its… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – PIRATE LIFE AÇAI AND PASSIONFRUIT SOUR Review 24/01/2020 - With the warm weather that is engulfing the country at the moment, it was only a logical choice to have… READ MORE...
2020 Valentine’s Day Beer Gift Guide 22/01/2020 - Everyone goes with chocolate and flowers for Valentine’s Day. But why? Like chocolate, beer is ancient (with beer a full… READ MORE...
OCEAN-REACH-IPA Friday Frothies – Ocean Reach IPA Review 17/01/2020 - Happy New Year Everybody.I hope your festive period was as fun and fattening as mine. We are now back into… READ MORE...
Brendan’s Top 10 Beers of 2019 31/12/2019 - With the 'GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2019' set to be announced on January 25th, we caught up… READ MORE...