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This is where SydneyBeer attempts to add a little bit of spice to your craft beer journey.

SydneyBeer aims to tell the stories of people in the beer community who are doing interesting things.

As well as stories, you’ll find hints, tips and hopefully some insight into Sydney’s craft beer scene.

If you have an interesting beer story, get in touch.

Best Bang For Your Buck Beers

Best Bang For Your Buck Beers

Good beer is expensive. Sydney is expensive. If you’re just getting into good beer, or if you’re just the naturally money conscious type, here’s a rough guide to finding the best bang for your buck beers in Sydney. Firstly, prices ...
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Kieran Medhurst - Medhurst & Sons

Kieran Medhurst of Pixel Brewing and Medhurst & Sons

Kieran Medhurst has been around Sydney's beer circles for some time now. His latest venture, Medhurst & Sons, is a specialist craft cider and beer shop in Glebe. "I do the occasional celebrity shift on a Monday or a Sunday," says ...
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Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016 Bitter Phew barrel aged beers tap takeover

Trends From Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016

The dust has now settled on Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016, so what did it tell us about our local beer scene? It was a hectic ten days but now there's been time to reflect, it's clear to see many positives come ...
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Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016 Pint Of Origin Tasmania Empire Hotel

Photos From Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016

Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016. There's so much to see, do and drink, it's easy to race through without pausing to take it all in. Here are a few visual highlights from this year's festival of beer. The great thing ...
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Johnathan and Clint - Bucket Boys

Johnathan Hepner & Clint Elvin, Co-Founders of Bucket Boys

Marrickville is a hotspot for craft beer in Sydney. So why has it taken until 2016 for it to get a specialist bottle shop? Co-founders Johnathan Hepner and Clint Elvin talk about their inspiration, passion and the journey to launch ...
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Preview: Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016

Preview: Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016

Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016 is just a week away, so here's a look at what SCBW16 has in store. The Story So Far Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016 is the sixth iteration of this local festival of beer. It's grown ...
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Craft Beer Crawl - Marrickville

Sydney Craft Beer Crawl – Marrickville

There’s a strong argument to suggest that Marrickville is become the craft beer epicentre of the Inner West. In what aims to be a new series on the site, I’ll take a hyper-local view at Sydney suburbs and how you ...
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Spinning Off James Squire

Spinning Off James Squire

Sydney-based and Lion-owned James Squire recently announced they were launching a spin-off range of experimental beers, under the Malt Shovel Brewers label. So why not just release the experimental beers under the James Squire brand rather than the spin-off Malt ...
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A Year On SydneyBeer

A Year On SydneyBeer

25 September marked the one year anniversary of this site. It was always a goal to make it to the first year as so many sites like this don’t make it that far. I’ll keep this brief. I debated whether ...
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Hype in Beer

Hype in Beer

A lot is made of hype in beer and the phenomenon of "FOMO" but is it applicable to our local craft beer scene? Disclaimer: I'm going to use “FOMO” multiple times in this article. I hate it as much as ...
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