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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.

Sydney Craft Beer Week opening gala

Photos from Sydney Craft Beer Week 2015

Sydney Craft Beer Week 2015: so much to do, so much to drink. The thing about beer festivals is that there's so much to do (and so much to write about) but so little time. #SCBW15 has been buzzing on ...
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Sam Mealing The Hop & Grain

Sam Mealing, Owner of The Hop & Grain Brew Store

Like many people, Sam Mealing got into home brewing through the classic Coopers kit from Kmart. Studying at university in Newcastle, it seemed like a cheap alternative and something cool to do. This is a bumper interview, so there is ...
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What is craft beer?

What is Craft Beer?

What is craft beer? It's a great question. Unfortunately I don’t think anyone has a thorough answer at the moment but allow me to try. Even if I did have an answer, it's a subject that would require a book to fully ...
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Alex Latham Pisshed

The Art of Beer: Artist and Nomad Brewing Collaborator, Alex Latham

The Sydney craft beer scene is a place of open collaboration. Alex Latham, the artist behind some of Nomad Brewing's bottle labels, talks about this collaborative spirit and his process. Just two of the great things about the Sydney craft ...
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Oktoberfest 2015 Sydney

5 Things to Do For Oktoberfest 2015 in Sydney

Ein Prosit! A toast! To some fantastic ways to celebrate Oktoberfest 2015 in Sydney. Gemütlichkeit (noun): geniality, friendliness. The German word refers to that cozy and familial atmosphere one experiences at Oktoberfest. If you haven’t made it to Munich this year, ...
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Bjorn Godwin Knox St Bar

Bjorn Godwin of Knox Street Bar: Why Community Matters

Knox Street Bar is a small, community bar. It's a community that I'm proud to consider myself a part of. One evening I stopped in for a chat with owner, Bjorn Godwin. He was busy working on improving the acoustics ...
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Quarrymans 2nd birthday

Quarrymans Hotel’s 2nd Birthday

In two short years Quarrymans Hotel has become a favourite for craft beer geeks in Sydney. It wasn’t all plain sailing in the beginning but they’re absolutely flying now and always have one of the best tap lists around. With ...
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GABS 2015

GABS Sydney 2015

The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular came to Sydney for the first time in 2015 and it was a massive success. (Note: Leap forward a year and see the highlights from GABS Sydney 2016.) The principle is this: A whole heap ...
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Craftd Stone & Wood Stone Beer

Craftd beer glassware

Craftd is an Aussie startup that will take your enjoyment of beer up a notch. Now it’s not just buying craft beer that supports small Aussie businesses but buying crafty glassware too. Thankfully for us beer geeks, Craftd make a ...
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Aroma Festival Rocks Brewing Pop Up Bar

Aroma Coffee Festival, The Rocks

Yes, I know this seems ridiculous but I went to a coffee festival and drank beer. Okay, I had a coffee and some food first but how could I resist a morning beer when Rocks Brewing had a pop-up bar ...
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