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Win a Sea Legs Brewing Co Merch Pack! 18/05/2022 - . AHOY THERE! WIN A SEA LEGS MERCH PACK! ENTRY IS FREE Enter now, register your details, and increase your chances… READ MORE...
Beer with the Brewer: Sea Legs Brewing Co. 13/05/2022 - Beer with the Brewer — Jon Fuchs We sat down for a beer with Jon Fuchs, Co-Founder & Head Brewer… READ MORE...
Win A Burleigh Keg Jump VIP Experience 27/04/2022 - ENTRY IS FREE! Register below and share with your mates for bonus chances to win! READ MORE...
WIN A FRESHIE PILS PRIZE PACK 10/03/2022 - ENTRY IS FREE! Register now, share with a friend and join the Cartel for your chance to win some of… READ MORE...
WIN A LITTLE BANG BREWERY SERIES PACK 21/02/2022 - Here's your chance to get your hands on this epic limited release mixed pack from little bang brewing co.ENTRY IS… READ MORE...
NEW FRESHIE PILS NOW RANGING AT CRAFT CARTEL LIQUOR! 15/02/2022 - Introducing freshwater brewing company and FRESHIE PILS TO THE CRAFT CARTEL RANGE! They’re not just craft, they're chill.  Freshwater is… READ MORE...
Beer with the Brewery: Little Bang Brewery 10/02/2022 - Beer with the Brewery — Ryan Davidson We sat down for a beer with Ryan Davidson, co-founder of Little Bang… READ MORE...
Best Valentine’s Day Beer Gifts 22/01/2022 - FAST LOVE! EXPRESS V. DAY BEER GIFT BOXDon’t usually celebrate Valentine’s Day? We get it. But why not surprise your… READ MORE...
LOW ALCOHOL LOWDOWN 09/01/2022 - THE SUPER TASTY LOW-ALC LOW-DOWN Have you set yourself some hefty new year’s resolutions? No beers, say it isn’t so!!… READ MORE...
Brick Lane Brewing Delivers The Goods With The Tastiest New Low Alcohol Beers Around! 23/12/2021 - From the award-winning Brick Lane Brewing, the newest and tastiest in low alc beers is now here, giving drinkers searching… READ MORE...
New Watermelon Raspberry South West Sours! 19/11/2021 - A fruity twist on their much loved South West Sour, Colonial's new South West Sour Watermelon Raspberry is slightly sweet,… READ MORE...
The Ultimate Christmas Gift Ideas for Beer, Wine & Spirit Lovers 17/11/2021 - The countdown to Christmas is on! So, we've put together this gift guide to make your life a little easier.… READ MORE...
Beer with the Brewer: Reid Stratton 29/08/2021 - Bright Brewery was born in 2005 from a passion for well-made beer, a love for the town of Bright and its… READ MORE...
WHAT’S IN THE (SUPER)CASE?​ 06/08/2021 - A FIRST IN A SERIES OF OUR NEW TURBO CHARGED BREWERY PARTNERSHIPS, WE'VE GOTCHA COVERED! - ONLY 30 WILL BE… READ MORE...
We’ve Gotcha Covered with Beer & Brewer 07/07/2021 - Beer & Brewer magazine will be publishing its Great Australian Brewery Guide free with the spring issue of Beer & Brewer. The… READ MORE...
Beer with the Brewer: Richard Watkins 25/06/2021 - It’s only fitting that the next instalment of our Brewery Series features one of Australia’s most respected craft breweries, which… READ MORE...
Chur calls last drinks down under 19/05/2021 - Chur Brewing Co. have announced that due to a number of challenges they have decided to cease shipping their beer… READ MORE...
New State Of Origin Mixed Packs 14/05/2021 - NSW AND QLD MIXED PACKS NOW AVAILABLE! - CHOOSE YOUR SIDE - The countdown to the 2021 State Of Origin is… READ MORE...
BEER WITH THE BREWER: TOM ‘TEX’ WALKER 09/04/2021 - Batch brew and release limited release beers regularly and have a core line of top selling brews which are the… READ MORE...
WIN A JETTY ROAD BREWERY SERIES PACK 09/03/2021 - WIN A JETTY ROAD BREWERY SERIES PACK READ MORE...
BEER WITH THE BREWER: BLAKE BOWDEN 24/02/2021 - Blake Bowden is Jetty Road’s Head Brewer and chief recipe developer, who is known for pushing boundaries but always keeping… READ MORE...
WIN A 99 CAN CASE OF PABST BLUE RIBBON LAGER 05/02/2021 - WIN A 99 CAN CASE OF PABST BLUE RIBBON LAGER READ MORE...
Beer My Valentine 03/02/2021 - beer my valentine the perfect gifts to make it a crafty valentine's day this year!Forget chocolate and flowers for Valentine’s… READ MORE...
WIN A 100 CAN CASE OF CRAFT BEER 19/01/2021 - WIN A 100 CAN CASE OF CRAFT BEER To celebrate Australia Day, we're giving one lucky person the chance to… READ MORE...
BEER WITH THE BREWER: JON SELTIN 15/01/2021 - Jon is Brick Lane’s head brewer and first employee. Jon oversees all brewing and packaging operations and played a key… READ MORE...
Last Minute Christmas Gifts 22/12/2020 - LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS GIFTS Leave things a little late? we've got you covered with Craft beer gift subscriptions and gift… 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Beer with the Brewer – Jackson Beavis 30/10/2019 - Situated 20 minutes drive from Renmark on the banks of the stunning Murray River, you’ll find Woolshed Brewery. Once a… READ MORE...
Beer With The Brewer: Mattias Isaksson 07/08/2019 - Old Wives Ales started with a spark of curiosity amongst a clan of passionate home brewers, Nathan Keatch, Mattias Isaksson,… READ MORE...
Top 5 Craft Beer Countries 31/07/2019 - Since it's International Beer Day we’re inviting you to partake in a little armchair travelling with us, as we shine… READ MORE...
Bastille Day Wine Tasting 10/07/2019 - Bastille Day is coming up on Sunday, July 14th so naturally we are celebrating with some fine French wine and you're… READ MORE...
Top 10 BYO Beer Restaurants 03/07/2019 - With this Top 10 BYO Beer Restaurants List created by our own Matthew Corless, you can choose from a range… READ MORE...
Beer With The Brewer: Shaun Blissett 12/06/2019 - Ahead of the launch of the fifth instalment of our Brewery Series, we caught up with Wayward Brewing Co’s Head… READ MORE...
Australian International Beer Awards 2019…The Results Are In! 17/05/2019 - The Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) took place in Melbourne on May 16th and in case you missed them, here… READ MORE...
Must-Try Festival Beers At GABS 2019 12/05/2019 - The GABS Beer, Cider and Food Festival is back for another huge year and ready to send your taste buds… READ MORE...
STAR WARS Beer Guide 2019 02/05/2019 - To celebrate Star Wars Day, we've compiled the Ultimate Star Wars Beer Guide featuring our dark collaboration brew with the… READ MORE...
Win Ultimate STAR WARS Beer Pack 30/04/2019 - May the 4th be with you. To celebrate the galaxy far, far away, Craft Cartel Liquor is giving you the… READ MORE...
Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2019 – Mum Deserves A Drink! 29/04/2019 - 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...
Best Chocolate Beers For Easter 19/04/2019 - This Easter, why not trade chocolate eggs for chocolate beers? Or better still, indulge in both! To save you from going… READ MORE...
Moon Dog Adrian Mcnulty Beer With The Brewer: Adrian McNulty “Aka Macca” 17/04/2019 - Boy, do we enjoy Moon Dog’s playful wordplay. Nearly as much as we love their outlandish beers that meld styles… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Moon Dog Thunder Lips Yuzu Red IPA Review 05/04/2019 - Moon Dog Thunder Lips Yuzu Red IPA Red IPA ABV: 6% Reviewed by Craft Cartel Liquor's Manager, Brendan Leenders: Today,… READ MORE...
wade hurley capital brewery Beer With The Brewer – Wade Hurley 20/03/2019 - Ahead of the release of our Capital Brewing Co. Pack featuring the much anticipated Hang Loose Juice, we caught up… READ MORE...
Fresh is best blog Fresh Beer Is Better Beer 19/02/2019 - Here’s the trouble with craft beer: Brewers do everything in their power to perfect each beer they make — waking… READ MORE...
The Haze Craze: A Quick Guide To NEIPAS 30/12/2018 - What is a New England IPA (NEIPA)?The perfect beer for summer, a New England India Pale Ale (NEIPA) is a… READ MORE...
Our Bestselling Craft Beers Of 2018 29/12/2018 - As we cheers the end of 2018, we thought we’d take a look at our bestselling craft beers of the… READ MORE...
Beer Gift Ideas: Christmas Gifts For Beer Lovers 12/12/2018 - The countdown to Christmas is on! So, we've put together this gift guide to make your life a little easier.… READ MORE...
What Is Dry-Hopped Beer? 26/10/2018 - Before refrigeration existed, brewers would toss hops in a barrel of beer before shipping it off to the pub. The… READ MORE...
Beer With The Brewer – Nomad Brewing Co. 17/10/2018 - Nomad Brewing Co’s head brewer Brooks Caretta has spent years brewing around the world including New York and Rome, before… READ MORE...
IPA Beer: A Quick Guide 24/09/2018 - As the weather warms up, the important question is: Which beer will you drink this spring? We suggest a bold,… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Hairyman Amburlesque Review 10/08/2018 - Special Guest Reviewer - Nigel Ayling (Founder of We Love Craft Beer)Hairyman AmBurlesqueAmber AleABV: 5.8%Damn this is packed full of flavour.… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Black Hops Operation ‘Code Red’ Review 15/06/2018 - Brendan Leenders’ Friday Staff Pick Black Hops Operation ‘Code Red’ ABV: 6.2% On June 17th 2016, Eddie Oldfield, Dan Norris… READ MORE...
Meet Nigel Ayling – Founder Of ‘We Love Craft Beer’ 07/06/2018 - Here is some news hot off the press...we're teaming up with Australian online craft beer community – We Love Craft… READ MORE...
Win A Double Pass To GABS Sydney 30/05/2018 - Craft Cartel Liquor is giving you the chance to WIN a Double Pass to GABS Sydney this Saturday, June 2nd… READ MORE...
Australian International Beer Awards 2018…The Results Are In! 21/05/2018 - The Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) took place in Melbourne on May 16th and in case you missed them, here… READ MORE...
Beer With The Brewer: Bridge Road Brewers 17/05/2018 - Our bottle shop manager, Brendan Leenders recently visited Bridge Road Brewers in Beechworth, Victoria to attend the fourth High Country… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Yulli’s Brews Amanda Mandarin IPA Review 10/05/2018 - Brad Kingsman’s Friday Staff Pick! Yulli's Brews Amanda Mandarin IPA ABV: 6.7% This cheeky gal Amanda had me fooled at… READ MORE...
STAR WARS Beer Guide 03/05/2018 - To celebrate Star Wars Day, we’ve put together the ultimate Star Wars Beer Guide, featuring our dark collaboration with The… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Revenge Of The Pith Review 03/05/2018 - Nick’s Friday Staff Pick! (It’s kinda tough writing about your own beer, so we asked one of our customers to… READ MORE...
Celebrate King’s Day With The Best Dutch Beers 26/04/2018 - While we generally shine the spotlight on Aussie craft beer, from time to time we love introducing you to our favourite international brews.… READ MORE...
Win The Best Beer In The World – Westvleteren XII 26/04/2018 - Here is your chance to win a bottle of Westvleteren 12 (ABV: 10.2%), a classic Belgian Quad that many deem to… READ MORE...
Friday Frothies – Pirate Life Pilsner Review 13/04/2018 - Brendan Leenders' Friday Staff Pick! Pirate Life Pilsner ABV: 4.8% The scallywags at Pirate Life Brewing took to using Nelson… READ MORE...
Win A Top 10 Tinnies Case 11/04/2018 - We're giving you the chance to win one of Craft Cartel's best-sellers - a case of the Top 10 Tinnies! The… READ MORE...