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Pub ride series 001 recap

Last night saw the launch of our Pub Ride series for summer. And it was rad. The weather was good, albeit a little cold on the way home, but thank goodness it wasn’t raining. The night kicked off as planned at Beer Deluxe in Fed Square. Our small group of 5 riders sat down to a Stone & Wood Pacific ale to ease into the night. The Pacific Ale is fantastic session beer, but we were a little disappointed to not be allowed inside to see what was on their full tap list due to a private function. Fail. We quickly became peckish, and so jumped on our bikes and headed for Brother Burger & the Marvellous Brew in Fitzroy...

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Jac Barber x CRAFTD.

Introducing The Companion - a collaboration between us and Jac Barber. ---The Story. We first met Mitch of Jac Barber at Menske in August, the week after our launch. I (Ben) was stoked to meet the man behind the handmade wallets we'd seen floating around, and we hit it off straight away. By the end of the weekend we were already talking about a co-lab wallet around our bottle opener, The Key. And so the project concept was born. The following weeks had Mitch dreaming up designs for the wallet, and after a couple of meetings, and the odd beer.. Mitch confirmed he had finalised his design. Production began. A week later we caught up for dinner, and Mitch stated he had...

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Craft Beer in Bali...

Last week we were chilling by the pool in the glorious Bali. It was relaxing, fun, hectic and hot - and all very welcome having fled from the thick of Melbourne's winter. In true Aussie form we partook in the Bintang ritual (minus the paraphernalia) drinking enough of the stuff to say we did it - as well as trying the local 'craft beer' Stark. Their brews were more rounded, and less commercial than the 'tang, however their versions of a Hefeweizen and Dunkel Hefeweizen were not to our liking, after having versed ourselves in the way of the southern German Weizen whilst living there a few years back. Although the malts in the dunkel were pleasant (I'm a sucker for a dunkel...

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Escaping the Melbourne winter

We are headed north for some sun, and relief from the cold of Melbourne. Yeah! This means all orders for our craft beer goods received after 8pm AEST today will be shipped on Tues 26th Aug. If you want to stay up to date with what we're up to or what's news, check out our Twitter and Instagram - @craftdglass Cheers from the crew at CRAFTD.  

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