Podcast ‘sode 27: Personally, I’m a shambles; with James Smith from the Crafty Pint

ANT!We spoke to James Smith, known as the Crafty Pint, he is one of the founders of Melbourne’s Good Beer Week, recently published author, founder of Australia’s “craft beer rising” and busy family man. We find out how and why he started the Crafty Pint website and got some insight into both Good Beer Week 2015 and Craft Beer Rising. There was also some discussion of an ant.

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Find James’ website here:

http://craftypint.com/

We drank the Cream Ale Modus Operandi:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/modus-operandi-cream-ale/279267/

James mentioned Bootleg Brewery:

http://bootlegbrewery.com.au/

We discussed the moving of Matilda Bay:

http://craftypint.com/news/902/Matilda_Bay_To_Close

And White Rabbit:

http://craftypint.com/news/901/White_Rabbit_s_On_The_Hop

James mentioned Phil Sexton:

http://www.innocentbystander.com.au/blog/phil-sexton

We mentioned Goose Island:

http://www.gooseisland.com/

James mentioned this Fat Yak “branded” venue:

http://thegeneralassembly.com.au/

We mentioned this James Squire Brewhouse

http://portlandhotel.com.au/

We mentioned Wolf of the Willows:

http://craftypint.com/news/907/Who_Brews_Wolf_of_the_Willows_XPA

And Dilettante:

http://dilettantebeer.com/

As well as Brewchemy

https://www.facebook.com/brewchemy

And Black Hops:

http://blackhops.com.au/

We mentioned James’ book:

http://craftypint.com/news/810/150-Great-Australian-Beers-Your-Guide-to-Craft-Beer-and-Beyond

And Craft Beer Rising:

http://www.craftbeerrising.com.au/

Then mentioned the Grain Store in Newcastle:

http://grainstorenewcastle.com.au/

And Dave’s Brewery Tours:

http://www.davesbrewerytours.com.au/

And the 250Beers blog:

http://250beers.com/

We discussed Good Beer Week Melbourne:

http://goodbeerweek.com.au/

Luke mentioned Clever Polly’s:

http://www.cleverpollys.com.au/

James mentioned Blackman’s Brewery:

https://www.facebook.com/blackmansbrewery

Dave recommend Mountain Goat Summer Ale:

http://www.goatbeer.com.au/2013/09/summer-ale/

Luke recommends the Haandbryggeriet Host Saison:

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/haandbryggeriet-host/249273/

James recommends the Rider’s XPA:

https://www.facebook.com/RidersBrewCo

Dave recommends camping.

Luke recommends Brooklyn Nine Nine:

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2298848793/

James mentioned this:

http://www.sbs.com.au/programs/first-contact

And recommended Juice Rap News:

https://thejuicemedia.com/

You can find James here:

https://www.facebook.com/thecraftypint

https://twitter.com/thecraftypint

http://instagram.com/craftypint

And find Dave

@melbdave

and Luke

@aleofatime

Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AleofaTime

And our mead blog:

http://australianmead.wordpress.com/

Music from Toehider:

http://toehider.bandcamp.com/

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