What is Craft Beer? Today "Craft Beer" is used as a defining marketing term for -- small batch -- high quality beer. It may appear to be a new term for beer from boutique breweries, however craft beer has been brewed in Australia since the 1980's.
The 1st edition of The Beer Lovers Guide to Australia (May 2010), showcased around 90 brewers across Australia. With well over 500 brewers in operation today this means that almost 80% of today's breweries were not open at that time. Presented in an easy-to-read and understand format this series will get you searching for your local brewery and new favourite brew.