Great American Craft  

The US Craft Revolution began in the 1990’s, 2 US brewers were at the centre of everything. Ballast Point Brewing Company and Kona Brewing Co both were founded in the mid 1990’s and have been highly influential ever since.

Highly Awarded & Influential



Ballast Point Brewing – Dedicated to the Craft

Founded in 1996 as a small group of San Diego home brewers who simply wanted to make a better beer. This exploration became an obsession with ingredients—tinkering, testing and tasting to find the perfect balance of taste and aroma. That adventurous spirit lead to award-winning beers in classic and unique styles while challenging and expanding beer tastes globally.

Ballast Point Brewing is famous for their IPAs.  The brand has defined modern IPAs pushing the boundaries of the style to create what we all love today.  Rate rate their traditional Sculpin IPA a perfect 100/100.


About Kona Brewing Co – Liquid Aloha

Kona Brewing Company was founded by father and son team Cameron Healy and Spoon Khalsa. The pair had a vision to reflect the spirit, culture, and beauty of Hawaii in a collection of local island craft beers, so in 1994 they set out for the Big Island to bring their dream to life. Flash forward to today, and Kona Brewing has become one of the best-selling craft beer brands in the world. Despite the global success, the Kona team have managed to stay true to our Hawaiian roots through innovation, sustainability and community outreach. And they’re still headquartered where it all began, in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Kona’s brewers were some of the first to experiment with real fruit in the brewing process to add refreshing flavours like passionfruit, orange and guava.  Break out beers such as Big Wave have led the pacific island style creating refreshing and session-able beers revered the world over.

Craft Revolution imports and distributes both US brands Kona Brewing Co and Ballast Point Brewing Co.  “We have imported Kona for many years and each year gets stronger with more taps and greater retail sales.”  “This year is our 1st distributing famed San Diego brand Ballast Point” says Drew Lette General Manger of Craft Revolution, “Ballast Point Brewing have achieved something special in their award-winning Sculpin range of beers with Rate rating many at 90+ and both the Sculpin IPA & Grapefruit Sculpin IPA rated at 100/100”

Craft Revolution offer a range of Ballast Point draught beers and Kona brewing Co draught and packaged beers for venues looking to deliver outstanding beer   “Our team can work with venues to build  bespoke point of sale, social media campaigns and paired food menus and a lot more”  says Lette.  “We are really proud to be distributing such great beer.”

If you are interested in showcasing great US beer, please contact Craft Revolution


Sales Enquiries – Campbell Speers +61 435 288 799

About Craft Revolution

Delivering The Beer Revolution To Australian Drinkers

Craft Revolution is a Melbourne based, Australian owned premium beverage company formed in 2015 with a desire to bring the world’s best craft beers, both Australian and International, to the beer loving public of Australia using our national distribution network.  Our portfolio includes Kona Brewing Co, Estrella Damm, Ballast Point Brewing Co and East 9th Brewing.

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