Articles by Marie Claire Jarratt

Going Green: One Drop's Box

As part of their mission to inspire change, young Sydney brewery One Drop have designed unique environmentally friendly packaging for their cans. Marie Claire Jarratt got in touch to find out more.

May 28th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt


Crafty Crawls: Petersham

April 12th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

It might not have the density of crafty offerings of some neighbouring 'burbs, but times have been a-changing in Petersham. Local resident Marie Claire Jarratt guides you to the best spots for beer lovers.


Women In Drinks

March 6th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

International Women's Day 2019 will see a new festival celebrating women working in beer, wine and spirits launch in Sydney. We spoke to two women leading the way in the local beer world to find out more about their experiences and changing times.


The Big Issue: Sexism

May 15th, 2018 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Typically, it's overtly sexist labels or crude marketing that brings the beer world's relationship with women into the spotlight. But, as Marie Claire Jarratt finds, there's a more permanent and insidious form of sexism affecting women every day.


The Collaborators: Ryefield Hops

October 20th, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

The owners of a former dairy farm in the south of New South Wales have embarked on a new direction: hop farming. Ryefield Hops harvested its first crop earlier this year, with some of those hops going into Waratah, an all NSW beer released by Wildflower during Sydney Beer Week.


Retro Philter

September 6th, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

The Craft Beer Awards have had a tendency to turn the spotlight on new brewing companies. And that was no different in 2017 as four-month-old Philter took out Champion Pale Ale. We chat to the well travelled brewer at the helm.


Craft Beer Heroes: Liam Pereira

August 22nd, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Within the Australian craft beer community, there is a handful of characters almost everyone seems to know – or at least knows of. Liam Pereira is one of those characters. We caught up with him as he prepares to oversee his first Sydney Beer Week.


Cheers To Change

May 10th, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

From the deep bush of Papua New Guinea via one of Mexico's most dangerous cities to creating Eden in the Southern Highlands, Marie Claire Jarratt discovers one couple's journey to brewery owners has taken the road less travelled.


The Collaborators: Voyager Craft Malt

March 15th, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

The Collaborators is an ongoing series looking at businesses growing in tandem with the local craft beer industry. Here, Marie Claire Jarratt chats to the man behind a craft malthouse in NSW and brewers who use his malts.


Beer Travel: 12 Hours In San Diego

February 14th, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

When Aussie beer lovers head to the States, they usually give themselves several weeks to explore the beer scene. What if you've only got 12 hours? In San Diego for a conference, Marie Claire Jarratt discovered the answer is: plenty.

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