Articles by Guy Southern

Ya Wee Blasta!

Blasta cleaned up at the 2020 Perth Royal Beer Awards, claiming four trophies including Champion Small Brewery and Champion Beer. It was a great night for home state brewers, with WA taking out almost every title.

August 22, 2020 by Guy Southern


Pirate Life Perth Takes Shape

August 19, 2020 by Guy Southern

Just under a year after the plans were unveiled, construction begins today on what will become Pirate Life's Perth brewery venue. The 1,000 capacity venue will house what will be Pirate Life's third brewery.


Gage Roads To Build New Freo Home

August 11, 2020 by Guy Southern

Gage Roads have today announced plans for a brewery and venue at Fremantle's Victoria Quay. The family-friendly destination overlooks the stretch of ocean that inspired the brewery's name.


Postcards from the Edge No.47: Interstate Mates

August 6, 2020 by Guy Southern

During the first lockdown, everyone in the beer industry was faced with similar challenges. Now, with some states rolling back restrictions while Victoria is suffering again, the brewing industry is rallying to help mates in need.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: Sticking With Beer

July 31, 2020 by Guy Southern

Our Aussie Beerstagrammers series with a young account that's quickly become one of the country's most popular thanks to its creator's unique concept and humorous approach.


Postcards from the Edge No.31: Once In A Brew Moon

May 19, 2020 by Guy Southern

After a detour into making sanitiser from cheap wine, Perth's Whipper Snapper Distillery got stuck into one more project before returning to whisky: turning kegs from 21 WA breweries into a one-off batch of Moonshine.


Postcards from the Edge No.26: Hanging On By A Thread

May 8, 2020 by Guy Southern

This Postcards series has shown how many businesses connected to beer and hospo have suffered. Guy Southern joined Short Batch as they printed #keepinglocalalive t-shirts and we chatted to CraftyMerch about their roller coaster ride.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: All Of The Beers

April 2, 2020 by Guy Southern

He fell down the rabbit hole of beer in London and has brought his passion to bear with the @allofthebeers Instagram account. Guy Southern spoke to Matt Kukura for another entry in our Beerstagrammers series.


Postcards from the Edge No.4: #dontdrinkalone

March 26, 2020 by Guy Southern

Self isolation and, in all likelihood, a full lockdown of society at some point, will prove challenging for everyone, but some more than others. The #dontdrinkalone campaign launched by a WA bottleshop hopes to spread virtual cheer.


20 Years Of Nail

March 16, 2020 by Guy Southern

Few brewing companies in Australia have been around 20 years, few have picked up as many major trophies, and none has a story like that of Nail and founder John Stallwood. Guy Southern took a trip down Memory Lane.

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