Articles by Guy Southern

Blasta Secure $1m Government Grant

Blasta Secure $1m Government Grant

The good news keeps coming for Perth brewery Blasta after the trophy-winners secured a $1 million Federal Government grant to help fund the construction of a second brewery.

June 28, 2021 by Guy Southern


The Collaborators: The Vanilla Man

June 24, 2021 by Guy Southern

With adjunct-laden beers, particularly pastry stouts and sours, consumed in ever greater numbers by Australian drinkers, we met with Natural Vanilla’s Owen Henderson, one of Australia’s largest suppliers, to talk all things vanilla.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: beers.2.review

June 18, 2021 by Guy Southern

The latest in our series focusing on the best of Australia's Beerstagrammers returns to Victoria's Surf Coast, where Guy Southern chats to the mates behind @beers.2.review.


Who Brews Campus Beers?

June 1, 2021 by Guy Southern

After taking over a defunct brew-on-premise business in Canning Vale, a group of mates launched Campus Brewing earlier this year. We called in to taste some beers and chat about inspirations and future plans.


Who Brews Impi Beers?

March 26, 2021 by Guy Southern

Impi Brewers' unique beers have been available around WA for a few years now. On the eve of the opening of their cellar door, we find out more about the South African-inspired family affair.


2020: The Year In Beer – WA

December 28, 2020 by Guy Southern

Supporting local while broadening horizons, new openings, cracking beers, and #bigdumbdelicioussoughtaftercheckedinthings, here's Guy Southern with a look back at the year in beer in WA in 2020.


Ten Years Of Eagle Bay Brewing

December 8, 2020 by Guy Southern

Their brewery is one of the most spectacular in Australia, they're responsible for some of WA's best-loved beers, and today celebrate ten years since they poured their first beers. But does anyone know much about the Eagle Bay tale?


Otherside Go On Tour

November 25, 2020 by Guy Southern

COVID-19 gave the team behind Otherside Brewing Co and Freo.Social to take stock and reassess their model. One outcome launches tomorrow as they kick off three weeks of Welcome to the Otherside as a taster of what could lie ahead.


WA Trailblazers Feral Turn 18

October 23, 2020 by Guy Southern

Feral are one of a few breweries you can say without any doubt changed beer in Australia forever. As they turn eighteen, and with co-founder Brendan Varis no longer involved, we chatted to the new team about the future.


Running With Thieves

October 5, 2020 by Guy Southern

With their cans now landing in the fridges of WA retailers, Guy Southern caught up with the team behind Running With Thieves for a chat about the development of their South Fremantle venue, brewery and distillery.

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