Articles by Hannah Louise Grugel

Hard Times

Ginger beers have enjoyed some time in the sun in recent years, but what of hard lemonades? Avowed fan Hannah Louise Grugel spoke to two local producers, asking where such drinks sit in relation to beer and how far they might go.

March 20th, 2019 by Hannah Louise Grugel


Going Green: Carbon Reduction

November 1st, 2018 by Hannah Louise Grugel

Brewing beer is intensive in many ways, from the amount of energy required to the use of water. Hannah Louise Grugel caught up with the team at Batch to find out how they're working to be a more sustainable brewery.


The Collaborators: Provenance Flour And Malt

October 15th, 2018 by Hannah Louise Grugel

Provenance Flour And Malt works with farmers using regenerative techniques to supply single source flour and malt to Australian producers. Hannah Louise Grugel spoke to founder John Campbell and one of the brewers using his malt.


Hopsters Club Together

August 20th, 2018 by Hannah Louise Grugel

Plans to open Australia's first cooperative brewery have taken a step forward as the founders joined members at the site of their proposed brewery and taproom in the Sydney's Inner West. Hannah Louise Grugel joined them to find out more.


Pioneer Brewing

December 14th, 2017 by Hannah Louise Grugel

Pioneer Brewing is a new farm-based brewery in rural New South Wales. It uses its own grain in its beers and has started growing hops with the intention of using as much of its homegrown crops in the brewing process.


X Marks The... Something

May 9th, 2017 by Hannah Louise Grugel

It's been three years since Wolf of the Willows launched its XPA and the number of beers bearing that name is growing fast. But does anyone agree on what an XPA should be? We ask some XPA brewers about the X factor.

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