Articles by Mick Wust

Atomic Beer Project Opens In Redfern

After months of delays due to COVID-19, Atomic Beer Project's new brewery and venue is ready to open in Redfern. It represents a major East Coast move for the Good Drinks group formed by WA's Gage Roads.

September 22, 2020 by Mick Wust


Ten Years Of Crafty: In Ten(ish) Beers

September 10, 2020 by Mick Wust

It took The Crafty Pint's founder eight years to put his name on an article, but now we've forced him to open up about some of the beers and stories that have guided his time in the beer world.


The Big Issue: Coping with COVID-19 Part II

August 12, 2020 by Mick Wust

Many of us face mental health challenges at the best of times. With the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacting the beer and hospo industries, we look at the difficulties people are facing and the support they can seek.


The Big Issue: Coping With COVID-19 Part I

August 10, 2020 by Mick Wust

Many of us face mental health challenges at the best of times. With the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacting the beer and hospo industries, we look at the difficulties people are facing and the support they can seek.


The Collaborators: KegSwappa

July 22, 2020 by Mick Wust

“It seemed like such an obvious thing to do. Why is no one else doing it?” If you've ever used Swap'n'Go gas bottles, then you basically already know how KegSwappa works. Read on to see how this simple idea came about.


Postcards from the Edge No.41: Let There Be Gin

June 29, 2020 by Mick Wust

In the space of a few months, Lee McAlister-Smiley, founder of Brisbane's White Lies Brewing, has gone from having no idea how to make hand sanitiser to producing wasabi gin alongside his beers.


Who Brews 7th Day Beers?

April 27, 2020 by Mick Wust

It all started with the hunt for a good craft pilsner and grew from there. From footy dads in a garage to a crowdfunding campaign to a brewery in Brookvale, you have to ask: Who Brews 7th Day beers?


Crafty Crawls: Sydney's Northern Beaches

March 13, 2020 by Mick Wust

Whether you're going for a beach weekend or a beer weekend, Sydney's Northern Beaches has plenty to offer - you just need to know where to look.


Behind Bars: Harts Pub At Ten

January 21, 2020 by Mick Wust

Inside a 130-year-old building in The Rocks, Harts Pub is a ten-year-old bar that's won the gratitude of Sydney beer drinkers and Australian independent breweries alike as one of the city's earliest adopters of craft beer.


Best New Queensland Beers Of 2019

December 31, 2019 by Mick Wust

The beer industry in Queensland keeps growing and changing, and even the drinkers are changing. But the more things change, the more they stay the same: great beer came out of the Sunshine State again in 2019.

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