Articles by Mick Wust

Sip, Speak, Repeat... Taking To The Soapbox

As Felons launches on Brisbane's river edge and with Soapbox and Stone & Wood coming to Fortitude Valley in the coming weeks, Mick Wust caught up with all three brewers and found them all keen to shout loud about the local beer scene.

November 22nd, 2018 by Mick Wust


Craft Beer Heroes: Newstead, The Mill & Brewski At 5

November 8th, 2018 by Mick Wust

Three of the key players in Brisbane's burgeoning beer scene in recent years all turn five as 2018 draws to a close. We caught up with the founders of Newstead Brewing, The Mill and Brewski to look back, forward and ask who'd win in a fight.


Craft Beer Heroes: Chicks With Ales

October 11th, 2018 by Mick Wust

At this year's Beeries, the Gold Beery for Best Community Contributor went to Chicks With Ales, a group for beer loving women. We caught up with brewer, microbiologist and former pro basketballer Kerry Claydon to find out more.


Crafty Crawls: Fortitude Valley

September 21st, 2018 by Mick Wust

As the fifth Beer InCider festival hit Brisbane, we took to the streets of Fortitude Valley to check out the craftiest offerings for another in our ongoing Crafty Crawls series.


Festival Beers

September 4th, 2018 by Mick Wust

Major music events used to be the preserve of industrial lager and RTDs at music festivals, but things are changing. Music festivals are even looking to create their own craftier beer offerings, as Mick Wust discovers.


Beer Travel: Bali, Hops, Water & Yeast II

August 30th, 2018 by Mick Wust

In part one of his endeavour to hunt down good beer in Bali, Mick Wust focused on the offerings from Big Beer. In part two, he delves a little deeper, calling in to the country's only craft brewery and meeting some US importers.


Beer Travel: Bali, Hops, Water & Yeast I

August 29th, 2018 by Mick Wust

"Is there any good beer in Bali?" Our intrepid writer Mick Wust followed the well-trodden path to one of the most popular holiday destinations for Australians and set out to discover whether those with crafty palates can find satisfaction.


Fresh Or Dead

August 15th, 2018 by Mick Wust

As the audience for craft beer grows and competition intensifies, quality and education are more important than ever. We speak to a Brisbane brewery and Melbourne retailer finding their own ways of spreading the fresh is best message.


Felons To Storm Brisbane

June 21st, 2018 by Mick Wust

The beer lovers of Brisbane can prepare to party like it's 1823 as a new brewery venue takes shape on the edge of Brisbane River, underneath the iconic Story Bridge. Mick Wust called in to meet the Felons as they took delivery of their tanks.


Crafty Crawls: South Brisbane & Beyond

June 14th, 2018 by Mick Wust

Much is made of the growth in breweries in and around Brisbane, but the bar scene is no slouch either. So, less than two years after publishing a South Brisbane/West End Crawl, we've had to divide and conquer, creating two where there had been one...

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