Articles by Mick Wust

Making A Stand

Making A Stand

From trestle tables and pull-up banners to 50s themed diners and entire breweries made of cardboard, brewery stands at beer festivals have come a long way. Mick Wust asks why it's important to stand out.

June 25, 2019 by Mick Wust


The Drinks Adventurer

June 11, 2019 by Mick Wust

Do you like exploring the links between drinks? Past AIBA Best Media winner James Atkinson's podcast Drinks Adventures looks at beer, wine, and spirits, and the collaborations between those world.


Mission To Mahrs

June 4, 2019 by Mick Wust

Stephan Michel from Mahrs Bräu makes some of the best lagers in Germany. So, when he visited Australia recently, Mick Wust chatted with him about lagers and their place in a craft beer market.


Beer Travel: 48 Hours In Rome

May 23, 2019 by Mick Wust

While you shouldn't make your hunt for beer too much of a distraction from the city's iconic charms, Rome does have plenty to offer the visitor with a penchant for tasty local beer.


Who Brews Hop & Clover Beers?

May 20, 2019 by Mick Wust

It started out as an impulse buy on Gumtree, led to a media buzz and is now taking shape as a brewery in Capertee. Mick Wust got in touch with Dave Henderson to find out more about Hop & Clover.


Brew & A: Ken Friend

May 2, 2019 by Mick Wust

He went from homebrewing in the Air Force to trainee brewer to head brewer in just a year. Now settled in at the helm of 4 Hearts in Ipswich, we invited Ken Friend to be part of our Brew & A series.


A Day In The Life Of: A Festival Volunteer

April 25, 2019 by Mick Wust

Volunteers are often the unsung heroes of the beer festivals that bring joy to beer lovers across the country. But why do they do it? And what makes a good one? We chat to one of the best to find out.


Oscar & Glenn: Rocker, Skater, Brewers

April 3, 2019 by Mick Wust

In 2012, two brewing companies launched in Sydney's inner west, both brewing beers on the same kit. Among the founders were a frontman in a rock band and a skater. We caught up with them seven years on.


Who Brews With Sea Legs?

March 26, 2019 by Mick Wust

He was studying in Colorado as it was experiencing its craft beer boom so now, years later and on the other side of the world, Jon Fuchs has persuaded his mates to join him to become part of the Brisbane boom.


Now That's Good Drinking

March 15, 2019 by Mick Wust

We all know that beer can be good and, for a number of Aussie beer businesses, it's also being used for good. Mick Wust got in touch with five people using beer to raise funds and awareness around a number of causes.

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