Articles by Ross Lewis

The Story Of: Little Creatures Rogers'

Little Creatures' new Single Batch Reinhold is "Rogers' German cousin", according to head brewer Russ Gosling. It led Ross Lewis to catch up with one of the Rogers' whose name adorns the mid-strength ale for a journey down Memory Lane.

October 13th, 2017 by Ross Lewis


Canvas. Comic Strip. Can.

August 10th, 2017 by Ross Lewis

Following on from our look at branding in the beer industry, Ross Lewis chats to a couple of designers working on Australian breweries' cans as well as a brewery owner whose tinnies are among the most spectacular you'll see.


River Of Gold

July 10th, 2017 by Ross Lewis

In just 18 months, the trophy cabinet at Brewhouse Margaret River has become a well-stocked affair. On the back of trophies at the Perth Royal Beer Show awards, Ross Lewis finds out more about the young brewery and its fine dark beers.


The Golden Handshake

July 1st, 2017 by Ross Lewis

Outgoing Feral sales boss Steve Finney was sent off in fine style last night as the beer brewed as his farewell gift picked up a trophy at the Perth Royal Beer Awards. There was major success for Margaret River Brewhouse too.


Breaking China II

June 1st, 2017 by Ross Lewis

In Breaking China, we spoke to Australian brewers looking to secure export to China on the challenges they faced. In part two, we seek a different perspective from Chinese beer writers and an expat in Melbourne working to establish a distribution network for Aussie brewers.


Breaking China

April 19th, 2017 by Ross Lewis

A growing number of Australian brewers is looking to break into the Chinese market. The craft beer market may be tiny percentage wise, but is still large in numbers. So how can brewers hope to make it there? And what beers are in demand?


The Artisan

March 17th, 2017 by Ross Lewis

There are few people in Australia who have explored so many facets of the beer world as Brian Fitzgerald. Now winning plaudits for his Belgian style beers as Artisan Brewing, he's a beer judge, Cicerone, yeast importer and more.


Sailing On White Lakes

February 10th, 2017 by Ross Lewis

Former Swan Brewery man Sean Symons has returned to brewing, taking up the reins at the impressive new White Lakes operation in Perth. Ross Lewis joined him to talk beer, brewing and grand plans for expansion.


Mall Brewing

January 20th, 2017 by Ross Lewis

The team behind Perth's Northbridge Brewing Company is set to open a brewpub in a northern suburbs shopping mall. And the move could be a sign of things to come as the nature of shopping centres evolves.


Topping Up At The Billabong

September 19th, 2016 by Ross Lewis

Billabong Brewery's 23rd year in business is turning out to be a pretty good one. Its Wheat Beer collected more trophies, a new bar is up and running and the owners took on the law and they won.

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