Articles by Will Ziebell

Keg Bottle Can: A New Guide To Aussie Beer

Local beer lovers are in for a treat in the coming weeks as two new books are released in the lead up to Father's Day. One of them comes from Luke Robertson, founder of the Ale Of A Time blog and podcast, beer writer, host and more.

July 27th, 2018 by Will Ziebell


Who Brews Baffle Beers?

July 24th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Since 2015, Baffle Creek has been introducing the people of rural Queensland to German style lagers as well as rather less traditional ales. We spoke to the German couple behind the brewery for our Who Brews...? series.


The Collaborators: House Of Malt

July 23rd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Another small business created to support the local craft beer industry is up and running in Ballarat. House of Malt is a small malthouse specialising in creating small batch, floor malted varieties.


Who Brews DooLittle Beers?

July 19th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

He fell for good beer after getting a taste of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale decades ago but, arguably, Australia's domestic lagers did more to inspire Paul Nickodem to launch a brewing company. As his second beer launches, we find out more.


Toast Of The Townsville

July 11th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The beer scene in Queensland has exploded into life in the past few years but, long before the current flood of new breweries, Townsville got its own brewery. As it approaches legal drinking age, we chat to its founder and head brewer.


The Collaborators: Leading The Charge

July 10th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

They were heading into the busiest period of the year and had started blowing fuses and losing power at their brewery. The Mornington Peninsula team needed a solution and it's one they believe could help regional brewers across Australia.


Australian Brewery Sells To The Redcape Group

July 10th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The Australian Brewery, which has been run by the Colosimo family since 2010, today announced it had sold to the hotel and pub group Redcape


Aussie Exports: Natalie Wollenberg

July 6th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

From Darwin via Perth to a small "island" in Ontario, it's been a long road from first homebrews to commercial brewing. But, says Aussie Export Natalie Wollenberg, since their opened 555 Brewing Co, it's been full on.


What's Wrong With Wheat Beer?

July 2nd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Australia's beer judges seem to love them, they're great with an array of cuisines and they have a fascinating history. Yet traditional European wheat beer styles remain unloved. Will Ziebell speaks to brewers, retailers and consumers to find out why.


Who Brews Bravo Beers?

June 25th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

It's been almost eight years since we launched The Crafty Pint yet this is the first time we've come across Aussie brewers who were inspired to start brewing by traditional the Scottish beer style 80 shillings. Meet Brisbane's Bravo.

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