Articles by Will Ziebell

From Rhineland To Richmond

He was winning awards for his beers before he was legally allowed to buy one before setting off to learn to brew in Germany – and trying to shake things up with his own brewing company. Now back in Australia, at the helm of Melbourne's Burnley Brewing, we catch up with Michael Stanzel.

March 28th, 2018 by Will Ziebell


Aussie Exports: Cristal Peck – Parasite Produktions

March 27th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

If you picked up some cans of Wolf Of The Willow's third Acidulus release, you've experienced a little bit of Berlin's Parasite Produktions. Formed by an American-Australian couple and focused on experimenting with booze, here's the Aussie half, Cristal Peck, to tell us more.


Who Brews Froth Beers?

March 22nd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Exmouth is a place better known for its tourist appeal than local beer, but two breweries in the coastal town are changing that. Last yearb we caught up with Whalebone Brewing and now it's time to turn our focus to the Ningaloo Coast's other brewery: Froth Craft Beer.


Going Green: Sustainable Brewing

March 20th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Brewing is, by its nature, an industry that's high on consumption – and we don't just mean in terms of beer drinking. Here, we kick off a new series, Going Green, that looks at sustainable practices within the Australian beer industry.


St Patrick & The Black Stuff

March 15th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

As Irishmen and women – genuine and honorary-for-the-day – prepare to celebrate St Patrick's Day across the planet, we look back at the day's origins, how it become synonymous with Guinness and how it was and is celebrated in Australia.


Who Brews Into Six Tanks?

March 14th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Slowly but surely, a craft beer scene is taking shape in and around Darwin. Six Tanks Brew Co is playing a key role, brewing a range of beers onsite that share the venue's 26 taps with other local and independent Australian brewers.


Aussie Exports: Jess Wolfgang

March 13th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Jess Wolfgang spent years working with Keith Grice at Hunter Beer Co before being convinced to move to her partner's homeland in New Zealand. Together, they started Rhyme and Reason in Wanaka, where they brew local beer for anyone enjoying the town's splendour.


Crafty Cabal Update - March 2018

March 10th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

It's a jam-packed update from The Crafty Cabal, our beer lovers bonus scheme, with heaps of offers, competitions, free beer, events and more for anyone who wants to support what we do to enjoy.


More Pink Boots Made For Brewing

March 8th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The evolution of the Pink Boots Society​, set up to assist and encourage women working in beer, continues apace. As the 2018 series of collaborative brews kicks off, the Australian wing of the global society has its own hop blend to play with and is launching in Tasmania too.​


Fresh, Wet, Green & Hoppy

March 7th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Hop harvest has started across Australia, with the first fresh or wet hop beers already hitting taps and fridges. But what are they and why are more and more brewers looking to brew them every year?

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