Articles by Will Ziebell

Brew & A: Ben Simmons

When the family that owned the Clifton Hill Hotel decided to move it from being an Irish pub with TAB to inner-city brewpub, we doubt they envisaged it would lead to the development of a sour beer program. We caught up with the brewer that started taking it in that direction.

March 2nd, 2018 by Will Ziebell


Who Brews In The Huon Valley?

February 13th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The Tasmanian brewing industry more than doubled in numbers over a two year period. One of the new arrivals on the state's beer scene was Church Hill, founded by Bradley Churchill on his property in the Huon Valley.


Pirate Life Lands A $2 Million Bounty

February 13th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Pirate Life took a massive step towards the completion of its proposed $15m second brewery site today with the announcement that the SA State Government has given the business a $2 million grant.


Aussie Exports: Trystam Hayden

February 7th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

He grew up skateboarding around the bar of Sydney's oldest continuously licensed pub, the Lord Nelson. Now, having moved to the other side of the planet, Trystam Hayden is keeping the family brewing tradition alive at the Britannia Brewing Co in Vancouver.


Who Brews As Sunday Road?

February 1st, 2018 by Will Ziebell

With so much attention understandably given to the phenomenal rise of breweries in Sydney’s inner west, it can by easy to overlook the inroads craft beer is making into and outwards in other parts of the city. In Sydney’s south, there's a growing number of people working …


Newstead Forges An Old Alliance

January 24th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

It's 90 years since Sir Charles Kingsford Smith made the first trans-Pacific flight. To mark the occasion, Alliance Airlines has had one of its aircraft specially decorated and created a new collaboration beer with Newstead Brewing.


The Gang Of Sour

January 22nd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

A Brunswick warehouse that initially housed Himmel Hünd's brewery has been turned into an incubator of sorts for small brewing companies playing with barrels. Will Ziebell finds out more.


Who Brews Mitta Mitta Beers?

January 11th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

​The town of Mitta Mitta, in Victoria’s northeast, is a place better know for dairy farms and outdoor pursuits. But now it's got a brewery too so we asked founder and brewer Tim Cabelka to join us for the latest in our Who Brews? series. ​


Who Brews Jetty Road Beers?

January 5th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Towards the end of last year the Mornington Peninsula gained another two new breweries. Blake Bowden is the head brewer of Jetty Road, which launched with a contract brewed pale ale and has just opened its own venue in Dromana.


Bright Bares All For Mental Health

January 4th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The issue of mental health is one that's been discussed increasingly openly in the beer world over the past year. Now, Bright Brewery's staff are looking to raise funds and awareness via the release of a new calendar in which they bare all.

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