Articles by Will Ziebell

Two Mates Launch Fundraiser Following Devastating Floods

Two Mates Launch Fundraiser Following Devastating Floods

Lismore's Two Mates have been heavily impacted by NSW's devastating floods. To help them rebuild, they've set up a GoFundMe. We spoke to co-founder Andrew Newtown to find out about the last week and their determination to move forward.

March 11, 2022 by Will Ziebell


Tassie's T-Bone Take A Big Bite

March 10, 2022 by Will Ziebell

T-Bone built their brewpub largely to focus on keg beer but the success of their cans has seen them struggle to meet demand. That's set to change in the near future, however, with work underway on a new production facility.


Jan Bruckner: A Life In Brewing

March 9, 2022 by Will Ziebell

For three decades, Last Drop Brewery has been serving traditional beers to WA's beer lovers and for the vast majority of that time, Jan Bruckner has been at the helm. As he marks 30 years in Australia, we reflect on a life in beer.


Alright, Alright, Alriiight! How Mr Banks Lost The Mr

March 4, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Mr Banks recently rebranded, dropping the "Mr" from their name, but the story behind the name change is a wild ride involving brewery co-founder Chris Farmer's love for puns and one of America's most famous actors.


Voyager Craft Malt Win Gold In The US

February 21, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Voyager Craft Malt enjoyed major awards success at the weekend, with the craft maltsters picking up gold at the Malt Cup – the first time a gold medal has gone to any malthouse outside the US.


Fake Merch Enters The Beer Bubble

February 16, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Much like metalheads and footy club fans, craft beer lovers often like wearing merch from their favourite breweries. But online marketplace Redbubble has created concern for some breweries with non-approved items appearing on the site.


Short Back And Sour, Please!

February 11, 2022 by Will Ziebell

It's not uncommon to enjoy a free beer while getting a haircut but La Bodega is taking things further. We caught up with the people behind the barbershop-meets-beer bar for a chat about their plan to bring craft beer to Williamstown.


The Collaborators: Denver & Liely

February 8, 2022 by Will Ziebell

You may already own too many beer glasses but Carwyn Cellars hope to entice you to buy one more. They've teamed up with the glass designers at Denver & Liely to create a specialty beer glass for craft beer's finest.


Aussie Exports: Australia's First Master Cicerone

February 4, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Late last year, Shane McNamara joined a very small group of beer experts with the title Master Cicerone. As the first Australian to take on the title, he's also in a minority of one. We got in touch to find out more for our Aussie Export series.


The Social Brewers: Beer In The Blood

February 1, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Small breweries have been turning suburban industrial estates into community hubs for years so when Beau Curtis realised his local area didn't have a brewery of its own, he decided to do fix it, creating The Social Brewers.

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