Articles by Will Ziebell

Aussie Exports: Jess Wolfgang

Aussie Exports: Jess Wolfgang

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.

March 13, 2018 by Will Ziebell


Crafty Cabal Update - March 2018

March 10, 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 8, 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 7, 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?


Brew & A: Ben Simmons

March 2, 2018 by Will Ziebell

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.


Who Brews In The Huon Valley?

February 13, 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 13, 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 7, 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 1, 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 24, 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.

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