Articles by Will Ziebell

Newstead Forges An Old Alliance

Newstead Forges An Old Alliance

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.

January 24, 2018 by Will Ziebell


The Gang Of Sour

January 22, 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 11, 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 5, 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 4, 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.


Who Brews At The Mill?

December 17, 2017 by Will Ziebell

At the start of 217, The Mill Brewery opened its doors in Collingwood for the first time, joining the suburb's ever expanding craft community. As the year draws to a close, The Crafty Pint called in for a chat with the brewery's founder, Mirek Aldridge.


Who Brews Whalebone Beers?

December 11, 2017 by Will Ziebell

Hoping to add local beer to the long list of reasons for visiting Exmouth is Whalebone Brewing Company, which takes its name - and some of its building materials - from the area it calls home.


Beer Power

December 6, 2017 by Will Ziebell

Beer is once again being used as a force for good thanks to the team behind the Little Gippsland Brewing Co. They have launched Craft Draught with the aim of supporting community projects in their home region.


Confusion Deposit Scheme

November 27, 2017 by Will Ziebell

New legislation designed to tackle litter in New South Wales is set to go live this Friday. Yet there are serious and growing concerns throughout the craft beer industry that the scheme is flawed and is set to affect small brewers disproportionately.


A Fixed Abode

November 23, 2017 by Will Ziebell

Fans of Fixation's IPAs have an additional reason to get excited. The award-winning brewing company is less than six months away from opening a brewpub in Collingwood. Will Ziebell finds out more from Mr Fixation, Tom Delmont.

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