Articles by Will Ziebell

A Hazy Shade Of Pale

Hazy pale ales look set to be one of the styles of 2021 as more and more breweries add them to their core offerings and drinkers embrace their juicy, fluffy, fruity sessionability. But just what are they?

February 5, 2021 by Will Ziebell


TikTok On The Beer Clock

February 4, 2021 by Will Ziebell

TikTok is the fastest-growing social media platform on the planet, but is there any craft beer content on there? And, if so, should Aussie beer lovers and breweries be using it? Will Ziebell heads down the rabbit hole...


Is The Growler Honeymoon Over?

January 21, 2021 by Will Ziebell

The popularity of growlers reached new heights when pubs shut and the government relaxed rules around repackaging booze. Those regulations return next month and people in the beer industry aren't overly happy..


No Save Point For Moon Dog

January 19, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Moon Dog have joined forces with a dozen other breweries worldwide as part of hip hop duo Run The Jewels' No Save Point collab. We chatted to the Melbourne brewery about how the project came into being.


Who Blends Sobremesa Beers?

January 12, 2021 by Will Ziebell

At the end of 2020, Casey Grieve and Hannah McErlane released the first farmhouse style release as Sobremesa Fermentary & Blendery. We caught up with the couple to talk about their vision for the new brewing company.


Two Birds Bought By Fermentum

January 11, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Two Birds have been acquired by Fermentum, the parent company of Stone & Wood and Fixation, among others. It comes ten years after founders Jayne Lewis decided to form Australia's first female-owned brewing company.


Ryefield Hops: Securing A Future

January 6, 2021 by Will Ziebell

At the start of last year, the small-scale Ryefield Hops' entire harvest was destroyed by drought and the subsequent bushfires. We caught up with co-founder Jade McManus to talk about the year that was and their plans for the future.


The Curious Case Of Lord Howe Island's Breweries

December 18, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Last week, Lion's managing director announced their plans to help build a brewery on Lord Howe Island. It turns out this was news to many of those running the island – and the existing Lord Howe Island Brewing Co.


Headin' Down To Castlemaine's Love Shack

December 16, 2020 by Will Ziebell

New Year's Eve at Castlemaine's Theatre Royal is always a hoot. And the ringing in of 2021 is set to be bigger and beerier too, with the opening of Love Shack Brewing Co on New Year's Eve.


Beer Travel: The High Country Breweries Pt 2

December 4, 2020 by Will Ziebell

In part two of our guide to the High Country breweries, we start off in Myrtleford before taking the long, winding and beer-soaked road back to Melbourne. Join us!

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