Articles by Will Ziebell

The Collaborators: Flavour Logic

The Collaborators: Flavour Logic

Taste is highly subjective but if you work in the beer industry or are passionate about beer, recognising off-flavours can be essential. Which is where sensory analyst Briony Leibich – AKA Flavour Logic – comes in.

June 22, 2022 by Will Ziebell


The Wild Ones: Two Metre Tall

June 17, 2022 by Will Ziebell

The Wild Ones is a series showcasing Australian brewers creating spontaneously fermented ales. Here we caught up with the couple behind the truly unique farmhouse operation that is Tasmania's Two Metre Tall.


Carving Out A Niche: Small Festivals. Big Ideas

June 7, 2022 by Will Ziebell

It's been a tough couple of years for beer festivals but events both large and small are roaring back. We chatted to the folks behind Juicy Fest, Rauchbier Festival and Lagerland to hear how breweries are carving out a niche in the festival space.


James Atkinson's Ever-Evolving Drinks Adventures

May 26, 2022 by Will Ziebell

James Atkinson has spent years covering the drinks industry for various publications and his Drinks Adventures podcast has seen him pick up multiple awards, including the Best Media trophy at last year's AIBA. Ahead of this year's awards, we caught up with the drinks writer to hear what the award means and where his focus lies.


Brew & A: Luke Cooper

May 23, 2022 by Will Ziebell

One of the country's first alcohol-free brewing companies, the proudly indigenous-owned and led Sobah recently appointed their first head brewer, Wailwan man Luke Cooper. We caught up with the "bushtucker brewer".


Supporting Flood Victims With Beer And Cheer

May 19, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Craft Beer Coopery has spent years encouraging men to talk about their mental wellbeing. Their latest initiative sees them send their conversation-starting craft beer crates to Lismore in support of those impacted by recent floods.


Who Brews Middle Island Beers?

May 10, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Middle Island isn't as well known as some of Victoria's other coastal outposts but for Warrnambool locals, it holds a special place in their hearts. Middle Island Brewing Co is a new brewing company launched by a group of locals who want to put their island and region on the map for craft beer drinkers.


Philter: Five Years In Five Beers

May 10, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Philter may only just turned five but somehow it feels like the brewing company has been part of the craft beer industry for longer. We caught up with two of the Sydney outfit's founders to walk us through their first five years in five beers.


The Collaborators: Mogwai Labs

May 5, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Wollongong and surrounds already have a vibrant local beer scene; now adding to its crafty credentials is a new liquid yeast manufacturer, Mogwai Labs. We spoke to founder Josh Allen about foraging yeast and his plans for the business.


Melbourne To Gain An Alcohol-Free Taproom

May 3, 2022 by Will Ziebell

We've regularly covered the rise of non-alc beer, and while Monceau Co's main focus is kombucha their story mirrors that of many craft breweries. As they announce a Brunswick taproom, we spoke to the owners about their plans.

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