fermentation

The Collaborators: Wild Yeast Zoo

The Collaborators: Wild Yeast Zoo

Wild beers are the oldest form of brewing and still capture a certain romance. Stepping into that fray is Wild Yeast Zoo, a Newcastle-based venture that hopes to uncover new yeast strains of yeast and bring the public along for the journey.

October 27, 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.


Wild Life Get Wilder

November 30, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Shepparton-based Wild Life Brewing recently took their pilot kit away from home to spend a day in the elements. We caught up with co-founder Jack Thomson to find out about the adventure and plans for their own brewery.


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.


A Sour Taste In Their Mouths

August 22, 2019 by James Smith

Sour beers have really taken off in Australia in the past couple of years, but what are they? Ahead of Blobfish, a festival dedicated to sour, wild and funky beers, we chatted to four Australian and Kiwi breweries who love them.


The Collaborators: FermenTasmania

April 24, 2019 by David Douglas

FermenTasmania is a not-for-profit organisation looking to boost all Tasmanian industries working with fermentation in one way or another. We got in touch with one of the founders to find out more.


The Vinification Of Beer

September 11, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Barrel ageing, mixed fermentation and the mimicking of wine in presenting certain beers isn't new. Yet the blurring of lines between beer and wine continues apace. We speak to brewers and somms operating on the frontier.


I'd Buy That For A Dollar

November 21, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Wu-Tang Clan, Papua New Guinean bank notes, Norwegian farmhouse brewing, truffle cheese, German techno DJs and pseudo-Lambic ales... It's fair to say Ballarat based Dollar Bill Brewing isn't your common or garden brewing company. We caught up with the couple behind it.


The Story Of: La Sirène Saison

October 9, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Traditionally, saisons were brewed to be consumed in the warmer months. As we (allegedly) head in that direction in Australia, we caught up with the man who has put farmhouse style ales at the heart of everything he does.


Roll Out The Barrels

July 27, 2017 by Crafty Pint

This week sees Hawkers Beer release not one, not two, but four different barrel aged imperial stouts at the same time. With even grander plans for its barrel program in the future, we find out more from CEO Mazen Hajjar.

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