homebrew

The Master Of The Brewniverse

It's not the first time a homebrewer has won the chance to scale up a winning brew for commercial release. But winning Coopers' Masters of the Brewniverse competition means Chris Woods' honey IPA is going nationwide.

May 13, 2020 by Will Ziebell


Brewer Be-Guiled

April 16, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Since launching his first book on historical homebrewing recipes, Peter Symons has continued scouring the world for more. As he returns with Guile Brews, we got in touch to find out where his research took him this time.


Who Brews Cooks River Beers?

February 11, 2020 by Judd Owen

The duo behind Cooks River were the second winners of Frenchies' Brewers Got Talent competition, which has enabled them to launch their brand. We caught up with Ben and Nathan to find out more.


Ghosting Back To His Roots

September 9, 2019 by Glen Humphries

Five Barrel founder Phil O'Shea started out as a homebrewer and remains connected to the local brewing community in Wollongong, even creating a unique series of beers with a homebrewer and their own sour culture.


Brew & A: Ken Friend

May 2, 2019 by Mick Wust

He went from homebrewing in the Air Force to trainee brewer to head brewer in just a year. Now settled in at the helm of 4 Hearts in Ipswich, we invited Ken Friend to be part of our Brew & A series.


Help Recreate Brewing History

April 2, 2019 by Crafty Pint

The author of two books bringing old Australian beer recipes back to life is embarking on another. Peter Symons is keen to fill the gaps in the country's brewing past and is after your help in doing so.


Brew A Batch – An Ethical Guide To Homebrewing

August 8, 2018 by Judd Owen

Brew A Batch is one of two quality beer books released in Australia in the lead up to Father's Day. It's a beginner's guide to homebrewing by Batch co-founder Chris Sidwa that delves into the brewer's ethos too. Judd Owen joined him to find out more.


Drinking Even More History

November 22, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Early in 2016, Peter Symons published Bronzed Brews, a collection of 42 recipes for long lost Australian beers that homebrewers could bring back to life. He enjoyed it so much, he's already produced a second book.


Craft Beer Heroes: John Preston

July 6, 2017 by Will Ziebell

John Preston is one of the country's most unassuming craft beer heroes. In various ways, he's been helping drive the country's homebrew scene forward while supporting many ventures in the commercial brewing world too.


Who Brews Co-Conspirators Beers?

December 5, 2016 by Will Ziebell

Melbourne's Merri Mashers is proving fertile ground for new brewing companies. A week after Old Wives Ales celebrated turning one, Co-Conspirators Brewing Co is set to launch its first beer, an IPA.

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