Articles by Marie Claire Jarratt

Philter Find A Home In Marrickville

Three years on from launching their first beer, Philter have found a site for their own brewery. It's in Marrickville, the home suburb of the brewing company's founders, and will add to the area's vibrant indie brewing scene.

November 16th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt


The Collaborators: White Labs

October 9th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Chris White is a hero among brewers worldwide. His White Labs operation has been supplying a growing number of yeasts to brewers (and winemakers) for decades. We caught up with him when he was speaking at BrewCon.


Small Batch

July 16th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Batch are to open a second brewery to help meet demand. But instead of going bigger, their new site in Petersham is far smaller and will be dedicated to small batch brews, experimentation and refinement.


Beer Travel: Vancouver

June 26th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

The US tends to consume most column inches when it comes to discussions of the North American beer scene, but there's plenty going on in Canada. Here, Marie Claire Jarratt takes us on a guide through Vancouver.


Common Ground: Blending Beer & Coffee

June 21st, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Once predominantly the preserve of the occasional stout or porter, these days coffee is cropping up in all sorts of beers in a variety of fashions. Marie Claire Jarratt spoke to producers on both sides to find out more.


Going Green: One Drop's Box

May 28th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

As part of their mission to inspire change, young Sydney brewery One Drop have designed unique environmentally friendly packaging for their cans. Marie Claire Jarratt got in touch to find out more.


Crafty Crawls: Petersham

April 12th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

It might not have the density of crafty offerings of some neighbouring 'burbs, but times have been a-changing in Petersham. Local resident Marie Claire Jarratt guides you to the best spots for beer lovers.


Women In Drinks

March 6th, 2019 by Marie Claire Jarratt

International Women's Day 2019 will see a new festival celebrating women working in beer, wine and spirits launch in Sydney. We spoke to two women leading the way in the local beer world to find out more about their experiences and changing times.


The Big Issue: Sexism

May 15th, 2018 by Marie Claire Jarratt

Typically, it's overtly sexist labels or crude marketing that brings the beer world's relationship with women into the spotlight. But, as Marie Claire Jarratt finds, there's a more permanent and insidious form of sexism affecting women every day.


The Collaborators: Ryefield Hops

October 20th, 2017 by Marie Claire Jarratt

The owners of a former dairy farm in the south of New South Wales have embarked on a new direction: hop farming. Ryefield Hops harvested its first crop earlier this year, with some of those hops going into Waratah, an all NSW beer released by Wildflower during Sydney Beer Week.

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