Articles by Guy Southern

Feral To Close Their Iconic Swan Valley Brewpub

Feral To Close Their Iconic Swan Valley Brewpub

After close to two decades, Feral's iconic Swan Valley brewpub is set to close in five weeks. The trailblazing brewing company, acquired by Coca-Cola Amatil in 2017, will move its pilot brewery to Bassendean with last drinks on October 3.

August 27, 2021 by Guy Southern


An Elegantly Craftd Renaissance

July 15, 2021 by Guy Southern

Craftd brought stylish glassware to many beer lovers' homes. Now, the company is reborn after a pair of mates in WA bought the business from its founders and relaunched it with a new look range.


Blasta Secure $1m Government Grant

June 28, 2021 by Guy Southern

The good news keeps coming for Perth brewery Blasta after the trophy-winners secured a $1 million Federal Government grant to help fund the construction of a second brewery.


The Collaborators: The Vanilla Man

June 24, 2021 by Guy Southern

With adjunct-laden beers, particularly pastry stouts and sours, consumed in ever greater numbers by Australian drinkers, we met with Natural Vanilla’s Owen Henderson, one of Australia’s largest suppliers, to talk all things vanilla.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: beers.2.review

June 18, 2021 by Guy Southern

The latest in our series focusing on the best of Australia's Beerstagrammers returns to Victoria's Surf Coast, where Guy Southern chats to the mates behind @beers.2.review.


Who Brews Campus Beers?

June 1, 2021 by Guy Southern

After taking over a defunct brew-on-premise business in Canning Vale, a group of mates launched Campus Brewing earlier this year. We called in to taste some beers and chat about inspirations and future plans.


Who Brews Impi Beers?

March 26, 2021 by Guy Southern

Impi Brewers' unique beers have been available around WA for a few years now. On the eve of the opening of their cellar door, we find out more about the South African-inspired family affair.


2020: The Year In Beer – WA

December 28, 2020 by Guy Southern

Supporting local while broadening horizons, new openings, cracking beers, and #bigdumbdelicioussoughtaftercheckedinthings, here's Guy Southern with a look back at the year in beer in WA in 2020.


Ten Years Of Eagle Bay Brewing

December 8, 2020 by Guy Southern

Their brewery is one of the most spectacular in Australia, they're responsible for some of WA's best-loved beers, and today celebrate ten years since they poured their first beers. But does anyone know much about the Eagle Bay tale?


Otherside Go On Tour

November 25, 2020 by Guy Southern

COVID-19 gave the team behind Otherside Brewing Co and Freo.Social to take stock and reassess their model. One outcome launches tomorrow as they kick off three weeks of Welcome to the Otherside as a taster of what could lie ahead.

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