Articles by Guy Southern

The Story Of: Hop Hog At Ten

When the story of this crazy period in Australia's beer history comes to be told, there will be a special place for Feral and its flagship beer, Hop Hog. As the beer turns ten, we go back in time with the two men behind it.

October 9, 2018 by Guy Southern


Who Brews Heroes & Villains?

October 2, 2018 by Guy Southern

Inspired by Queens Of The Stone Age, long-term homebrewer and erstwhile salesy Shannon Mizen has launched Heroes and Villains on a brewery out the back of a Swan Valley winery. Guy Southern got in touch to find out more.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: Blue Doors

September 19, 2018 by Guy Southern

For the second in our series focusing on Australia's most avid and creative beer-focused Instagram accounts, Guy Southern chats to Bryn Price, the photographer behind Blue Doors.


Aussie Beerstagrammers: Sips & Sessions

August 13, 2018 by Guy Southern

Instagram has quickly become a focal point for many in the beer world keen to share their adventures and passions. So we're kicking off a new series featuring some of the country's most avid Beerstagrammers.


The Collaborators: Zendoke

August 8, 2018 by Guy Southern

Phone sex, Hardware Chic, Woolworths Homebrand and cute elephants... In just four years, Jarrod Fuller of Zendoke has become something of a go to designer for breweries in his home state and further afield. Guy Southern finds out more.


Beer Nuts: Beer Bogan Jamie Reeves

July 9, 2018 by Guy Southern

He grew up drinking bad beer in Bunbury, was turned on to craft beer by a brewer mate and now celebrates his local beer scene via the South West Craft Beer Bogans Facebook group. Guy Southern caught up with Jamie Reeves for our Beer Nuts series.


Brut D'état: IPA's Grand Usurper

June 27, 2018 by Guy Southern

If you've not heard of Brut IPAs yet, you soon will. The style was only born in San Francisco late in 2017 but the first Australian versions are already out. So, will this replace NEIPAs as IPA's style du jour? We chat to some of the early adopters.


Ken Arrowsmith: From Emu Tinnies to AIBA Trophies

May 25, 2018 by Guy Southern

One of the biggest stories to emerge from Australia's biggest beer competition was the success for Beerland Brewing, which operates two brewpubs in Perth. Its head brewer is a man with 40 years experience and his face on cans of Emu Bitter.


Behind Bars: Refuge Small Bar

May 17, 2018 by Guy Southern

Refuge Small Bar is one of the finest looking beer bars you'll find anywhere in Australia. We caught up with the Subiaco venue's owners to find out where they think the local beer scene is headed as part of our Behind Bars series.


The Good Beer Run

May 5, 2018 by Guy Southern

On May 13, one man and his supporters will be taking the "Good" in Good Beer Week to another level. Steven Blaine is hosting the inaugural Good Beer Run to raise money for the fight against Huntington's Disease, inspired by hi mum Lenore.

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