Articles by Guy Southern

The Big Issue: Branding Revisited

With the marketplace becoming ever busier, cans on the rise and breweries rebranding seemingly every week, it's time to revisit the issue of branding. Over two days, our trio of WA writers examine one of the great challenges facing brewers.

August 9, 2017 by Guy Southern


Looking For New England – The Haze Craze

April 28, 2017 by Guy Southern

New England style IPAs are appearing with ever greater frequencies on these shores. Frontiersman Guy Southern dove deep into their swirling, muddy pool in the company of four local proponents to find out more.


Betting On The Farm

February 13, 2017 by Guy Southern

Next month will see the first beers released by Rocky Ridge Brewing Co. The WA operation aims to be totally self sufficient, growing and harvesting all of its ingredients on the family dairy farm near Busselton.


Best New WA Beers of 2016

December 16, 2016 by Guy Southern

Part two of our look back at 2016's best new beers heads to the birthplace of modern Aussie craft beer. There our panel finds fascination in collaboration and is impressed by some of the lesser known lights of the local industry.


Beers From The Otherside

November 22, 2016 by Guy Southern

Ideas for brewing companies can come from anywhere. In the case of Otherside, the aim was to create beers and cider for major events in WA. Guy Southern chats to the two guys charged with bringing Sunset Events plan to life.


Behind Bars: Mane Liquor at 10

November 17, 2016 by Guy Southern

On November 14, Mane Liquor celebrated ten years in business. In this extended Behind Bars article, owners Elliot Moore and Josh Daley talked to Guy Southern about witnessing a decade of craft beer evolution from behind the counter.


WA Clubs Together Again

November 9, 2016 by Guy Southern

With WA Beer Week imminent, Guy Southern takes a look at some of the highlights from the many beer collaborations spawned at this time each year by an extremely tight beer community. They involve more than brewers, with spirits, coffee, chefs and more getting involved.


Behind Bars: Josh Edmeades

August 30, 2016 by Guy Southern

Is anyone better placed to tell you what's hot in the beer world than the beer gurus at the country's best venues? Today, we kick off Behind Bars, a series that asks bar staff around Australia what their customers are digging.


Crafty Crawls: Mt Lawley & Northbridge

July 21, 2016 by Guy Southern

We're back in Perth for our latest Crafty Crawl, this time checking out crafty delights – both old and new, big and small – in Mt Lawley and Northbridge. Guy Southern is the man guiding you on this leisurely downhill saunter.


Down On The Beer Farm

June 21, 2016 by Guy Southern

Much is brewing three hours south of Perth in what is increasingly becoming the Margaret River beer region. Guy Southern headed there to spend time in the company of the merry men that call the beery bucolic bliss of The Beer Farm home.

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