Articles by Mick Wust

Going Green: Ocean Friendly Brews

What would it take for breweries to go plastic free in their tap rooms? Not much, apparently. We spoke to Surfrider to see how they've helped some of Australia's biggest craft brewers say no to single-use plastic.

August 7th, 2019 by Mick Wust


Sydney's State of Brews Rises Again

August 1st, 2019 by Mick Wust

When Sydney Beer Week collapsed earlier in the year, a few of the city's venues saw it as an opportunity. The first fruits of their partnership kicks off today as State of Brews launches as a standalone venture.


Modus Operandi: Five Years In Five Beers

July 26th, 2019 by Mick Wust

Modus Operandi have reached their five year mark, and are showing no signs of slowing down. Mick Wust talks with owners Grant and Jaz Wearin about the five beers that have shaped Modus into the brewery it is today.


Brew & A: Sam Clayman

July 24th, 2019 by Mick Wust

Sam Clayman loves the uncertainty of nature, from the biochemistry of snails to the distinct characteristics of different yeasts. Find out how the All Hands head brewer balances science and creativity in this Brew & A.


Who Brews Watsacowie Beers?

July 22nd, 2019 by Mick Wust

Half of Drew Coleman's heart is in rural South Australia; the other half is in northern Europe. See how both halves come together at Watsacowie Brewing in this entry in our Who Brews...? series.


Making A Stand

June 25th, 2019 by Mick Wust

From trestle tables and pull-up banners to 50s themed diners and entire breweries made of cardboard, brewery stands at beer festivals have come a long way. Mick Wust asks why it's important to stand out.


The Drinks Adventurer

June 11th, 2019 by Mick Wust

Do you like exploring the links between drinks? Past AIBA Best Media winner James Atkinson's podcast Drinks Adventures looks at beer, wine, and spirits, and the collaborations between those world.


Mission To Mahrs

June 4th, 2019 by Mick Wust

Stephan Michel from Mahrs Bräu makes some of the best lagers in Germany. So, when he visited Australia recently, Mick Wust chatted with him about lagers and their place in a craft beer market.


Beer Travel: 48 Hours In Rome

May 23rd, 2019 by Mick Wust

While you shouldn't make your hunt for beer too much of a distraction from the city's iconic charms, Rome does have plenty to offer the visitor with a penchant for tasty local beer.


Who Brews Hop & Clover Beers?

May 20th, 2019 by Mick Wust

It started out as an impulse buy on Gumtree, led to a media buzz and is now taking shape as a brewery in Capertee. Mick Wust got in touch with Dave Henderson to find out more about Hop & Clover.

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