Articles by Will Ziebell

Postcards from the Edge No.43: Bingo – It's A Gas

Watching customers pull into and out of a servo in Wagga Wagga might sound like an odd way to spend a Tuesday night. But the Servo Bingo concept, launched by the Thirsty Crow during lockdown, is proving a hit.

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Melbourne Goes Into Lockdown Again

July 7th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews has announced Melbourne will face its second lockdown. The return to stage 3 conditions sees all pubs, bars and brewery venues closed for six weeks with potentially devastating consequences.


Postcards from the Edge No.43: Open & Shut Case

July 6th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

It's a scenario all venue owners have feared since Australia started to move towards reopening: a second lockdown. And it came to Ascot Vale on the day Jimmy's Tap & Barrel was set to open for the first time since March.


Craft: What Does It Mean & Does It Matter?

July 3rd, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The debate is almost as old as craft beer itself: just what does "craft" mean? British beer writer Pete Brown spent lockdown writing a book examining the term and arguing that it remains absolutely essential.


Who Brews Golden Hills Beers?

July 2nd, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Golden Hills make golden (and many other coloured) beer from a small brewpub in Diamond Creek and were ready to launch just as Australia closed down. We caught up with the team to find out Who Brews...? Golden Hills beers and ask what it was like opening during a nation-wide lockdown.


Postcards from the Edge No.42: Good Beer Still Helps

June 30th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The campaign to provide four-packs of indie beer to thousands of essential workers has entered a new stage with mixed A Good Beer Always Helps packs now hitting BWS and Dan Murphy's stores across the country.


Range To Set Up Home In Abbotsford

June 30th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Melburnian fans of Range Brewing's much-hyped beers are in for a treat: they're opening a 16-tap venue in Abbotsford later in the year.


Who Brews Wandana Beers?

June 22nd, 2020 by Will Ziebell

It's home to yoga retreats, hippies and an annual music festival. And now Mullumbimby is also home to its own brewery. We caught up with the team at Wandana Brewing Co to find out more about fermenting beer to music.


Hand Over The Deeds

June 19th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

It's been one of the most drawn out processes in modern Aussie brewing but, four years on from their initial application, Deeds Brewing finally have permission to build a taproom at their Glen Iris brewery.


Postcards from the Edge No.39: It Ain't Weak To Speak

June 17th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

More than 20 Brisbane brewers plus other industry suppliers have joined forces to create a collaborative beer designed to raise funds and awareness for Queensland mental health charity LIVIN.

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