Articles by Will Ziebell

Postcards From The Edge No.2: GoFeedMe

Postcards From The Edge No.2: GoFeedMe

What do you do if you're one of the thousands of beer and hospo people forced out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic? In the case of Deb Lieu and James Balboni, you launch a mission to feed others in your position.

March 24, 2020 by Will Ziebell


Australians Join Brewgooder's Global Gathering

March 19, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Brewgooder is a Scottish brewing company that diverts all profits towards clean water projects in Africa. Last year, they invite breweries around the world to join them and this weekend sees a bunch of Aussies launch their beers.


Going Green: switcH2

March 17, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Breweries produce a lot of wastewater, so what if they could use it in beneficial ways, such as creating heat or power for their brewery? Sydney-based tech startup switcH2 aims to help them do just that.


My Bonny Lies Over In Fitzroy

March 12, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The beer offering along Fitzroy's main strip of Brunswick Street continues to improve as Bonny joins Near & Far as a welcome new arrival. At its heart are some well known faces from the local booze scene and 27 taps.


Podcast People: Step Brewers

March 11, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The Step Brewers Podcast brings banter, beers and brewing along with diversions into pop culture and plenty of laughs. We caught up with the Tasmanian trio ahead of their trip to host events at Brewsvegas 2020.


The Beer Professor

March 4, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Sam Holloway has combined his passion for craft beer (which includes owning a brewery) with his academic career in business management and entrepreneurship to help advise small brewery owners on building sustainable businesses.


Downsizing: The Global Looking Local

March 3, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The rise of the brewpub and taproom model is one of the most striking aspects of the changing beer landscape in Australia. And it's an area in which the world's biggest brewing companies and their brands are playing too.


Crafty Crawls: Abbotsford

February 28, 2020 by Will Ziebell

In three years, the beer offering in Richmond and Abbotsford has changed so much we've split what was a combined Crafty Crawl into two. Here's our guide to the best breweries, bars and bottleshops in the home of CUB.


Hard Seltzer: The Alcopopalypse Cometh?

February 25, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Hard seltzer has taken the US by storm in the past few years and early examples are starting to appear here. But what is it, why has it exploded Stateside, and will it have the same impact with Aussie drinkers?


Who Brews Project Beers?

February 24, 2020 by Will Ziebell

A visit to Watts River Brewing on opening day proved the catalyst for Braden and Caitlin Beggs to launch their own brewery. Today, Project Brewing brings locally-brewed beer to the people of Rowville in Melbourne's south-east.

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