Articles by Will Ziebell

Capital Landing At Canberra Airport

Capital Brewing announced today they're to open a 12-tap bar at Canberra Airport. The news bookends a week in which Stomping Ground announced their own plans to build a brewpub at Melbourne Airport.

July 12th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


Behind Bars: Big Ears

July 11th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Big Ears is one of the bars working hard to bring better beer - along with tasty meatballs - to the people of Geelong. Ainsley Killingback is chief beer proselytist and here tells us about Geelong's crafty credentials.


Billson's Brews From The Archives

July 10th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

The new owners of a brewery with a history stretching back a century-and-a-half are bringing old beers back to life. Already Billson's have released an ale and a stout with origins in the late 19th century with more to follow.


Who Brews Hoppy Puppy Beers?

July 6th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

The brewing industry seems to be obsessed with dogs more than most and now has another canine-themed operation in its midst. As their first beer hits taps, we find out more about Brisbane's Hoppy Puppy.


A Fresh Blast On The FogHorn

July 5th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Fans of FogHorn beers may not have to travel to the source for much longer after the brewery unveiled plans to expand horizons and release their first cans as part of a relaunch from FogHorn Brewhouse to FogHorn Brewery.


Brew & A: Mattias Isaksson

July 2nd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Mattias Isaksson has a dual role heading up the brewing at Queenscliff Brewhouse while also part of Old Wives Ales – two very different operations making very different beers. We caught up with him to see how he does it.


What Do Today's Excise Changes Mean?

July 1st, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Changes to alcohol excise for breweries announced in May 2018 come into effect on July 1, 2019. We asked people in the business of brewing, selling and moving beer about the impact the changes will have.


Aussie Export: Dave Rooney

June 28th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

After a midlife crisis led Dave Rooney to Buenos Aires, he soon found himself falling for the city's craft beer venues and local breweries. Now he runs tours for those who want to discover Argentina's good beer scene.


Who Brews Ornith Beers?

June 24th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Daniel Venema is a bird photographer and beer lover who brews for two Brisbane brewing companies. We caught up with him to find out how his love of birds and brewing led him from homebrewing to his dual brewing role.


Who Brews As Paper Scissors Rock?

June 17th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Breweries have been popping up in small tourist towns across Australia for years. Thanks to Paper Scissors Rock, anyone visiting Victoria's Halls Gaps can now enjoy a local beer while in The Grampians too.

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