Articles by Will Ziebell

Crafty Crawls: Melbourne CBD – North

In part two of our guide to the best places to grab a good beer in Melbourne's CBD, we take in the northern half above Bourke Street, where you'll find boilermakers, container bars, Viking horns and history dripping from the walls.

May 13th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


Golden Days Before They End

May 8th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

A few years ago, as the Australian craft beer scene started to move into overdrive, golden ales looked like being one of the driving forces. Today, they're rarely found on tap or in fridges. So, what's changed?


Who Brews Burra Beers?

May 6th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

The local brewing industry in South Gippsland continues to grow, with Burra Brewing launching in Korumburra last August. We got in touch with the founder and head brewer to find out more.


Meet The Hop Doctor

April 30th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Dr Tom Shellhammer is a world-leading expert in hop chemistry helping brewers understand how better to use hops. We caught up with him in Tasmania as he gives a series of talks in Australia.


Brew & A: Stu Grant

April 18th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

As he embarks on a new head brewer role with plans for more of his beers to be sent into the world, we invited Ocho founder Stu Grant to feature in our Brew & A series.


Blizzard's Birthday Sale

April 17th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Blizzard Brewery's third birthday celebrations will likely bring mixed feelings for owner Mark Hubbard. Following serious health issues, he's decided to put the venue in the Victorian High Country up for sale.


Podcast People: Aussie Beer Explorers

April 16th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

It was sparked over a few beers in a Melbourne pub and has turned into a podcast by two Daves chatting about beer. We got in touch with them, the Aussie Beer Explorers, for our Podcast People series.


Crafty Cabal Update - April 2019

April 12th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

As ever, there's plenty going on in the world of The Crafty Cabal, where Crafty Pint supporters gain access to thousands of bucks worth of goodies and events throughout the local beer world.


Who Brews Buttons Beers?

April 10th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Inspired to turn their dream into reality by the birth of their first son, Josh and Cora Roberts launched Buttons Brewing last year. Now their cellar door is open in Ulverstone, we got in touch to find out more.


Pinnacle Of The Community

April 9th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

One of Melbourne's most distinctive pubs has issued a call to arms, warning it could cease to operate. We chatted to Pinnacle owner Leigh Wilkes as well as The Old Bar about how they survived their own tough times.

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