Articles by Will Ziebell

No Save Point For Moon Dog

No Save Point For Moon Dog

Moon Dog have joined forces with a dozen other breweries worldwide as part of hip hop duo Run The Jewels' No Save Point collab. We chatted to the Melbourne brewery about how the project came into being.

January 19, 2021 by Will Ziebell


Who Blends Sobremesa Beers?

January 12, 2021 by Will Ziebell

At the end of 2020, Casey Grieve and Hannah McErlane released the first farmhouse style release as Sobremesa Fermentary & Blendery. We caught up with the couple to talk about their vision for the new brewing company.


Two Birds Bought By Fermentum

January 11, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Two Birds have been acquired by Fermentum, the parent company of Stone & Wood and Fixation, among others. It comes ten years after founders Jayne Lewis decided to form Australia's first female-owned brewing company.


Ryefield Hops: Securing A Future

January 6, 2021 by Will Ziebell

At the start of last year, the small-scale Ryefield Hops' entire harvest was destroyed by drought and the subsequent bushfires. We caught up with co-founder Jade McManus to talk about the year that was and their plans for the future.


The Curious Case Of Lord Howe Island's Breweries

December 18, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Last week, Lion's managing director announced their plans to help build a brewery on Lord Howe Island. It turns out this was news to many of those running the island – and the existing Lord Howe Island Brewing Co.


Headin' Down To Castlemaine's Love Shack

December 16, 2020 by Will Ziebell

New Year's Eve at Castlemaine's Theatre Royal is always a hoot. And the ringing in of 2021 is set to be bigger and beerier too, with the opening of Love Shack Brewing Co on New Year's Eve.


Beer Travel: The High Country Breweries Pt 2

December 4, 2020 by Will Ziebell

In part two of our guide to the High Country breweries, we start off in Myrtleford before taking the long, winding and beer-soaked road back to Melbourne. Join us!


Manuka Oval's Crafty Takeover

December 1, 2020 by Will Ziebell

In an historic decision, BentSpoke, Capital and Lion have each been given two bars each at the ACT's Manuka Oval for the upcoming 2020 cricket season.


Range Abbotsford Opens Today

November 27, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Just over a week after they cleaned up at the Indies awards, Range Brewing are opening their Abbotsford taproom. Will Ziebell called in for a sneak peek with co-founder Gerard Martin.


Bad Shepherd: Five Years In Five Beers

November 27, 2020 by Will Ziebell

It's five years since Bad Shepherd opened their Cheltenham brewpub, a half decade of huge change in beer. We invited co-founder Dereck Hales to take a trip down Memory Lane via five of their beers.

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