Articles by Will Ziebell

Hoppy Campers

Ahead of the fifth High Country Hops festival in Beechworth, Bridge Road have hosted their first Beer Glamp, inviting winemakers and brewers to town to collaborate on beers (and sleep in yurts).

March 29th, 2019 by Will Ziebell


Punky Brewsters

March 28th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Swedish punks Millencolin have toured Australia many times over the years. But their most recent visit was a little different as their frontman is now a brewer – and laid down a few collabs between shows.


Aussie Exports: Penyllan Brewery

March 27th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

It was while working in the Melbourne beer industry Jessica Andersen first met her husband, Christian Andersen of Beer Here. Having moved with him to Denmark, she now brews wood-aged beers on the island of Bornholm.


Brewing On The Banana Farm

March 22nd, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Spend time in South East Queensland talking about new and interesting beers and it's not long before Currumbin Valley Brewing comes up. We joined Smokey and Luke on the former's banana farm to find out why.


Future Shock

March 21st, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Australia's family of barrel-ageing and blending breweries gained a new member in autumn 2019 with the opening of Future Mountain in Reservoir. We called in ahead of launch date to chat to founders Ian and Shane.


Brew & A: Mick O'Rance

March 19th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Sunday Road are soon to open the doors of their brewery in Sydney's south. As the day nears, we chatted to their new head brewer, Mick O'Rance, who's taken a colourful route through beer, working for breweries big and small.


Brisbane Gets A Mikkeller Bar

March 15th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

A Brisbane bar is bringing a slice of Scandinavia to Brewsvegas this year as Saccharomyces Beer Café is turned into a Mikkeller bar for the week. We got in touch with owner Simon Booy to find out more.


Crafty Cabal Update - March 2019

March 15th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

As ever, there's plenty going on in the world of The Crafty Cabal, the place for readers of The Crafty Pint to become supporters and gain access to thousands of bucks worth of goodies around the local beer world.


Who Brews Heads of Noosa Beers?

March 11th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

When they worked the stock market, they enjoyed craft beers at the end of the day. So, a few years back, brothers Lance and Craig Masterton decided to embark on a brewing adventure of their own, with Heads of Noosa opening in early 2019.


The Big Issue: Withdrawing The Line

March 8th, 2019 by Will Ziebell

There's been a clutch of product withdrawals in the local craft beer and cider industry in recent months. Here, we ask why, look at what steps brewery owners are taking and why knowing how to handle a quality issue is key.

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