Articles by Will Ziebell

Short Back And Sour, Please!

Short Back And Sour, Please!

It's not uncommon to enjoy a free beer while getting a haircut but La Bodega is taking things further. We caught up with the people behind the barbershop-meets-beer bar for a chat about their plan to bring craft beer to Williamstown.

February 11, 2022 by Will Ziebell


The Collaborators: Denver & Liely

February 8, 2022 by Will Ziebell

You may already own too many beer glasses but Carwyn Cellars hope to entice you to buy one more. They've teamed up with the glass designers at Denver & Liely to create a specialty beer glass for craft beer's finest.


Aussie Exports: Australia's First Master Cicerone

February 4, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Late last year, Shane McNamara joined a very small group of beer experts with the title Master Cicerone. As the first Australian to take on the title, he's also in a minority of one. We got in touch to find out more for our Aussie Export series.


The Social Brewers: Beer In The Blood

February 1, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Small breweries have been turning suburban industrial estates into community hubs for years so when Beau Curtis realised his local area didn't have a brewery of its own, he decided to do fix it, creating The Social Brewers.


Local Brewing Co To Open Clifton Hill Taproom

January 27, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Melbourne-based Local Brewing Co are set to move into a home of their own in coming months. The brewing company with a focus on driving sustainable social change has today unveiled plans for a Clifton Hill taproom.


Aunty Gets Crafty In New ABC Show

January 19, 2022 by Will Ziebell

An upcoming episode of ABC's flagship science program Catalyst puts craft beer and the science of brewing and the agriculture that supports it front and centre. We chatted to some of those involved in The Great Brew Challenge.


A Vision For Indie Beer

January 18, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Late last year, Young Henrys co-founder Richard Adamson was elected chair of the Independent Brewers Association. As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the industry, we chatted to him about his vision for indie beer.


Beer On The Blockchain

January 12, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Blockchains. Crypto. The metaverse. They're terms we hear about a lot these days but do they have much common ground with the world of beer? We spoke to two Australian brewing companies embracing digital currencies to find out.


Who Brews YEPP Beers?

January 10, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Yeppoon is known for its beautiful beaches and as a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef but one local couple hope the coastal town will soon be known for beer too. We caught up with Tanya and Justin Adam to find out more about YEPP Brewing.


The Year Of No Booze

January 5, 2022 by Will Ziebell

In 2020, Australia witnessed the launch of a number of alcohol-free brewing companies and brands, and in 2021 sales rocketed, quality rose and options blossomed. As 2022 starts, look at why booze-free beer has struck such a chord.

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