Articles by Will Ziebell

The Collaborators: Big Malt Thinking Small

The rise of craft beer continues to have an affect on the industries surrounding it, with large scale malt producers Joe White and Barrett Burston both introducing new lines designed with small breweries in mind.

September 6th, 2018 by Will Ziebell


Behind Bars: Cambrian Hotel

August 28th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Bendigo's Cambrian Hotel is a fine example of how to embrace the modern beer world without losing touch with heritage, combining good local beer with good food and warm hospitality in a pub altered little from its gold rush origins.


Barrow Boys Falls. West City Rises.

August 23rd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

One Melbourne based gypsy brewer is winding down operations as another makes a comeback. We find out more from Barrow Boys and the new owner of West City Brewing.


Crafty Crawls: Bendigo

August 23rd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Bendigo has come a long way on the beer front in recent years with a growing number of good beer venues, a brewery and festivals including the unique walking affair that is the annual Bendigo on the Hop.


Brew & A: Andrew Robson of The Lord

August 22nd, 2018 by Will Ziebell

He first learned about beer at his dad's legendary homebrew store and, after filling in where needed, rose to become head brewer at The Lord. On the back of his recent trophy win, we invited Andrew Robson to be part of our Brew & A series.


Stone & Wood To Open Brisbane Brewpub

August 18th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Brisbane is set to get another brewery as Stone & Wood eyes up a spot in Fortitude Valley to open a brewpub that will act as a home for its Brisbane team from early 2019.


Behind Bars: The Hive Bar

August 17th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The Hive Bar has been keeping things local and crafty in Sydney's Inner West longer than most. It makes co-owner Adam Parker well placed to comment on the rapidly changing scene there as the number of breweries continues to grow.


The Business Of Beer: Where To From Here?

August 16th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

The acquisitions of Matso's and Mornington Peninsula Brewery by Gage Roads and Tribe Breweries respectively suggest an industry entering an era of consolidation. We asked a specialist in the business of beer what recent moves could mean.


Chasing Pint Dreams At The Pinny

August 11th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

A bartender at one of Melbourne's iconic pubs, the Fitzroy Pinnacle, has used his workplace as the location for a new web series. Pint Dreams is a six-part show by Ryan Jones and Laura McIntosh and debuts at the pub on August 11.


Beers For Bales

August 10th, 2018 by Will Ziebell

With many Australian farmers experiencing their driest conditions in living memory, a growing number of local beer businesses are banding together to raise money for and awareness of their plight.

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