Articles by Jono Outred

From Cask Ale To The Beerfarm: Young Gun Emma Locke

From Cask Ale To The Beerfarm: Young Gun Emma Locke

Emma Locke's first brush with beer came while pulling pints of cask ale to help fund a uni degree in the heart of England. Now, having switched British pubs for WA's Beerfarm, she's been named Indies Young Gun of the Year for 2022.

November 2, 2022 by Jono Outred


Who Brews Full Circle Beers?

August 31, 2022 by Jono Outred

Small breweries cropping up in all manner of places but few as impressive as Bridgetown's grand hotel. We caught up with the Full Circle crew who brew out of The Bridgetown Hotel in the small town three hours from Perth.


A Grodziskie Wins The Perth Royal Beer Awards

June 10, 2022 by Jono Outred

The rarely-seen historical Polish beer style, grodziskie – a low-alcohol smoked wheat ale – was named best beer at the Perth Royal Beer Awards tonight. It's from Rocky Ridge, who also claimed Champion Large Brewery.


From Backyard Brews To The Real Deal

May 11, 2022 by Jono Outred

The team at Margaret River Brewhouse launched their Backyard Brewing Tournament as a means of staying connected to their homebrewing roots. Little did they know it would help launch the brewing careers of others.


An Alliance Forms In The South West

March 2, 2022 by Jono Outred

South West WA has long been home to one of Australia's most vibrant craft brewing scenes. And now many of the region's brewers have come together to form an Alliance with the aim of achieving even more as a collective.


The Collaborators: Mortlock Malt

November 4, 2021 by Jono Outred

After studying brewing at ECU and gaining brewing experience at Little Creatures, Rex Rowles moved back to the family farm to combine his love of brewing with his experience growing barley to create Mortlock Malt.


Something To Braggot About

August 4, 2021 by Jono Outred

With his latest collaboration with a local brewer hitting shelves – a braggot brewed with Seasonal Brewing Co – we caught up with the passionate homebrewer turned meadmaker Sean Johnson, of WA-based Erosion Meadery.


Who Brews In Kalbarri?

August 2, 2021 by Jono Outred

The Finlay's name has an association with the WA coastal town of Kalbarri stretching back decades. These days, it's attached to a family-friendly brewery serving beers inspired by the region and a seafood driven menu.


Who Brews Phat Beers?

July 12, 2021 by Jono Outred

Phat Brew Club joined WA's impressive beer industry this year but their origin goes back six years to when six mates got together to brew. We caught up with the team to find out more as part of our long-running Who Brews? series.


A Frothy Expansion In The South West

July 2, 2021 by Jono Outred

WA's South West hosts a heaving beer scene these days and set to add to the local beer offering is Froth Craft Brewery, who are opening a second brewery in Bunbury. We caught up with the founders of the Exmouth-based operation to find out more.

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