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Who Brews Footscray Ale?

Melbourne's west is enjoying a boom in both brewing and beer venues. West City Brewing is, for now, a gypsy operation that has been enjoying success with its hoppy Footscray Ale and hopes to open a place in the west soon.

Who Brews Australia's Highest Beers?

If there's one brewery above all others that won't be struggling to keep its beers chilled this winter it's Blizzard. "Australia's highest brewery" opened in the Victorian alps in March, brewing next to a Dinner Plain ski lift.

Who Brews Blanche?

French inspired beer and Parisian bistronomy is coming to Alexandria thanks to Vince de Soyres, Thomas Cauquill and their Frenchies Bistro and Brewery. We caught up with the former Little Brewing and Flat Rock brewer to find out more.

Who Brews Beaten Track Beers?

You can find breweries off the beaten track in Australia these days, but few, if any, in as remote a location as Beaten Track itself. For our latest Who Brews? we find out the story behind the Boulder brewery six hours drive inland from Perth.

Who Brews Norman, Brian & Randy Daniels?

From a Surry Hills vegetarian restaurant of the same name sprung Yulli's Brews. Stepping in tandem into the brewing world are Yulli's founder Karl Cooney and homebrewing staff member James Harvey. With their first of their beers now in cans, we find out more.

Who Brews As Bad Shepherd?

It's not that long ago that Dereck Hales took up home brewing. Soon afterwards, he was winning competitions for his beers. And now he's quit the corporate world to open the Bad Shepherd brewpub with wife Diti Haniotis in Cheltenham.

Who Brews Watts River Beers?

When Lion announced its decision to move White Rabbit to Geelong, many bemoaned its loss from Healesville. But now two former White Rabbit brewers and their partners have set about bringing a new brewery to the town.

Who Brews Hair Of The Dog XPA?

They met as part of the Merri Mashers, one of the youngest yet most proactive home brew clubs in Victoria, then decided that if they were making good beer, while not test it out on the public. And thus was born Old Wives Ales.

Who Brews The Other Castlemaine Beers?

A new brewing company that takes its name from its home town of Castlemaine has started up in Victoria. It brings a decidedly old school approach to its beers, so we decided to find out why.

Who Brews Venom?

After a lifetime growing up in pubs and working for breweries, Joel Drysdale has brought friends and family into his new brewing venture, Venom, which launched recently with the Kiwi-hopped Golden Ale.

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Throwing Open Their Robe

South Australia's newest microbrewery sees historical brewing return to Robe Town as a Latvian couple open the doors of one of the country's most unlikely breweries.

Who Brews Three Toe Ale?

The growth in the number of small brewing companies, often gypsies using others' facilities, continues to rise. Nick O catches up with another: NSW based Merchant Brewing.

Who Brews Ironbridge Beers?

Sydney's Inner West is awash with brewers. We caught up with two of the newest, Ironbridge Brewing, for our latest Who Brews...? feature.

Who Brews Hemp Ale?

We fired a few questions at Miryam, who combines head brewer duties at Cavalier with her own brand, Kettle Green, which launched with a hemp ale.

Who Brews Steam Train?

For our latest Q&A with a young Aussie brewing company, we find out a little about two brothers from the Otways currently gypsy brewing as they plot their own Crowes Nest brewery.

Who Brews "Mancrafted" Beer?

We get the lowdown on Gang of Four, one of the youngest brewing companies in Sydney, in the latest of our Who Brews...? features.

Who Brews Captain Bligh's Colonial Ale?

Brewing has returned to Hobart's Tasmanian Brewery Building with the launch of Captain Bligh's, a purveyor of traditional ales and ciders. And jam.

Who Brews Himmel Hünd Wit?

We chat to the woman behind one of Australia's newest brewing companies, Annabel Meagher of Himmel Hünd.

Who Brews Into Aluminium Bottles?

Home brewer turned pro brewer Tracey Green from Bandicoot Brewing tells us all about the Echuca brewery and their decision to use aluminium bottles.

Who Brews Little Bang Icon?

For our latest Who Brews feature, we find out all about Little Bang, a small Adelaide startup with plans to make a rather bigger bang over the coming years.

Who Brews: Black Hops Eggnog Stout?

In the second of our Who Brews...? features offering a quick snapshot of some of the newest brewing companies around the country, we turn our attention to the Gold Coast and a trio of mates who, faced…

Who Brews Wolf of the Willows XPA?

Hot on the heels of the relaunch of our once-regular Brew & A feature with Doug from Brookes Beer (who has set the bar pretty damn high for future respondents), it's time to kickstart another regular spot.…

All Killer. No Filler

There was a time not too long ago when the term “contract brewer” was deemed an insult by many in the Australian beer world. And, in fairness, there was a time when many of those choosing to take that…

Brew & A: The Australian Brewery

The chances are that more Aussies – and indeed more beer drinkers overseas – are going to be hearing and seeing more of the Australian Brewery in the future. Having started up in Sydney’s northwest…