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Ash Hazell – Brews, Biochemistry & Head of Brewing at Colonial Brewing Co.

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Craft Beer podcast: Ash Hazell – Brews, Biochemistry & Head of Brewing at Colonial Brewing Co.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST via iTunes – #180 Ash Hazell (Head of Brewing – Colonial Brewing Co)

Meet Ash Hazell! This rad dude, close friend of mine and wonderful soul is the Head of Brewing at Colonial Brewing Co!

Yep, Ash Hazell oversees brewing at both Colonial Brewing Co breweries in Port Melbourne on the east coast of Australia and Margaret River in the west.

2 weeks back I jetted down to Melbourne-town for my yearly MRI brain scan and surgeon’s appointment, so last minute I dropped Ash a line and locked in an afternoon of drinking beers, brewery tour and podcasting with this legend!

Like many of the world’s best brewers, Ash fell in love with home-brewing beer from his very first taste of a mate’s home-brew at 16. Fiercely determined to then make this thing his life, completing chemistry degree with units of biochemistry and microbiology, Ash Hazell began his journey into professional brewing at one of Australia’s first craft beer breweries, Little Creatures Brewing Co, then founded Barrow Boys Brewing and was eventually head-hunted to take the reins at Colonial Brewing Co.

We cover off on Ash Hazell’s earliest ever beer memory, what inspired him to become a brewer in the first place, the Colonial Brewing Co Crosby Stills & Mash Gin Infused IIPA, South West Sour and their latest top secret brew, the delectable chocolate, honey and rum infused Violent Rumble.

And then of course, we had a few more beers… 😁🍻✨

Yum, Yum, Yum… Super, super podcast chats… Let’s get into it!

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #113 Colonial Brewing Co – Grady Patching (National Operations Manager)

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STREAT co-founder & CEO, Bec Scott, changing the world through social enterprise.

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Bec Scott (co-founder & CEO of STREAT) drops by the Hot & Delicious podcast. Photo Credit: Alice Hutchison.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #117 Bec Scott (STREAT co-founder & CEO). 

 
Exciting Bondi Beach Radio show for Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! this week as we catch-up with Bec Scott, co-founder & CEO of STREAT, a social enterprise set-up to stop youth homelessness.
 
With what started as an idea on the streets of Vietnam, STREAT has rapidly evolved from their very 1st food cart in Melbourne’s iconic tourist destination Federation Square in 2010 to multiple STREAT cafes/venues around Melbourne, a Friends of STREAT cookbook and designer coffee all available for purchase online with funds going back to training and providing jobs for our homeless youth.
 
It’s wonderful to be able to share the STREAT story with my Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and Bondi Beach Radio audience! 
 
To experience the outlook of a human like Bec Scott who’s not only making a selfless, positive impact on the world around her, but a self-sustaining and ever-growing one.
 
I only hope this show can inspire you to do the same! Let’s get into it!
 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #117 Bec Scott (STREAT co-founder & CEO). 

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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Westfield Bondi Junction Mardi Gras street art. A masterclass in experiential brand activation!

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Westfield Bondi Junction Mardi Gras street art. A masterclass in experiential brand activation!

Love this!

 
Westfield Bondi Junction have created an absolute masterclass in experiential brand activation to celebrate Sydney’s iconic Mardi Gras. Simple, stylish and elegant, this beautiful street art creation taps into the perfect storm of global pop culture, human behaviour, a hallmark event on Sydney’s yearly calendar, is situated in one of Australia’s highest foot traffic locations and blends the physical and virtual worlds to a T.
 
And the best part? They own advertising/media space and the artwork wouldn’t have cost much at all (in the scheme of things).
The only cherry I would have placed on top is a #MardiGras hashtag in the artwork so that when people upload their content to Instagram or Twitter it drives exponentially increased visibility through digital search, but when everything else has been executed so beautifully, all I really have to say is…
 
Well played, Westfield Bondi Junction, well played 👏👏👏
 
Article by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻

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Westfield Bondi Junction Mardi Gras street art. A masterclass in experiential brand activation!

Two Space co-founder and social entrepreneur, Tashi Dorjee, changing the world from the inside! | Episode #116

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TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee drops by Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet

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Excited to catch-up with Two Space co-founder and social entrepreneur, Tashi Dorjee!

Indirectly, my connection with Tashi is actually the reason Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is now a weekly show on Bondi Beach Radio.
 
Tashi and I met at the Two Space co-working space for start-ups and entrepreneurs at the Kings Cross Hotel a few weeks back and I just had to get him on the show to tell his story.
 
Partnering with Optus and Amazon, TwoSpace connects underutilised spaces with a community of entrepreneurs, creating unique spaces that help businesses start, connect and grow.
 
We also chat about his work with Carbon Conservation, a business dedicated to conserving the rainforests of Indonesia and current protects 1 million hectares of rainforest and the introduction of Himalayan Chai into the Australian market back in the day by his grandmother, which went on to be adopted by Gloria Jeans and more.
 
Vast-ranging and fascinating chats and I just love meeting new people whom I feel like I’ve known for years. Tashi is a good one and Two Space is coming to Bondi Beach, so download this show to find out more!
 
Let’s get into it!
 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #116 TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee. 

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TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee and Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
 
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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #116 TwoSpace co-founder Tashi Dorjee. 

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Hilarious & Insightful 1-on-1 with Australian comedian, media personality & writer, Mikey Robins | Episode #115

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Aussie comedian & media personality Mikey Robins joins us on Hot & Delicious in Sydney!

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Good News Week’s Mikey Robins joins Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet show in Sydney!

 
This week’s guest on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is a wonderful exploration of the life of Australian comedian, media personality and writer, Mikey Robins.
 
The former triple j national radio breakfast host and Good News Week TV show team leader shares intimate memories of his early days as a creative and performer, about landing the triple j gig at age 29 and what it’s like to start a stand-up comedy career later in life.
 
From there we journey into his life and long-term relationship with his best friend and wife, Laura, Australia Day and #changethedate, choosing radio partners and advice for those who might have a dream and have no idea where to begin.
 
What started as a chance meeting between Mikey and I at the Bucketlist Bondi, turned into this hilarious and insightful show with one of the funniest guys I know. I hope that you enjoy it as much as I do! 😃❤️
 
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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #115 Mikey Robins (Australian comedian, media personality & writer). 

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Newstead Brewing Company co-founder & molecular bioscientist, Mark Howes. Craft beer pioneer | Podcast #114

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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast with Newstead Brewing Co's Mark Howes.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #114 Newstead Brewing Company – Mark Howes (Head Brewer). 

 

Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast with head brewer & co-founder of Newstead Brewing Company, Mark Howes.

 
As one of the pioneers of the burgeoning Brisbane craft beer scene, molecular bioscientist Mark Howes and the partners of Newstead Brewing Co founded their brewery in December 2013 and Mark had to make the rapid transition from 40 litre home-brewer to head brewer of Newstead Brewing Company.
 
With a 2nd Newstead brewery, bar and restaurant set to launch shortly across the road from Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, the brainchild of the Howes clan (Peter, Heather and Mark) and Michael Conrad has gone from strength-to-strength.
Super 1-on-1 podcast about taking the leap of faith from the safety of a 9-5 to running your own successful business. Bite off more than you can chew and then chew like hell. Very exciting!
 
Let’s get into it!
 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #114 Newstead Brewing Company – Mark Howes (Head Brewer). 

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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.
 
Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!):
I recently wrapped my position as Social Media Lead for SapientNitro Australia, transforming the face of social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Peroni Italian Beer, Bulmers Original Cider & more, to focus on freelance clients and my own business, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!, a travel, entertainment & lifestyle brand, business, blog & podcast.
 
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Australia Day. Striving for a culture of inclusiveness. #ChangeTheDate

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I love Australia… I want to be able to celebrate Australia, wave my flag on Australia Day & be proud of everything that we are… 

This is a phrase that I am sure is true to all of us… indigenous Australians, Asians, Indians, Greeks, Italians, black, white, green, gold… no matter what part of planet earth your ancestors might originate from… all of us in this wide brown land are boat people and of late I have been thinking a LOT about the cultural significance of Australia Day & its lack of inclusiveness for everyone.

If you are in need of further food for thought, keen to learn more or garner an inside perspective from the inside looking out, then I’d ask that you watch this video below by Carla McGrath of Get Up! or download these free podcasts that Australian comedian Wil Anderson has recorded with talented indigenous Australians, Adam Briggs (hip hop artist, writer and comedian) or Cleverman creator Ryan Griffen. These inspiring podcasts are not just focused on the Australia Day issue, but are also wonderful ranging chats with 2 of our brightest creative stars.

Yes, I am a privileged, middle-class, white Australian male who grew up not really knowing, understanding, appreciating or exploring the  dirty, little, not-so-secret of the history of our country… because it’s not ingrained in our schools and education enough and I didn’t try hard enough. We smash beers on Australia Day whilst listening triple j’s Hottest 100, without paying regard or a modicum of respect to the first settlers of this land, who have been here tens of thousands of years… And yet we’ve only been celebrating a 26th of January for 21 years! So why can’t we change the date?

I love this country with all my heart, warts and all. But I’m frustrated by so many elements that hold us back from being one of the most amazing and progressive nations on the planet (Australia Day, marriage equality, casual racism and deplorable internet speeds to name but a few). We only need to look at our cousins in New Zealand to feel ashamed and see how much further advanced we could be in a number of these issues.

I want to be able to celebrate Australia, how much it means to me, to wave my flag on Australia Day, drink some beers & be proud of everything that we are… But I can’t. Not until we change the date. So until that time, my Australia Days will be a little more low key than I’d like them to be and I will use this article that I’ve written today as a promise.

I will use the tools of influence that I have built for myself and my brand… my Bondi Beach Radio show, my Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast, blog and social media channels as a platform to learn more about my fellow Australians and champion their stories and perspectives, so that we can no only #ChangeTheDate, but evolve into a more open society and country where everyone feels welcome… in their own country and their own home.

I look forward to a day where all Aussies can celebrate #AustraliaDay as 1. Black, White, Green, Gold, Straight, Gay, LGBTQA.. Here’s hoping! 😃🌈❤

 
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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is a weekly show on Bondi Beach Radio and iTunes podcast where we interview inspiring, influential individuals and entrepreneurs across a range of industries about what makes them tick as people and drives their hunger for success. Our guests include Australian comedian & TV presenter, Wil Anderson, Jules Lund, Twitter Australia Managing Director, Karen Stocks, Gotye, Aussie actor Daniel McPherson, Nazeem Hussein & many more.

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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.
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