News & Feature Stories

Back On The Craft Beers Pt I

As Melbourne's venues prepare to reopen, we return to the pub with which we kicked off our Postcards from the Edge series on March 23. We joined Cherry Tree staff and a local to see how they've survived two lockdowns.

October 27, 2020 by James Smith


Postcards From The Edge No.57: Back In The Van

October 26, 2020 by Mick Wust

Beer tourism was hit hard during the COVID-19 shutdowns, but now venues are open and borders are closed, local customers are keeping Hop On Brewery Tours busy. We chatted to them about beer tourism in a pandemic.


Postcards from the Edge No.58: #ShoutAVicADrink

October 26, 2020 by James Smith

With Melbourne's venues finally set to open as restrictions ease significantly across Victoria, the team at an Armadale bar and bottleshop have launched a campaign enabling people to shout people exiting lockdown a drink.


WA Trailblazers Feral Turn 18

October 23, 2020 by Guy Southern

Feral are one of a few breweries you can say without any doubt changed beer in Australia forever. As they turn eighteen, and with co-founder Brendan Varis no longer involved, we chatted to the new team about the future.


Dark Emu – Telling Stories With Beer

October 22, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Sailors Grave are among the country's most avid and adventurous collaborators and harvesters of all things local to East Gippsland. But the Orbost brewery's latest collab really gets to the heart of the brewery.


Postcards From The Edge No.56: Duking It Out

October 21, 2020 by Mick Wust

While many beer venues have struggled during the pandemic, the Thorpe Hospitality Group managed to increase their revenue, tripled their staff, and have now acquired a new pub, The Duke of Enmore.


Bacchus To The Drawing Board

October 20, 2020 by Will Ziebell

If there's a beer trend taking off, there's a good chance Brisbane's Bacchus Brewing will be one of the first on board. One that's passed the envelope-pushers by is cans; until now, with the brewery making the switch this November.


Black Hops Buy Brisbane's Semi-Pro

October 20, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Black Hops have bought Brisbane's Semi-Pro Brewing and will turn their East Brisbane brewpub into the third Black Hops brewery venue. The Semi-Pro founders are sticking around as part of the new venture.


Who Brews Noodledoof Beers?

October 19, 2020 by James Smith

Noodledoof is a brewery and distillery opened by two mates in Victoria's west. As they approach their first birthday, we chatted to co-founder Alex "Doof" Carr about an opening twelve months encompassing a pandemic.


Crafty Cabal Update – October 2020

October 16, 2020 by Crafty Pint

It's time for the monthly update on the latest from our beer club, The Crafty Cabal, and it's the last one before we unveil its new look too. We've got events, winners, giveaways, teasers and more...

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