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Postcards from the Edge No.11: Finding Funky Solutions

It's not venue and brewery owners and staff that have been hit hard in the beer world by the recent shutdown – there's the industry-within-an-industry of entertainers, musicians and trivia hosts looking for ways to adapt.

April 6th, 2020 by James Smith


Aussie Beerstagrammers: All Of The Beers

April 2nd, 2020 by Guy Southern

He fell down the rabbit hole of beer in London and has brought his passion to bear with the @allofthebeers Instagram account. Guy Southern spoke to Matt Kukura for another entry in our Beerstagrammers series.


Postcards from the Edge No.10: Can Together

April 2nd, 2020 by James Smith

The craft beer industry has always been one fired by the spirit of collaboration, something which has come to the fore during the COVID-19 crisis. We spoke to two brewers helping get their peers beers into punters' hands.


Postcards from the Edge No.9: Big Easy's Virtual Venue

April 1st, 2020 by Will Ziebell

As soon as they saw the writing on the wall the team behind three Adelaide venues pivoted fast, creating a new online service recreating the experience of their venues as best as possible and keeping many staff employed.


Postcards from the Edge No.8: Sanitation For The Nation

March 31st, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Brewers and distillers across the country have been switching production in recent weeks to help meet the country's need for more hand sanitiser.


Grants For Victorian Breweries & Bars

March 30th, 2020 by Crafty Pint

The Business Support Fund announced by the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on March 21 is now open for applications. Many small businesses within the local beer and hospo community will be eligible to apply.


Postcards From The Edge No.7: Made By Mongrel

March 30th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Fancy food and beer delivered to your door complete with a suggested soundtrack? The team at Mongrel in Brisbane have been moving fast to survive since their venue closed. Will Ziebell spoke to founder Annie Bingley.


Postcards from the Edge No.6: The Rocky Reality

March 29th, 2020 by James Smith

For all that businesses are scrambling to survive in these drastically altered times, the reality is that no one knows if they'll make it out the other side. We spoke to Hamish Coates of Rocky Ridge about heartbreak and uncertainty.


Postcards from the Edge No.5: Isolation Island

March 27th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Two figures from Tasmania's beer industry have launched the Isolation Beer Festival, a celebration of the state's independent breweries and beers designed to connect people at a time when we need to remain apart.


Brew & A: Caolan Vaughan

March 26th, 2020 by James Smith

They might be best known for their Pacific Ale but the Counter Culture series has been exciting beer geeks since launching last year. Overseeing brewing of all Stone & Wood beers is Caolan Vaughan, so we invited him for a Brew & A.

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