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Back To The Bar, Sydney

Back To The Bar, Sydney

Many businesses across Sydney and New South Wales opened to customers for the first time in more than three months yesterday. Two members of The Crafty Pint team were among those heading back to the bar.

October 12, 2021 by Crafty Pint


Back To The Bar – For The Last Time?

October 11, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Venues in much of New South Wales are reopening today, with Victoria set to follow in the coming weeks. Will Ziebell chatted to business owners about their hopes, fears, vaccine passports and excitement at welcoming back guests.


Help #emptythekegs

August 9, 2021 by James Smith

Much of Australia has faced lockdowns through 2021, making it difficult for breweries and venues to sell kegs. In response, one beer lover has launched the social media campaign #emptythekegs to help keep tap beer moving.


A Year On The COVID Roller-Coaster – Part II

March 23, 2021 by Crafty Pint

Following on from our look at the impact of COVID-19 on the brewing industry, we switch our focus to hospo, retail and beer lovers – one year on from the day the country was closed for business.


A Year On The COVID Roller-Coaster – Part I

March 18, 2021 by James Smith

It was a year nobody could foresee and nobody wanted, yet the worst fears of March 2020 haven't been realised. Over two features, we take on in-depth look at the local beer industry 12 months on from the nationwide lockdown.


The Big Issue: The Future Of Beer Fests II

February 18, 2021 by Ben Hopkins

Six months ago, we asked what beer festivals might look like in the new COVID-altered landscape. As events start to make their comeback, we revisited the topic to see what else has been learned and what might lie ahead.


Jervis Bay: Fighting Fit One Year On

December 23, 2020 by Ben Hopkins

Jervis Bay Brewing Co opened as bushfires swept the region, closed to the public due to COVID-19 months later, yet are looking forward with optimism after celebrating their first anniversary in the lead up to Christmas.


GABS Canned For 2020

October 9, 2020 by Crafty Pint

After two postponements and the earlier cancellation of their Auckland event, the GABS team has been forced to defer their remaining 2020 events. Instead, they're now looking ahead to their traditional dates in 2021.


Vic Brewers Excluded From Hospo Support Grants

October 6, 2020 by James Smith

Brewers who were hoping to apply for financial support from the Licensed Hospitality Venue Grant have found their venues are currently excluded from the Victorian government's COVID-19 program.


Victorians To Take To The Streets

September 14, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Victorians could be heading to the streets (and rooftops and parks) as part of the state government's plan to bring the hospitality industry back to life in a COVIDSafe manner. But questions remain over what the future holds.

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