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Postcards from the Edge No.54: So Long, Farewell...

Among the thousands of Aussies stranded overseas are Ben and Maria Kraus and their kids. A planned year long stay has been extended by flight cancellations, so Ben is now helping commission a new brewery in Innsbruck.

Today by James Smith


Postcards from the Edge No.53: Monkey Brews

September 26, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The couple who brought craft beer to Dubbo put the COVID-19 lockdown to good use: taking the skills learned over ten years of homebrewing to follow through on a long-held plan to brew their own beers for their regulars.


Postcards from the Edge No.52: Live & Loud

September 24, 2020 by Will Ziebell

The live music industry has been hit just has hard as beer – if not harder – by COVID-19. As it starts to return in new COVIDSafe fashion, long-time good times supporters Young Henrys are back supporting gigs in Sydney.


Postcards from the Edge No.50: Pivoting Properly

September 1, 2020 by Will Ziebell

While they await the day they can open again, the team at The Cambrian in Bendigo have been keeping busy. Once they finished renos they embarked on a course to understand how to make their business better post-COVID.


Postcards from the Edge No.49: Wombating COVID

August 17, 2020 by James Smith

Three years ago, KAIJU! founders Nat and Callum Reeves chatted about collaborating with a New York brewery. When the pandemic shut the world down, instead of putting an end to such talk, it sparked Mortal Wombat.


The Big Issue: Coping with COVID-19 Part II

August 12, 2020 by Mick Wust

Many of us face mental health challenges at the best of times. With the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacting the beer and hospo industries, we look at the difficulties people are facing and the support they can seek.


The Big Issue: Coping With COVID-19 Part I

August 10, 2020 by Mick Wust

Many of us face mental health challenges at the best of times. With the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacting the beer and hospo industries, we look at the difficulties people are facing and the support they can seek.


Postcards from the Edge No.48: A Hustling Hand

August 7, 2020 by Crafty Pint

The speed at which beer businesses adapted and the rise of the growler were two of the standout features when the first lockdown hit. Now, a new family-run operation sparked by the unique challenges of that time has launched.


Postcards from the Edge No.47: Interstate Mates

August 6, 2020 by Guy Southern

During the first lockdown, everyone in the beer industry was faced with similar challenges. Now, with some states rolling back restrictions while Victoria is suffering again, the brewing industry is rallying to help mates in need.


Postcards from the Edge No.46: Lockdown Life

July 29, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Streets are emptier, bottleshops and cellar doors are quieter, masks – and a greater sense of fear – are everywhere. Midway through the scheduled six weeks of Lockdown Mk II, we chat to two reps about life in Melbourne's beer world.

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