postcards from the edge

Postcards from the Edge No.14: The Chain Gang

While none of us know what the beer and hospo scene will look like once measures to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic are over, two Melbourne breweries are eager to support the businesses that have supported them.

Yesterday by James Smith


Postcards from the Edge No.13: Tumut To Go

April 8th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Pubs and breweries across the country have been switching to home delivery as a means of #keepinglocalalive. But few are clocking up the kilometres – or doing it with the panache – of Tumut River Brewing Co.


Postcards from the Edge No.12: The Beer Essentials

April 7th, 2020 by James Smith

Fancy saying thanks to the essential workers helping us get through the COVID-19 pandemic? A new campaign, A Good Beer Always Helps, offers you the chance to do just that while supporting craft brewers too.


Postcards from the Edge No.11: Finding Funky Solutions

April 6th, 2020 by James Smith

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.


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.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.


Postcards from the Edge No.4: #dontdrinkalone

March 26th, 2020 by Guy Southern

Self isolation and, in all likelihood, a full lockdown of society at some point, will prove challenging for everyone, but some more than others. The #dontdrinkalone campaign launched by a WA bottleshop hopes to spread virtual cheer.

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