postcards from the edge

Postcards from the Edge No.30: Exit Through The Bottleshop

Postcards from the Edge No.30: Exit Through The Bottleshop

Mixed brewery packs appeared in an instant as the shutdown hit and have kept on coming – in diverse arrangements too. But, with restrictions starting to ease across Australia, will they have post-pandemic staying power?

May 18, 2020 by Crafty Pint


Postcards from the Edge No.29: Back To The Bar

May 16, 2020 by Jakkii Musgrave

This weekend has seen venues in some states open for small number of patrons. Jakkii Musgrave was back at Bloodhound Bar – the last venue she'd visited before the lockdown – for its first sitting.


Postcards from the Edge No.28: Pint of Online

May 15, 2020 by Will Ziebell

You might not be able to partake in a PoO Crawl at Good Beer Week 2020 but that hasn't stopped one group finding a way to join each other on a cross-city Pint of Origin trek while in isolation.


Postcards from the Edge No.27: Bunker Down

May 14, 2020 by Will Ziebell

For the team at The Welder's Dog in northern New South Wales, the challenges of dealing with COVID-19 have brought them new partners, new customers and a new approach for their business going ahead.


Postcard From The UK: Cloudwater

May 14, 2020 by James Smith

The UK has been hit even harder by COVID-19 than Australia. Ahead of his virtual Meet The Brewer this weekend, we chatted to Cloudwater founder Paul Jones about life as a brewer in the UK and what he thinks lies ahead.


50 Days Of Shutdown

May 11, 2020 by James Smith

It will be a long time before we know the full impact of COVID-19. But on day 50 of the momentous decision to shutdown the country's venues, we asked people throughout the industry for their thoughts.


Postcards from the Edge No.26: Hanging On By A Thread

May 8, 2020 by Guy Southern

This Postcards series has shown how many businesses connected to beer and hospo have suffered. Guy Southern joined Short Batch as they printed #keepinglocalalive t-shirts and we chatted to CraftyMerch about their roller coaster ride.


On The Frontline Of Online

May 6, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Since venues shut down, there's been a flurry of new startups looking to offer new marketplace solutions. Will Ziebell spoke to three businesses – one that was already in the works – about their plans for the pandemic.


Postcards from the Edge No 25: Help Yourself

May 5, 2020 by James Smith

The impact of COVID-19 has left many beer businesses striving to adapt. As part of the #keepinglocalalive campaign, brand designer Jessie Jungalwalla is pulling together a panel of experts to help guide people through.


Postcards from the Edge No.24: Grain Re-Store-d

May 2, 2020 by Will Ziebell

After a short break to take stock, the Grain Store team leapt back into action last month as a takeaway and home delivery service. They've even reimagined their legendary beergustations for Novocastrians to enjoy at home.

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