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Postcard From The UK: Cloudwater

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.

May 14th, 2020 by James Smith


The Master Of The Brewniverse

May 13th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

It's not the first time a homebrewer has won the chance to scale up a winning brew for commercial release. But winning Coopers' Masters of the Brewniverse competition means Chris Woods' honey IPA is going nationwide.


The Collaborators: Kaddy

May 12th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

A pair of childhood mates have joined forces to launch a new business they believe will help streamline the relationships between breweries and other small producers and the venues and bottleshops after their beverages.


50 Days Of Shutdown

May 11th, 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 8th, 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.


My Favourite Hops

May 7th, 2020 by Crafty Pint

Few things in the world of beer excite people as much as hops. So we got in touch with a bunch of growers, sellers and hop-lovin' brewers to find out which varieties they love the most and whose mastery of hops impresses them most.


On The Frontline Of Online

May 6th, 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 5th, 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 2nd, 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.


Show Us Your Swag!

May 1st, 2020 by Crafty Pint

The beer community is about much more than beer and the people that brew, sell and celebrate it. There's a whole world of beer swag out there and the Keeping Local Alive campaign has created a day in which we can all show it off.

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