News & Feature Stories

Postcards from the Edge No.23: IsoMateship

Staying connected with friends and family during these challenging times is crucial. And, as we approach May 8 – Mate Day to many – there are beer businesses doing what they can to facilitate this and support people's wellbeing.

April 30th, 2020 by James Smith


Postcards from the Edge No.22: Have A Beer Together

April 29th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Plenty of beer businesses have been connecting with their fans online since venues were shutdown. And a new YouTube channel launched the day after they closed has been bringing a variety of shows to isolated beer fans too.


The Growler Renaissance

April 28th, 2020 by Crafty Pint

People have come up with many new concepts as they attempt to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. But it's a rather older one that's been helping keep many businesses afloat and our drains free of delicious draught beer.


Who Brews 7th Day Beers?

April 27th, 2020 by Mick Wust

It all started with the hunt for a good craft pilsner and grew from there. From footy dads in a garage to a crowdfunding campaign to a brewery in Brookvale, you have to ask: Who Brews 7th Day beers?


Postcards from the Edge No.21: Crafting New Connections

April 27th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

After an epic and brewery-filled road trip with her partner and their dog, Ziggy, Erin Skubiski launched Crafted Connections with the aim of connecting regional brewers with venues. Then venues closed...


Postcards from the Edge No.20: All Together Now

April 24th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Just months on from the global Resilence Beer project in support of bushfire-impacted communities, brewers around the world are rallying again to support hospo workers hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Postcards from the Edge No.19: Green Lighted District

April 23rd, 2020 by Will Ziebell

They're involved in brewing companies, distribution and venues and, in time for Easter weekend, the Drysdales and Canevas opened District Bottle Store in Pascoe Vale. We spoke to Joel about his ups and downs during the pandemic.


Brew & A: Ash Hazell

April 22nd, 2020 by Will Ziebell

He started homebrewing at 17 before cleaning kegs at Little Creatures followed by a stint with Barrow Boys led to the head brewer role at one of the biggest craft breweries in the land. Here's Ash Hazell to tell us more.


Postcards from the Edge No.18: From Menulog To Menudog

April 21st, 2020 by James Smith

If you live around Carlton North you may have seen an unusual form of home delivery service in recent weeks. The Great Northern team have been sending beer and food out via their security dog and barman on skateboard...


Who Brews Bondi Beers?

April 20th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Beach Beer Bondi appeared as if from nowhere to land at 46 in the GABS Hottest 100 of 2019. Many beer drinkers hadn't heard much about them so we caught up with founder Paul Parks to ask Who Brews Bondi Beers?

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