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Postcards from the Edge No.5: Isolation Island

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.

Yesterday by Will Ziebell


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.


Postcards from the Edge No.3: Quarantinnied

March 25th, 2020 by James Smith

It's amazing how fast things can happen when the pressure's on. The team at Carwyn Cellars has created a special Canvent featuring 24 Victorian brewers in just a couple of days so people can enjoy beers together apart.


Postcards From The Edge No.2: GoFeedMe

March 24th, 2020 by Will Ziebell

What do you do if you're one of the thousands of beer and hospo people forced out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic? In the case of Deb Lieu and James Balboni, you launch a mission to feed others in your position.


Postcards From The Edge No.1: Cherry Cheer

March 23rd, 2020 by James Smith

As the beer and hospitality industries adapt to the new reality, there are some inspiring examples around. We joined The Cherry Tree crew as they launched their home deliveries by bringing cheer to the streets of Richmond.


The Big Issue: Ownership Revisited

May 9th, 2018 by Crafty Pint

Back in 2015, we looked at brewing company ownership, which was becoming a topic for regular discussion in the industry. Now, following a slew of acquisitions last year and with the launch of an independence seal, we take another deep dive.


Big In Japan

September 18th, 2017 by Crafty Pint

Three Victorian breweries are celebrating collecting multiple medal hauls in one of Asia's biggest beer competitions at the weekend. Holgate led the way with four medals at the International Beer Cup in Japan as Mountain Goat and Edge won two each.


Aussies Win Big In London

September 6th, 2016 by Crafty Pint

Australian microbreweries collected both Supreme Champion trophies at last night's International Beer Challenge in London. Melbourne's Hawkers took out the brewery title with SA's Prancing Pony winning best beer.


Mads For Aussie Beer

February 8th, 2016 by Nick Oscilowski

As Noma Australia's long sold out run kicks off in Sydney, it's not just the ingredients on the plate that have a strong Australian focus. The drinks list features several Australian beers, including some created especially for the restaurant.


Beer Travel: Copenhagen

October 20th, 2015 by Bert Spinks

As he heads homewards from the northern reaches of Europe, wandering Tasmanian Bert Spinks finds time to dip his toes into the "stylish", "serious" and "eccentric" beer scene in Copenhagen.

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