Breweries that opened this year are facing challenges their pre-COVID forbears never encountered. We spoke to Bucketty’s and Slow Lane about growing up in a post-COVID world.
Coles Liquor’s latest quarterly results show solid if tempered growth, whilst Endeavour Drinks said it expects sales in the next two months to decline.
Health statistics agency the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has reported falling rates of risky drinking and consumption levels, as young Australians avoid drinking at all.
The Cancer Council has admitted that it was behind a series of pandemic-related complaints in a report which critiqued advertising watchdog ABAC.
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education and Retail Drinks are at loggerheads over retail alcohol sales statistics during COVID-19 as FARE criticises the industry’s “predatory instincts”.
King River Brewing in the Victorian High Country was hit by bushfires and then COVID-19 last year, but it used the time to plan for expansion and is now doubling capacity.
Bellarine Brewing Company in Victoria has made a habit of diversifying, and its latest pivot to hand sanitiser is now being made permanent.
This week on the podcast we catch up with Ben Kraus, who spent the last 3 months commissioning and starting a new brewery in Austria.
The latest report from researchers at Monash University using data from the Australian Tax Office, rather than self-reported polls, has shown a net decrease in beer drinking.
Owner of First Choice and Liquorland says that at-home consumption and trends toward bulk buying will continue as it posts its first quarter results.