XXXX brewer Lion has confirmed that the cyber attack which stopped production this week was a result of ransomware, and recovery is taking longer than expected.
This week on the podcast we see Lion become the victim of a cyber attack and new laws for online alcohol delivery could change the status quo.
Lion was forced to shut down its IT systems after a cyber attack which industry professionals say could linked to the acquisition of its dairy business by a Chinese company.
Lion has partnered with the makers of popular North American alcohol brand White Claw Hard Seltzer to distribute the drink in Australia.
Lion-owned Furphy has launched its second beer Furphy Crisp Lager, a 4.5% abv beer that’s “light, crisp and offers the ultimate refreshment” according to Little Creatures brewers.
As beer evolves and breweries branch out into everything from kombucha to hard seltzers and RTDs, the question of how to integrate branding with your core range has come to the fore. Designer Tyson Sheean weighs in on the trend.
Brewer Lion has announced that it has become Australia’s first large-scale carbon neutral brewer, and is close to achieving targets which will see it reduce its carbon footprint by 30 per cent by 2025.
Following the Northern Territory’s announcement that venues will re-open on 15th May, XXXX Gold brewer Lion has ensured a keg convoy carrying 75,000 litres of draught beer will make its way to the NT over the next week.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has criticised the payment terms of big businesses saying that they are “damaging” to small suppliers.
Lion will take back untapped kegs from venues and refund the cost, as the big brewers attempt to help venues navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.