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Easing of rules enables Australian brewers to make sanitiser to meet demand

Move helps smaller brewers and distillers to keep going, after pubs and restaurants shut down

Head brewer Nick Calder-Scholes of One Drop Brewing says the Sydney microbrewer will stop making beer and switch to producing hand sanitiser.


AS DEMAND for a cleansing ale collapses with the closure of clubs and hotels to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Australia's craft brewers are refocusing on the urgent public need for clean hands.

Australia's medicines regulator changed its rules on Monday to make it...

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