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Getting ready for Christmas BREAK!

Updated: Feb 23, 2021

I know that most homebrewers are starting to think about Christmas and holidays and we should all be preparing our brews for the holiday season.

While December is a time where we will want to experimenter remember to have your favorite beers ready to enjoy while trying new beers. Especially during the hot days where light beers will be easy to drink on a hot day.

Don't forget that favorite person in your life. They might enjoy that cold cider or cocktail mix.

As always during December periods transport costs tend to increase on all the non-pouch or non-standard packaged items.

We are closing on the 25th of December and we will be leaving our online orders open until we return. We may begin packing online orders as early as the 12th but this will depend on stock availability from our bigger suppliers opening and closing times. Our store will officially be open from the 19th of January.

Plan ahead as the online industry is expecting a record-breaking peak season this December

With delivery volumes set to break records this peak season, it's important to start planning for delivery cut-off dates early to avoid disappointment.

We will be work closely with our partner carriers to ensure our cut-off dates are up-to-date.

Recommended Cut-Off Dates:

To ensure your orders are delivered by 25 December, they will need to pack before the below dates.

Standard Delivery

  • Everywhere Else - 14 December

  • Same City - 21 December

Express Delivery by arrangement only

  • ​​​​​​22 December

Closures & Limited Operations

Our partner carriers will be closed and not operating on National Public Holidays below:

  • Friday 25 December(Christmas Day)

  • Monday 28th December (Boxing Day)

  • Friday 1 January (New Years Day)

On days where parcel volumes are highest, carriers will focus on completing deliveries and may limit pick-ups from senders. 

A Reminder on Contactless Deliveries 

To ensure the safety of the community, most carriers will be continuing to default deliveries to Authority to Leave (ATL) where possible and will not be requesting a physical signature from the customer/receiver.

Thank you for reading our blog and would love to hear your feedback.

Chat again soon.

Kind Regards

Thomas Swanepoel [Owner] Cell: (+61) 0433 707 522

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