THE recent beer shortage in our town (Tocumwal) recalls 1940, when Broken Hill staged a beer strike during the hottest part of the year. Pubs were open. Beer was “on”. But there were no customers. In the blazing heat (temperatures never below 107 deg.), gangs of roadmenders sat on the pavements, their backs against the walls of the pubs, drinking-through straws from cartons of pasteurised milk.
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