If you’ve been thinking of heading along to the Ballarat Beer Festival on January 21st but don’t fancy the thought of going by train, you now have a chance to join a busload of other beery peeps on the Local Taphouse’s first road trip of 2012. In addition to tasting local and international cuisine, you’ll… Read more →
Not too sure if we can file this story under ‘world-first’ but the most recent episode of Ale Stars at The Local Taphouse St Kilda certainly qualifies as something very special. The long-running and well patronised beer appreciation gathering launched the first of what it hopes will become a regular fixture on the Ale Stars… Read more →
One of the stand-out events for those who attended Melbourne’s Good Beer Week back in May was the inaugural Brewers & Chewers dinner at The Local Taphouse. The intimate 3 course dinner party provided beer lovers with the opportunity to eat, drink and chat in depth with highly regarded brewers from the likes of 8 Wired,… Read more →
Today we meet the writer, producer and director of Beer Wars – The Move, Anat Baron. Anat tells us about the origins of the movie, the issues she faced getting it finished and then screened.
It has been called the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular, but with the release of the list of Australian and New Zealand breweries that will be brewing a new beer for next year’s festival now released, the great should perhaps now be written in bold type and underlined. Breweries confirmed so far include: AUSTRALIA Brewboys Burleigh… Read more →
It has been announced that Good Beer Week will be launched on Saturday May 12, 2012 with the biggest SpecTAPular beerfest yet.
In more Local Taphouse news, the Local Bottlestore & Provisions in St Kilda is now open and to launch their unique growler delivery service in their local neighbourhood, they are running a competition every bit as unique. They’re asking for people to make up their own imaginative, original and clean (!) story – in 100… Read more →
Coincidentally on the day we run our first in a series of podcasts looking at the issue of tap contracts, Ben Kraus from Bridge Road Brewers contacted us about screenings he is arranging of Beer Wars, a US documentary looking at the battle small brewers face to get their beers into outlets in the States…. Read more →
Heads have barely cleared and livers cleansed following the debut of Good Beer Week in Melbourne last month. The festival, born through the union of three beer loving blokes over a few beers, had such a widespread and positive impact that planning for the second Good Beer Week had begun before the first was finish…. Read more →
The Local Taphouse, winner of more ‘best pub’ awards than we care to mention, is about to bring it’s unique brand of beer love to it’s own bottleshop. It wouldn’t be the Taphouses’ style to just open a well-stocked bottleshop and the Local Bottle Store & Provisions names sounds more than apt. Taphouse co-owner Steve… Read more →