Pete Mitcham explores a bar that demonstrates that high tech wizardry only matters when it is backed up by people that really know beer…
Breweries within wineries are becoming more and more common, with Victoria’s Hickinbotham Brewery one of the latest…
Collaboration brews are the hot ticket in beer internationally and it’s a little surprising that the trend has yet to hit our shores. But in one of the first of what will no doubt become a wave, the team at Mountain Goat has teamed up with Richard Watkins from Canberra’s Wig & Pen Brewery to… Read more →
After having been idle for most of 2009, the little brewery at Geelong’s Scottish Chief’s Tavern has recently been reactivated. Barwon Heads home brewer Dan Cunningham took the lease of the brewery at the end of last year and now runs his Beacon Brewing Company from the facility. He is currently producing two beers—Beacon Bitter… Read more →
Victoria’s Red Duck Brewery have just announced their latest venture, Red Duck Provedore. The brewery’s cellar door, located in the main street of Camperdown, offers light meals including Red Duck pies, toasted La Madre foccaccias, gourmet cheese and tasting platters, and great coffee. Naturally it also offers Red Duck beers on tap, Red Duck cider,… Read more →
True South restaurant-brewery at Black Rock, Port Phillip Bay, opened in September 2009 but it wasn’t until December that the beer began to flow.
Melbourne has rightly been developing a claim to the title of Australia’s beer capital with the rapid growth of its small-scale brewing industry and beer-focused pubs and bars. But for the visitor or the Melbournite alike, a trek outside of the metropolitan area can be every bit as rewarding. The region, with its concentration of… Read more →