Craft beer

5th Annual New Zealand Craft Beer Symposium

27 January 2018

Great people and choice craft beer from the Land of the Long White Cloud only mean one thing… it’s the annual New Zealand Craft Beer Symposium at The Catfish. Incorporating Waitangi Day, for the 5th year The Catfish will be overrun by Kiwi brews, many of which have never been sipped on Aussie soil before. […]

Local Craft Beer & Quality German Food

02 January 2018

Gutentart Berliner Weisse is now pouring at Hophaus Bier Bar Grill. Made by the Elwood based heroes at Brewmanity this brew is best enjoyed with a Bretzel on the balcony. “Just be sure to leave room for Toffee Apple Strudel and a glass of Schnapps. Hophaus also serves a dedicated snack menu from open until […]

Coburg’s Best Craft Beer Bar

27 December 2017

Cavalier Brown Ale is a beer that delivers much more than you’d expect. Handcrafted in Derrimut this brew is best savored at The Woodlands Hotel. “If you go down to ‘the Woods’ today, you’re sure of a big surprise. The Woodlands is Coburg’s pride and joy and their drinks list beyond impressive; a comprehensive lesson in […]

Great Craft Beer is Drunk Here

26 November 2017

Isn’t it annoying when great Craft Beers fall into your mouth, over and over? The Palace Hotel’s range of brews is a sight to behold. “Easy-going patrons gather around the bar for hilarious banter and over a game of pool while the restaurant and courtyard are enviable positions for a frothy and a bite while […]

Goose Island Brewing Co Hits Australian Soil

10 August 2017

Just tapped at Young and Jackson: Midway IPA from our friends at Goose Island Beer Co. Just recently launched in Australia, it makes for a top after-work knock off drink as we all wait for the rush at Flinders Street train station to ease. “Locally crafted beers are a standout feature and this triplex venue […]

Waitangi Day & New Zealand Craft Beer Symposium

27 January 2017

Waitangi Day sparks a huge 6 day celebration at The Catfish. New Zealand Craft Beer Symposium is a damn awesome event that applauds our neighbours’ choice brews. Hop along to immerse yourself in fresh off the boat, liquid gold by EPIC, Liberty, 8 Wired, Tuatara, Funk Estate and Hop Federation, as well as the first […]

Quench Your Craft Beer Thirst In South Melbourne

14 January 2017

Start your weekend off on a high note as The Palace Hotel has re-opened for 2017. This South Melbourne beauty has dealt with some damage from the recent savage storms, but this award winning pub is back open now and ready to please. “easygoing clusters gather on footpath seating, around the bar for hilarious babble, […]

Coburg’s Greatest Craft Beer Pub

04 January 2017

Why stop at one? The Woodlands Hotel has one of the best craft beer lists in Melbourne. (If you already had our free Smartphone app you’d already know this.) 🙂 No more words are needed.    Follow @Melb_bars_pubs

Truly Great Craft Beer

20 December 2016

Dusty Gringo from Deep Creek Brewing Co has a strong Malty flavour with floral and citrus tones, and The Catfish’s uber fun bar staff are ready to pour this beer for you from 3pm today. “Their passion for rare and very limited release beers runs deep. Served from both taps and bottles…” Melbourne’s Bars and […]

Don’t Stress – Dinner Is Done

09 November 2016

Oi, what cha doin’ tonight? It’s Hump Day and that means that it’s Cracking Curry Wednesday at The Woodlands Hotel. $15 dishes come with rice and a free pot of craft beer or cider. So swing past The Woodlands this evening for a 10/10 feed.    Follow @Melb_bars_pubs