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This post was sponsored by BrewArt. Click here to read The City Lane’s policy on sponsored content. MELBOURNE | The City Lane was recently invited to an event at Collingwood new and second hand vinyl music store Dutch Vinyl to learn more about BrewArt. BrewArt has been touted by it

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PODCAST | In this season-opening episode, we attempt to make up for the postponed Brewers Feast beer festival by instead chronicling Paul and Ben’s incredible journey through Sydney’s Northern Beaches, in which they apparently end up largely at 4 Pines venues. It’s a wander that involves buses, tiny breweries, Google

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MELBOURNE | The Dan O’Connell Hotel is one of those old pubs that you see closing all over Melbourne, and are thankful still exists. It’s one of Carlton’s oldest local pubs, dating back to 1884, and has stayed relevant by updating the things that count while keeping old school the

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PODCAST | In this mind-bending episode, we assemble a dream team of drinkers including Ben, Chris, Emily, Jeff, Kyle and Paul to tackle Garage Project’s Silk Road series of beers. The results are hillarious, irresponsible, and unstoppably unwieldy. It’s an episode where, no matter what you thought our runtime should

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PODCAST | In this monstrously-long episode we are joined by the brilliant people behind Froth Craft Beer Magazine, editor Emily and designer Clint, to help them celebrate the two year anniversary of the magazine. It’s an adventure that goes to a lot of places we didn’t expect, and many places

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CANBERRA | Capital Brewing Co. only started brewing in early 2016, and in that time have developed enough of a following and reputation for quality beers, that they’ve moved from gypsy brewing up in Sydney to setting up their own bricks and mortar brewery in Canberra. The brewery is located

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MELBOURNE | Mr West Bar And Bottleshop is one of the new wave of bars that’s been opening up recently in Footscray, and brings another craft beer spot to a part of town already lucky enough to have great craft beer at places like Bar Josephine, Up In Smoke, and

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PODCAST | In this recipe-defining episode we explore just what it takes to make an effective beer cocktail, often using ingredients that you probably won’t find around the house; delve deep into our limited knowledge of council restrictions and associated noise complaints; and talk about the Melbourne Cup and its

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MELBOURNE | Concrete Boots Bar is a newish bar at the Swan Street end of Burnley Street that’s aiming to bring something a bit different to the rather dire offering that’s been presented to lovers of quality drink around this part of Richmond. The space is bright and airy, with

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PODCAST | In this hungover episode, we speak with Tyson from Brewers Feast beer festival about strong beers, sleep deprivation, and this year’s festival, obviously. It’s everything you could ever hope for in an episode and several things you probably would have liked to avoid. It’s a complicated balance, we’ll