bad shepherd brewing co cheltenham

MELBOURNE | Bad Shepherd Brewing Co. have a simple motto – “Leading you into temptation”, and when you walk into their Cheltenham brewery and try a few of their beers, you soon realise that they’ve done exactly that. Owners Dereck and Diti Hales, head brewer and American BBQ cook respectively, left

colonial brewing co. port melbourne

MELBOURNE | Colonial Brewing Company originated in Margaret River in 2004, and set the template for what a regional brewery could be. Great craft beers in a large, relaxing, welcoming space for locals and visitors alike. The views across over 60 acres of pristine farmland didn’t hurt either. Knowing that

2 brothers brewery moorabbin

MELBOURNE | 2 Brothers Brewery was one of the first microbreweries to set up shop in Melbourne’s South East when they opened in Moorabbin in 2007. In case the name didn’t give it away, it was founded by two brothers, Andrew and Dave Ong, who discovered craft beer while living and

dainton family brewery carrum downs

MELBOURNE | Dainton Family Brewing are located in Carrum Downs, in a part of Melbourne that’s slowly seeing more and more breweries set up shop. While it’s not the most central of breweries to visit in Melbourne, those who do venture out to the family run brewery are treated to some

boatrocker brewing co braeside

MELBOURNE | Boatrocker Brewing Co. was founded in Braeside by Matt and Andrea Houghton in 2009, and had some early successes with beers like Alpha Queen (a hoppy, 5% American Pale Ale), Hop Bomb (a 6.5% IPA packed full of hops), and of course the first Ramjet (a 10.2% Barrel-Aged Imperial

rock bottom brewery river north

CHICAGO | If you are looking for a more casual rooftop vibe, head to Rock Bottom Brewery in River North. Many might think of Rock Bottom solely as a national name in craft beer, but the River North location offers a rooftop respite steps away from the Magnificent Mile. Rock

mountain goat beer abbotsford

MELBOURNE | Mountain Goat Richmond is one of the old hands in Melbourne’s craft beer scene, and has seen a lot of changes since it was founded in 1997 by Cam Hines and Dave Bonighton. The biggest of those changes was of course the purchase of the brewery by global

moon dog brewing abbotsford

MELBOURNE | Moon Dog Brewing was founded in 2011 by brothers Josh and Jake Uljans and their friend Karl van Buuren 2010, and from the very beginning they were causing waves by brewing all kinds of interesting beers, rather than focusing on a core range of pale ales and IPAs.

the mill brewery collingwood

MELBOURNE | The Mill Brewery is Collingwood’s newest craft brewery, and one of its smallest. It’s owned by Mirek Aldridge, who is also the head brewery, and is the culmination of several years of homebrewing experience with the dream of one day owning a brewery. Mirek started with a 70

thunder road brewery brunswick

MELBOURNE | Thunder Road Brewing Company have been making beers in their Brunswick brewery since 2010, but it was only this year when they finally got all the approvals required to open the brewery taproom. Owner Philip Withers was into good beer long before starting his own brewery, and over