Category: drinks

Good Food Month: East of Everything’s Triple Brewer Bash

Attention East Siders. Do you have a hole that needs to be filled? Is that hole in the shape of good beer and Southern American inspired food? East of Everything’s simple inspiration is part of its charm. As owner Genevieve…

Beer DeLuxe Summer Hop-Up

Beer DeLuxe is celebrating an Australian summer the best way possible – with cold beer. Nestled in Federation Square, Beer DeLuxe offers respite from the summer heat in its alcove of glass and shade. Every Wednesday this summer from 5pm,…

Crop Up! Bush To Bar @ The Immigration Museum

If you haven’t been, the Immigration Museum is a beautiful heritage building on Flinders St. In fact, it’s one of the oldest in Melbourne. It was once where Victoria’s waves of migrants were met and processed as they stepped on…

Adelphi Distillery whisky tasting at Whisky & Alement

Whisky, why are you so kind to us Melbourne folk? Does your benevolence know no limits? Why bring exclusive, fine single malts hand-picked by Adelphi Distillery to our shores, host a tasting night at Whisky & Alement, then offer us pre-orders of limited…

Thursdays are for whisky: Benromach tasting at The Kilburn

There’s a part of me that hopelessly pines for better whisky knowledge, but the wayward journey to whisky nirvana can be unashamedly overwhelming. However, we must start somewhere, so do as I and the Scots do: skip dinner, head to…

Charli and Theresa take over Oaks Day

After Theresa and I enjoyed the frivolities and privileges of the Melbourne Cup Birdcage, we decided for round two we would attend Crown Oaks Day – or as it soon became, Soaks Day. Waking up to miserable weather, I half-heartedly…

Bring The Rum Diary’s new spiced rum to life

The Rum Diary Bar in Fitzroy has a dream: to bring their spiced rum to the masses. They’ve already been serving up their special concoction in their bar, to great acclaim; and they’ve quietly been putting it on shelves. But…

Williamstown’s Wine & Cheese Fest

Offering an afternoon of exploring the nuances of taste, Williamstown’s second rendition of the Wine & Cheese Fest made for a leisurely experience. My plus one and I walked into Seaworks and then had the difficult task of choosing where…

Best of October: monthly roundup

Melbourne is so jam-packed with events that we can barely keep up. Here are a few of our favourites from October. We dressed like Germans, tried new wines, evaded evil clowns, and explored this wonderful city. Wine Republic’s new Northcote store…

Steamphunk: Your new steampunk night in Melbourne

Steampunk. What is it, you might ask? It’s a 19th-century fantasy world where electricity was never invented and everything is steam powered (hence the name). A quick Google Image search shows all — think lots of gadgets and gew-gaws mixed with Victorian-era clothing….