Tag: beer

The Terminus Hotel Craft Beer Showdown: IPA-Off

When The Terminus Hotel announced their IPA Craft Beer Showdown, I couldn’t click ‘attending’ on Facebook fast enough. Manager Dave Langlands assembled a mighty list of Victorian craft brewers to showcase their IPAs. The showdown was a good-natured IPA smackdown…

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Heineken City Shapers Festival

When Heineken throws a party, you go. My previous escapades with the European beer company include a luxury boat cruise, a city food and drink tour, shamelessly crashing a US Open rooftop party in NYC, a Day of the Dead fiesta, and…

Coworking above a brewery at CoBrew

CoBrew is a coworking space above a brewery. That’s right: two of the best things in the world, combined into one amazing idea in Thornbury. For the four of you who don’t know what coworking is, the idea is simple. Rather than work…

Monthly wrap: best of July 2016

We went all over Melbourne in July: partying and gym-ing at St Hotel in St Kilda; seeing magic in Northcote; and quaffing wine in South Melbourne. Read our highlights for July 2016, and watch our video! Menu Launch Party at St…

Bendigo on the Hop launch

Good beer! To be more specific, independent Australian craft beer. That’s what will be pouring at Bendigo on the Hop this August. The boutique festival gives Melbourne a run for its money with its sold-out events and brewers singing its…

The Windsor Alehouse launches with craft beer and burgers

Nothing beats burgers, beer, and good camaraderie on a Friday night. Lucky for us south-siders, The Windsor Alehouse delivers the first two. The latter is BYO, but I’m sure you can manage. For me, it doesn’t get more local than…

Coopers after Dark with Ash Grunwald

Good things happen after dark in Melbourne. On a cold and wet Melbourne night my plus one and I met up in the comfortable, grubby clutter of The Tote. We were here to do what everyone loves to do in…

Hepburn and Hops at Ladro: a night of food and craft beer

Beer. Four ingredients combine to make magic in a glass. Malt provides the base. Hops add flavour and aroma. Yeast produces alcohol. But water. Who thinks about water? The answer is Daylesford & Hepburn Mineral Springs Co. In quantities measured…