Tag: craft beer

Sydney Craft Beer Week: The Lord and the Oysterman at The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson provided visitors with a unique experience for Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016. Coincidentally, 2016 also marked the Lord’s 175th birthday. The sandstone venue claims the title as the longest continually-licensed hotel in Sydney. Its current owner, Blair Hayden,…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Mead what the F*** is Mead

When the event title has a curse word in it, you know you’re going to be in for a good time. As part of Sydney Craft Beer Week, Stone Dog Meadery presented ‘Mead what the F*** is Mead‘. Great question:…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Spiegelau Craft Beer Glass Tasting

Try drinking beer straight out of a bottle or from a regular pub glass. Then try drinking it out of a quality German-made Spiegelau glass. The difference is so astonishing you can hardly believe it. ‘It’s witchcraft!’ exclaimed Miro Bellini, who was helping…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Brewer’s Fest at The Rocks Brewing Co.

We are halfway through Sydney’s Craft Beer Week, which gives us a great excuse to be at a big dinner midweek. The Brewer’s Feast, hosted by the Rocks Brewing Co., is fast becoming a tradition for craft beer enthusiasts. The event was…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Moa degustation at Lotus Restaurant

The Sydney Craft Beer Week is chock-full of events. I was lucky enough to attend a four-course degustation at the brand-spanking new Lotus Restaurant at the Galeries. We were greeted by Josh Scott, the founder of Moa Brewing, who handed us…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Beer & Bone at Feather and Bone

The Sydney Craft Beer Week program is enough to make a Melburnian like me jealous with envy. Having just missed out on the launch party on my weekend visit to Sydney, I was tasked with a lunchtime event. Other then…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Opening Gala showcase

Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016 kicked off with the sold-out Opening Gala at Giant Dwarf in Redfern. For $30, punters could access the main hall, which was jam-packed with craft beer and cider producers from around the country. Handed a pot-sized glass…

Auchentoshan Scottish whisky hosts the Distilled Different competition

Auchentoshan whisky, one of Scotland’s beloved distilleries, hosted the ‘Distilled Different’ competition centred around Sydney’s best bars. Whisky + bartenders + art makes for a good night — especially when it’s held at a stellar venue like Gilt Lounge. If you’re…