Blind Aussie IPAs

At Melbourne Brewery Tours HQ we absolutely love our Australian IPAs. Big, bitter, hop-driven beers have long held a place in our hearts and it’s great to see a list of so many great Australian beers. Because blind tastings take away all branding and preconceptions it’s a great way to put beers to the test.…

Red Hill’s Imperial Stout

Red Hill Brewery’s 2016 release of its Imperial Stout is now out! The team at Red Hill have been brewing this beer every winter for the last 10 years, and it’s since become one of the great fixtures in the Australian beer calendar! With a smooth and rich mouth feel and flavours of mocha, coffee…

Melbourne’s Wild West

There’s a lot happening out in Melbourne’s west, particularly when it comes to beer. One of the Melbourne Brewery Tours team wrote this article for The Crafty Pint during the week to highlight all the amazing craft beer breweries, bars and bottleshops in the area. http://craftypint.com/news/1244/Crafty_Crawls_The_Wild_West We are particularly exciting for Hop Nation to open…

MBT Goes West

Melbourne Brewery Tours are happy to announce that we are now sending tour groups to the Surf Coast and Bellarine regions. There are some fantastic breweries west of Melbourne including: Little Creatures, White Rabbit, Oddyssey Tavern and Brewery and Blackman’s Brewery. To book your next tour and for more information just follow the link below!…

The weird beers of GABs

Every year there’s some pretty unusual beers brewed for the Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular but these two are probably the weirdest we’ve ever heard of. http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-food/drink/meet-the-new-aussie-brews-belly-button-beer-or-whale-vomit-ale-anyone-20160516-govwss.html We are pretty brave at Melbourne Brewery Tours so we are happy to give them a try. For the full list of GABS beers take a look at the…

Belly Button Beer!

At Melbourne Brewery Tours we are always hearing and trying to find out about new and interesting beer. As far as interesting goes, this one knocks the ball out the park. The brewers over at 7 Cent Brewery are making a beer for this year’s GABS brewed with the yeast collected by one of the…

MBT’s Guide to Good Beer Week

With Good Beer Week almost upon us we thought we would let everyone know the events that we’ll be trying to make it to. After spending weeks going back and forth over the program, we’ve come up with an attack plan on where we want to be each day of this incredible week. With so…

Tusk Day!

While there are plenty of beers that can develop with age, when it comes to hoppy beers fresh is definitely best! To help promote the importance of enjoying hoppy beers as fresh as possible Feral Brewing Co release their 10% Imperial IPA, Tusk to venues on the condition that the tap the beer as soon…

The Rise of Cans

Over the past few years there has been a dramatic increase in the amount of craft breweries releasing their beer in cans. There are a number of benefits to choosing to can beer instead of bottling; it reduces the risk of UV damage, they are better at stopping air from getting in, it is cheaper…