Melbourne beer tours

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Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The city’s fascination with beer and pub culture can be traced right back to the settlement of Melbourne. One of the founding fathers was a publican, our first mayor a brewer and the first council meeting happened in a pub. This fun and informal tour traces the history of beer consumption in the Victorian capital. We examine the early rogue settlers, the sly grog trade of gold rush era as well as the temperance movement and conservative war time drinking habits.

 

The tour also explores Melbourne more recent liberal liquor licensing laws, the birth of the city’s laneway bars as well as the explosion of small batch, craft or microbreweries. We stop at 4 venues to assist in our education. At each, we will try a delicious beer with a focus on Melbourne and Victorian microbreweries. The tour concludes with a burger supper.

 

Beer tours of MelbourneTimes: The Melbourne beer tour runs on Thursday nights at 6:30pm (or by appointment. Please contact us with your request).

Meet: The tour departs from outside the Immigration Museum (440 Flinders St). 

 

Cost: The beer tour costs $80 and includes an array of beer tastings at 4 venues and a burger supper. Bookings can be made online using our secure booking system here.

 

Duration: The tour takes 3 hours and finishes in Federation Square.

 

Notes: Please wear comfortable shoes (no thongs/flip flops) and be prepared for Melbourne’s erratic weather. A small umbrella and coat are recommended as well as a small bottle of water. Dress code for the venues is neat casual. We support all venues capacity to serve alcohol responsibility.