Beer & Bikes – Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail (Part 4: Bright – Mount Beauty)
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Beer & Bikes – Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail (Part 4: Bright – Mount Beauty)

Before I report back on the joys, journeys and lessons of 2013’s Good Beer Week and the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular, here…at long last…is the final entry in my series about our High Country Brewery Trail holiday last December. (…previously on Beer Bar Band: Part 3) The drive from Beechworth to Bright evoked the most … Continue reading

Beer & Bikes – Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail (Part 3: Taminick – Beechworth)
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Beer & Bikes – Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail (Part 3: Taminick – Beechworth)

(…previously on Beer Bar Band: Part 2) The second destination for our bikes and beer holiday would officially begin our coverage of Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail. From breakfast in Mansfield, and after collecting a bag of dark chocolate covered coffee beans from the Mansfield Sweet Experience shop (my “driver stays awake” pills), we drove … Continue reading

Beer & Bikes – Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail (Part 1 of 4)
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Beer & Bikes – Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail (Part 1 of 4)

Q: What makes drinking good beer even more enjoyable than the tasty flavour experience? A: Combining the joy of drinking tasty good beer with health-guilt-reducing fitness activity in a beautiful setting! And that essentially sums up Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail. North East Victoria lies across the base of Australia’s Great Dividing Range and is … Continue reading

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Beer – Vertical Saisons

Personal vertical tastings at home…I love them. Drinking comparable beers side-by-side with no other influences around you other than your senses is a fantastic way to train your palate and educate yourself on the characteristics of beer styles. Alternatively, through a verticle tasting of vintages you will discover how a beer evolves as it is … Continue reading

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Beer – Good Beer Week is GO

The first Good Beer Week starts today (like, now!) in Melbourne and across Victoria. *excite* What’s it all about? Over the next 7 days, Melbourne’s breweries, bars, venues and beer retail outlets are showcasing the wonderful world of good beer with events, special deals, fun incentives and good beer friendly environments. The week also coincides … Continue reading