Breweries & Wineries

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Food & Wine : Hobart & Surrounds

April 7th 2016

  Tassie has an abundance of local food, wine, beer and whisky, we tried our best to visit as many as we could! There are a few places located in a the heart of Hobart, but there is also the Coal River Valley …

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Drink : East Coast Tasmania

April 1st 2016

  There isn’t a lot down the east coast other than beautiful coastline but there are a few places to sample a drink. We highly recommend the Ironhouse Point Centre and Gala Estate. Both are wonderful locations with a great …

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Drink : The Tamar River Valley

March 18th 2016

The Tamar River Valley runs from Launceston to the Bass Strait and is dotted with vineyards, wineries, orchards, farms and maritime motifs. We wish we had more time in the Tamar Valley – it was a great introduction to Tasmanian …

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Explore : The Central West

December 14th 2015

  The Central West region in New South Wales is the area west of the Blue Mountains and includes Young in the south, Dunedoo in the north and Parkes in the West.  It’s a wet region that’s high in elevation …

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Drink : Breweries in Sydney

November 16th 2015

  We went to five breweries while we were in Sydney, only missing out on visiting the Lord Nelson Brewery on the Rocks.  Still, we think we got a really good picture of how clever and crafty you can get …

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Drink : The Hunter Valley

October 20th 2015

  The Hunter Valley Wine Region is located around 60km inland from Newcastle, with Pokolbin at the centre.  It’s the hottest wine region in Australia and despite the plethora of vineyards and wineries, the area contributes only 3% of the …

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Beer in Brisbane

September 1st 2015

  The biggest beer producer in Brisbane is the XXXX Brewery, but there are plenty of little microbreweries around town.  We did our best to taste what Queensland’s capital had to offer.     The Brewhouse The Brewhouse is a …

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Attraction : The XXXX Brewery

August 21st 2015

  When it comes to beer in Queensland, you can’t get any more iconic than XXXX.  Get educated about the golden blood that runs through the veins of Queensland with a tour of the XXXX Brewery.  The extensive 90 minute …

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Big Things : The Bundaberg Barrel

July 29th 2015

  The Bundaberg Barrel represents many things.  Apart from being considered as one of Australia’s Big Things, the Bundy Barrel is a family owned, Australian brewery that specialises in non-alcoholic soft drink.  We’re all familiar with Bundaberg Ginger Beer, but …

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Rum : The Bundaberg Distillery

July 23rd 2015

  Huzzah!  We arrived in Bundaberg on an absolutely stunning May morning and it would have been absolute poppycock if we didn’t go and visit the home of a great Aussie legend, Bundaberg Rum.  After spending the day seeing the …

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XXXX, Cape York

Brew Review : XXXX

February 24th 2015

  Yo – Dave here.  We’ve been in Queensland for a few months now so here comes another brew review.   I knew that once we got to the Sunshine State I would have to try XXXX – “The Pride …

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Mt Uncle Distillery

Taste : Mt Uncle Distillery

November 15th 2014

  Located in the heart of the Atherton Tablelands, Mt Uncle Distillery is North Queensland’s first and oldest distillery.  Their delicious liqueurs & spirits are made with locally sourced ingredients and are fermented and distilled on site.   The Distillery …

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Brew Review : Kiss Destroyer Beer

November 1st 2013

Yo – Dave here for another brew review.   I’ll start by saying: Bwahahahaha!     This limited addition to the Kiss Army range of merchandise fits straight in to the rest of the cheesy junk the put on the …

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