Join us on an exploration of Melbourne’s amazing craft beer scene. This tour will take you to the best and most bizarre the northern suburbs has to offer.
When: Saturdays - check out availability on our tour calendar
Pick up: 11am, Forester's Hall, 64 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066
Duration: approx 7 hours
Tour size: Maximum 10 people
What you get: Private tour of each venue; enjoy the freshest beer right from the source with complimentary tastings; tips from some of the best in Melbourne’s craft beer scene; a free gift from each brewery you visit; lunch to soak up the beer AND your very own exclusive take away Ben’s Brew Tour and Craft’d glass.
Start - 11:00am, Forester's Hall
Our pick-up point for this tour, you'll receive your special gift bag of goodies and then we'll hit the road!
11:45am, Hawkers Beer
We then take a trip to where that beautiful beverage starts its life at the brewery. You’ll be given an up close look at the technological brilliance that is Hawkers Beer Brewery and discover all that is involved in making the beers you love to drink while drinking the beers they love to make. If it’s the latest in brewing technology and it’s worth having then it’s already at Hawkers, from Swiss engineered piping to fully automated fermentation tanks you’ll have access to the most advanced brewing set up in Australia.
1:15pm, The Terminus Hotel
Our tour then heads for lunch at The Terminus Hotel, a leading craft beer bar. You’ll receive a tasting paddle of beers to go with a delicious lunch prepared by the in house chefs, showcasing the delicious fare available from the kitchen.
2:30pm, 3 Ravens Brewery
After our restorative lunch we continue on our journey to the iconic 3 Ravens Brewery in Thornbury. You will be amongst the first to have access to this working brewery as it is not open to the public. Inside you will receive tasters of some of their favorite and latest beers as well as a free gift to take away. You’ll also discover the story of 3 Ravens and how they combine traditional brewing methods with exacting standards.
4:00pm, Moon Dog Brewing
Next we’re off to the laid back and irreverent Moon Dog brewery in Abbotsford. Famous for their ‘Pash Rash’ stout, a beer brewed with around 5,800 individually unwrapped redskin lollies! Here you’ll try some of the tastiest and craziest beers Melbourne has to offer while enjoying a private behind the scenes tour of where the madness happens!
Drop off - 5:30pm, Foresters Hall
TForester’s Hall, where all good craft beer can be found. You'll receive a tasting paddle of the latest beers to hit their taps.
Then it’s time to say goodbye. You can either continue on, enjoying an exclusive 25% discount for Ben’s Brew Tours guests, or you can go on your merry way with the bounty of goods you have acquired along the journey!
*Don't forget - gift vouchers are also available.