It’s that time of year again where beer lovers everywhere celebrate a much loved beverage! International Beer Day is a global celebration of beer to show appreciation of the skill and techniques that make each beer unique. Whether in pubs, breweries or backyards it is a day for beer lovers to raise their pints to their brewers and bartenders and say cheers to the craft of beer!
How can you celebrate International Beer Day? Round up your mates and sample the best beers around town. Why not be adventurous and try something new on International Beer Day?
We’ve crafted a list of some great local pubs perfect for International Beer Day celebrations.
The Crafty Squire, Melbourne CBD
You can’t celebrate International Beer Day, without offering a tip of the hat to Australia’s first (and finest) brewer: James Squire.
Located in a fantastic centralised location in the heart of the CBD the recently renovated Crafty Squire is the home of the famous James Squire Brewhouse!
The Crafty Squire is the ultimate destination for beer lovers, with everything from crisp, easy-drinking lagers to big, hoppy craft ales. Offering the full James Squire range, plus hand-crafted ales from the onsite microbrewery the large range on offer will satisfy every beer lover.
Beer DeLuxe, Hawthorn & Melbourne CBD
The motto of Beer Deluxe says it all- “Everything we do, we do for beer.”
The Beer DeLuxe brand has multiple venues in Melbourne with Beer DeLuxe Hawthorn and Beer DeLuxe Fed Square. At each Beer DeLuxe venue there are over 150 packaged beers, as well as many taps pumping the freshest local and international craft beer.
Beer DeLuxe pride themselves in being able to cater to beer lovers from all walks of life and at all levels of beer knowledge and appreciation. Read through the Beer Bible, or drinks menu, which takes you through the journey of beer, giving an insight into the origins of the different beer styles. Otherwise the knowledgeable bar staff love to talk all things beer and are happy to point you in the direction of a brew you know, or one you didn’t know you were looking for. Needless to say, you are in safe hands when visiting Beer Deluxe!
505 Cellar, Toorak
505 Cellar take great pleasure in introducing you to your new favourite craft beers, ales and ciders. Located on the corner of Williams Road and Malvern Road, 505 is a relaxed, friendly space providing you with the latest in craft, curated by those who truly care about great food and drink.
Offering a wide range of bottled and tap beers, 505 has plenty of choice for beer lovers to sample. To celebrate International Beer Day, 505 is offering a free pot of Stockade Brew Co. Hoppy Larger and Rare Ink Sessionable South on Saturday 5 August from 4-7pm. Sip on your brews while you learn more about the history of beer.
Try something a little different with tastings of three unique brews from Stockade Brew Co, Chop Shop Pale Ale, 8Bit IPA and The Mountie Stout, all on offer to sample for free!