468 Bridge Road
VIC 3121

(03) 9078 7995

Mon-Wed 2-8pm
Thurs-Sat 12-9pm
Sun 12-8pm

Australia’s first beer-only bottleshop, Slowbeer is a veritable Aladdin’s Cave for beer lovers. Crammed onto its shelves are around 900 craft beers sourced from all over the world, including around 250 homegrown varieties, among them popular favourites and rare, limited release longnecks.

Originally the online beer arm of Cloudwine Cellars, Slowbeer soon demanded its own venue and opened in Hawthorn in 2009 before moving to its current location in Richmond in April 2012. Run by young beer enthusiast Chris Menichelli and his team, it’s a beery take on the slowfood movement that started in Italy with its emphasis on regional character, quality ingredients and appreciation of the culinary experience. Dedicated to the promotion of better beer, it’s worth allowing yourself plenty of time to browse everything from crazy Scandinavian, American and Asian creations to the latest Aussie brews.

There are regular tastings as well as a range of specialist beer glasses to take home for those who take pride in how their tipple is delivered. And, as of mid-2010, Slowbeer became the first bottleshop in Australia to offer customers the chance to take home draught fresh beer in growlers.

At its new home, it has expanded its offering further to include four taps and the opportunity to drink your beers on premises for a small corkage charge, either inside or on the footpath at the front. That's not all; should you require a little sustenance with your choice of beer, you can select from choice nibbles, from artisan cheeses and olives to smoked and cured meats.

On tap at Slowbeer

Regularly featured brewers

2 Brothers 2 Brothers

2 Brothers

4 Joyner St
VIC 3189

3 Ravens 3 Ravens

3 Ravens

1 Theobald Street
VIC 3071

4 Pines Brewpub 4 Pines Brewpub

4 Pines Brewpub

29/43-45 East Esplanade
NSW 2095

Australian Brewery Australian Brewery

Australian Brewery

350 Annangrove Road
Rouse Hill
NSW 2155

Bacchus Brewing Bacchus Brewing

Bacchus Brewing

Unit 1, 2 Christine Place
QLD 4157

Black Dog Brewery Black Dog Brewery

Black Dog Brewery

339 Booth Road
VIC 3675

Black Heart Brewery Black Heart Brewery

Black Heart Brewery

24 Oak Grove
VIC 3186

Boatrocker Brewery Boatrocker Brewery

Boatrocker Brewery

51 Macbeth Street
VIC 3195

Bootleg Brewery Bootleg Brewery

Bootleg Brewery

Puzey Road
Margaret River WA 6285

BrewCult BrewCult


10 Superior Drive
Dandenong South
VIC 3175

Bridge Road Brewers Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road Brewers

Old Coach House
Ford Street
Beechworth VIC 3747

Bright Brewery Bright Brewery

Bright Brewery

121 Great Alpine Road
VIC 3741

Brookes Brewery Brookes Brewery

Brookes Brewery

4 McDowalls Rd
East Bendigo
VIC 3550

Burleigh Brewing Company Burleigh Brewing Company

Burleigh Brewing Company

2 Ern Harley Drive
Burleigh Heads
QLD 4220

Cavalier Brewing Cavalier Brewing

Cavalier Brewing

Unit 8/2 Derrimut Drive
VIC 3030

Eagle Bay Brewery Eagle Bay Brewery

Eagle Bay Brewery

252 Eagle Bay Rd
Eagle Bay
WA 6281

Ekim Brewing Ekim Brewing

Ekim Brewing

11/1 Marina Close
Mount Kuring-gai
NSW 2080

Feral Brewing Feral Brewing

Feral Brewing

152 Haddrill Road
WA 6056

Forrest Brewery Forrest Brewery

Forrest Brewery

Apollo Bay Road
VIC 3236

Hargreaves Hill Hargreaves Hill

Hargreaves Hill

25 Bell Street
Yarra Glen
VIC 3775

Holgate Brewhouse Holgate Brewhouse

Holgate Brewhouse

79 High Street
VIC 3442

HopDog BeerWorks HopDog BeerWorks

HopDog BeerWorks

2/175 Princes Highway
South Nowra
NSW 2541

Kooinda Brewery Kooinda Brewery

Kooinda Brewery

28 Culverlands St
VIC 3081

Little Brewing Company Little Brewing Company

Little Brewing Company

Unit 1, 58 Uralla Road
Port Macquarie
NSW 2444

Little Creatures Little Creatures

Little Creatures

40 Mews Road
WA 6160

Mash Brewing Mash Brewing

Mash Brewing

10250 West Swan Rd
Henley Brook
WA 6055

Moo Brew Moo Brew

Moo Brew

655 Main Road
Berriedale TAS 7011

Moon Dog Moon Dog

Moon Dog

17 Duke Street
VIC 3067

Mornington Peninsula Brewery Mornington Peninsula Brewery

Mornington Peninsula Brewery

72 Watt Road
VIC 3931

Mountain Goat Mountain Goat

Mountain Goat

Corner North and Clark Streets

Murray's Murray's


3443 Nelson Bay Rd
Bobs Farm
NSW 2316

Nail Brewing Nail Brewing

Nail Brewing

323 Collier Road
WA 6054

Red Duck Brewery Red Duck Brewery

Red Duck Brewery

11a Michaels Drive

Red Hill Brewery Red Hill Brewery

Red Hill Brewery

88 Shoreham Rd
Red Hill South
VIC 3937

Riverside Brewing Company Riverside Brewing Company

Riverside Brewing Company

Unit 3, 2 North Rocks Road

Stone & Wood Stone & Wood

Stone & Wood

4 Boronia Place
Byron Bay
NSW 2481

Temple Temple


122 Weston Street
East Brunswick
VIC 3057

Van Dieman Van Dieman

Van Dieman

537 White Hills Road
TAS 7258

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