More than a decade after moving into a warehouse in Melbourne's inner northeast, the farmhouse and wild ale specialists at La Sirène have opened their doors to the public. We called in for a chat, beer, food and champagne.
Bo Gurks is a new bar in Melbourne's southeast with a nonsense name but serious dedication to craft beer. We chatted to founder Jarred Turnbull and the team at nearby Alice Rebel's to hear how Bayside residents are embracing local.
It started in 2014 in the UK, when Jason Cameron saw there was no good Aussie beer on offer. He set about remedying the situation, then bringing beers the other way, and now has opened Near & Far to showcase them all in Fitzroy.
Great Southern brewery Boston today open the doors of their new Vic Park outpost. The Perth venue will help them reach more customers in the city and offer a wider range of their beers than found anywhere else.
It's taken rather longer than planned to get here and is a different beast to that originally envisaged by the founders, but ambitious Perth venue Besk is finally open. Guy Southern caught up with the team to find out more.