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Beer drinkers are well indulged in Victoria, and craft breweries are popping up everywhere. They produce full-flavoured beers, made with the best local ingredients by traditional methods. It is a well known fact that Aussies love their beer, so it's little wonder that in Victoria alone, you'll find a number of independently owned craft breweries, each taking great pride in producing their own unique tasting beer varieties.

  • Bridge Road Brewers

    Head to historic Beechworth for a brewery with countless of accolades to its name. Bridge Road Brewers offer visitors the chance to sample its unique hand-crafted beers while their are being brewed right in front of them. Located within a 150 year old coach house, the brewery offers a selection of ales for tasting, an impressive list of local wines and a pizza kitchen where authentic pretzels, pizza and apple strudel are baked. (Beechworth)

  • Bright Brewery

    Overlooking the Ovens River, the Bright Brewery uses fresh alpine water and blends quality ingredients to create their famous beers. Tours showing the brewing process are conducted. Otherwise, relax with a beer, enjoy a bite to eat or sit beside the open fire. (Bright)

  • Bullant Brewery

    Located on the scenic Great Alpine Road, Bullant Brewery proclaims it is the home of "beer with bite". A range of full flavoured beers are produced which can be sampled and bought. Visitors are also welcome to watch the workings of the copper brewhouse through large viewing windows. Quality regionally sourced seasonal food can be enjoyed at the brewery including shared gourmet platters, pasta, pizza, steaks, burgers and desserts. (Bruthen)

  • Carlton Brewhouse

    Producing more than 420 million litres of beer each year, Carlton Brewhouse has been around for a hundred years. The brewhouse is located only a few minutes drive from the heart of Melbourne, in Abbotsford, and is open for tours, tastings and functions. Producing over 20 beer brands you are sure to find a favourite. (near Richmond)

  • Grand Ridge Brewery

    Set within the picturesque Strzelecki Ranges, the Grand Ridge Brewery has developed a range of world-class beers. Dubbed the "monastery on the mountain" due to its religious devotion to the beer making process, the brewery boasts totally natural beers made from pure mountain water and blended with a fine selection of hops, malt and yeast, free of any chemicals or preservatives. The brewery operates from within a redeveloped butter factory and there is a special gallery from where visitors can view the workings of the brewery. Enjoy a meal at the brewery's restaurant which specialises in local produce. (Mirboo North)

  • Jamieson Brewery

    The Jamieson Brewery uses traditional brewing styles to produce award-winning beers, brewed mountain fresh in the beautiful high country. Take a tour of the brewery and go behind the scenes as you learn how the whole brewing process works. Sample some delicious food on offer at the country-style bistro which also includes a bar with pool table and jukebox. (Jamieson)

  • Mildura Brewery

    Located in the old Astor Theatre, Mildura Brewery is found right in the middle of Mildura's restaurant precinct. The brewery opened in 2004, but the Astor Theatre's history goes way back to 1924. At the brewery you'll get to experience five permanent naturally brewed beers, as well as some fabulous and unique seasonal brews such as cocoa stout and raspberry wheat beer. Brewery tours are also available, but you'll need to book ahead. You don't have to drink on an empty stomach here either, as the Mildura Brewery also offers superb pub meals, for both lunch and dinner, as well as having two excellent function rooms available for cocktail parties, launches and meetings. (Mildura)

  • Mornington Peninsula Brewery

    You will find Mornington Peninsula Brewery nestled in one of Mornington's back streets. Recognised as one of Australia's best craft breweries, free guided tours are offered which include sampling the end product. At the brewery bar and its rustic beer garden, visitors can enjoy a selection of beers and wines, as well as pizzas with dough that is made with beer. There is also regular live entertainment. (Mornington)

  • Red Hill Brewery

    This brewery on the Mornington Peninsula is unique in that all the hops used in the beer making process are organic and grown on-site. Enjoy handcrafted ales in this rustic bush setting and if you're hungry, sample some of the delights at the brewery cafe where everything is prepared from either local or home-grown ingredients. (Red Hill)

  • White Rabbit Brewery

    White Rabbit Brewery produces Belgian inspired ales with unique and complex characters and aromas. Tour the brewery and check out the barrels, open fermenters, and sample some of their imaginative creations. Make your way to Barrel Hall where you can indulge in ales and tasting plates of cheeses and cured meats. (Geelong)