Since we’ve already determined that Ballarat is the emerging craft beer capital, now we can disclose exactly where you can get your craft beer fix.
From the small-batch brewer to the best gastro-pub, here are 5 of the best stations in Ballarat to access premium liquid gold.
This small and passionate micro-brewery started back in 2005 along the shore of Lake Purrumbete and has since moved to Ballarat. Always striving to produce the highest-quality and most enjoyable beers, Red Duck prides itselff on all-natural, unfiltered, traditionally-brewed brews. You’ll be able to taste the difference.
This beer hall is located down one of Ballarat’s elusive laneways, and features a huge selection of local craft beers on-tap. A local favoutire, make sure to accompany your warming ales with some equally-warming brew food conjured up by one of the region’s best chefs.
A must-visit destination for beer lovers and beer dreamers, this family-run brewery is built on a passion for good living and fantastic beer. With its beers produced on-premises in the 500-litre brew house, Cubby Haus features a bar and play area for the little tykes. Afternoon solved!
One of the veterans on Ballarat’s craft beer scene, this cosy gastro-pub delivers all the goods. With an ever-evolving selection of local and Aussie craft-beers, The Mallow also offers pub food done elegantly, and an ambience that will suit any occasion – be it an informal catch-up with old friends, or a romantic rendevous with your beloved.