Friday Links for the Modern Drinker

Friday Links for the Modern Drinker

Welcome to the first Friday of 2012. Here are today’s links for your reading pleasure. Looking for something to get the for that special lady in your life? Check out this post from The Beer Wench on beer jewellery. Check out this beer cocktail from beermixology… Waste of a good beer, or brilliant idea? In December I reviewed the newly opened Temple Brewery in Brunswick. They now have their website up and running. Looks like superparma.com is getting a makeover. I’m can’t wait to see what the new site looks like. I used to plan my drinking around their recommendations. That’s it. I’m back in Melbourne now and have several blog posts in the works. Make sure you’re signed up on Facebook or Twitter so you’re the first to know when they’re...

Friday Links for the Modern Drinker

Friday Links for the Modern Drinker

Yes it’s that time of the week again. I spend a ridiculous amount of time trawling the internet for these gems so that you, my loyal readers – both of you – can be the best informed and educated drinkers in all of Melbourne. Do you have trouble deciding if it’s an appropriate drinking time or not? I know I do. Why only last week I was at this board meeting… Anyway, thanks to this web site you will never have to wonder if it’s beer o’clock again! http://isitbeeroclock.com/ Any serious beer nerd in Melbourne knows about The Local Taphouse in St Kilda. On the first of March next year Taphouse co-owner Steve Jeffares is hosting an event there called How to Create a Great Beer Venue. The night will kick off with networking...

Friday Links for the Modern Drinker

Friday Links for the Modern Drinker

I’ve decided that instead of posting the various links I come across in a random fashion throughout the week I’m going to start posting them on Fridays in regular post. I’m calling it “Friday Links for the Modern Drinker”. At least that’s what it is at the moment. It’s a work in progress. I’m sure I’ll workshop this over a beer at some point. There is so much happening in Melbourne Pub Culture at the moment and I want these links to be the only stop you need in order to be completely across the scene. So with that out of the way, on to this weeks links: Every year I tell myself I’m going to do the Santa Crawl through South Melbourne. Seems like a great way to get into the spirit of Christmas and South Melbourne has some great pubs that I...

Melbourne Pub Articles for the Weekend

I know, I know, I’ve been a little AWOL over the last week. Don’t fret, I’ve been out taking photos for future posts and I hope to start posting these some time this week. In the mean time here are a few links I’ve come across recently: We used to be a nation of lager lovers, but has the recent sale of Fosters installed Ale as Australia’s prefered beer? http://www.couriermail.com.au/ipad/lager-louts-are-out-in-this-ale-nation/story-fn6ck8la-1226218314069 Speaking of the sale of Fosters to SABMiller, it looks like one of the priorities for the new company is revitalising traditional brands such as VB and Carlton Draught… because of course Carlton Draught haven’t done much marketing over the last couple of years have...

A Few Good Links

A few links to help get you through your Thursday: The portable pub… One of these would be sweet for taking to the footy. Do you think security would notice? One of my internet searches turned up this gem of an article about Australia’s drinking history and etiquette. Very well written and pretty damn funny. I just discovered the Ballarat Beer Festival. It’s happening in January and it looks really well organised. Should be a great showcase for Victoria’s best craft beer. This article about The East Brunsick Club was in yesterday’s Age. It seems pubs all over Melbourne are being turned into apartment blocks. If I ran an inner city pub but didn’t actually own the building I’d be pretty damn nervous whenever the lease came up for renewal. Share...