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Author Archives: Endo

Letter to a Restaurant

After reading @Ale_of_a_time recent blog post “Thoughts on beer in Melbourne Restaurants” it got me thinking about something I’ve been meaning to do for awhile. And that is open a dialogue with a restaurant to try and determine why thought and effort is put in to wine, but beer is treated like something they add … Continue reading »

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Josie Bones

Address: 98 Smith Street Collingwood Website: josiebones.wordpress.com Beerscore: 5 Food: 5 / 5 Staff: 5/5 Josie Bones is owned by Chris Badenoch and Julia Jenkins from Series 1 of Masterchef. I’m not sure if they ever actual do any cooking themselves, which is a shame.. As being a fan of the show, I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading »

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The Woolshed Pub

Address: Shed 9, Central Pier, Docklands 3008 Website: www.woolshedpub.com.au Beerscore: 3 Food: 5 / 5 Staff: 3/5 We visited the woolshed since we picked up one of those spreet vouchers pretty cheap, the voucher was for a seafood platter for two for half price with a bottle of grape piss thrown in. Good thing the … Continue reading »

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Dandenong Pavillion

Address: 55-61 Princes Highway, Dandenong VIC 3175 Website: www.dpav.com.au Cuisine: Modern Australian Beerscore: 3 – Megaswill + Taps Food: 4 / 5 Staff: 5/5 The dandy Pav has a huge selection of choices as far as meals go, Beer wise they have the usual suspects plus a few tap beers including James Squire Amber. They … Continue reading »

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The Eating House

Address: Shop 17, Wellington Village Shopping Centre, 1100 Wellington Road, Rowville Victoria 3178 Website: www.eatinghouse.com.au Cuisine: Modern Australian Beerscore: 2 – Megaswill Food: 4 / 5 Staff: 4/5   The Eating house  would probably be the closest cafe/restaurant to where we live. It opened about the same time as the Wellington Village shopping centre about … Continue reading »

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Sakura House Japanese Restuarant

Address: Knox City Shopping Centre, 425 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South Website: None Cuisine: Japanese Beerscore: 2 – Megaswill + Some Japanese Lagers. Food: 4 / 5 Staff: 4/5     There is a lot to like at Sakura House at Knox Ozone. The food is always good, and the Egg Wrapped Japanese fried rice is … Continue reading »

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BYO License and Beer

Dear Restaurant Owner, I have a bone to pick with  you. Why do you not allow me to bring my own beer when  you have a BYO license? Sure you might stock the usual range of mass produce horsepiss in a bottle created by the likes of CUB or Lion Nathan, or that slightly better, … Continue reading »

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Beletti Restaurant

Address: 159 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong, Victoria 3175 Website: http://www.beletti.com.au Cuisine: Modern Italian Beerscore: 2 – Megaswill + Some Italian Lagers. Food: 2 / 5 Staff: 4/5 It’s unfortunate that I decide to start doing restaurant beer reviews and my first one has to be a crap restaurant.  But here goes. Beletti’s is a modern Italian … Continue reading »

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Slowbeer Haul 2/6/2011

This months stash: Nøgne ø Dark Horizon III Nøgne ø Red Horizon Antica Birreria Double Malt Ale Beer Here Mørke Yeastie Boys Hud-a-wa’ Stron Jagiello Magnus Wisniowy Jagiello Magnus Piwa Raku Jagiello Magnus Czekoladowy Jagiello Miodowe 2 x Brewdog Paradox Isle Of Arran Imperial Stout Van Dieman Ragged Jack Pale Ale Van Dieman Stacks Bluff … Continue reading »

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Are we not critical enough of Australian Brewers?

The question was just asked here http://bit.ly/mLCyCQ on twitter. So for my 2c’s here goes. Short answer is.. no we are not. But do we need to be? There are many brewers who “play it safe”.  I recall reading a comment after GABS at the Local Taphouse that Australian Brewers do not take enough risk. I … Continue reading »

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