The Bellarine region is renowned for its excellent range of craft breweries, fit for the most discerning beer drinker.
The Queenscliff Brewhouse specialises in craft beer, craft cider, craft whisky and fresh, local produce from the Otway and Geelong regions. More than 100 craft beers and over 200 whiskies, rums and gins are available to sample in this historic 1878 building, in addition to mouth-watering share platters of artisan produce and breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. The Brewhouse offers free live music on Friday and Saturday nights and a playground for the kids.
LITTLE CREATURES BREWERY
Kickback in Mystery Lane or pull up a stool in the large Canteen where Little Creatures Brewery dishes up craft beer, regional wine selections and tasty beer-friendly fare including pizzas, lamb ribs and ploughman’s lunch-style brewers’ boards in a relaxed, casual setting. A favourite with families, Little Creatures provides extensive outdoor and indoor seating, and a huge sandpit and toys that will keep the kids entertained for hours.
WHITE RABBIT BREWERY
Located inside the sprawling Little Creatures Village, the White Rabbit Brewery and Barrel Hall allows guests to enjoy an ale in the heart of the brewery amongst the open fermenters. Relax in the comfort of the fireplace as you enjoy the full White Rabbit selection of ales in addition to some specialty beers only available on site, as well as a selection of regional produce including charcuterie, olives, cheese and preserves as well as open sandwiches and ploughman’s boards.
Located approximately a half hour drive from Terrace Lofts in Torquay, Blackman’s Brewery and Dining Hall is a locals’ institution 500 metres from the beach. Enjoy quality craft beers that cover a variety of flavours and styles and the perfectly-paired share-style grazing menu in the sunny beer garden whilst breathing in the fresh sea air. Blackman’s runs brewery tours on Thursdays and Saturdays at 3pm.