Mt Macedon dominates the landscape overlooking the Holgate brewery. It’s massive, moody and magnificent – not to mention insanely popular with tourists and locals alike. No wonder they named it after our beer!

The perfect Holgate family holiday? A US Pacific North-West beer tour, of course. Result? Our 2009 odyssey to hop heaven lives on in this tribute to the spiritual home of craft beer.

Your new best friend. A long-standing favourite among beer enthusiasts and our most awarded beer. A classic earthy English bitter you meet in the pub and invite home for a round of snooker and darts.

Some beers just won't take no for an answer. A sultry seducer, this luscious winter warmer infused with Dutch cocoa and whole vanilla beans takes an old story somewhere new and bewitching.

Paul’s dad, Bernie Holgate, was an adventurer at heart. He loved riding his Norton and grabbed life by the horns. Norton Lager pays tribute to Bernie and his freewheeling, risk-taking spirit. Locally grown hops transform this classic Munich Helles lager into the ultimate Australian session beer.

What started with plans for a New Year’s Eve party resulted in the imagining of a new beer not bound by style, but led by innovation. A beer with verve: Zesty citrus hops and a hint of sourness make this the quintessential New World beer perfectly suited to the Australian climate.

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01Jan
Be sure to get in a take part in this year's Hottest 100, and in keeping with the theme of 2016 election year, we thought we’d make it easy for you to Vote Holgate by following the “How to Vote” card!             
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17Jul
Due to powercor shutdown, our hotel, bar and restaurant will be closed Monday 18th July during the day.. due to reopen approximately 4:00pm!
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12May
Our much anticipated beer club, Keepers Guild has launched! Our team, working closely with the brewers, have developed 3 levels of beer pack with heaps of Holgate merch, VIP access to special events and of course, brewery fresh, club-only beers with a strong focus on our small batch and limited ...
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09Apr
For Good Beer Week 2016, Cask Off returns to its birthplace, Holgate Brewhouse. Cask off is all about enabling craft beer fans to get intimate with cask-conditioned ales. All ales will be served on stillage, that is the beer will be severed from casks that have been freshly tapped by the ...
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05Jan
Ordinarily, we use just four ingredients – water, malt, hops and yeast – to create delicious beers. This time around we decided to add another layer of complexity by using some Lactobacillus, bacteria from the same friendly family that turn milk into yoghurt and have been used as ...
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15Sep
What’s better than tucking into a handmade burger as thesun goes down over Melbourne from a former train carriagefive storeys up? Tasting our latest beer on its debut – Holgate Norton Lager! Holgate Brewhouse founder Paul Holgate will be at the bar providing loyalHolgate drinkers with a pot ...
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24Aug
Destinations: The Kustom Kommune – 25 Easey St, Collingwood Moto Bean Coffee Roasters – 50 Clowes St, Malmsbury Holgate Brewhouse  - 79 High St, Woodend Date / Times: Saturday 10am, August 29th 10am at Kustom Kommune – Riders meet and begin ride 12am at Moto – lunch, ...
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03Aug
Celebrate Obtoberfest at Holgate Brewhouse! Sunday 11th October 1pm – 5pm Oompah Band / Bier Hall / Holgate German Style Bier and German Food   Tickets $60 Includes Free Stine (Yours to keep) + Litre of BierTraditional German BretzelEntry into the Bier Hall  Call Holgates on ...
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BREWERY • BAR • RESTAURANT • ACCOMMODATION 

Holgate Brewhouse is located in the beautiful country township of Woodend, Victoria, Australia. We have been brewing beer since 1999 and today, remain a family owned, 100% independent business.

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Get yourself down to Holgate Brewhouse for a beer, meal and a few night stay in our little country town. 

 

79 High Street Woodend, Victoria, Australia
Telephone 03 5427 2510

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We make it ourselves, microbrewed from authentic, natural ingredients. Uncompromising craft beer, bold and brimming with character.

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Holgate Brewhouse
79 High Street, Woodend
Victoria, Australia

Hotel, Restaurant & Accommodation
613 54272510 hotel@holgatebrewhouse.com

Brewery
613 54273522 beer@holgatebrewhouse.com

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Hours of operation:

12:00 Noon till late 7 days

Lunch and Dinner 7 days with all-day meals Sat., Sun. & public holidays

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