This week in the Beerhall
Join us this week in the Beerhall. On the small stage:
Thursday February 15th – Simon Phillips 7:00 pm
Friday February 16th – Milan Perkins 7:30 pm
Saturday February 17th – Cider Slushies all afternoon! 12:00pm – 5:00 pm.
Beer Hall closed 26th Jan for Globe to Globe Music FestivalWe are closing the Beer Hall for Australia Day, Friday 26th January.
However, we will be just down the road at Namatjira Park in Clayton South for the Globe to Globe Music Festival. See you there!
Simultaneously refreshing and more-ish, this highly sessionable American west coast style pale is a deep amber colour featuring tropical stone fruit aromas and a squeaky-clean finish that begs you to take another sip.
Generously hopped with simcoe, galaxy and Amarillo hop varieties, it is supported by toasty amber and crystal malts.
Get in quick and grab some bottles or settle in for a pint or two at the Beer Hall. You can also find it in the following venues and stores:
- Grand Trailer Park Taverna – CBD
- Edinburgh Castle – Brunswick
- Cellabrations – Southland (Cheltenham)
- Windy Mile – Diamond Creek
- Nillumbik Cellars – Diamond Creek
- Greythorn Cellars – Balwyn North
Celebrating 10 years at 2 Brothers Brewery
Our story began in 2007 when we built our brewery in Moorabbin featuring tanks shipped over from a defunct brewery in Times Square, NYC. 10 years later, over 1,000 craft brews, and many award-winning pints, we are proud to say we are still Melbourne Owned and Melbourne Made.
To celebrate this milestone, we have decided to create something truly special.
The GUVNOR II is our second instalment of one of our most popular seasonal releases. We have carefully crafted a four-part GUVNOR series, each individually brewed and aged to form four distinct parts of a whole. Each part will be released over the coming months with “The GUVNOR II, Part I: French Oak” set for release on 2nd December 2017.
To celebrate, it will be available for sale at the 2 Brothers Beer Hall as well as selected stockists across Melbourne. As collector’s items, we don’t expect they will last long, so make sure you purchase them as soon as you can after release!
The Guvnor II – Part 1 – French Oak
This week we are stoked to stock Kung Foo and Pay Day at even more BWS stores. Added to the list are:
- BWS Carlton
- BWS Charman Rd Cheltenham
- BWS Tudor Inn – Cheltenham
- BWS Boundary Hotel – Bentleigh East
- BWS Sandbelt Hotel – Moorabbin Click here to see which other BWS locations you can find us.
Find us in BWS from this week!
We are stoked to announce we have begun our rollout of Pay Day Pale Ale and Kung Foo Lager in twenty seven BWS (Beer Wine and Spirits) stores across Melbourne this week!
So far, we are now fully stocked at:
- BWS Brunswick
- BWS Fitzroy
- BWS South Yarra
- BWS Prahran
- BWS St Kilda
- BWS Bentleigh
- BWS Hampton
- BWS Southland (Cheltenham)
- BWS Mentone
- BWS Mordialloc
- BWS Clarinda
- BWS Eastland (Ringwood)
We will be adding to this list over the coming weeks. Keep a look out on our website, Facebook and Instagram for updates on when your local starts stocking your favourite.
Andrew and Dave
Cases all sold out – A few kegs still in stock
We released it two weeks ago and this golden beauty is almost gone. Tri Hopped by name and Try Hopped by method. Amarillo, Simcoe, Ella. If you manage to snag a bottle, store it cold and drink it promptly.
Kung Foo is a “Rice Lager” which has prompted some of you to ask, “does this mean it’s Gluten Free?” Here’s a longish answer to a simple question.
What is Foo made from?Kung Foo is made from rice and malted barley starch sources and finished with a combination of American and European aroma hops to give the beer depth not typically seen in many other Australian light/dry beers. Since beer made from malted barley is not typically Gluten Free we decided to get a batch tested.
Gluten test results.The particular batch we had tested came back as having “no detectible gluten”, which means there was less than 5ppm of gluten. To compare, a typical 100% malt beer is around 95 ppm gluten.
But the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) restricts claims around gluten contents as follows:
Gluten Free – The food must not contain: (a) detectable gluten; or (b) oats or oat products; or (c) cereals containing gluten that have been malted, or products of such cereals.
Low Gluten – The food contains no more than 20 mg gluten/100 g of the food.
What does this mean?Although no gluten was detected in the test, Kung Foo does not meet FSANZ criteria for a Gluten Free product and cannot be described as gluten free.
However, at less than 5ppm (or 0.5mg/100g of beer), Kung Foo easily meets the criteria for Low Gluten products.
But I’m 100% gluten-free – what CAN I drink?We recommend trying out ciders!
We have two in our range: Gypsy Pear Cider and Little Apple Cider. Nice and natural, both ciders are slightly sweet but lovely and crisp.
Still confused? Send us an email as firstname.lastname@example.org
Boy are we dusty this morning but boy did we have a blast at last nights Australian International Beer Awards.
We were fortunate enough to pick up 3 golds and two trophies with Pay Day taking out best Australian Pale Ale and ‘Happiness’ our beer hall mid strength ale taking out best ‘Reduced Alcohol’ beer. & who could forgot old faithful Grizzly, picking up gold in its class of American Amber
Congratulations to everyone else who picked up awards! It’s humbling to be mentioned amongst so many great Australian breweries!