With a commitment to creating quality craft beer at the core of its values, Thunder Road Brewing encourages responsible pairing and sharing – with great food – as much as possible.
Located in the heart of Brunswick, a visit to the Thunder Road Brewhouse will grant you access to what are arguably some of the best and unique craft beers on the planet.
With craft beers with distinct freshness, unique characters and flavours, you can choose from their mainstay beer range (we like the Full Steam Lager, Brunswick Bitter and the Collingwood Draught), or you experiment with all of Thunder Road’s seasonal beers and unique complex development beers – beers you won’t be able to get your hands on anywhere else. If you’re a keen beer aficionado and want to try it all without getting a little messy, we’d recommend looking into the tasting paddle where you can taste six different beers for an easy $18.
It’s more than the beer though that’s caught our attention at Thunder Road. Sitting in the middle of the brewery, you will actually find yourself surrounded by giant stainless-steel fermentation tanks – bringing you right into the action. Can you really claim the title of beer connoisseur if you haven’t been surrounded by giant fermentation tanks at least once in your life? I think not. If you’re wanting to really enhance your beer experience roe, they’re even hosting free brewery tours on selected Friday nights where you can get a behind-the-scenes look at how they bring our beer to life.
While beer is the calling card of Thunder Road and indeed any brewery/bar combo, saying it’s all about the beer is a disservice to the food on offer here. Serves delicious Australian-inspired beer food paired to your choice of beer, there’s a little something for everyone – whether you’re a meat eater, vegan, vegetarian or gluten free, you won’t be left hungry. Our picks include the eggplant parma, the chicken wings and the brewer’s basket, and of course the hot jam donuts are always a treat! Served from the kitchen in the vintage airstream located in the courtyard of the Brewhouse, you can sit and enjoy your pint in the warmth of the sun, while enjoying the perfectly matched fare! Best of all, the courtyard is dog friendly so you’re four legged friends can even join in on the fun!
Just a stone’s throw away from the number 6 tram and the corner of Lygon Street and Brunswick Road, this brewery is one you’ll want to check out. Oh, and if you’re looking for an excuse for an early knock off, they’ve also got Happy Hour on Fridays between 4pm and 6pm where you can grab $7 pints and $5 Schooners… you don’t need to tell us twice.
Where: 130 Barkly Street, Brunswick
When: Friday – 4pm – 11pm; Saturday – 12pm – 11pm; Sunday – 12pm – 9pm
Phone: (03) 9385 5325