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Feral The Raging Flem 96, Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager 98, Trumer Pils 37, Arcobräu Zwicklbier 48, Arcobräu Weissbier Hell 50, Arcobräu Schloss Hell 29, Arcobräu Schloss Dunkel 22, Arcobräu Pilsener 41, Arcobräu Coronator 68, Temple Monsoon Ginger Beer , Beer Here Autumnic Fallout 93, Epic Mosaic IPA , Thunder Road + Devil’s Backbone Devil’s Thunder American Pale Ale , La Gauloise Blonde 65, Renaissance Stonecutter Oak , Edge Brewing Project + Bridge Road Brewers ’Waldo’ Berry Saison , Konrad Světlý Ležák (Vratislav) 11° 39, Beer Here Kremlin Crude 98, Illawarra Smashing Rumpkin , Nøgne Ø / Bridge Road Aurora Borealis 91
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alagnak (51) Littleton, Colorado | February 5, 2009
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Outstanding food/beer in the center of Melbourne. An oasis for the beer lover on a street filled with VB joints. A tad on the pricey side, but worth it. When I was there, there were 5-6 special drafts on offer, including a local belgian farmhouse style (forget the brewery/name...long evening) that was vigorously and accurately described by our bartender.
The food is great, the asian fusion dishes are pretty unique, particularly for a ’serious’ beer bar. Visited a few months ago with a colleague from Singapore and they were impressed with the food, which i’ve found to be a solidendorsement.
P.S., better ’pure’ thai food at a couple of hole-in-the-wall places about 1/2 mile up the street, but the food here is well worth it.
jrallen34 (271) Chicago, Illinois | April 25, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Super weird place that seems like a beer bar, family restaurant, and internet hang out (one of the few in the city) in the middle of Chinatown, color me confused. Despite the weird vibe, best beer draft list in the city behind Local. 20 taps, around a 100 bottles of fresh new NZ beers, Euro and American. Staff was friendly and quick, not a huge beer knowledge but enough to get by. This place is worth a visit in Melbourne, especially if you don’t want to go all the way to Local.
davidm (52) Melbourne, Australia | December 1, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
The selection has improved tremendously in the past months, and there are always interesting beers to try. Great place for local, kiwi, and american options. The staff is very friendly and interested. The food is delicious, and the space is great to relax.
Bif (64) St. Louis, Missouri | November 17, 2012
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Located in central Melbourne and seems to be a trendy place to be seen at as much as a place for drinking and dining. There are more craft beers available than in the past. Service can be a bit cold depending on the servers and the prices are a bit stiff. Been there, done that.
melgibson (9) , | January 29, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 15/20
Nice little place for a tipple but is a tad on the expensive side. Can produce some epic drinks although these are likely to be cocktails
jonno (105) , Japan | May 13, 2011
44 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 8/20
Didn’t think much of this. Very pretentious and arty cool. Tap list was poor when I was there and their bottle list is pricey. Needless to say I shared a beer with my mate and headed for the exit.
Jaxmegaherz (1) , Australia | June 11, 2010
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Not a great range of tap beers, but at least they have Erdinger. Bottled selection is fairly large, however, they are often out of stock. A plus was I asked them about a couple of beers that weren’t on the menu and they had them, they just haven’t updated the menu in a while, so its worth asking one of the bartenders if they have anything they would recommend that isn’t included on the menu.
The venue is nice, it gets really loud after 6 though. Nice balconies that are a great place to sit on a nice day.
Service was ok, I was sitting in the back cocktail section and the guys seemed pretty clued in and knowledgeable about beer. However, the service was slow but this was to be expected as they were also making cocktails and I dont hold it against them. The girls around the other side were not so helpful, and brought me a Hefeweizen when I had ordered the Kristall, and a Schofferhoffer when I had asked for a Schneiderweisse....
Foods ok, nothing too fancy and a bit overpriced for what you get. Waiters are a little obnoxious, slow, and unapologetic for mistakes. In their defense they seem a bit understaffed in this area.
nate2g (443) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | August 21, 2009| Updated November 24, 2009
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
Upscale bar and restaurant in the heart of Melbourne city. The tap list was ridiculously boring on my visit, which was disappointing, though the beer menu is OK. The first 5 beers I tried ordering off the menu they were out of stock! Poor form but what can you do, I didn’t have much of a choice after that. It appears to be mainly international beers and there really wasn’t much of a range of local micros available at all. The plus was the staff were enthusiastic and clued up about beer and themselves were disappointed with the short supply of stock. I guess most patrons that enter the establishment would be happy with the Fat Yak on tap. Pretty exy for the beers, and when I came back another day for food they were fully booked. An extremely popular place that constantly busy and if you’re visiting on a weekend definitely book for a table. November 2009 - Still a boring tap list and extremely limited bottled range available. Food is so so and can’t say I’m a fan of this place. I found the staff to be bordering obnoxious this time round too. Over hyped and over priced? Well of course.
Thomo (6) Doncaster, Australia | July 31, 2009| Updated November 24, 2009
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Great ambiance, smooth easy going atmosphere. Good service, John seemed to know what he was on about, had a couple of good suggestions Just got in the Epic Pale ale. Big beer, Big place, Big Night!
NoiZe (76) Amersfoort, Netherlands | June 21, 2009| Updated November 24, 2009
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Nice balcony in the sun. Good and friendly staff! Very helpfull. Even printed out a top 100 list of Ratebeer from Ozzi. Very nice selection of brews. Had some nice ones. International brews too. A must visit!
bluevegie (29) Perth, Australia | April 11, 2009| Updated November 24, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great range of beers, food looks ok and right in the middle of Melbourne
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