The Oak Barrel

152 Elizabeth St, CBD
Sydney, Australia 2000

02 92643022
bottle shop beer menu
Mon to Friday 11am to 8.30, Sat 11am to 8pm

Mayor: Sevenlee (18) | Affiliated user(s) here chainey, TomLJpint, ianchainey | Taps: 2 | Bottles: 700+
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Beer entered at The Oak Barrel

Australian Brewery Alchemy Golden Ale4.5%2/6/2016
Buxton / To Øl Coral Seas5.4%2/5/2016
Little Brewing Stab in the Dark 2015 9.1%2/5/2016
HopDog BeerWorks Abbey Of The Dead5.8%1/31/2016
Mad Abbot Dubbel6.9%1/31/2016
The Little Brewing Co Citra IPA6.5%1/31/2016
St. Bernardus Pater 66.7%1/29/2016
Stone Coffee Milk Stout5%12/29/2015
Mikkeller Nuclear Hop Assault 8%12/29/2015
AleSmith Anvil ESB5.5%12/28/2015
Bach Brewing All Day Extra Session Ale3.7%12/28/2015
Mikkeller American Dream 4.6%12/28/2015
Garage Project Garagista IPA5.8%12/28/2015
Mountain Goat In Breed The Naz (2015 - Scotch Ale)6.5%12/28/2015
Bach Brewing Duskrider Red IPA6%12/28/2015
Nomad Freshie Salt ’n’ Pepper Gose4.5%12/21/2015
Batch (AUS) Voyage of the Raspberry5.5%12/21/2015
HopDog BeerWorks Quincemas Baubles5.8%12/21/2015
Mudgee Galaxy Pale Ale4.5%12/20/2015
Hop Nation The Buzz American Red6.5%12/19/2015
HopDog BeerWorks Gose & the Pussycats4.5%12/18/2015
Mornington Peninsula Commonfolk Coffee Brown7%12/10/2015
Bach Brewing Kingtide Pacific IPA7%12/10/2015
Mikkeller Mastodon Mother Puncher6.6%12/10/2015
Batch (AUS) American Pale Ale5.2%11/21/2015
Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Tripel8.8%11/20/2015
Nail Oatmeal Stout6%11/20/2015
Devinity Honey Mead16%11/3/2015
4 Pines Stout5.1%11/2/2015
Batch (AUS) West Coast IPA6.4%11/2/2015
Feral Hop Hog 5.8%11/1/2015
Pirate Life Throwback IPA3.5%11/1/2015
Pirate Life Pale Ale5.4%11/1/2015
Pirate Life IIPA8.8%11/1/2015
Modus Operandi Layback4.5%11/1/2015
Modus Operandi Zoo Feeder7.2%11/1/2015
Modus Operandi Former Tenant7.8%11/1/2015
BrewCult Reset Robot3.5%11/1/2015
BrewCult Thanks Captain Obvious5.8%11/1/2015
BrewCult Hop Zone5%11/1/2015
Stone Enjoy By IPA9.4%11/1/2015
Lost Coast Indica India Pale Ale6.5%11/1/2015
To Øl Releaf Me5.8%11/1/2015
Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva 10%10/30/2015
Holgate Brewhouse Temptress Chocolate Porter6%10/29/2015
4 Pines Kolsch4.7%10/29/2015
Feral Sly Fox4.7%10/29/2015
Badlands Pale Ale4.6%10/27/2015
Badlands IPA5.2%10/26/2015
Dalgety Smoked Porter6.5%10/24/2015
AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale5.25%10/24/2015
BrewDog Bourbon Baby5.8%10/24/2015
Mornington Peninsula Sacchariferous Stout4.3%10/24/2015
Mountain Goat / Moon Dog / Matilda Bay Abbey Collaby V - Wet Hopped Ale10.3%10/24/2015
8 Wired Flat White Coffee Milk Stout5.5%10/24/2015
BrewDog Restorative Beverage For Invalids and Convalescents8.7%10/24/2015
BrewDog IPA is Dead - Chinook7.2%10/24/2015
Moon Dog Breakfast of Champions7.6%10/24/2015
La Sirène Fleur Folie6%10/17/2015
Moon Dog Black Lung V8.8%10/16/2015
Moon Dog Black Lung IV8.7%10/15/2015
Boatrocker Ramjet Whisky Barrel Aged Imperial Stout10.2%10/13/2015
Dugges Idjit!9.5%10/13/2015
Dugges 1/2 Idjit!7%10/13/2015
BrewDog IPA is Dead - Pioneer7.2%10/2/2015
8 Wired The Big Smoke6.2%9/30/2015
8 Wired Superconductor8.88%9/30/2015
Epic Lupulingus9%9/30/2015
Epic Armageddon IPA6.66%9/30/2015
Epic Hop Zombie8.5%9/30/2015
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA6%9/30/2015
Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA9%9/30/2015
Mornington Peninsula Imperial IPA8.5%9/30/2015
BrewDog IPA is Dead - Mandarina Bavaria7.2%9/30/2015
Mornington Peninsula IPA6.2%9/30/2015
Nail Flaming Lamington5%9/30/2015
Mornington Peninsula Imperial Amber7.5%9/30/2015
Nail Clout Stout10.6%9/30/2015
Mornington Peninsula Russian Imperial Stout9.5%9/30/2015
Stone Imperial Russian Stout10.5%9/30/2015
Stone RuinTen IPA10.8%9/28/2015
Stone / Ecliptic / Wicked Weed Points Unknown IPA9.5%9/28/2015
Birra del Borgo My Antonia7.5%9/28/2015
Dogfish Head My Antonia7.5%9/28/2015
Mikkeller Erik The Red6%9/28/2015
Mikkeller I Wish Gluten Free IPA5.5%9/28/2015
Batch (AUS) Wardell Nut Brown4.3%9/28/2015
Rocks The Hangman Pale Ale4.9%9/28/2015
BrewDog IPA is Dead - Ella7.2%9/23/2015
Epic No Agenda7.5%9/23/2015
Riverside Othello’s Curse9%9/23/2015
Sierra Nevada River Ryed Rye IPA6%9/23/2015
Victory Summer Love5.2%9/23/2015
Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA6.2%9/23/2015
Bells Kalamazoo Stout6%9/20/2015
Monteiths Black5.2%8/18/2015
Tuatara Iti3.3%8/13/2015
Napoleone Breakneck Porter5.1%8/13/2015
Rocks The Governor Golden Ale4.5%8/9/2015
Murray’s Wild Thing Imperial Stout10%8/9/2015
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
justicemaguire  (15) , Australia | January 6, 2016
Part of a craft beer vacation with friends through Asia. Seemed like a good start. I’m not really a hophead yet so the selection seemed pretty solid to me.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
gnoff  (558) Mölndal, Sweden | October 13, 2015
Latest visit on October 13, 2015. Stopped by to hand over two beers for them to sample, also got 5 cans/bottles of beer and mead to take back, cost of these particular ones $57. Really nice selection of domestic and imported beers. Not very cheap, but worth it. Stop by if in the neighbourhood, then walk to the back room for the beer filled shelves.

Visited twice on July 17, 2013. Once before lunch, once in the evening before going back to the hostel.
Why oh why didn’t I check this place out earlier on my visit?? What a place! If you’re going to on bottle shop in Sydney, make it this one!
Sign outside boasting with 432 beers!
On Elizabeth St., close to Central.
Some cold bottles of beer and cider that you see at first, then you get directed to the room temp bottles around the corner, oh my.
Nice friendly service. I’d go back often did I live in Sydney.
Nice broad selection of domestic and imported bottles.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
Wim  (54) Weelde , Belgium | August 3, 2015
A nice shop close to our hotel a fearful selection of beers from Australia and the rest of the world, the service was friendly a very good shop but pricey for strong beers such as All strong beers in Australia I have noticed
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
nate2g  (1046) 上海 / Boomtown!, Australia | June 14, 2015
A really good beer selection. I wasn’t expecting such an extensive range but the back part of the store sure did deliver with single and large format bottles. Of course, most interest will be in the Aussie stuff for visitors and locals alike and there’s a good choice of Sydney and state breweries here. Decent NZ selection too. There’s fridges keeping the six packs chilled. Two taps pouring for growler fills. Staff were friendly and quick to offer assistance. The place to shop for beer in central Sydney.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Dervock  (4) , Australia | June 7, 2015
Friendly service, good selection of beers with new stuff coming in weekly.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
stevoj  (206) Boise, Idaho | April 11, 2015
skip the coolers and head to the back. Much more eclectic selection here than initially presented by the front coolers. Lots of locals as well as decent selections of imports.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Beerdman  (1) Sydney, Australia | February 14, 2015
Definitely one of Sydney’s top beer destinations for the serious or adventurous beer lover...always a great range of local and imported products with a particlarly impressive and regularly updated range of USA craft brews and a similarly comprehensive range from the best european craft brewers. Friendly and enthusiastic staff..Ian in particular is very knowledgeable in all matters beer, and is always happy to oblige with advice or recommendations. I always enjoy my shopping sorties, and the fact that Oak Barrel also stock a superb range of spirits with a famously huge selection of whiskeys makes a visit worthwhile even without considerng all those beers..My highest recommendation
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah  (487) Utah | August 23, 2013
A nice selection of local and imported beer on the shelves and in coolers. Friendly staff and a nice place.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Sevenlee  (78) Central Coast, NSW, Australia | June 20, 2013
Awesome bottle shop that is just a few doors down from my work, (so that’ll be dangerous) Really large selection but not so huge it’s overbearing and full of stale stock. Great little area for growler refills and the staff know their stuff. I found it really decently priced, too. Quite a bit cheaper than some other places in the city. As a bonus they have an awesome selection of wines and spirits as well. So I’ll be able to pick up some nice bottles of scotch, too.

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