Beer is all over town, but there's something special about drinking it right where it was made. Apart from the fact that breweries serve it fresher, you'll often get the chance to try new and limited releases other venues don't offer. Throw in the typical relaxed warehouse vibe, pizzas or other snacks, and these are great places to lose an entire afternoon.

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Hop Nation

Two ex-winemakers in a charming 1880s warehouse.

6 107-109 Whitehall Street
Footscray VIC 3011

2 Brothers

Creative but accessible beers.

4 Joyner Street
Moorabbin VIC 3189

3 Ravens

Like chilling in a mate's garage.

1 Theobald Street
Thornbury VIC 3071

Dainton Family Brewery

Seven years in the making.

560 Frankston-Dandenong Road
Carrum Downs VIC 3201