Yarra Valley Day Tour Itinerary For Beer, Gin & Cider Lovers

Four Pillars Shiraz Gin

Love Gin, Cider & Beer – Then this Yarra Valley itinerary is for you

The Yarra Valley isn’t just for wine lovers. In fact if you love beer, gin and cider, the Yarra Valley has the most producers of any region in Victoria and you’d be hard pressed to visit them all in one day. From the list below you’ll notice that Healesville is definitely the centre of the action and in fact you can actually walk between Watts River, Four Pillars, Alchemy and Matilda Bay. Outside of Healesville, the rest of the producers are spread out between Coldstream and Yarra Glen with Kellybrook Winery in Wonga Park.

  • Four Pillars – Healesville
  • Alchemy Distillery – Healesville
  • Matilda Bay Brewery – Healesville
  • Coldstream Brewery – Coldstream
  • St Ronans Cider – Healesville
  • Napoleone Cider – Coldstream
  • Kellybrook Winery – Wonga Park
  • Hop Hen Brewery – Lilydale

Four Pillars Gin Distillery – Healesville

Open 7 days a week from 10:30am closing 9pm Friday/Saturday nights and 5:30pm all others.

Alchemy Distillery – Healesville

Open Thursday to Sunday from 11am to 5pm (later on Friday/Saturday).

The Laneway Food Menu Healesville

Watts River Brewing – Healesville

Open Monday to Thursday 11am to 5pm. Friday & Sunday 11am to 9pm and 11am to 6pm on Sunday.

Order a paddle of 5 beers to try for just $20. This tasting includes 5 half pots of beer, 4 from our core range: Blonde, River Sessions, IPA & Stout + a beer of your choice from our tap selection. This is available for tables of 1 to 4 people.

For groups of more than 4 people we provide a paddle of our 4 core beers for $15.

Pizzas – $16 per pizza

Pizza #1 – Bocconcini, 3 Cheese, Fresh Basil on Napoli Base

Pizza #2 – Ham, Mushroom, Olives, 3 Cheese on Napoli Base

Pizza #3 – Pepperoni, Capsicum, Jalapeños, 3 Cheese on Napoli Base

Pizza Special – toppings change weekly.

Coldstream Brewery – Healesville

Open Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 9pm. Opens at midday on Sundays.

Coldstream Brewery Menu
Coldstream Brewery Menu

Matilda Bay Brewery – Healesville – Yarra Valley Brewpub

Open Wednesday to Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. Happy hour from 3-6 on weekdays!

The Matilda Bay Brew Pub is currently open Wednesday till Sunday. If your group is eight or less, just walk on in and we’ll find you a table. For groups greater than eight, please contact us to make arrangements for you and your guests.

Matilda Bay Menu in Healesville.

Napoleone Cider – Coldstream

Open 12-5pm on weekends. Fair weather venue.

Nestled within the Napoleone Family Orchards, the Napoleone Orchard Bar is the newest addition to the wide range of artisanal venues in Victoria’s Yarra Valley.

The menu pays homage to the humble apple – house-made apple and pear ciders, imports from France and a selection of Australian guest ciders. Calvados and Applejacks feature as well as tasting paddles showcasing house made ciders.

Napoleone Cidery Menu
Napoleone Cidery Menu

St Ronan’s Cider – Coldstream

Open Thursday to Monday from 10am to 5pm.

Badger Creek Winery Menu

Hop Hen Brewery – Lilydale

Open Wednesday and Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday 2pm to 10pm and 12 to 8pm on weekends.

If you’d like to visit the Yarra Valley on private custom brewery tour then get in touch with Jono Ingram on 0410 341 228.

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