Trivia
Jan
21
7:30 PM19:30

Trivia

Every Sunday from 7.30pm in the main bar downstairs, pit your wits against your fellow imbibers as you take on Janet’s fiendish pub quiz.  Complete with general knowledge teasers, music puzzlers, plenty of quirky humour and great prizes (including beer – delicious beer) – it’s an experience not to be missed!

It’s free to play, no restrictions on team size, and there’s no bookings taken so we suggest you come down early to get a seat and grab a bite to eat! 

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Trivia
Jan
28
7:30 PM19:30

Trivia

Every Sunday from 7.30pm in the main bar downstairs, pit your wits against your fellow imbibers as you take on Janet’s fiendish pub quiz.  Complete with general knowledge teasers, music puzzlers, plenty of quirky humour and great prizes (including beer – delicious beer) – it’s an experience not to be missed!

It’s free to play, no restrictions on team size, and there’s no bookings taken so we suggest you come down early to get a seat and grab a bite to eat! 

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Trivia
Feb
4
7:30 PM19:30

Trivia

Every Sunday from 7.30pm in the main bar downstairs, pit your wits against your fellow imbibers as you take on Janet’s fiendish pub quiz.  Complete with general knowledge teasers, music puzzlers, plenty of quirky humour and great prizes (including beer – delicious beer) – it’s an experience not to be missed!

It’s free to play, no restrictions on team size, and there’s no bookings taken so we suggest you come down early to get a seat and grab a bite to eat! 

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Beer & Cheese Night
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

Beer & Cheese Night

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Join us for our monthly Beer & Cheese Night at the Local.

We will be opening our incredible cellar of beer, and pairing it with gourmet cheese.

Beer list TBC. Cheese from Savour and Grace.

We begin serving at 6pm, but join us anytime throughout the evening.

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Trivia
Feb
18
7:30 PM19:30

Trivia

Every Sunday from 7.30pm in the main bar downstairs, pit your wits against your fellow imbibers as you take on Janet’s fiendish pub quiz.  Complete with general knowledge teasers, music puzzlers, plenty of quirky humour and great prizes (including beer – delicious beer) – it’s an experience not to be missed!

It’s free to play, no restrictions on team size, and there’s no bookings taken so we suggest you come down early to get a seat and grab a bite to eat! 

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Trivia
Feb
25
7:30 PM19:30

Trivia

Every Sunday from 7.30pm in the main bar downstairs, pit your wits against your fellow imbibers as you take on Janet’s fiendish pub quiz.  Complete with general knowledge teasers, music puzzlers, plenty of quirky humour and great prizes (including beer – delicious beer) – it’s an experience not to be missed!

It’s free to play, no restrictions on team size, and there’s no bookings taken so we suggest you come down early to get a seat and grab a bite to eat! 

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Jan
16
6:30 PM18:30

Ale Stars with Edge Brewing Project

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Join us for Australia’s most popular beer appreciation night with the usual fun, beer, trivia and more.

This month we showcase the Edge Brewing Project and welcome special guest Adam Betts.

An avid home brewer since 2005, Adam Betts established Edge Brewing Project in 2013, winning Best Brewer in Australia, plus Best Pale Lager in the world, ratebeer.com.

Shandy, our Ale Stars host will be also be here to bring us a great night of beer banter, food, trivia and more.

Beer Line Up:
- 'Cool Hops' Australian Lager
- 'Cuvee' Grape Farmhouse Ale
- 'Thirst Quencher' Pomegranate Sour
- 'Psycho Killer' Imperial Red Lager (new release in Jan)


Tickets are $40 and are available from trybooking or at the bar on the night. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7:30pm start.

 

 

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

NYE - 90s House Party

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NO COVER CHARGE - NO SURCHARGE - NO SCRUBS

Get jiggy with it as The Local gets its '90s on.

Rooftop bar open all day from 12pm with a DJ pumping up the jams all evening. 

As usual we'll have 20 sick beers on tap, our full food menu, and great food and beverage specials to help bring in the new year -including 90mins of '90s prices (7-8.30pm).

There'll be phat tunes including the best selection of 90s grunge, rap and cheese.

Show off your mad skills on the Super NES with Super Mario Kart and Street Fighter II hooked up to the big screen, and a knock out tournament starting from 7pm. Prizes for the winners. (Beer, the prize is beer.) 

Finally, dig out your best '90s outfit and win prizes. (Beer, the prize is beer.)

It'll be off the hook.

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Ale Stars - Beer in Review
Dec
19
7:00 PM19:00

Ale Stars - Beer in Review

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Join us for the final Ale Stars for 2017!

We will be celebrating five of the year's stand out brews:
 

- 3 Ravens - Extra Juicy Double New England IPA

- Green Beacon - Passion fruit Gose

- Oskar Blues - Barrel Aged Ten Fiddy Imp Stout

- Akasha Angry XPA - Getting kegged tomorrow morning, phresh as phuck

- Sailors Grave Milky Way Apple + Milk Berliner Weisse


Plus there will be all the usual beer, banter, food, trivia and more. 

Professor Pilsner (Pete Mitcham) will be filling in for Shandy as host.

Hope to see you there!

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Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

Beer & Cheese Night

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Join us for our monthly Beer & Cheese Night at the Local.

We will be opening our incredible cellar of beer, and pairing it with gourmet cheese.

Beer list:

Stone Enjoy After 7/04/16
Wild Ravens Riesling Golden Sour
Two Metre Tall Original Soured Ale 2013 - 14
Nail Clout Stout 2014
Terreux Frederick H.
Wildflower Amber

Cheese from Savour and Grace.

Hope to see you there.

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Ale Stars with Wildflower Brewing
Nov
21
6:30 PM18:30

Ale Stars with Wildflower Brewing

Join us for Australia’s most popular beer appreciation night with the usual fun, beer, trivia and more. 

This month we showcase one of the more unusual players in Australia's craft brewing scene - Wildflower Brewing and Blending with special guest - founder and head brewer (blender?) Topher Boehm . 

Not a 'brewery' in the usual sense of the word, Wildflower's Marrickville warehouse is a blendery, full of barrels. Utilising genuine wild yeasts to create authentic Australian Wild Ales, we'll have four of their ground breaking beers for you to sample.

Shandy, our Ale Stars host will be also be here to bring us a great night of beer banter, food, trivia and more. 

Beer Line Up:
1) Table Beer
2) Gold
3) Waratah
4) TBC


Tickets are $45 and are available from Trybooking or at the bar on the night. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7:30pm start.

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Belgian Beer Bonanza with Cantillon and friends
Nov
11
12:00 PM12:00

Belgian Beer Bonanza with Cantillon and friends

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The ultimate Belgian Beer event is coming to The Local Taphouse on Saturday 11th November.

We have an incredible list of Beglian beers on tap and in bottles, including 6 different Cantillon Styles (so far - more to come), 3 different Rodenbach Vintages and some Belgian classics rarely seen on tap. If that's not enough to get you excited, we'll have a delicous menu of Belgian classics available all day plus a chance to win a Magnum of Duvel. 

FOR ONE DAY ONLY, MOST BELGIAN BOTTLED BEERS WILL BE AVAILABLE BY THE 310ML GLASS AND 90ML TASTER.

There is extremely limited stock of some of these bottles so make sure you get down early in order to avoid disappointment.

Door open @ midday with a charity gold coin donation for entry. 

Taplist so far:

Brasserie Cantillon Lambic
Rodenbach Vintage 2014
Rodenbach Grand Cru
Rodenbach Charactere Rouge
Brouwerij Palm Belgian Pale
Palm Estaminet Pilsner
La Chouffe Belgian Strong
Brouwerij Boon 2yo Lambik
Chimay Blanche Tripel
Kwak Beer Belgian Strong
Kareliet Triple Tripel
Hoegaarden Wit
Leffe Bruin Bruin
Gueuzerie Tilquin Gueze

Bottles and cans so far

Cantillon Bruoscella 750ml
Cantillon Gueuze Lambic 750ml
Cantillon Kriek 375ml
Cantillon Rose de Gamb 750ml
Cantillon St Lamvinus 750ml
Boon Oude Gueze Black Label 750ml
Boon Oude Kriek 375ml
Boon Marrainge Parfait 750ml
Boon Framboise 375ml
Dupont Saison 750ml
Chimay Grand Reserve Rum Barrel 750ml
Duvel 330ml
Rodenbach vintage 2012 750ml
Rodenbach vintage 2013 750ml
Rodenbach Caractere Rouge 750ml
Rodenback 330ml cans
Leifmans Goudenband 330ml
Liefmans Kriek 750ml
Rochefort 8 330ml
Westmalle Double 330ml

MORE TO COME!

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Local Laughs Halloween Show!
Oct
30
7:00 PM19:00

Local Laughs Halloween Show!

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*MC KELLY FASTUCA - Guess who adores Halloween? This kid.
*MICHAEL WILLIAMS - The maestro of Powerpoint comedy has an extra special spooky treat for us
*GATESY - Guess who has a spooky song? 
*KEREN BALA (Malaysia) - As seen on Comedy Central Stand-Up Asia. One of our buddies from the Kuala Lumpur comedy scene.
*LULU LAMARR- Cabaret star! All the glitz and pizazz that you can handle.
*LISA-SKYE - She's going to tell us some Urban Horror Stories. 
*AND MORE - *cue evil laughter*

BOOK NOW >

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AUStoberfest SpecTAPular
Oct
28
12:00 PM12:00

AUStoberfest SpecTAPular

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Dust off your lederhosen and hold onto your schnitzel as The Local Taphouse brings you an Oktoberfest Festival with a difference.

We've got our hands on 20 mind blowing German style beers brewed right here in Australia. 

Throw in hourly prizes throughout the day (beer), amazing festival food, beers in all shapes and sizes from a paddle to a stein, a DJ all arvo on the sunny rooftop and a live band downstairs in the evening and you've got yourself a party!

Doors open at noon with a gold coin charity donation for entry. Prost mate! 

Tap list:

Wolf of the Willows Brewing Pilsner
Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers Festbier
Mornington Peninsula Brewery Marzen
Two Birds Brewing Maltergiest Marzen
Bridge Road Brewers Hoptoberfest Hopped Marzen
Murray's Craft Brewing Co Oktoberfestbier
Balter Brewing Company Marzen
Riders Brew Co Slam Dunkel
Blackman's Brewery Festbier Hopped Helles
Stomping Ground Brewing Co Hanging Rauchbier
Hargreaves Hill Brewing Company Hefeweizen
Gage Roads Brewing Co Hefeweizen
Feral Brewing Company Watermelon Warhead Berliner Weiss
Edge Brewing Project Pomegranate Sour Berliner Weiss
Green Beacon Brewing 7 Bells Passionfruit Gose
Bad Shepherd Brewing Co. Brew Crew 4 Roggenbier
Tallboy and Moose Mandarina Spelter Dinkel Spelt Ale
Sailors Grave Brewing Southern Right Ale Alt Bier
3 Ravens Brewery Dark Smoke Beer Rauchbier
Red Hill Brewery Weizenbock

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Local Laughs with headliner Ivan Aristeguieta
Oct
23
1:30 PM13:30

Local Laughs with headliner Ivan Aristeguieta

*KEL BALNAVES - Our marvellous MC
*IVAN ARISTEGUIETA - Australia's favourite Venezualan comedian and star of ABC TV's 'Lost In Pronunciation'
*MATT STEWART - Dry as a chip. Funny as a bag of frogs.
* BRETT BLAKE - Intelligent larrikanism
*LAURA DUNEMANN- "Compellingly confident, funny and just a bit odd" Sydney Morning Herald
*GABE HOGAN - Making her Local Laughs debut!

BOOK NOW >

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Ale Stars showcasing Wheaty Brewing Corps
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

Ale Stars showcasing Wheaty Brewing Corps

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Join us for Australia’s most popular beer appreciation night with the usual fun.

The special guest for the October Session is Jade Flavell, owner, founder and head brewer at Wheaty Brewing Corps in Adelaide, South Australia. In their first year alone they smashed out 44 different beers in 61 batches and have since collaborated with some of the biggest names in brewing. Not often seen in Melbourne, these will be four beers not to be missed. 

Line up:

'Black Lime' Gose
'Blood Oats' Red Ale
'Ink Slinger' Foriegn Export Stout
'Benatar' Sour Stout with Raspberries - last keg in existence! 

Shandy, our Ale Stars host, will be also be here to bring us a great night of beer banter, food, trivia and more. 

Tickets are $40 and are available from Trybooking or at the bar on the night.

Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7:30pm start.

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Local Laughs - headliners Tony Martin & Denise Scott
Oct
9
9:00 PM21:00

Local Laughs - headliners Tony Martin & Denise Scott

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Well, this is special, isn't it? Denise Scott and Tony Martin on the same bill. 

*JAMES NOKISE- One of New Zealand's finest
*DENISE SCOTT - "Only has to look as if she’s going to say something and everyone laughs” Sunday Herald Sun
*TONY MARTIN - Comedian, writer, filmaker, Tweeter
*DAVID ROSE - Great writing and a quirky demenour
* and more - that ever popular addition to any lineup.

Bookings: http://www.trybooking.com/175052

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Grand Final Day
Sep
30
to Oct 1

Grand Final Day

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Book now for Grand Final Day.

DOWNSTAIRS:

3 hour beverage package downstairs in front of the big screen! Includes Aperol spritz, beer, wine, sparkling - $60 pp. Book now!

UPSTAIRS:

Free entry.

AFL themed food available throughout the day.

Book now through Try Booking to secure your table.

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Garage Project Showcase
Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

Garage Project Showcase

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Great beer to kick your Grand Final Weekend!

So there's some football on Saturday, so no one has to work Friday, so you should come to The Local on Thursday, drink awesome Garage Project beers, and enjoy some live music!

Garage Project showcase includes:

'Hakituri' Organic Kiwi Pilsner
'Hapi Daze' Pacific Pale Ale
'Snug Warming' Irish Stout (on nitro)
'Aro Noir' Friendly Roasted Stout
'Baltic Porter' Lagered Porter
'Death From Above' Indochine Pale Ale
'Pernicious Weed Monster' Hop IIPA
'Cherry Bomb' Cherry Chocolate Imperial Porter

We'll also have live music from 9.30pm with TBC

Beers on top from Midday.

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