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Try before you buy from the extensive range at this Collingwood beer bar and bottle shop.
By Eleanor Scott
April 01, 2023
By Eleanor Scott
April 01, 2023

Beermash ain't your standard grog shop. The industrial-style space has exposed brick walls and an impressive 20 taps built into the wall behind the counter.

Although owner Kieran Hennessy and partner Shayne Dixon initially built the shop around take-home 'growlers' and 'squealers' (refillable bottles of 1.89 litres and 950 millilitres, respectively), there's never any shortage of people taking advantage of the drink-in options.

There are a few stools set up inside, but since Covid the outdoor seating has almost doubled in size. That's a win for anyone seeking great beers out on Collingwood's Smith Street. Grab a seat outside when the sun is shining (or hide under one of the brollies when Melbourne decides to unleash it four-seasons-in-one-day tantrum) and take your time exploring some expertly curated beers.

Don't be put off if you're not a beer connoisseur, either — there's also plenty of craft wine and cider options available alongside an eight-strong cocktail list at Beermash.


Appears in:

The Best Bars in Melbourne for 2023

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