Australia's Craft Beer Resource
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As Australians what would we give for our love of craft beer?
The Monk is probably Australia's best craft beer resource, with guides on styles of beer, how beer is brewed, and most importantly where to savour the best craft beer in Australia!
The latest from The Monk
Did you know Moet Chandon is the most mispronounced Champagne in Australia? Yes, that’s right – it’s actually pronounced (in a French accent) moh-wet chan-dowh. Anyway, what’s the best champagne in Australia I hear you ask? Luckily I’ve written a guide to make this easy for you, breaking it down (most importantly) into a...
Some would say a great glass of champagne will remain forever etched into your memory forever. The basics: What does cru mean? Q: If my champagne bottle has “grand cru” or “premier cru” on the label, and a price tag to match, what am I actually paying for? When we use cru to describe Champagne,
In this wine cellaring guide I’ll give you the top tips from Classic Cellars in Melbourne, plus how to get the most from your cellar and process. My mother always said “Wine cellaring is an artform, and if you don’t plan to get it right, there’s no point bothering at all”. Of course, she would
Exporting wine from Australia is very strictly controlled in order to protect the reputation of Australian wine in the international marketplace. Australian government control of wine exports Three levels of control have been instituted by the Australian Government to ensure that minimum standards are maintained. These are Export Licensing...
Looking for the perfect gift for a craft beer lover? Look no further than our list of the best craft beer gift packs in Australia!
I’ve never had a problem enjoying beer. But it hasn’t been the same for my other half. I found myself wishing my other half could find the same enjoyment in beer as I have done, and thanks to the Saison beer style, this is how I made that possible! Sure there have been some beer