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Our range of beers are brewed with 100% malt, real hops, sparkling fresh Macedon Ranges water - all of the finest ingredients from Australia and around the world to create a diverse range of Ales and Lagers.


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Stylishly refurbished by the Holgates, the original solid brick hotel now houses 10 queen-sized bed-rooms - each with own ensuite and fabulous views across the village of Woodend.


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Celebrate our 15th Birthday by purchasing tickets to Woodend's Biggest Oktoberfest Sunday 12th October 1pm-5pm




Mt Macedon dominates the landscape overlooking the Holgate brewery. It’s massive, moody and magnificent – not to mention insanely popular with tourists and locals alike. No wonder they named it after our beer!

The perfect Holgate family holiday? A US Pacific North-West beer tour, of course. Result? Our 2009 odyssey to hop heaven lives on in this tribute to the spiritual home of craft beer.

Your new best friend. A long-standing favourite among beer enthusiasts and our most awarded beer. A classic earthy English bitter you meet in the pub and invite home for a round of snooker and darts.

Some beers just won't take no for an answer. A sultry seducer, this luscious winter warmer infused with Dutch cocoa and whole vanilla beans takes an old story somewhere new and bewitching.

19th century Bohemian brewers of Plzn invented the world’s most drinkable beer. In true craft style, the 21st century Holgate brewers have re-created this classic lager, a light bodied and delicately balanced beer with serious flavour.

Big, bold and bitter, this independent American thumbs its nose at tradition and challenges true beer lovers to "hop up." Let your taste buds know who's the boss.

What’s better than tucking into a handmade burger as thesun goes down over Melbourne from a former train carriagefive storeys up? Tasting our latest beer on its debut – Holgate Norton Lager! Holgate Brewhouse founder Paul Holgate will be at the bar providing loyalHolgate drinkers with a pot ...
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Destinations: The Kustom Kommune – 25 Easey St, Collingwood Moto Bean Coffee Roasters – 50 Clowes St, Malmsbury Holgate Brewhouse  - 79 High St, Woodend Date / Times: Saturday 10am, August 29th 10am at Kustom Kommune – Riders meet and begin ride 12am at Moto – lunch, ...
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Celebrate Obtoberfest at Holgate Brewhouse! Sunday 11th October 1pm – 5pm Oompah Band / Bier Hall / Holgate German Style Bier and German Food   Tickets $60 Includes Free Stine (Yours to keep) + Litre of BierTraditional German BretzelEntry into the Bier Hall  Call Holgates on ...
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We're launching a beer that pays homage to the Holgate family and Paul's dad whose biking exploits of 1950's England and spirit of risk taking, live on in this Helles style house beer. This awesome photo of Paul’s parents riding their Norton, taken in England 1952, has become the inspiration ...
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Holgate’s new season menu is now available. Try Chef Hal’s hand cut pappardelle pasta with duck ragu, crispy pancetta, green olives and parmesian with one of Holgate’s finest! We’ve kept some old favourites though – our world famous Dark Ale Beef Pie, house-made bread, lots of shared ...
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May the 4th be with you!      We will be re-releasing our beloved Millennium Falcon Emperial IPA, the beer that marked our 1000th brew milestone in 2013. Pubs across the country will be joining us in tapping this extremely limited brew on May the 4th in honour of its namesake. ...
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Holgate Brewhouse is located in the beautiful country township of Woodend, Victoria, Australia. We have been brewing beer since 1999 and today, remain a family owned, 100% independent business.

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Get yourself down to Holgate Brewhouse for a beer, meal and a few night stay in our little country town. 


79 High Street Woodend, Victoria, Australia
Telephone 03 5427 2510

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We make it ourselves, microbrewed from authentic, natural ingredients. Uncompromising craft beer, bold and brimming with character.


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Holgate Brewhouse
79 High Street, Woodend
Victoria, Australia

Hotel, Restaurant & Accommodation
613 54272510

613 54273522

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Hours of operation:

12:00 Noon till late 7 days

Lunch and Dinner 7 days with all-day meals Sat., Sun. & public holidays

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