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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.

A brewer is required to join our production team at one of Victoria’s premier Craft Beer producers. Come on our journey as we increase our production out-put and build to our new expansion. Brewing jobs: Brewer, Holgate Brewhouse Holgate Brewhouse is one of the pioneers of the Australian ...
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SOLD OUT> Join us for Woodend's Biggest Oktoberfest Sunday 12th October 1PM-5PM. Come and celebrate Holgate's 15th Birthday with Oompah Band / Bier Hall / Holgate German Style Bier and German Food.SOLD OUT Tickets $55 Includes Free Stine (Yours to keep) + Litre of BierTraditional German ...
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Holgate’s new season menu is now available. Try Chef Timbo's lamb rump matched with our ESB; 4 cheese semolina gnocchi paired with our Road Trip IPA or chicken, leek and forest mushroom pie matched with a Holgate Pilsner. We’ve kept some old favourites though – our world famous Dark Ale Beef ...
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Five courses... Eight beers.. One night only. Contact Colenso directly to book or for enquiries.
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Double Trouble now available and packaged into awesome 500mL sparkling wine bottles! Get up to the brewhouse in Woodend where it’s now on Draught, and get your takeaway bottles too. Full range of Holgate brews on tap include crowd favourites Mt Macedon Pale Ale and Pilsner, the hop bombs Road ...
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This Holgate event packs an absolute punch…. Can’t get more bang for ya buck than this! Beer and food lovers can expect to be served a Mt Macedon Pale Ale on the Bus out from Holgate Brewhouse to a free-range pig farm! Morning tea and lunch will be served with a selection of Holgate beers ...
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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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