Brewery and distillery doors in the Macedon Ranges
Love your craft beer? A die-hard gin fan? Dream of delicious cider? The Macedon Ranges is home to artisan producers that are calling your name. Pick your favourite tipple and plan a trip to get a liquid taste of the Macedon Ranges.
Macedon Ranges breweries
Holgate Brewhouse in Woodend are renowned for their craft beer and have an amazing brewery and tap room to show for it. They also run brewery tours so you can learn more about their methods. Located in the heart of town, you can easily make a day of it by visiting shops and restaurants along High Street.
The Lost Watering Hole Brewery in Lancefield will be opening its doors in late 2022. Specialising in German-style beers, this is one brewery not to be missed. A great day out in the countryside tasting delicious craft beer!
Macedon Ranges distillery doors
Mountain Gin Distillery is an award-winning artisan gin brand with a tasting room in New Gisborne open on weekends. Known for using botanicals foraged in the forests of Mt Macedon, this distillery door offers a range of gin, vodka and single malt whiskey to taste and purchase.
Big Tree Distillery is located on a farm run by a gin-loving couple who have turned their dreams into award-winning small-batch gin. Their friendly cellar door serves up gin tasting flights and tasting platters with a big dose of country hospitality.
Animus Distillery is a popular bar and cocktail lounge in the heart of Kyneton’s historic district. Here you can taste their award-winning small-batch gin and delicious cocktails. We recommend getting one of their amazing produce platters to enjoy with your tipple.
Gindu is a proudly Australian multi-award-winning distillery that calls the Macedon Ranges home. Inspired by Australia’s evocative landscapes and unique botanicals, they distill this down, and Gindu is the result. For tastings and purchases of this special gin visit Woodend’s High Street.
Why not create your own mini gin trail and try all three, then stay the night in Kyneton? Get ideas for places to stay and treat yourself to a gin-infused getaway.
DV Cider is situated in Darraweit Valley near Romsey on a heritage apple orchard. This fantastic cider house offers tastings and a full bar with an event on most weekends. Think live music, cider and Southern-style chicken wings for a great day out in the countryside! Keep an eye on our What’s On page for events at DV Cider.