Two Birds Brewery

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The Two Birds Brewing gals are now pouring beers fresh from their own brew-house with chicken skin snacks on the side

This brewery has been a long time coming. For years, Jayne Lewis and Danielle Allen of Two Birds Brewing have been a mobile operation, renting tank space to turn out their Sunset Ales. But finally, they’ve downed roots at a place of their own.

The Nest is pretty far out in the wild west. Some would call that a risky move, but you've got to love beer fans – they’re a dedicated bunch, and it’s quickly become a destination. On a Sunday, schools of local families with pyjama-clad children are getting on with northside craft beer lovers, and pretty much everyone is out to get loose. Easy done when each bar trip scores you a palate of samples. Two Bird's signature Sunset Ale and Golden Ale are on offer, as is their lightweight Bantam IPA and Lewis's citrus, coriander and lime Taco Beer – refreshing! There are also rotating guest taps from the Bird’s favourite breweries, and if you like it, you can also take it home in a growler.

Not into beer? They also have basic spirits and sodas, and a thrillingly unspecified “red” and “white” wine by the glass. But their Red Snapper is a real winner – a Bloody Mary made with gin and garnished with a very phallic arrangement of a cornichon between olives, a stick of celery and house-made ancho chile beef jerky. Do not pass go.

If getting on a train and going a handful of stops past Footscray scares you, don’t let it. The Nest is only a 400-metre stumble from the station, and if you come early enough, you can jam in a trip to Candied Bakery for an apple pie thick shake. Looking delicious, Spotswood.

Venue name: Two Birds Brewery
Contact:
Address: 136 Hall St
Spotswood
3015
Opening hours: Thu 4-10pm; Fri 4-11pm; Sat noon-11pm; Sun noon-9pm
Transport: Nearby stations: Spotswood
Price: Up to $20
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