The home of Two Birds Brewing, affectionately called ‘The Nest’ is located in Melbourne at 136 Hall Street, Spotswood and is an easy 5 min (450m) walk from Spotswood Train Station.

The Nest is open to the public 4 days a week, and here you will find fresh beer on tap, amazing food, takeaway growlers & squealers (these are containers not grumpy kids), the full bottle range and Two Birds Brewing merchandise!

As independent brewers, having a home that is part of the local community is important to us and something we are proud to share with our flock.   The Two Birds do love to chatter as well, so when you visit, make sure you also join in on a brewery tour where you can learn more about their beers and Brewing Philosophies.

There is so much to love about The Nest, so why not drop in some time!

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The Brewery
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Tasting Room
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Meals and Functions
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Nest Experiences

The Brewery

Introduction

Our state of the art brewhouse has been designed in Canada and is definitely worth a visit.  We also have our very own bottling line, tasting room and serve fantastic food.  So if you want an ‘authentic’ but relaxed brewery experience why not take flight to ‘The Nest’ and see what is on offer.  Tours and times book out quickly so hit the button below to book your place.

Brewhouse

Our brewhouse is a 2 vessel 1800L DME system, designed in Canada. It has a combined Mash/Lauter Tun and combined direct fired gas Kettle/Whirlpool. We have 4 double-sized (4000L) fermenters, 6 quad sized fermenters (8000L), 4 bright beer tanks, and a pilot plant. If that’s all gibberish to you, all you really need to know is that the equipment makes good beer, is super easy to use and most importantly, it’s shiny. Also, one of our quad fermenters holds about 24,242 bottles of brewery fresh beer!

Brewery Tours

Interested in learning more about Craft Beer? We’re now running tours at “The Nest” to help with your beer education! It’s $15/head for the tour, which lasts about 45 mins to 1hr, and includes a tasting session of our 4 regular beers (~150ml pour each). Tours are limited to groups 15 people, and we run tours every Saturday at 12:30pm.

Bookings essential and must be made a week in advance. Get down to The Nest this weekend!

Tasting Room

Introduction

“The Nest”- Brewery and Tasting Room is the home of Two Birds Brewing. The Nest is housed in a 900 square metre warehouse, that once made beer cans back in the mid 1900’s. The facade is heritage listed and features the sign from the original owners of the site, W.G. GOETZ & SONS.

The Tasting Room area that is open to the public, spans across the cosy inside front room and out into sun drenched brewery. It comfortably seats 90 and is open 4 days a week, offering all kinds of beverages (not just beer!), tasty food and a warm, casual atmosphere. Stay for 1 drink or settle in for a session.

The Nest is also available for functions and happy to cater for groups, so please get in touch.

Opening Hours

  • Thursday – 4pm – 9pm
  • Friday – 4pm – 11pm
  • Saturday – 12 noon – 11pm
  • Sunday – 12 noon – 8pm

For enquiries phone: 03 9762 0000.

We are happy to accommodate group bookings, so please drop us a line! To discuss arrangements for a function, please contact us.

What's on Tap

Our Tasting Room features 12 taps, so you’ll be sure to find a beer or two, just for you. We pour beer in two sizes, (pots and schooners) and also offer tasting paddles, where you can choose four different beers to compare and contrast. Our current beers on tap can be found below. We also have a number of guest beers on tap – check out NowTapped for the latest listings.

Current Beers are:

  • Golden 
  • Sunset
  • Taco
  • Pale
  • Warrior Woman
  • Warrior Woman

    Discover the warrior within as Two Birds, Australia’s first female-owned brewery, celebrates International Women’s Day with an IPA dedicated to every woman of wonder.

    A mix of Warrior and Topaz hops create a bold and confident IPA designed to represent the strength of women, coupled with a delicate addition of fresh guava, showing that every woman is a warrior no matter how strong, delicate, or otherwise!

    ABV: 5.8%

  • Break The Banksia
  • Break The Banksia

    The Two Birds staff releases continue with this native botanical driven farmhouse ale. Born out of a desire to reflect the natural environment around our brewery in Spotswood, Break The Banksia is a wheat driven ode to the west.

    Citrus and melon notes of the Ekuanot hop are elevated by additions of locally picked rosemary and orange peel, creating a complex and floral brew with a a sting of bitterness in the tail.

    ABV: 5.2%

  • Peachy Steen
  • Peachy Steen

    Inspired by a trip to Bali in the height of mangosteen season, we felt the time was ripe to revisit a peachy piece of Two Birds brewing history, with an added touch of purple power.

    This peach and mangosteen sour is refreshing and slightly tart, offset by a delicate tang from the addition of fresh peaches from our brewer’s backyard, rounded off with New World hops for a burst of tropical acidity.

    ABV: 4.6%

  • Passion Victim
  • Passion Victim

    Because we love long days and short shorts, we dreamed up a beer to capture the essence of the warmer months – a Passionfruit Summer Ale. Pale and hazy like balmy arvos, this Summer Ale uses the tropical fruit hop trio of Amarillo, Mosaic and Galaxy with passionfruit puree added to the fermenter.

    It tastes like sunshine and is best enjoyed in a hammock. Or a tent. Or at a festival. Or at a BBQ, Or in a beer garden. As if you needed an excuse.

    ABV: 5.0%
    IBUs: 24

What to Take Home

We have a high pressure filler that allows us to fill Growlers (1.89L) and Squealers (1L), which are glass vessels, so you can enjoy brewery fresh beer at home. We have special sized kegs just for this system, so the beers available for takeaway can be different to what’s on tap. Our current beers to take home can be found below.

  • Pale
  • Taco
  • Sunset
  • Peachy Steen
  • Peachy Steen

    Inspired by a trip to Bali in the height of mangosteen season, we felt the time was ripe to revisit a peachy piece of Two Birds brewing history, with an added touch of purple power.

    This peach and mangosteen sour is refreshing and slightly tart, offset by a delicate tang from the addition of fresh peaches from our brewer’s backyard, rounded off with New World hops for a burst of tropical acidity.

    ABV: 4.6%

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Frequent Flyers

We’re busily working away to enrich your experience at The Nest, so join our Frequent Flyer Program and work towards free refills of Two Birds goodness.

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Meals and Functions

What's Cooking

One of the most favourite past times of the Two Birds is to indulge in the amazing experience that is beer and food.

Find our current menu here!

Functions @ The Nest

Our space is a unique brewery setting and can be booked for small or large functions. We’ve had weddings, networking nights, art exhibitions and of course a few birthday parties. See our function menu here: tbbfunctions2018

Feel free to get in touch with our bar manager to discuss your function.

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