Breweries & distilleries
The drive along the Great Ocean Road overloads the senses with its spectacular landscapes, fresh salty air and crashing waves. Take a break with beautifully crafted beers and small-batch spirits from the region's microbreweries and distilleries.
The brewers in the area benefit from the crisp and pure waters of the Otway rainforests and pride themselves in a true artisan's respect for the liquid gold they purvey. So whether you're driving, cycling or hiking the Great Ocean Road, take time to pull up a stool and sample one the delicious ales, pilsners or stouts on offer at Forrest Brewing Company, Great Ocean Road Brewhouse and Otway Estate Winery and Brewery. Follow up a beer with single malt whiskey, vodka and other classic spirits at Timboon Shed Distillery.