Forrest Brewing Company
Forrest Brewing Company

Forrest Brewing Company

Address: 26 Grant Street, Forrest, Victoria 3236

Phone: 03 5236 6170  


Forrest Brewing Company equal parts micro brewery, eating place and mountain biking hang-out located in the Otways Hinterland township of Forrest.

Brother and sister duo Matt and Sharon Bradshaw resurrected and rebuilt the former general store in Forrest, opening its doors in late 2010. The Forrest Brewing Company embodies all of the things to love about life, great beer, informal eating, good people, mountain biking and some occasional fishing all surrounded by an active community and beautiful environment.

The Forrest Brewing Company, provides a place to stop, take a break, rest and relax in unique natural surrounds. The prefect start or end to your day's Mountain Biking or journey through the Great Ocean Road region.

The restaurant serves fresh, informal, locally sourced food including breakfasts, lunch and dinners, washed down with our micro-brewed beer or locally roasted coffee.

Forrest Brewing Company is an Independently owned, family run business, supporting a small regional township. It is a relatively young micro brewery on the Victorian beer scene with four standard beers available on tap for tasting and take-away, limited release beers available each season. Their beer is produced in small 600 litre batches, the working brewery can be seen via a viewing window, all beers are brewed on site, nothing is contracted. Offering a true boutique product not widely available outside of Forrest, Beers are brewed using water from the Otway's rainforest.

Forrest Brewing Company welcomes group and function bookings including car clubs, bike clubs and walking groups through out the year.

The brewery is often really busy of a weekend, so it's a good idea to book!

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This is a free attraction.

Local directions

Grant Street, is also known as the Forrest - Apollo Bay Road. The Brewery is located in the centre of town, opposite the General Store.


  • Café

Opening hours

Thursday: Open 10am - 5pm, serving lunch. Friday: Open 9am - late, serving lunch and dinner. Saturday: Open 9am - late, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday: Open 9am - 5pm, serving breakfast and lunch.

Disabled access

Disabled car parking and toilets available. Level access from street, steps down to view the brewery.

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How to get here

Great Ocean Road