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Rocky Ridge Brewing Co: A Family Farm
Rocky Ridge Brewing Co: A Family Farm
13th Nov 2019
- Ian Chainey -

Grown and brewed of their fifth generation family farm, Rocky Ridge is nestled in Jindong, part of the Margaret river wine region.  Their beers have a distinctive flavour and palate, devel...

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Introducing Champagne Val Frison
Introducing Champagne Val Frison
13th Nov 2019
- Joe Perry -

Based in the village of Cote des Bar in the south of Champagne, Valerie Frison grows 6 hectares of vines planted to 93% pinot noir and 7% Chardonnay. Grown organically since 2003, of the 6 hectares...

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Summer 2019 Whisky & Spirits Specials
Summer 2019 Whisky & Spirits Specials
31st Oct 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

With summer here and some exciting new releases just around the corner, it’s time to clear a bit of the decks here at The Oak Barrel with the biggest deals on whisky and spirits in over two years.SE...

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We’re Giving Away A GlenDronach Single Cask This June
We’re Giving Away A GlenDronach Single Cask This June
31st May 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

There’s never a bad time to celebrate great whisky, so we’ll be doing that all through the month of June by giving away a rare GlenDronach 2004 single cask.All you need to do to enter is to be a memb...

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When Corowa Whisky Came To The Oak Barrel
When Corowa Whisky Came To The Oak Barrel
17th Apr 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

Australia is currently enjoying a modern whisky boom. The country has quite a long history with whisky, but when we talk about domestic whisky today we largely reference distilleries established...

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Berry Brothers & Rudd Blue Hanger: A World Exclusive Tasting
Berry Brothers & Rudd Blue Hanger: A World Exclusive Tasting
12th Apr 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

We had the great pleasure this March to host a very special tastings of some very special whiskies – a vertical of Berry Brothers & Rudd’s Blue Hanger series. As a family owned independent...

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Beer in the U.S.A
Beer in the U.S.A
4th Apr 2019
- Rosemary Lilburne -

An amazing selection of new Beers from the Land of the Free have arrived here at the Oak Barrel and we are STOKED about it! While it’s always fantastic to drink local, sometimes you need to pay...

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