The Tastes you trust

Our Brands & Venues

We pride ourselves on our products, venues and people. Our venues are an experience on their own. You will be impressed sampling our beers, gins, vodkas and ciders produced onsite.

Our brands

Brand - Otway Ranges, Apollo Bay & Queenscliff

Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beer

Great beer comes from good water, and at the Prickly Moses brewery we source the best. Our beers are brewed with fresh Otway rainwater from the lush rainforest.

You can find the main Prickly Moses production facility at the Otway Ranges, and a Prickly Moses microbrewery at the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse and Queenscliff Brewhouse.

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Brand - Otway Ranges

Forbidden Fruit Cider

Our Forbidden Fruit Ciders are also produced at the Prickly Moses main brewing facility in the Otway ranges.

Fall in love with a real cider, crafted from 100% fresh grown apples and other fruits. With no added sugar, water, flavours or concentrate it’s a pure product born in the rainforest.

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Brand - Queenscliff

Queenscliff Gin

Queenscliff Distillery is a small boutique distillery, situated in Queenscliff. Located at the Queenscliff Brewhouse, you can see our still working away from day to day. We use juniper from Macedonia and a unique blend of self foraged and organic botanicals that set our gins apart. We hand zest our fruit and botanicals, hand bottle & label, making sure only the best product is put to market.

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brand - Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Gin

The Apollo Bay Gins are produced in a small coastal town, Apollo Bay. Our gins are linked to the ships that sailed off the treacherous coast many years ago and serve as a strong reminder of Apollo Bay’s nautical history. We use modern gin production techniques and different types of botanicals to make a product with the highest quality possible. Apollo Bay Distillery is where the town's spirit comes alive!

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Brand - Apollo Bay

Nitro Vodka

Also produced at the Apollo Bay Distillery. Enjoy a sweet moment with our fruit flavoured Nitro Vodkas. These double distilled Australian sugarcane based vodkas are incredibly sweet and smooth. Perfect to use in cocktails!

Being the only gin distillery on the Great Ocean Road, our Apollo Bay Gin and Nitro Vodkas are a wonderful addition to our small local town.

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Brand - Otway Ranges

Otway Rainforest Gin

From the hearth of the Otways, our Otway Rainforest Gins are produced at our Rainforest Distillery in the Otway Ranges.
Five beautiful gins, each one with its own variety of exotic botanicals to give your taste buds a real taste of the Otways.

Available for sale at our Otway Estate Cellar Door.



Venue - Apollo Bay

Great Ocean Road Brewhouse

Situated on the Great Ocean Road in Apollo Bay where the hills meet the ocean. The Great Ocean Road Brewhouse is a craft beer haven with over 100 craft beers on offer. Warm yourself by the fire or enjoy our beer garden overlooking the Apollo Bay foreshore. Our Brewhouse supports Australian Independent breweries and cider makers, offering fourteen local beers and one cider on tap, including our delicious line up of Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beers and some of the Queenscliff Brewery beers. The bar opens at 11 am every day and the award-winning bistro opens every day for lunch and dinner.

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Venue - Apollo Bay

Tastes of the Region

Visitors to Apollo Bay will love dropping into our tasting room located behind the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, known as Tastes of the Region. Here you can buy all our products, including Prickly Moses beer, Apollo Bay gin, Nitro Vodka, Queenscliff gin and Forbidden Fruit Cider. You can also sample the local beers, ciders and even wines or enjoy a produce platter showcasing locally produced cheeses, dips, bread, olive oil and more. Local products from the Otway and Geelong regions are for sale and so good, you will have to try them all! If you are looking for something stronger, we also sell gin flights, giving you the opportunity to taste exclusive and unique gins from our local region. Visit Tastes of the Region for a true flavour experience.

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Venue - Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Distillery

The Apollo Bay Distillery is a place to escape the noise and chaos of everyday life. Here, we aim to preserve the tales of the town and embody the spirit of Apollo Bay. It’s the home of the Apollo Bay gins and Nitro Vodkas. The gins are linked to the ships that sailed off this treacherous coast many years ago. The Apollo Bay Distillery is located in the old Post Office, built in 1970, and also houses the anchor of the historic SS Casino who came to a fateful end off one of the local beaches. A visit to ABD would not be complete without trying a gin flight consisting of our handcrafted gins, distilled onsite, using local botanicals. Our beautiful copper column still is not to be missed! These unique and artisan gins can be enjoyed alongside a freshly made wood fired pizza, using only the finest flour and ingredients. We also collaborate with local businesses including Hello Coffee who supply delicious locally roasted coffee beans.

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Venue - Queenscliff

Queenscliff Brewhouse

Situated on the Bellarine Peninsula, the Queenscliff Brewhouse is home to our Prickly Moses microbrewery and the Queenscliff Distillery Cellar Door. It's a haven for all craft beer and gin lovers. We have over 200 craft beers to try and only pour the best craft beers on tap, including our Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beers brewed onsite. We specialise in craft beer, craft cider, craft gin, craft whisky and local produced food from the Otway and Geelong region. You can dine in the bistro with a family-friendly atmosphere, enjoy a wonderful afternoon in the Beer Garden or warm up by the open fireplace inside.

Occasionally, there are special events, including brewing experiences, live music, special food nights, and more.

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Venue - Queenscliff

Queenscliff Distillery Cellar Door

The Queenscliff Distillery Cellar Door is located in the same building as the Queenscliff Brewhouse and is the cellar door for our Queenscliff gins. Gin, beer, wine, and cider tastings are available along with fabulous share platters with fresh, local produce. Here we also offer Gin Blending Masterclasses and other gin experiences.

Visit the cellar door for a true flavour experience.

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Venue - Otway Ranges

Prickly Moses Cellar Door

The Prickly Moses Cellar Door is located in the pristine natural environment of the Otways in southwestern Victoria, where we are blessed with the purest of rainwater.

This is where our main Prickly Moses brewing facility and Redwood Distillery are located.

Visit our Prickly Moses Cellar Door. A factory outlet, with tastings and cheese boards. Come and see our brewers and distillers in action!

Opening Hours:

- Monday 11am - 4pm
- Tuesday 11am - 4pm
- Wednesday 11am - 4pm
- Thursday 11am - 4pm
- Friday 11am - 4pm
- Saturday 11am - 5pm
- Sunday 11am - 5pm

Please Note: Pizzas are only served on Saturdays and Sundays.

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