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Where Did the Baden Powell Hotel Get its Name?

The Baden Powell Hotel isn’t just accommodation near the MCG or a beer garden and pub in Collingwood that serves all of your favourite drinks and a ripper parma, it’s also named after the esteemed Lord Robert Baden-Powell. Born in England in 1857, Powell was an adventurous young lad, and spent most of his childhood… Read more »

What Makes a Good Burger?

You know that beautiful moment when you sink your teeth into a fresh burger and your tastebuds are overtaken by juicy meat, crispy lettuce and a perfect bun? This moment, regardless of how fleeting it is, is pretty much the definition of pure bliss. After all, there’s nothing better than a good burger! But, did… Read more »

Welcome the Footy Season in with a Beer

With the AFL pre-season officially underway, there’s no time like the present to hit your local pub and watch the game while downing a cold one. Sadly, there are no matches locked in at our local stomping ground, the MCG, until the official footy season kicks off with Carlton taking on Richmond at our beloved… Read more »

Why Cricket Is The Greatest of All

“No other sport compares in terms of the number of skills displayed, and the blend of subtlety, entertainment, sudden thrill and sustained intellectual interest on offer…” These are the words written by Ian McDonald, a Caribbean-born author who’s writing and lectures on cricket were well received and regarded around the world. McDonald’s reasoning for rating… Read more »

Beer Olympics!

  While the Olympics Spirit lingers… we thought it best to capture the vibe of friendly(ish) international competitiveness, and introduce the BEER OLYMPICS! WHAT YOU NEED: – A group of friends. 4 people (2 teams of 2) bare minimum… the more the merrier! – A deck of cards – Ping Pong Balls – Solo Cups… Read more »

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