INDEPENDENT DRINKING
CONSULTANTS SINCE 1873

One of Australia’s oldest independent liquor merchants, the Barrel has a proud history of uniting customers with their favourite drinks. We combine a passion for the unique and artisan with a belief that great drinks should fit all budgets. From rare limited edition liquids to astonishingly good value drops, brought to you by a team of very knowledgeable humans, we’re here to share our deep love of all things brewed, distilled and fermented. One of Australia’s oldest independent liquor merchants, the Barrel has a proud history of uniting customers with their favourite drinks. We combine a passion for the unique and artisan with a belief that great drinks should fit all budgets. From rare limited edition liquids to astonishingly good value drops, brought to you by a team of very knowledgeable humans, we’re here to share our deep love of all things brewed, distilled and fermented.

BOUTIQUE AND SMALL BATCH SPECIALISTS

At the Barrel we’re always in pursuit of the perfect drink, and as our well-stocked shelves show, we keep finding it. Our wide and deep range of craft beers, spirits from small batch distilleries and boutique wines is filled with hard-to-find creations from local and international makers devoted to their craft. We invite you to explore, discover and enjoy.

THE HOME OF CONVENIENCE

Relax – the drinks are on their way. As a top liquor purveyor, we’ve made the journey from our shelf to your glass stress free. Wherever you happen to be, you can browse and shop the Barrel effortlessly. With delivery, click and collect, drive-thru and a smooth online purchase process, you can get on with your life while we take care of the tipples.

WE KNOW DRINKS

Behind the Barrel’s impressive selection is a team of knowledgeable, liquor loving, friendly experts. We’re intimately acquainted with every product and often its makers, too. We take pleasure in sharing recommendations, food pairing tips, cocktail recipes and the stories behind the labels. And we jump at the chance to geek out over our favourite beverages. Let’s talk and taste.

DRINK WELL FOR LESS

At the Barrel we strongly believe good drink should be within everyone’s reach, and our shelves are packed with affordable products and popular brands. You’ll find your favourites keenly priced, with regular specials, offers and giveaways all proving that beautiful booze doesn’t need to break your budget.