By James Atkinson

After launching early last year, Sydney small bar Old Growler has announced the expansion of its craft beer range along with a new menu and upcoming live music schedule.

Newly appointed chef Chris Hulm worked closely alongside head chef Alexander Watts to shake up the bar's food offering with a new mix of healthy items and more substantial fare. Share plates include haloumi and mozzarella croquettes, fried chicken wings with lime and aioli, chicken liver pate with cumberland jelly and pork and drunken prune terrine. 

Mains include the OG grass fed beef burger, a healthy Salad of haloumi, grilled peach, quinoa and tarragon, hickery smoked pork belly with apple, fennel, dates and candied walnuts and a grilled angus sirloin with potato salad and chimmichuri. [continues below]

"We really feel we've identified what the locals in the area want and need after trading and collating their feedback for over a year," said Jack Brown, venue owner.

"The current offering is definitely a hit list of simple pub-type fare. We've done a test run, and it's proving super popular with both locals and visitors already," he said.

The revamped menu can now be washed down with a greater variety of craft beers alongside the core Young Henrys range on tap. Old Growler has partnered with Brad Flowers of distributor Hops & More to ramp up the beer list and assist in hosting craft beer events at the venue.

Old Growler will soon announce a new live entertainment line-up consisting of blues, gypsy jazz, funk and soul bands.

The Shout Team

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